The highly anticipated anime adaptation of NieR: Automata has finally been released as of January 7, 2023! As one of the many shows airing in Winter 2023, it might be hard for you to keep track of where each is airing. We’ve got you covered with every place you can watch NieR: Automata Ver1.1a!
Where to Watch NieR: Automata Ver1.1a
In North America, you are able to watch NieR: Automata Ver1.1a on two different platforms.
The first platform NieR is available on is Crunchyroll, which is widely known as the most popular platform to watch anime titles on.
On the other hand, the other platform you can watch this anime on is VRV. While this option is there, VRV’s platform is considerably smaller than the one on Crunchyroll. So, if you are not currently subscribed to either but would like to, we’d recommend going with Crunchyroll.
What Is NieR: Automata Ver1.1a?
NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is an anime adaptation of the popular video game, NieR: Automata. The anime adaptation seems to be covering routes A & B, for at least the first cour. Check out a description of the anime below, straight from its Crunchyroll listing:
The distant future, 5012.
The sudden aerial invasion of Earth by <Aliens> and their creations <Machine Lifeforms> led mankind to the brink of extinction. The surviving number of humans who took refuge on the moon to organize a counterattack using <android> soldiers to recapture Earth. However, the war reaches a stalemate as the <Machine Lifeforms> continue to multiply infinitely. In turn, humanity deploys a new unit of android soldiers as an ultimate weapon: YoRHa.
Newly dispatched to Earth 2B joins 9S, the analyst currently stationed there, where amid their mission, they encounter a myriad of mysterious phenomena…
This is the story of these lifeless <androids> and their endless fight for the sake of mankind.