NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Second Cour Anime Announced

    Glory to mankind.

    NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Episodes 9 through 12 have arrived, and Aniplex confirm even more episodes are on the way in a second cour. The second cour will begin right after the events of the first with episode 13 soon.

    NieR: Automata Ver1.1a made its debut January 7 as an anime adaptation of NieR: Automata game with additional scenes & context. Produced by A-1 Pictures, the anime tells the stories of YoRHa androids 2B, 9S, and A2 in a dystopian Earth taken over by machine lifeforms. Some NieR: Automata Ver1.1a episodes would be delayed due to production impacts caused by coronavirus. Fortunately, Episodes 9 through 12 were released all at once today to catch viewers up and prepare them for the second cour.

    A new trailer released by Aniplex and A-1 Pictures offers a preview into the second cour of NieR: Automata Ver1.1a. In the preview, new scenes adapt major moments from the latter half of NieR: Automata into anime form. The anime’s official Twitter account also reiterates the decision to produce a second cour, but further details about production and a release date were not revealed.

    Watch the new trailer below.

    Where to Watch NieR:Automata Ver1.1a Second Cour

    Currently, all 12 episodes of NieR: Automata Ver1.1a are available now to stream on Crunchyroll, making up the first cour. The second cour will likely include another 12 episodes for a total of 24 episodes of the NieR: Automata anime adaptation. Moreover, fans can expect the second cour to arrive on Crunchyroll as the anime airs in Japan.

    Lastly, here’s an overview of the anime, via Crunchyroll:

    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.

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