NieR:Automata Anime Adaptation Officially Confirmed

The 5th anniversary of Popular action video game NieR: Automata came with a surprise anime adaptation announcement. It has been officially announced by Aniplex. No studio or release date for the anime series revealed yet.

A teaser PV was released to commemorate the anime announcement of NieR:Automata:

A key visual for the anime series has been released as well:

NieR: Automata” is an action RPG produced by Square Enix and developed by PlatinumGames. The game was released in February 2017, and has exceeded 6 million download sales worldwide.

Set during a proxy war between alien-created machines and human-crafted androids, the story follows the trials of combat android 2B, scanner android 9S, and rogue prototype A2. The story requires multiple playthroughs, each unlocking additional story elements. Gameplay combines role-playing elements with action-based hack and slash combat, and features switch between video game genres similar to that of Nier with elements ranging from shoot ’em up to text adventure.

NieR: Automata is a sequel game to NieR which is also a spin-off to Drakengard series. The game production began in 2014. The game has been praised for its story, gameplay and music. What are your thoughts on NieR:Automata getting an anime adaptation? Let us know your opinion in the comment section.


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