NieR:Automata Ver1.1a

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Japanese: NieR:Automata Ver1.1a


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2023 to Jul 23, 2023
Premiered: Winter 2023
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Square Enix
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.511 (scored by 7165871,658 users)
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Ranked: #18092
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #881
Members: 277,584
Favorites: 2,089

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In a post-apocalyptic world overrun by alien-crafted "Machine Lifeforms," humanity is preparing for its last stand. Forced to retreat to the Moon for safety, humans are pinning their hopes on a group of man-made androids known as YoRHa soldiers. Led by the all-purpose battle android YoRHa 2-gou B-gata "2B," the group will fight to take control of the Earth back from its invaders.

As war against the machines rages on, the YoRHa slowly begin to see the first shards of truth underlying the brutal conflict. Facing the harsh reality before her, the unwavering warrior 2B starts to question her very existence and just how much she must sacrifice for the sake of humanity.

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Due to COVID-19, the broadcast was delayed following its third episode on January 22, 2023 until February 19, 2023.

Due to COVID-19, the broadcast was delayed again following its eighth episode on March 18, 2023 until July 23, 2023.

Characters & Voice Actors


Shiraishi, Ryouko

Commander White

Kanou, Chiaki


Shiraishi, Ryouko

Pod 042

Yasumoto, Hiroki


Namikawa, Daisuke


Fujii, Shouta
Ookawa, Hazuki
Assistant Producer


Opening Theme

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"escalate" by Aimer

Ending Theme

Episode Videos


Jul 23, 2023
Some shows are virtually inseparable from the narratives surrounding their creation, and for 2023’s *NieR: Automata Ver1.1a*, it had two narratives that it needed to reconcile. The most-obvious of the two was its troubled production life, subjected to delays that finally led to a months-long hiatus before at last returning to remind the anime community that it was, indeed, still a thing. Wondering whether it was actually Covid, or if that was just a convenient excuse to make up for the lack of time, is ultimately not the point. What does matter is that it was plagued with much woe, leaving all involved in the ...
Jul 24, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Anime adaptations that attempt to capture the essence and depth of the story and characters of a video game nearly always end up failing in doing the source material justice, unfortunately. This is because adapting such an intricate and interactive medium like video games–which typically have multiple branching paths and endings based on player choices and actions as well–into a linear narrative and with the need to condense a lengthy gaming experience into a handful of episodes, may as well be likened to the adversity of defying causality itself. It inevitably leads to a rushed storyline, lack of characterization and cast development, the omission of ...
Jul 23, 2023
"NieR:Automata Ver1.1a" is not bad, just DISAPPOINTING. I'm a huge fan of the "NieR" universe and this show made me feel LOST too many times (and not in the good way...) There were some episodes that did GREAT things with the lore (spoiler alert: A2's "origin" and those promising glimpses of Replicant) and THAT IS what this show should've been: a COMPLEMENT to its source material, NOT an intent to tell its story in a WAY shorter and less complex form of media. "Is this for newcomers or veterans?" I wonder, because I can't see myself feeling satisfied as any of them. Art and animation ...

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Recent News

'NieR:Automata Ver1.1a' Second Cours in Production

'NieR:Automata Ver1.1a' Second Cours in Production

The broadcast of episodes 9 through 12 of NieR:Automata Ver1.1a ended with an announcement on Sunday that a second cours for the television anime is in production. more

Broadcast of 'NieR:Automata Ver1.1a' Postponed

Broadcast of 'NieR:Automata Ver1.1a' Postponed

The official website of the NieR:Automata Ver1.1a television anime series announced on Saturday that the broadcast of episode 4 and onward will be postponed until more

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