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Synonyms: NieR:Automata: Long Story Short, NieR:Automata: Short Story Long
Japanese: 小説 NieR:Automata
English: NieR:Automata
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Volumes: 2
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 5, 2017 to Oct 24, 2017
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Serialization: None
Authors: Eishima, Jun (Story)


Score: 8.211 (scored by 13161,316 users)
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Ranked: #3762
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Popularity: #1742
Members: 9,000
Favorites: 208

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When alien forces invade with an army of Machines, the remnants of humanity must depend on Androids of their own design—the placid 2B and the excitable 9S—to survive.

(Source: VIZ Media)


NieR:Automata was published in English by VIZ Media from October 9, 2018 to April 9, 2019.

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Nov 11, 2019
Callmejuicetin (All reviews)
--Disclaimer before getting into the review--

This review is aimed at people who have at least played through the video game Nier: Automata and have gotten through all of the canon endings (A-E), not for people using the books as an introduction into the series. As such, this review will contain information that is learned when playing through the game and will be a spoiler for those who have not. Additionally, the books themselves handle this spoiler information as common knowledge for readers, thus treating them a lot more loosely and effectively minimizing their impact for first time readers. In my opinion, the game is the read more
Feb 6, 2022
abystoma2 (All reviews)
I was going to a play the game before picking up the book. Then I’ve said to myself, “wait, if I read the book first I could offer a unique view of someone who haven’t played the game judging the novel, that could be interesting”. Not the best decision I’ve made reader experience-wise, but here it goes. So, keep in mind this review is from the point of view of someone who barely knows anything about the world of Nier;Automata.

Right from the start I should say that this anthology is not newcomer friendly. It’s not where you should start your journey with the franchise. read more

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