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NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2 Release Date, Announced, & Trailer Revealed 

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2 greenlit with trailer!

Are you a fan of RPG games and studio A-1 Pictures, which has given us series like Blue Exorcist, Sword Art Online, Black Butler, and The Seven Deadly Sins, then you are in for a treat.

Nier: Automata Ver. 1.1a is an RPG game developed by PlatinumGame, and an anime adaption by studio A1 Pictures that hit the small screens in Winter 2023.

The premise is set in 11945 on a post-apocalyptic Earth abandoned by humanity. 

Earth has been occupied by aliens, who fight using an army of Machine Lifeforms. Androids, created by humans, fight against the Machine Lifeforms, with the conflict turning into a prolonged proxy war.

The story follows a new addition to android forces called YoRHa, whose models 2B and 9S are sent to earth to investigate local machine behaviours and aid resistance forces.

With Aliens continuing to multiply, humanity pins its hopes on new android YoRHa soldiers as they discover mysterious phenomena during their missions.

Will the earthlings survive against the endless revolt from the aliens? Only time will tell.

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season One was well received by fans, and after its conclusion, many were wondering if there will be a second season or not.

Luckily, we now have an answer to that question, so keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2.

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is rated 7.5/10 and ranked #1512 with 247k members on MyAnimeList


WHAT IS The NieRAutomata Ver1.1a SEASON 2 release date
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NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season One aired from 8th January 2023 to 23rd July 2023 for 24 episodes.

The broadcast was twice delayed due to production issues caused resurgence in the COVID-19 pandemic.

The first began with the third episode and lasted from January 28 to February 18.

The second began following the eighth episode, and episodes 9–12 were broadcast back-to-back on July 2023.

Following the conclusion of season one, the show s’ official X account announced the renewal for NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2 with NieR:Automata Ver1.1a Season 2 trailer teaser.

Although an official NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2 release date is yet to be confirmed, the sequel is tentatively scheduled to air in 2024.

Studio A-1 Pictures has a stacked production schedule with four new animes listed for 2023 and the first quarter of 2024.

Nevertheless, the studio has renewed for a sequel which is great news for NieR: Automata Ver1.1a fans.

The first season aired in two cours, but the studio is yet to confirm the episode count for NieR:Automata Ver1.1a Season 2.

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 18th January 2023
NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2Yet to be Announced

The anime has been one of the biggest reasons for the game s’ booming success as it passed 7.5 million copies in sales in April 2023. 

You can check out the NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2 announcement below:


NieRAutomata Ver1.1a Season 2 PLOT
Source by A1 Pictures

In the finale of NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 1, “Flowers for m[A]chines”, commanders go against the orders and use the bunker laser to destroy Adam.

The Pods detect Adam s’ signal in the crater and 2B and 9S head down to finish him off.

When they arrive, Adam is already wounded, and before dying, he accepts his fate as it will reunite him with Eve. 

Adam s’ death also shuts the nearby machines, which puts an end to their ambush.

Unfortunately, 9S is infected with a logic virus due to hacking Adam, and 2B is forced to mercy kill him and breaks down over his death. 

However, 9S manages to save himself by transferring his consciousness to a nearby Machine.

In a post credit scene, during his time getting repaired at the Bunker, 9S connects with the Bunker’s server. 

Sensing an anomaly, 9S prevents himself and 2B’s data from synching with the Bunker server. 

As he investigates, he accidentally triggers the server’s defense system, and he encounters twin girls wearing red dresses who claim they are observing the androids and help 9S discover the truth about Project YoRHa. 

He learns that Humanity has long been extinct and that Project YoRHa was created to raise android morale by fooling them into believing humans are still living on the Moon. 

9S then wakes up and responds to 2B’s request for backup as he is secretly observed by the girl in the red dress.

Since the anime is based on the game and not source material like NieR: Automata Ver1.1a manga, the sequel will continue from where the first season left off.

In the NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2, you should definitely expect the secret of command to be revealed. 

Judging by the frames from the teaser, the viewer will clearly see the continuation of the A2 storyline and the past of Devola and Popola.

In the trailer, we see the commander reading a declaration about the next phase of the war. 

We also witness some glimpses where 9S and 2B are fighting with machine lifeforms.

There was a glimpse where we could see Devola and Papola in a dangerous situation as the war between YohRa and Androids resumes.

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Source by A1 Pictures

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is directed by Ryouji Masuyama with series composition from Yoko Taro.

Characters are designed by Jun Nakai and the music is composed by monaca. The anime includes two theme songs i.e., the opening theme “Escalate” by Aimer, and the ending theme “Antinomy” by Amazarashi. 

Animation is produced by studio A-1 Pictures with Hirofumi Sakagami serving as art director.

You can find the list of NieR: Automata Ver1.1a characters and voice cast below:

2BYui Ishikawa
9SNatsuki Hanae
Pod 042Hiroki Yasumoto
Pod 153Kaoru Akiyama
CommanderChiaki Kanou
Operator 60Keiko Isobe
Operator 210Meari Hatsumi
PascalAoi Yūki
AdamDaisuke Namikawa
EveTatsuhisa Suzuki
LilyAtsumi Tanezaki
A2Ayaka Suwa
EngelsYosuke Saitou
WataTomoaki Maeono
ConnaTakahiro Shimada
RoseUi Hinagata


Source by A1 Pictures

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Season 2 has been announced, with the creators aiming for a 2024 release window.

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