The official website of the NieR Automata anime and the Aniplex Youtube channel released a creditless video for the ending theme song “Antimony”, performed by Amazarashi. The anime premiered in Japan on Janaury 7, 2023. A creditless version of the opening theme song “Escalate” performed by Aimer was previously revealed.
Watch the creditless opening and ending themes of NieR: Automata Ver1.1a below:
Escalate by Aimer:
Antimony by Amazarashi:
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NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Voice Cast
- Chiaki Kanou as Commander
- Keiko Isobe as Operator 60
- Mary Hatsumi as Operator 210
- Yui Ishikawa as 2B
- Natsuki Hanae as 9S
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Pod 042
- Kaoru Akiyama as Pod 153
- Aoi Yuki as Pascal
- Daisuke Namikawa as Adam
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Eve
- Atsumi Tanezaki as Lily
NieR: Automata Ver1.1a Staff
Director: Ryoji Masuyama
Series Composition: Yoto Taro, Ryoji Masuayama
Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Jun Nakai
Art Director: Takeyuki Takahashi
Director of Photography: Toshiaki Aoshima
Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
CGI Director: Yuusuke Noma
Editing: Akinori Mishima
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures
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What is NieR: Automata Ver1.1a about?
NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is based on Platinum Games’ action role-playing game NieR: Automata, which was published by Square Enix in 2017. A-1 Pictures created the series, which premiered in January 2023 to commemorate the video game’s sixth anniversary.
The plot is described as:
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 anew 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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