NieR:Automata TV Anime Ver1.1a Episode 4 Postponed Due to COVID-19

After the broadcast of the third episode of the NieR: Automata Ver1.1a TV anime, the official Twitter account announced that the series will be on hiatus starting with episode four. The broadcast date of the fourth episode of the series has not been confirmed.

the producers of NieR: Automata Ver1.1a revealed in the anime official website that the hiatus is due to the “unforeseen circumstance” of COVID-19 having an effect on the production of the series. Episodes one through three will air instead of the next episodes starting on January 28.

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Inspired by the popular role-playing game series created by Yoko Taro and developed by PlatinumGames, NieR: Automata Ver1.1a It is directed by Ryouji Masuyama (MIX-S), who is also serving as the series composer, at A-1 Pictures with character designs and lead animation direction by Jun Nakai (GATE) and music by MONACA (Daylight Savings Representation).

Crunchyroll is streaming NieR: Automata Ver1.1a as it airs in Japan, describing the series as such:

The far future, 5012.

The sudden aerial invasion of Earth by and his creations brought humanity to the brink of extinction. The surviving number of humans who took refuge on the moon to organize a counterattack using soldiers to reclaim the Earth. However, the war comes to a stalemate as the they continue to multiply infinitely. In turn, humanity deploys a new unit of android soldiers as the ultimate weapon: YoRHa.

Newly sent to Earth 2B joins 9S, the analyst currently stationed there, where in the midst of their mission, they encounter a myriad of mysterious phenomena…

This is the story of these lifeless and his endless struggle for the good of humanity.

Font: NieR:Automata Ver1.1a on Twitter

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Daryl Harding is a senior Japan correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about things from Japan called TheDoctorDazza, tweets on @DoctorDazzaand posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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