The Nier: Automata anime is coming to Crunchyroll in January

Nier: Automata, Yoko Taro’s quirky but heartfelt action RPG, is being adapted into an anime that will be streaming on Crunchyroll early next year.

The show, which was first announced in February and officially titled Nier: Automata Ver1.1a.

It will begin streaming by January 7th, Crunchyroll spokesperson Tyler Schirado said in an email to The Verge.

Based on the official synopsis from Crunchyroll, it seems like Nier: Automata Ver1.1a’s story sticks relatively close to the game.

Part of what’s interesting about the game is its 26 different endings and a narrative that takes place across a few different perspective.

Crunchyroll shared an official trailer for Ver1.1a Wednesday, though it doesn’t have any footage of the show itself.

For that, check out this video from September, which has a few brief glimpses of the series in motion and that interview I mentioned with Taro.

Nier: Automata Ver1.1a is just one of many new shows hitting Crunchyroll this winter.

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