Get ready for more Nier: Automata. If you did not know, the IP made a comeback recently with its own anime. Even though it took a long break earlier this year, Nier: Automata has been a hit with fans thanks to the work of its creator, Yoko Taro.
And now, news has come out about the official Nier: Automata anime dub. And thankfully, there is a lot of good news.
It turns out that Nier: Automata was able to get the English voice actors from the game back for more fun and The official Twitter account of NieR: Automata anime announced on March 15, 2023, that Crunchyroll will be streaming the English dub of the anime starting March 18, 2023.
Check Out the English Dub’s Cast!
NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is a TV anime based on a role-playing action game directed by Yoko Taro, made by PlatinumGames, and sold by Square Enix. It is produced by Ryouji Masuyama and has animation production by A-1 Pictures.
Presenting the English dub cast of NieR:Automata Ver1.1a!
Catch the English dub streaming every Saturday on @Crunchyroll starting March 18th!#NieRAutomata pic.twitter.com/rbtGJKAMLu
— NieR:Automata – Animation Project (@NieRA_anime_EN) March 15, 2023
The cast for the dub has been announced, and it includes everyone from Kira Buckland to Cherami Leigh. According to the team, Buckland will play 2B again, while Kyle McCarley will do the voice of 9S. As for A2, Leigh will do the voice again.
The first time these actors played their roles in Nier: Automata was when it came out in 2017. So if you were hoping to hear some familiar voices, you’re in luck!
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Of course, this is not the first time that the cast of the Nier: Automata anime has played more than one role. In Japan, the original cast of the Square Enix game is in the dub.
The returning voice actors were a big plus for the Nier: Automata TV show and fans of the original game say that it helped them get back into the Nier Universe.
If you haven’t heard of Nier: Automata, you should know that it is a sequel to the Nier series from 2010. Nier: Automata, which was first available on PlayStation 4 and Steam, is a masterpiece, according to Taro and Yosuke Saito, who was in charge of making the game.
Since it came out, Nier: Automata has sold more than seven million copies around the world. It came out on the Nintendo Switch in 2022.
For more information about Nier: Automata, you can read the game’s synopsis below, and its anime is currently streaming on Crunchyroll. Its English dub will start airing episodes on March 18th.
“NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S, and A2 and their fight to take back a dystopian world run by powerful machines. People have been driven off of Earth by mechanical beings from another world.
In a last-ditch effort to take back the planet, the human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to kill the invaders. Now, a war between machines and androids is going on… A war that could soon reveal a long-forgotten truth about the world.”
What do you think of this dub cast for Nier: Automata’s anime? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below or find me on Twitter at @MeganPetersCB.
Crunchyroll is currently streaming NieR: Automata Ver1.1a and has this to say about the story:
- 2B voiced by Kira Buckland
- 9S voiced by Kyle McCarley
- A2 voiced by Cherami Leigh
- Commander voiced by Colleen O’Shaughnessey
- Pascal voiced by Alexis Tipton
- Adam voiced by Greg Chun
- Eve voiced by Ray Chase
- Lily voiced by Erica Mendez