Today, Aniplex announced that we’ll have to wait a little longer to see the upcoming episodes of the highly rated NieR: Automata Ver1.1a the anime
According to the message published in social media, the broadcast of episode 9 and beyond will be delayed due to the impact of COVID-19 on production. It already happened before with episode 4.
We hear that more information about the broadcast schedule will be provided on the game’s official website and social media. At the moment, there is no information about when the next series will be released.
With that said, Episode 8″aji wo (K)utta?” comes out regularly today, so you won’t be completely without yours NieR: Automata fix at least immediately.
You can read the full message below.
Thanks for your continued support of NieR: Automata Ver1.1a.
Due to the impact of COVID-19 on production, we have decided to delay the broadcast and distribution of episode 9 and all subsequent episodes.
Information regarding the broadcast schedule and distribution of episode 9 and beyond will be announced on the anime’s official website and social media.
We greatly appreciate your patience while waiting for episode 9 and all subsequent episodes, and we apologize for any inconvenience and concern this may cause our viewers who have been looking forward to our work due to these unforeseen circumstances.
Thanks for understanding-
The NieR: Automata Ver1.1a anime is possibly one of the best video game adaptations we’ve seen in a while. In the west, it is distributed by Crunchyroll.
Not only was it highly praised by fans, but it also launched several collaborations in Japan, in particular one with a chain of mini markets Lawson, one with a network of public bathsand pop-up shops in Loft department stores.
NieR: Automata currently available for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. Although we don’t have concrete information at the moment, its developers seem pretty confident what else NieR the game will appear at some point.