NieR Automata anime returns
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NieR Automata Anime Returns on July with Its Last 4 Episodes

After a three-month long wait, the NieR Automata anime adaptation returns on July 23, 2023. Its four last episodes will air back to back on the same day to make up for the wait. These will be episodes 9 through 12. The production committee thanked viewers for their patience and support through the various difficulties experienced during the broadcast of the show, and apologized to viewers for the wait.

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The first hiatus happened on January 21, 2023 after the first three episodes of the show aired. Episode 4 appeared nearly a month later on February 18, 2023. Meanwhile, the second delay was announced on March 20, 2023. By the time the final four episodes air on July 23, 2023, this second and final delay will have lasted over four months.

NieR Automata Ver1.1a is an anime adaptation of the popular 2017 action RPG, developed by PlatinumGames and Square Enix. The cause of the various delays the show experienced is due to the effect of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

NieR Automata Ver1.1a is available on streaming services such as Crunchyroll and Netflix, and the anime will return with the final four episodes of the show airing in Japan on July 23, 2023. We can find the NieR Automata game on various platforms like the Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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