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Season 2 of NieR Automata Ver1.1a to Come Out in July 2024

Season 2 of the NieR Automata Ver1.1a anime adaptation will start airing sometime in 2024. LiSA will be singing “Black Box,” which will be the opening theme.

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The key visual for NieR Automata Ver1.1a depicts a barren land with the legs of the mysterious Red Girls. While those who’ve played the game already know their significance to the story, they were only minor characters throughout Ver1.1a. The full trailer for the second season depicts some more characters. You can watch it here:

You can hear a snippet of the opening song in the trailer as well. “Black Box” has LiSA providing the vocals while Hiromu Akita of amazarashi wrote the song and lyrics. Amazarashi is a rock band that has provided opening and ending themes for Dororo, My Hero Academia, and Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace.

As for LiSA, she is a popular singer and songwriter whose anime song career kicked off in 2011 when she released “Oath Sign” for Fate/Zero. Since then, she’s sung songs for Sword Art Online, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, and The Irregular at Magic High School.

NieR Automata Ver1.1a season 2 will air sometime in July 2024. You can watch the current season on Crunchyroll.

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Stephanie is a senior writer who has been writing for games journalism and translating since 2020. After graduating with a BA in English and a Certificate in Creative Writing, she spent a few years teaching English and history before fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a writer. In terms of games, she loves RPGs, action-adventure, and visual novels. Aside from writing for Siliconera and Crunchyroll, she translates light novels, manga, and video games.