After the airing of the eighth episode of the anime adaptation of the video game NieR: Automatathat has been announced The series is again indefinitely suspended due to production issues stem from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the press release, the date for the resumption of the series will be announced as soon as it is determined aniplex and study A-1 Pictures.
It should be noted that this is the second time the series has been indefinitely suspended due to production issues related to COVID-19. However, some claim that this is not the real reason for the suspension. According to "other unconfirmed sources", many Aniplex productions appear to be facing extremely tight production schedules, leading to looming production problems. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic is still an excuse for manufacturing companies in Japan.
The series has been airing since January 7 without officially confirming the number of episodes yet, while the platform crispy roll is responsible for sales in the West.
- Ryouji Masuyama (Blend S, Darling in the FranXX, Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de) is responsible for directing the anime at the studios A-1 Pictures.
- Yoko Taro (Yoshinoya Kyoudai, SINoALICE, Kimi Shi ni Tamou Koto Nakare) is responsible for writing and supervising the scripts, along with Ryouji Masuyama.
- Jun Nakai (Re:CREATORS, Tor: Jieitai Kanochi Night, Kaku Tatakaeri, Gin no Saji) is responsible for character design and animation direction.
- monk (Shangri-La Frontier, Summer Time Render, Aharen-san wa Hakarenai) composes the soundtrack.
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