Bandai Namco Entertainment America and Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe have confirmed that they will be releasing the Nintendo Switch version of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization. The game will first launch in Japan on April 25, 2019. The game will be released worldwide on May 24 and will be exclusively released digitally. The Nintendo Switch release will be the Deluxe Edition of the game, which will include all the DLC. Nintendo provided an official description of the game along with a trailer earlier this January. SWORD ART ONLINE: Hollow Realization – Deluxe Edition will be coming toRead More
The official Sword Art Online twitter page has updated with the announcement that Sword Art Online: Alicization will premiere on Toonami on February 9 at 12:30 A.M. EST. For those who are not aware, the Sword Art Online: Alicization anime is an adaptation of the Reki Kawahara and abec’s light novel. Hulu provided an official description for the anime. “Where…am I…?” Before he knows it, Kirito has made a full dive into an epic, fantasy-like virtual world. With only a murky recollection of what happened right before he logged in, he starts to wander around, searching for clues. He comes uponRead More
Over the weekend, the official Sword Art Online twitter page updated with a new trailer for Sword Art Online: Alicization. The promo features a preview of the new theme song titled, “Resister,”which will be performed by ASCA. The new theme song will debut on the show starting on January 12, 2019. The new ending theme song for the anime will be titled, “Forget-me-not,” and will be performed by ReoNa. For those who are not aware, the first theme song for the series titled, “Adamas,” was performed by LiSA. The first ending theme titled, “Iris,” was performed by Eir Aoi. The official twitter account also provided a newRead More
The official Sword Art Online: Alicization anime website has updated with a summary of a brand new short story that will be released with the first Blu-ray/ DVD volume of the series. Franchise creator, Reki Kawahara, will be written the story titled, “Sword Art Online Distant Journey.” The official website provided the summary of the short story. In order to save their kidnapped childhood friend Alice, Kirito and Eugeo set out from Rulid Village for the capital, Centoria. As the entrance exam for the Imperial Sword Mastery Academy draws near, the pair stumble into theRead More
The official Sword Art Online: Alicization anime website has updated with the announcement that LiSA will be performing the theme song for the series titled, “Adamas.” The website also revealed that Eir Aoi will be performing the ending theme song titled, “Iris.” The song Iris will be available as a single, which will be released on October 24. The hour long premiere for the series will air in Japan on September 15, and will also be featured at the premiere event in Los Angeles on the same date. Premiere events for the series will also be featured in Australia, France, Germany, Russia, and South Korea. TheRead More
The official Sword Art Online twitter page has updated with the announcement that Eir Aoi will be performing the opening theme for the Sword Art Online: Alternative Gun Gale Online anime titled, “Falling Star (Ryūsei).” TVアニメ「SAO オルタナティブ ガンゲイル・オンライン 」オープニングテーマが藍井エイル『流星』に決定！！ 4月よりTOKYO MX、BS11、群馬テレビ、とちぎテレビ、MBS、テレビ愛知にて放送開始です！ 公式アカウント@ggo_anime 公式サイトhttps://t.co/1ZJ0X7zvUk pic.twitter.com/JdaNprBPEo — アニメ ソードアート・オンライン 公式 (@sao_anime) March 7, 2018 Sword Art Online: Alternative Gun Gale Online will premiere this April on Tokyo MX, BS11, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, MBS, and TV Aichi in Japan.
The recent issue of the Dengeki G magazine has revealed that the “second part” of the Sword Art Online: Progressive manga will debut in the magazine in April. For those who are unaware, the manga is an adaption of Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online: Progressive light novels. The manga will be titled, ” Sword Art Online: Progressive – Hōei no Barcarole,” and will feature new illustrations by Shiomi Miyoshi. Those who have been following the novels should recognize the title of the manga from the third volume of the light novels. The novels feature an alternate take on Kawahara Reki and abec’s original Sword ArtRead More
The official twitter page for the Sword Art Online: Alternative Gun Gale anime has updated with the announcement that the series will premiere in April. For those who are unaware the latest anime series adaptation is based on the light novel series of the same name written by Keiichi Sigsawa and was published by Kadokawa in 2014. 【放送時期決定！】TVアニメ「ソードアート・オンライン オルタナティブ ガンゲイル・オンライン」は【2018年4月】より放送開始決定！ #GGO 公式サイト：https://t.co/Tbdxof9OGb pic.twitter.com/a3kaqp6uAy — TVアニメ「ガンゲイル・オンライン」公式 (@ggo_anime) January 3, 2018 The cast for the series includes: Tomori Kusunoki: Llenn Yoko Hikasa: Pitohui Kazuyuki Okitsu: M Chinatsu Akasaki: Fukaziroh The series will feature the main character Karen Kohiruimaki whoRead More
The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Patrick Massett and John Zinman will serve as executive producers/ writers for the Sword Art Online live-action television series. Alongside Massett and Zinman, Laeta Kalogridis will also serve as an executive producer as well as being one of the head writers for the pilot episode of the series. Other producers on the project include: David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Marcy Ross. The series will produced at Skydance Media. Skydance Media president, Marcy Ross had this to say about the project. “Patrick and John have shown incredible range in their storytelling capabilities, from subtle character drama to big, world-buildingRead More
Bandai Namco Entertainment America has announced that Accel World VS Sword Art Online Deluxe Edition will be releasing on Steam on September 12. The Deluxe Edition includes the original game along with the “Castaway from Another World” DLC pack. The DLC pack includes: New playable characters Alice, Eugeo, and Oberon Randomly generated dungeon “Infinite Dungeon,” with new bosses Diabolos and Panopticon Appearances from Personna Vabel, Graphite Edge and Heathcliff New PVP quest Additional weapons
Bandai Namco Entertainment America posted a new trailer for the Accel World VS Sword Art Online game on their official Youtube channel. The latest trailer reveals that they game will be released in both North America and Europe on July 7. The game will be sold digitally in North America for the Playstation 4 and PSVita. Accel World Vs SAO will feature the Japanese audio with English, Spanish, and French subtitles. Sword Art Online Fans Rejoice! Accel World VS Sword Art Online is coming digitally to the PS4 and PSVita this summer! For a limited time only, players who purchase Accel World VS SwordRead More
Aniplex of America has announced that they will be releasing a Blu-ray Box Set for Sword Art Online. The set will include the entire first season and will also include the Extra Edition episode. The set will have a MSRP of $199.98, however RightStuf currently has the box set isted for $159.98. SAO BD Box Set is coming 6/27! Includes the entire first season + Extra Edition + bonus contents. Pre-order today! https://t.co/KZiwqwCY6z pic.twitter.com/sUpX5s4RRv — Aniplex USA (@aniplexUSA) March 17, 2017 The SAO Blu-ray Box set will include the following bonus features: Audio Commentary by Creators and Japanese CastRead More
Aniplex of America has recently announced the premiere date for the US theatrical release of Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale. The film will premiere in theaters as a special one day event on March 9, 2017 distributed by Eleven Arts. The screenings for the film will be presented with it’s original Japanese audio and will feature English Subtitles. More information about theater locations and times will be revealed on a later date. The film will first be presented at a special premiere event on Marc 1 in Hollywood, California. The cast includes: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka – KiritoRead More
Bandai Namcon Entertainment has recently uploaded two new promotional videos for the upcoming Sword Art Online : Hollow Realization video game to their official Youtube Channel. These new videos features some of the game’s cinematics and as well as some game play footage. Sword Art Online : Hollow Realization will be released on the Playstation 4 and PS Vita on October 27 in Japan and this Fall in North America and Europe.
It was recently announced by Skydance, an American independent production company, that they have acquired the global rights to produce a live-action series based on the popular Sword Art Online (SAO) franchise. The confirmed production team consists of Laeta Kalogridis who will serve as the script writer and executive producer. She will be helped by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross. Skydance Interactive is also producing the Sword Art Online VR experience.