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Reki Kawahara to Write Original Short Story for Sword Art Online: Alicization Home Video Release

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


Aniplex USA Announces Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online English Dub Cast

Aniplex USA recently announced the English dub cast for the Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online anime series at Anime NYC 2018. The company also announced that the English dub will be available on Netflix as well as Hulu. Aniplex USA also confirmed that Alex Von David will be working as the head writer/ ADR director for the English dub. The English dub cast consists of: Reba Buhr: Llenn/Karen Kohiruimaki Allegra Clark: Pitohui/Elza Kanzaki Ray Chase: M/Goushi Asougi Faye Mata: Fukaziroh/Miyu Shinohara Cindy Robinson: Eva (Boss)/Saki Nitobe Rebecca Davis: Roza/Shiroi Noguchi Kira Buckland: Toma/Milana Sidorova Wendee Lee: Sophie/Kana Fujisawa MorganRead More


LiSA & Eir Aoi to Perform Sword Art Online: Alicization Anime’s Theme Songs

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


Eir Aoi to Perform Sword Art Online: Alternative Gun Gale Online Anime Opening Theme

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.  


Sword Art Online: Progressive Manga Part 2 Details Revealed

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


Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Opening Movie Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the intro cinematic for Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet. The intro sequence features the game’s theme song titled, “Thrill, Risk, Heartless,” which is performed by LiSA. Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam on February 23, 2018 in North America.  The game will first launch in Japan on February 8, 2018.  


Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Premiere Date Announced

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


Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Features and Story Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet. The latest trailer features a look at the game’s story as well as some of the game mechanics.  Some of the highlights include a look at the bank system and a preview of the game’s combat system.  Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam on February 23, 2018 in North America.  The game will first launch in Japan on February 8, 2018.  


Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Release Date Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the released date trailer for Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet.  The latest trailer features some game play footage as well as another preview of the game’s story.  Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam on February 23, 2018 in North America.  The game will first launch in Japan on February 8, 2018. Take control of your fate in Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet where your choices are faster and heavier than a bullet. With an in-depth character customization system, fast paced jumps,Read More


Patrick Massett & John Zinman to Produce Live-Action Sword Art Online Series

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


Accel World VS Sword Art Online To Release On Steam

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  


Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Announcement Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertaiment America has updated their official Youtube channel with an announcement trailer for Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet.  The trailer previews the story of the game as well as featuring some game play footage.  Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will be released for the PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2018. Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet introduces third-person shooter elements in an all new dynamic experience! With a unique hybrid shooter/RPG action dynamic balancing gun and sword play with skill and gadget combat, #SAO: Fatal Bullet will allow players to full diveRead More


Accel World VS. Sword Art Online Western Release Date Revealed

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


Sword Art Online Blu-ray Box Set Announced

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


Accel World VS. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight Intro Cinematic Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment has updated their official Youtube channel with the intro cinematic for the upcoming Accel World VS. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight video game.   The cinematic features the game’s theme song titled “,SxW – Soul World,” performed by Kotoko and Luna Haruna.  The game will be released in Japan on March 16 on the PS Vita and Playstation 4.  Those who preorder the game will also receive costumes based on the Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale film for Kirito and Asuna as well as a download code for Sachi (Alfheim Online Version). Accel World VS. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight will feature the followingRead More