Sword Art Online
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 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
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
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
The official Animazement Convention website has updated with the final confirmed guests for Animazement 2017. The guests include: Hiroaki Hirata : Sanji (One Piece), Benny (Black Lagoon), Mutta Namba (Space Brothers), Sha Gojyo (Saiyuki), Kotetsu T. Kaburagi (Tiger & Bunny), Klein (Sword Art Online) Ryusei Nakao : Frieza (Dragon Ball Z), Baikinman (Soreike! Anpanman), Isami Nishimura (Touch), Caesar Clown (One Piece), Kurotsuchi Mayumi (Bleach) Keiko Han : Lalah Sune (Mobile Suit Gundam), Athena (Saint Seiya), Luna (Sailor Moon) Sheila (The World is Still Beautiful) Masuo Ueda : A-1 Pictures Director Hidetaka Tenjin :Read 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
Yesterday, the official website for Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale began streaming the second teaser introducing new characters. The original video was region-locked to Japan until Aniplex of America began streaming the trailer too. The New Characters & Descriptions: Yuna, “an idol in the AR world of Ordinal Scale. If a player encounters her in the game, they can acquire special upgrades.” Dr. Shigemura, “a developer and an authority on non-invasive BMI (Brain Machine Interface) research. He is also a professor in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department at TohoRead More
Bandai Namco Entertainment launched the website for Accel World vs Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight based on both of Reki Kawahara’s light novel series. The game itself had only been announced during the Dengeki Bunko Aki No Saiten 2016 event held earlier in the day. Accel World vs Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight is scheduled to release next year, and features the tagline, “Cross through time, and the worlds of acceleration and imagination will clash.” Kawahara’s original story, Sword Art Online was set in the year 2022, and eventsRead More
Over the weekend A-1 Pictures pictures released a trailer to the upcoming SAO movie, Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale. The film will follow the events of Season two (SAO II). Kirito & the gang delve into a new game called “Ordinal Scale” with a new augmented reality device instead called “Augma” Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale is coming to cinemas in 2017! Get a glimpse behind the production of the movie at Madman Anime Festival with special guests TomohikoRead 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.