Sword Art Online the Movie – Progressive – Aria of a Starless Night officially has a release date for fans outside of Japan looking to see the latest in Sword art online animated series.
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Following its launch in Japanese theaters on October 30, 2021, Funimation will bring the highly anticipated film to the United States, where it hits theaters and IMAX screens on December 3, 2021, in the United States and Canada. The new film will then be released on December 9, 2021 in Australia and New Zealand, with tickets for both releases going on sale on November 5 and 9, respectively.
Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night serves as the narrative of the Aincrad arc from the popular series. The original story was written by Reki Kawahara and spans seven volumes. The next Sword art online the film originates from A-1 Productions. Ayako Kono makes his directorial debut, Kento Toya takes care of character design, and Yuki Kajiura composes the soundtrack for the film. Yasuyuki Kai will be the director of the action.
The official Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night the summary reads as follows:
It’s a story from before “Lightning Flash” and “The Black Swordsman” were known by these names …
The day she donned the NerveGear, Asuna Yuuki was a third year college student who had never touched an online game before. On November 6, 2022, the world’s first VRMMORPG, Sword Art Online, officially launched. But players, still euphoric for logging in, suddenly find themselves trapped inside the game when the Game Master deprives them of any means to log out.
The Game Master then gives them this warning “This may be a game, but it is not something you are playing.” If a player dies in the game, they die in the real world.
Hearing this, all players panic and pandemonium reigns. One of those players is Asuna, but although she does not yet know the rules of this world, she sets out to conquer the floating iron castle, Aincrad, whose summit is too high to be seen. Over the days in this world where death is never far away, she makes a fateful encounter. And then, a separation …
Despite being at the mercy of the reality in front of her eyes, Asuna fights with all her might until someone appears in front of her: the distant swordsman, Kirito…
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka and Haruka Tomatsu will reprise their roles as Kirito and Asuna respectively. New Sword art online the character Mito will be voiced by Inori Minase. They are known for their work on Re: Zero -Start life in another world-.
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Sword art online was originally a self-published web novel series by Kawahara which was released in 2002. The Japanese light novel series, written by Kawahara and illustrated by abec, was first published by Dengeki Bunko in 2009. L The animated television adaptation debuted in December 2012.