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Sword Art Online Movie Announced: Plot, Cast & Story

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Sword Art Online protagonists Kirito and Asuna

Sword Art Online recently gave an advanced new year gift to all of its fans by announcing a movie in production for 2022. This news made the whole fandom crazy, and every fan wants to know more and more about the upcoming movie. In this article, you will get every single detail about the upcoming film so make sure you read this article till the end. So let’s get started.

Before coming straight to the movie stuff, first, let’s take a look at a quick synopsis of the series. Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by Abec. The Story focuses on the main protagonist Kazuto Kirigaya and Asuna Yuuki, as they play the life game in a virtual reality RPG world. The anime is totally based on a virtual reality game that takes fans to a whole new world. The anime was aired in Japan from July to December in 2012 which was produced by A-1 studios.

The second season was aired between July to December in 2014, and after this, the movie Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale got aired, which got the great attention of the audience. The third season of Sword Art Online made its appearance on big screens from October 2018 to September 2020, followed by another movie Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria Of A Starless Night, which premiered on 30 October 2021. Recently they announced a new movie which is scheduled to release in 2022. Let’s move forward and know more about it.

Sword Art Online Movie Announcement

Just when the Sword Art Online-Progressive-Aria Of A Starless Night debuted in Japan on October 30, Anime Officials teased another movie which is in production now and can be released anytime in 2022. The announcement was made on Twitter which confirms that the new movie is in the development phase with a subtitle: Scherzo Of A Dark Dusk. The production house promised to take the animations and art style to next level by keeping the same excitement and fun.

Sword Art Online New Movie Story/Plot Speculations

Every fan wants to know about the storyline of the upcoming movie. The Aria Of A Starless Night adapts the encounter between Kirito and Asuna and different events that took place on the Aincrad floor. The Story is certainly emotional and tear-jerking as it explores our two main characters from their very struggling side. The Story focused mainly on Asuna, who is in a mind trap in a game with life-threatening difficulties. It will be very difficult to predict the storyline of the upcoming movie since it is still in the development phase, and fewer to no detail has been revealed now except the releasing teaser. We will update this article if any news releases from credible sources, so make sure to bookmark this article.

Sword Art Online Movie Announced

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Cast Details

The cast details of the upcoming movie Sword Art Online are not yet revealed yet, but there are very high chances that there will be the same cast as The Aria Of A Starless Night movie. Kirito is voiced by Yoshitgugu Matsuoka. Asuna is voiced by Haruka Tomatsu. Yui is voiced by Kanae Ito. Leafa is voiced by Ayana Taketatsu. Silica is voiced by Rina Hidaka. Lisbeth is voiced by the Ayahi Takagaki. Sinon is voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro. Klein is voiced by Hiroaki Hirata. Agil is voiced by Hiroki Yoshimoto. Yuna is voiced by the Sayaka Kanda. Eiji is voiced by Yoshio Inoue. Professor Shigemura is voiced by Takeshi Kaga. It will be a subject of a surprise if officials decide to change any of the staff members mentioned above.

Sword Art Online Movie Announced

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Details About A-1 Studios

Now let’s talk about the backbone of Sword Art Online and many other popular anime. A-1 studio is a Japanese animation studio founded by Mikihiro Iwata. It is currently a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment firm, Aniplex. A-1 studio produced all the Sword Art Online content, including anime, Movies, and OVA, and other famous anime. Some examples of anime produced by A-1 studio are Space Brothers, Kaguya Sama-Love Is War, Magi: The Kingdom Of Magic, Your Lie In April, etc. The list is quite huge, but if you want to discover everything about this animation house, we highly recommend visiting their official website.

Sword Art Online Movie Announced

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