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Sword Art Online Season 5: Release Date & Spoilers

In today’s article, we shall talk about the famous Japanese manga series known as Sword Art Online. Most of you have already watched the previous seasons of the anime series and are much awaiting the upcoming Season 5. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 4th Season got delayed. Now the viewers are very much eager to know about the release date of Season 5 of Sword Art Online. The previous seasons have already got a massive fan base, especially among the youngsters. It’s a Japanese manga and anime series based on a novel by Reki Kawahara. For those who have somehow missed watching the series or were not aware of Sword Art Online, there is nothing to worry about. Where to watch the above-mentioned manga series? Well, we shall also discuss that in this article.

Before we begin, please note this article may contain official spoilers. However, if the spoilers don’t bother you, we can get started. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get into this article to know further about Sword Art Online’s manga series, especially its release date.

Sword Art Online Season 5 Release Date

Sword Art Online Season 5 will release on 6th November 2022. Well, the trailer of Sword Art Online Season 5 got released on 20th September 2020 on Aniplex USA.

But in reality, that’s not the case. Due to the pandemic, the previous season, which is the fourth season of the series got delayed. So, it’s still not clear whether it will be releasing on 6th November 2022 in reality. Most probably, as per the tweet on the Twitter page of Sword Art Online, the fifth installment as known as Season 5 shall fall in 2021 itself. The fans are very much excited for Season 5 and can’t wait for more for its fall.

Sword Art Online Season 5 Release Date

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Also read: Fans Want Sword Art Online Season 5, But No Official Update On The Anime

The Plot of Sword Art Online Season 5 in brief: Spoilers Ahead

The fifth installment is named Sword Art Online Progressive. It shall cover the first volume of the Progressive series, named the Aria Of The Starless Night. The main characters of the fifth season of Sword Art Online include Kazuto “Kirito” Kirigaya and Asuna Yuuki. Both of them get trapped in the virtual game called Sword Art Online (SAO). Fortunately, due to the extra powers, Kazuto Kirito doesn’t get affected. The most significant aspect of the series is that if Asuna and Kirito die in the game, they shall die in the real world too. This is because the real and virtual worlds get mixed up. We will see both of them form a romantic relationship. Kazuto “Kirito” Kirigaya becomes the ultimate lover of Asuna Yuuki. The characters as a couple shall support each other to survive and gets married to each other at the end of the game.

Sword Art Online, the manga series, got mixed reviews from the critics and also from the fans regarding its animation and artistic music. I highly recommend you to watch this manga novel series. And if you have already watched it, a big thumbs up to you.

In case you haven’t watched the trailer of Sword Art Online Progressive yet, here is the trailer attached below. You can have a look. It might bring you interest and lead you to watch the previous seasons as well.

Where can you watch Sword Art Online?

Well, those who have missed the series but now have gained interest must be wondering where to watch Sword Art Online. You can watch the previous seasons of the manga series on platforms like Netflix and Crunchyroll. So, what are you waiting for? If you have somehow missed out on the series, start watching the previous seasons because Season 5 is going to release very soon. So without dawdling, start watching it. I’m pretty sure you won’t regret it.

Also Read: Top 10 Best Shounen Anime To Watch Right Now

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