Three days ago, the fireworks were on full display for the newest visual for the upcoming sequel film, Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Scherzo of Deep Night.
To celebrate the occasion, a new key visual that depicts Kirito, Asuna, and Argo hanging out together, with the visual’s tagline reads, “If it’s with you—“. The film is set to premiere on September 10th.
It was also announced that a special 10th-Anniversary countdown program will be broadcast at midnight on July 2nd in Japan (listed as 24:00 on July 1st), which will also present new information about the film.
The main staff members from the first film will return for the sequel, subtitled “Scherzo of Deep Night”, at A-1 Pictures, including Ayako Kono as director, Kento Toya as character designer and chief animation director, Yasuyuki Kai as action director and monster designer, and Yuki Kajiura as music composer.
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka and Haruka Tomatsu were also confirmed to be returning as Kirito and Asuna, joined by Shiori Izawa (Nanachi in Made in Abyss) as Argo “The Rat”, an information broker in Sword Art Online.
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