The Sword Art Online (SAO): Progressive – Scherzo of Deep Night movie has received a new release date and will premiere on October 22, having been delayed due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Japan. The movie was originally scheduled to open on September 10. A visual with the updated release date has been released:
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Eir Aoi to Perform the Theme Song for Sword Art Online: Progressive – Scherzo of Deep Night
This is the second movie in the Progressive series, which is covering the Aincrad arc from Asuna’s perspective, They recently revealed a special IMAX visual, and you can watch the latest trailer:
The main staff for the movie:
- Director: Ayano Kono
- Chief Animation Director: Kento Toya
- Character Designer: Kento Toya
- Music: Yuki Kajiura
- Art Director: Yusa Ito
- Theme Song: Eir Aoi with “Shinzo“
Reki Kawahara wrote the Sword Art Online: Progressive light novel series is written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by Kiseki Himura and character designs by Bunbun. It started serialization in 2012 in Dengeki G’s Magazine.
Sword Art Online is a light novel series by Reki Kawahara that started in 2009. It has received several anime adaptations, as well as games, movies, manga, and light novels. The latest installment of the TV anime series was Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld: Part II, which aired in the summer of 2020.
Source: Official Website
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