Sword Art Online (SAO): Progressive – Scherzo of Deep Night movie unveiled the Blu-ray/DVD cover by Kento Toya along with May 24 release date. The release will include both Japanese and English subtitles. The second movie in the Progressive series premiered on September 10 after being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The staff for the movie includes:
- 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“
Sword Art Online: Progressive light novel series is written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. It started serialization in 2012 in Dengeki G’s Magazine. Yen Press describes the plot as:
“There’s no way to beat this game. The only difference is when and where you die…”
One month has passed since Akihiko Kayaba’s deadly game began, and the body count continues to rise. Two thousand players are already dead.
Kirito and Asuna are two very different people, but they both desire to fight alone. Nonetheless, they find themselves drawn together to face challenges from both within and without. Given that the entire virtual world they now live in has been created as a deathtrap, the surviving players of Sword Art Online are starting to get desperate, and desperation makes them dangerous to loners like Kirito and Asuna. As it becomes clear that solitude equals suicide, will the two be able to overcome their differences to find the strength to believe in each other, and in so doing survive?
Sword Art Online is a light novel series by Reki Kawahara that started in 2009. It spawned multiple TV anime adaptations, 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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