“Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night” is coming in Fall 2021! It will be a theatrical version and focus on Asuna’s perspective. The newly released key visual:
In addition, there is also a new trailer:
The staff was previously revealed as well:
Author: Reki Kawahara
Illustration/character design: abec
Director: Ayako Kono
Character design: Kento Totani
Action director: Yasuyuki Kai
Music: Yuki Kajiura
Production: A-1 Pictures
Kirito: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Asuna: Haruka Tomatsu
Kirito and Asuna voice actors will be back, and it will also be done by the same studio, A-1 Pictures. It’s nice to see that more of the cast is also returning. Sword Art Online: Progressive is an anime adaptation of Reki Kawahara’s light novel of the same name. Its story expands upon the Aincrad Arc of the main series, and focuses more on Asuna. The news was released quite some time ago, but we now have a more precise date. The last anime of the franchise was the Alicization arc anime, and fans are excited for more.
Sword Art Online: Progressive looks awesome, and Fall 2021 is pretty close!
Source: Sword Art Online Twitter and YouTube Channel
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