New Sword Art Online announcements!

Announced at the Dengeki Bunko “Aki no Saiten 2017”, Sword Art Online will be receiving some new anime from two announcements!

The first one announced is a third series to the anime and the name of the new show is called Sword Art Online: Alicization. The anime third season was teased in the end of the movie Ordinal Scale. So far, they released a key image to the anime along with returning casts of Kirito and Asuna. New voice actors will play as new characters:

  • Eugeo: Nobunaga Shimazaki
  • Alice: Ai Kayano

This arc takes place after Mother Rosario and the movie Ordinal Scale. It will be based on Reki Kawahara’s light novel.

Another anime getting an anime adaptation is a spinoff series based on Sword Art Online but written by Sigsawa Keiichi, illustrated by Kuroboshi Kouhaku and supervised by Reki Kawahara. The series is called Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online Alternative.

Here is the synopsis of the story:

The story follows Karen Kohiruimaki, a 183-centimeter-tall (6-foot-tall) college student who’s insecure her height, and is bad at dealing with people in the real world. She enters the world of Gun Gale Online with her avatar, Llenn, who is less than 150 centimeters (5 feet) tall and wears all pink. She meets a beautiful, brown-skinned female player who goes by Pitohui. They hit it off, but one day Pitohui pressures her to participate in “Squad Jam,” a team Battle Royale variation of the Bullet of Bullets tournament

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6 thoughts on “New Sword Art Online announcements!

  1. I’ve heard that Alicization is the best part of SAO as of right now, so I’m kinda looking forward to it. Also, I would be incredibly excited for more GGO if only it didn’t star another loli holding a big gun. Maybe it’ll be good though, what with the different director and all. We’ll just have to wait and see!

    • Yeah I am looking forward to both. I have always been curious about Alicization and how will Kirito be involved in it. The GGO sounds interesting as well and I look forward to seeing more gun action.

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