On the official site the anime adaptation of »Sword Art Online: Progressive« was released today announcedthat the Japanese theatrical release of the second film, originally planned for September 10, 2022, has been postponed indefinitely. We summarize all the details.
Delays due to COVID-19
Delays in production caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are cited as the reason for the postponement. A new start date will be announced at a later date. We will of course keep you informed about this.
Sword Art Online Progressive The Movie: Scherzo of Deep Night is being directed by Ayako Kouno at Studio A-1 Pictures. Kento Toya (»Sword Art Online: Alicization«) is in charge of character design, while Yuki Kajiura (»Demon Slayer«) composed the music.
The first progressive film, Sword Art Online Progressive The Movie: Aria of the Starless Night, opens in Japan on October 30, 2021. All previous anime works in the »Sword Art Online« series are available on DVD and Blu-ray from publisher peppermint anime.
More on the subject:
- Another trailer for the second »SAO: Progressive« movie
- »Sword Art Online« celebrates its 10th anniversary with a best-of video
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For two months they have been trapped in the game of death whose name is Sword Art Online. Kirito and Asuna continue their fight at the top. The fifth level of Aincrad is a maze-like ruin and the two dare to plunder it for the treasures it contains.
After returning to the fourth level, it’s time to do some quests on behalf of the elf lord Yofilis – but this is where Asuna’s dissatisfaction begins, because in the process they have to face their very last favorite monster…
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