On the official site for the Sword Art Online animated franchise, the cover art for the sixth volume Blu-ray / DVD compilation of the anime Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld was revealed. The launch is scheduled for October 14 and will include episodes numbers 16 to 18.
Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld
For its part, the series premiered on July 11 in Japan. Sword Art Online: Alicization is the adaptation of the “Alicization Arc” from Reki Kawahara’s light novel series that will air for a total of four arcs. “War of Underworld” aired the first 12 aired in the first part released in October 2019.
Reki Kawahara began the publication of the novels independently in 2002, and later published it through Kadokawa publishing house in April 2009, counting to date with 23 volumes. The franchise is one of Japan’s most successful light novel series, considered the light novel of the decade by fans.
Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld Synopsis
Kirito suddenly awakens in a vast and fantastic forest full of towering trees. In his search for clues that indicate where he is, he runs into a boy who seems to know him. It appears to be a simple NPC, but its conversation and depth show that it could be a human. As they search together for the boy’s parents, a memory begins to reverberate in his head, a memory from his own childhood, where this boy and another girl appear, who also has his golden hair and a name he should never have forgotten: Alice.