Different sources from both China and Japan reported that at the close of the film adaptation of Sword Art Online: Progressive the production of a second installment scheduled for 2022 and titled “Sword Art Online: Progressive – Kuraki Yuuyami no Scherzo“, Which corresponds to the fifth floor of Aincrad within the original story. An official confirmation is expected soon, although fans are already concerned that the adaptation is going to jump from the first to the fifth floor so quickly.
The movie Sword Art Online: Progressive – Hoshi Naki Yoru no Aria (Sword Art Online the Movie: Progressive – Aria of a Starless Night) premiered in Japanese theaters on October 30, and will have a theatrical release in Latin America by Funimation on a date to be confirmed. On the other hand, Reki kawahara and Abec began publishing the light novels Sword Art Online: Progressive in October 2012 through the publishing label Dengeki Bunko from the publisher Kadokawa. It should be remembered that the video game for smartphones Sword Art Online: Integral Factor is available in the catalog of QooApp on this link.
- Ayako kawano (High School Fleet, Nanatsu no Taizai: Prisoners of the Sky) is in charge of the direction of the feature film at the studios A-1 Pictures.
- Kento toya (Nanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu, Nanbaka) is in charge of character design.
- Yuki Kajiura (Boku dake ga Inai Machi, Fate / stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel, Kara no Kyoukai, Kimetsu no Yaiba) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
Sword Art Online: Progressive Synopsis
“There is no way to beat this game. The only difference is when and where you die… ”A month has passed since Akihiko Kayaba’s deadly game began, and the body count continues to rise. Two thousand players have already died. Kirito and Asuna are two very different people, but they both wish to fight alone. However, they are drawn together to face challenges from within and without. Since the entire virtual world they live in has been created as a death trap, the surviving players of Sword Art Online are beginning to despair, and despair makes them dangerous to loners like Kirito and Asuna. As it becomes clear that loneliness equates to suicide, can the two of them overcome their differences to find the strength to believe in each other, and thus survive? Sword Art Online: Progressive is a new version of the Sword Art Online story that begins at the beginning of Kirito and Asuna’s epic adventure, in the first level of the deadly world of Aincrad!
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