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Sword Art Online: Progressive 2 will hit theaters in Mexico and Latin America

From a leak of the catalog of premieres of Cinépolis we confirm that the film Sword Art Online: Progressive – Scherzo of Deep Night (Sword Art Online: Progressive – Kuraki Yuuyami no Scherzo) will hit theaters in Mexico on March 30. Having the background, It is possible that the dates for the other Latin American countries will be revealed when this information is officially confirmed.

On the other hand, from the same catalog we were able to confirm that the tape will be available both in Japanese with Spanish subtitles and with a Latin Spanish dubbing. Availability in theaters will depend on the distributor in charge, in the same way as the days it will be available. On the other hand, this movie will adapt the fifth volume of the light novels, which is described as follows:

  • The fifth floor of Aincrad is a dimly lit area of ​​ruins and relics. In the beta test, this floor was the scene of many PKs (Player Kills), so Asuna asks Kirito for a “Player vs. Player” dueling lesson. Asuna considers Kirito a very wise and trustworthy person, but she is very dependent on him. For this reason, she will seek to gradually become independent of him on this floor.
Sword Art Online: Progressive

After opening on October 22 in theaters in Japan, it earned more than 323 million yen (more than 2.16 million US dollars) through more than 198,688 tickets sold among 240 theaters (including IMAX) in its first weekend. This is the second film of the film project Sword Art Online: Progressivewhich represents “a new version” of the first arc of the original franchise.

Production team

  • Ayako Kouno (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso, Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri) is in charge of directing the feature film at the studios A-1 Pictures.
  • Kento Toya (Angel Beats!, Boku dake ga Inai Machi, Nanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu) is in charge of character design and animation direction, while yasuyuki kai He is in charge of the design of the monsters.
  • yuki kajiura (Kimetsu no Yaiba, Boku dake ga Inai Machi, Fate/Zero) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.

Synopsis for Sword Art Online: Progressive

This is a story that dates back to before “Lightning Flash” and “The Black Swordsman” were known by those names. The day Asuna Yuuki put on the NerveGear, she was a third grade student who had never touched a game. On November 6, 2022, the world’s first VRMMORPG, Sword Art Online, is officially released. But players, still elated from connecting, are suddenly trapped inside the game when the Game Master deprives them of any chance to exit. The Game Master gives them this warning “this may be a game, but it is not something to be played with.”

If a player dies in the game, they also die in real life. Upon hearing this, panic breaks out among the players, and chaos reigns. One of these players is Asuna, but despite the fact that she is still unaware of the rules of that world, she is on her way to conquer Aincrad, the floating iron castle whose peak is too high to be seen. As the days go by in this world where death is never far away, she has a fateful encounter. And then a farewell. Although she is at the mercy of reality before her eyes, Asuna fights with all her might until someone appears before her: the cold swordsman, Kirito…

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