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Sword Art Online will have a new movie with an original story

Through the official website for the franchise of sword art online, the production of a new feature film for the anime was announced, which will feature an original story. This means that the plot of the film will have content that will not be adapted from any novel in the project. The production details, release date, characters and synopsis for this new installment will be announced soon.

Currently the movie Sword Art Online: Progressive – Kuraki Yuuyami no Scherzo (Scherzo of a Deep Night), second part of the film project based on the spin-off light novels Sword Art Online: Progressive is showing in cinemas in Japan and has already managed to raise more than 4 million dollars at the box office through 350,000 tickets sold among the 240 movie theaters (including IMAX) where it is available.

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Synopsis for Sword Art Online

In the year 2022, virtual reality has advanced by leaps and bounds, and a massive online role-playing game called Sword Art Online (SAO) is released. With the help of “NerveGear” technology, players can control their in-game avatars using only their own thoughts. Kazuto Kirigaya, nicknamed “Kirito”, is one of the lucky few enthusiasts to get their first batch of the game. He goes online and finds himself, along with ten thousand other people, in the picturesque and elaborate world of Aincrad, filled with fantastic medieval weapons and horrifying monsters.

However, in a cruel turn of events, the players soon find that they cannot log out; The creator of the game has trapped them in the new world of his until they complete the hundred levels of the game. In order to escape from Aincrad, Kirito will have to interact and cooperate with his companions. Some are allies, while others are enemies, such as Asuna Yuuki, who commands the leading group trying to escape from the ruthless game. To top it off, Sword Art Online isn’t all fun and games: if you die in Aincrad, you die in real life. Kirito must adjust to his new reality, fight for his survival, and hopefully break free from his virtual hell.

©2017 川原 礫/KADOKAWA アスキー・メディアワークス/SAO-A Project

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