Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale coming in 2017

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During the Sword Art Online Festival at Anime Expo, Aniplex of America revealed the first trailer for the upcoming movie, Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale, along with a new key visual from character designer Shingo Adachi.

The movie takes place after the events of SAO II’s Mother Rosario Arc and will be an original story focusing on an augmented reality game known as Ordinal Scale.

The movie will be released in theaters in Spring 2017, which includes North America.

“In 2026, two years since the SAO incident, a new game called “Oridinal Scale,” an Augmented-Reality MMO, is becoming popular among the players. But…strange things are happening in the game and Kirito and the gang are facing a new danger. A brand new story created by the original author, Reki Kawahara and directed by Tomohiko Ito.”

The original Japanese voice cast will return to reprise their roles for the film.

Are you looking forward to this original movie?

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