Sword Art Online Progressive The Movie: Aria In the Starless Night, the latest movie instalment of the popular anime series, will be hitting theatres in Autumn 2021. A new promotional video and visual were also revealed at the announcement on 27 March.
Adapted from the light novel “Sword Art Online Progressive” by Reki Kawahara, the movie will illustrate events in the first floor of Aincrad, notably Kirito becoming the Black Swordsman, as well as stories not told in the original Aincrad Arc.
Inori Minase made a surprise appearance during the presentation, and was then announced to be playing an original character of Mito.
It was also made known that “Sword Art Online Film Orchestra Concert 2021” will be held in Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka and Aichi from July to September. The orchestral arrangement of the music of the work will be performed under the supervision of Yuki Kajiura.
Original Work: Reki Kawahara
Original Character Design: abec
Direction: Ayako Kawano
Character Design: Kento Toya
Action Direction: Yasuyuki Kai
Music: Yuki Kajiura
Animation: A-1 Pictures
Kirito: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Asuna: Haruka Tomatsu
Mito: Inori Minase
Source: Comic Natalie
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