On the official Twitter account for the series Sword Art Online, it was confirmed that the platform Crunchyroll will air the second part of the anime Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld, from its release date in Japan, on July 11.

In fact, the platform had already confirmed this distribution since March, however, the series premiere was postponed in Japan due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on production.

The Serie Sword Art Online: Alicization is the adaptation of the "Arc Alicization" from the light novel series of Reki Kawahara to be issued for a total of four arches. "War of Underworld" will consist of 23 episodes, the first 12 being broadcast in the first part released in October 2019.

For his part, Reki Kawahara began publishing the novels independently in 2002, and subsequently published it through the publisher. Kadokawa in April 2009, counting to date with 23 volumes. The franchise is one of the most successful light novel series in Japan, considered the light novel of the decade by fans.

Production team

Manabu Ono is in charge of directing the anime in the studio A-1 Pictures. The character design is in charge of Shingo Adachi, Gou Suzuki and Tomoya Nishiguchi. Yuki Kajiura he returns to compose the soundtrack.

Synopsis of Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld

Kirito suddenly awakens in a vast and fantastic forest full of towering trees. In his search for clues that indicate where he is, he meets a boy who seems to know him. It seems to be a simple NPC, but its conversation and depth show that it could be a human. As they search together for the boy's parents, a memory begins to echo in his head, a memory from his own childhood, where this boy and another girl appear, who also has golden hair and a name that he should never have forgotten: Alice.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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