A press release reported that the multimedia franchise was owned by Sword art online will have a special broadcast on the Japanese platform on August 27 at 9:00 p.m. Japanese time ABEMA. The transfer will involve the participation of Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito), Haruka Tomatsu (Asuna) and Inori minase (myth), so more information on the film is expected Sword Art Online: Progressive - Hoshi Naki Yoru no Aria (Sword Art Online: Progressive - Aria in the Starless Night).

Sword Art Online: Progressive - Hoshi Naki Yoru no Aria

The film is slated to premiere in Japanese cinemas in Japan on October 30th. Aside from that, Reki kawahara and Abec started with the publication of the light novels Sword Art Online: Progressive in October 2012 through the publisher's label Dengeki Bunko from the publisher Kadokawa. The publisher published the seventh volume on March 10th in Japan.


  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kazuto Kirigaya / Kirito.
  • Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna Yuuki / Asuna.
  • Inori minase as a myth, an original character.

Production team

  • The film will be directed by Ayako Kawano (High School Fleet, Nanatsu no Taizai: Prisoners of the Sky) during studies A-1 pictures.
  • Kento Toya (Nanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu, Nanbaka) will be responsible for character design.
  • Yuki kajiura will be responsible for composing the soundtrack.

Sword Art Online: Progressive Synopsis

“This game is impossible to finish. It is just waiting for the time and place where you will die ”. Kayaba Akihiko's deadly game has hosted thousands of players for a month. This VRMMO has already claimed more than 2,000 lives. Now is the day of the strategy meeting to battle the first floor boss. Lone player Kirito has decided to get stronger and finds a rare player on the front lines when he goes to the meeting scheduled for noon. She fought alone against mighty monsters and was like a meteor cutting through the night sky. Get ready to discover in detail everything that was lived in Sword Art Online!

Source: Official Twitter account

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