Following an announcement at a special event for the franchise from Sword art onlineThe animated project has been confirmed to be from Sword Art Online: Progressive It will be a feature film called Sword Art Online: Progressive Hoshi Naki Yoru no Aria. This film has its premiere in 2021 and its production will be in charge of A-1 Pictures Studios.

A new image for the film was also revealed.

Production team

  • The film is directed by Ayako kawano (High School Fleet, Nanatsu no Taizai: Prisoners of Heaven) in studies A-1 pictures.
  • Kento Toya (Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of the Underworld) will be responsible for the character design.
  • Yuki Kajiura will be responsible for composing the soundtrack.


  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito
  • Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna

Kawahara and Abec began publishing the light novels through the publishing label in October 2012 Dengeki Bunko from the publisher Kadokawa. The publisher released the sixth volume in May 2018 and it is still in the process of being published.

A manga adaptation by Kiseki Himura it was published in the magazine Dengeki Gs magazine from Kadokawa-Verlag from June 2013 to February 2018 with a total of seven published compilation volumes.

Sword Art Online: Progressive Synopsis

“This game is impossible to finish. It just consists of 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 the lives of more than 2,000 people. Now is the day of the strategy meeting to fight the boss on the first floor.

Lone player Kirito has decided to get stronger and finds a rare female 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 explore in detail absolutely everything that you experienced in Sword Art Online!

Source: Aniplex (Thumbnail of the advertisement)

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