Sword Art Online Progressive Film Screening in December

“Sword Art Online the Movie – Progressive – Aria of a Starless Night” will be released in theaters and IMAX in December for fans to further swoon over Kirito and Asuna’s relationship.

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Following the Sword Art Online anime series, Aria of a Starless Night tells the story from Asuna’s point of view. We get an insight into how our badass heroine fought her battles before eternally linking up with Kirito.

The upcoming film’s first trailer gave a sneak peek into what’s in store and we also get to know Misumi Tozawa.

Misumi is Asuna’s classmate who introduces her to the virtual MMORPG. Going by the name of Mito, she promises to protect Asuna after the game starts killing its players.

Sword Art Online Progressive Film Screening in December
Sword Art Online | Source: Crunchyroll

Featuring a returning cast, “Sword Art Online the Movie – Progressive – Aria of a Starless Night” includes Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito, with the latest addition of Inori Minase as Mito.

Funimation has announced that the highly awaited SAO film will have a limited international theatrical release.

The film will be in cinemas across the United States and Canada on December 3 and released in Australia and New Zealand on December 9 of this year. Accompanying this announcement is a brand new striking trailer.

The official Twitter account for Sword Art Online has also confirmed the release and has given further details about the pre-booking of tickets.

This winter, get ready for “Sword Art Online the Movie – Progressive – Aria of a Starless Night” to take you on an emotional rollercoaster with our two fierce protagonists.

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About Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by Abec.

The series occurs in the near future and focuses on the protagonist “Kirito” Kirigaya Kazuto and Asuna Yuuki as they play through various virtual reality MMORPG worlds.

At the launch of the game, 10,000 people had connected themselves to the virtual reality of Sword Art Online. The plot takes a twist when people realize that they can’t quit the game.

Protagonist Kirito, a pro gamer and was present for the beta launch of SAO, starts planning to clear levels as soon as possible. Throughout his quest to finish the game, he meets many friends and also a love interest, Asuna.

The plot and the whole premise of the show are remarkably unique and quite believable in some futuristic sense.


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