Inori Minase voices new character Mito in film according to revised retelling of original SAO series
The “Sword Art Online the film -Progressive- Aria of the Starless Night Past & Future” panel at Aniplex Online Fest 2021 revealed on Sunday the anime film will open in Japan on October 30. The panel also debuted a brand new primary visual:
The state British Twitter take into account the anime within the U.S. mentioned on Sunday that “more details concerning the U.S. release is going to be not far off!”
Participating theaters throughout Japan will start selling the 2nd batch of MoviTicke Cards bundled by having an A4-sized obvious file folder (both featuring the above mentioned visual). Additionally, fans can rather purchase the first “MoviTicke Digital Cards” that every function as a digital voucher, great for one admittance to a screening.
Inori Minase is voicing the brand new character Mito within the film.
Ayako Kawano (unit director on Black Butler: Book from the Atlantic, Senior High School Fleet, The Seven Deadly Sins the film: Prisoners from the Sky) is directing the show at A-1 Pictures, and Kento Toya (Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld, The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival from the Commandments) is designing the figures. Yasuyuki Kai is becoming action director, and Yuki Kajiura is coming back to write the background music.
Also coming back are Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito and Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna within the voice cast.
The anime is dependant on Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online: Progressive light novel series. The novel series launched this year like a revised retelling of Kawahara’s original Sword Art Online novels. The storyline depicts Kirito’s get a hearty the floating Aincrad castle right from the start, floor-by-floor. Yen Press is publishing the Sword Art Online: Progressive novel series in British, in addition to two manga adaptations.
Sources: Aniplex Online Fest 2021 livestream, Sword Art Online anime franchise’s website