A new trailer for Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Kuraki Yūyami no Scherzo was released today. The new film is a sequel in the Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- anime film series. The trailer & new visual can be seen below.
The film will be directed by Ayako Kohno (The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky) under A-1 Pictures, while Kento Toya (Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld, The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments) will be returning to design the characters. Yuki Kajiura is returning to compose the music.
The film stars Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito) & Haruka Tomatsu (Asuna), & Shiori Izawa (Nanachi in Made in Abyss) as Argo “The Rat”.
It’s been just two months since they were trapped in the game of death that is Sword Art Online, and Kirito and Asuna continue their struggle at the vanguard of progress through the game. The fifth floor of Aincrad is a mazelike ruin, and the two dare to take pleasure in raiding it for the treasure it contains. Upon returning to the fourth floor, it’s time to do some questing on behalf of the Elf Lord Yofilis–but here begins Asuna’s discontent, for in doing so they will have to face her least favorite monster ever…
It was also announced that Eir Aoi will be singing the theme song, Shinzо̄ (Heart). The single will be released on September 7th. There will be an advanced screening for the film on August 24th at Shinjuku Wald 9.
Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Kuraki Yūyami no Scherzo will hit theaters in Japan on September 10th.