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Aniplex Streams English-Subbed Sword Art Online Movie Teaser


Kirito’s taking his adventures to a new frontier on the silver screen!

Over the weekend, Aniplex of America started streaming an English-subtitled trailer for the upcoming Sword Art Online movie. The 90-second teaser is identical to the announcement trailer that hit last week.

The Sword Art Online movie was first unveiled at the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival on October 4. Tomohiko Itō is directing the feature at A-1 Pictures, with character designs by Shingo Adachi. Series creator Reki Kawahara is penning the film’s story.

Aniplex of America currently holds the rights to the Sword Art Online TV series in North America, as well as sequel Sword Art Online II and the Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION theatrical film.

Sword Art Online is available streaming in its entirety on Crunchyroll.

Source: Sword Art Online Website

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