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Ticket Sales Open For Sword Art Onine the Movie -Ordinal Scale- Dub’s Theatrical Run

Dub fans, now it’s your turn to check out the world of Ordinal Scale!

Earlier today, Aniplex of America revealed that they opened ticket sales for Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale-‘s dubbed theatrical release. Tickets are available on the film’s website, with screenings slated to begin on April 22.

The English dub will make its official debut at Anime Boston 2017. After the premiere screening, voice actors Cherami Leigh (Asuna), Michelle Ruff (Sinon), and Patrick Seitz (Agil) will take the stage for a live Q & A Session.

Sword Art Online The Movie -Ordinal Scale-‘s subtitled version opened in North American theaters on March 9.

Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale- was first unveiled at the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival on October 4, 2015. Tomohiko Ito directed the feature at A-1 Pictures, with character designs by Shingo Adachi. Series creator Reki Kawahara penned the film’s story.

The confirmed dub cast includes:

  • Kirito / Kazuto Kirigaya: Bryce Papenbrook
  • Asuna / Asuna Yuuki: Cherami Leigh
  • Yui: Stephanie Sheh
  • Leafa / Suguha Kirigaya: Cassandra Lee Morris
  • Silica / Keiko Ayano: Christine Marie Cabanos
  • Lisbeth / Rika Shinozaki: Sarah Anne Williams
  • Sinon / Shino Asada: Michelle Ruff
  • Klein: Kirk Thornton
  • Agil: Patrick Seitz
  • Seijirou Kikuoka: Matt Mercer
  • Akihiko Kayaba: Marc Diraison
  • Yuna / Yuuna Shigemura: Ryan Bartley
  • Eiji / Eiji Nochizawa: Chris Patton
  • Tetsuhiro Shigemura: Taylor Henry

Alex von David is directing the adaptation and writing the script.

Aniplex of America describes the movie as:

It’s just a game,or so I thought..
A brand new story written by original author, Reki Kawahara!! People everywhere were enjoying a new game called Ordinal Scale, an ARMMORPG developed exclusively for the Augma, a new wearable console designed for AR (augmented reality) gaming. But, the players had no idea that a nightmare from the virtual world was starting to spread into reality!! As his fellow players find themselves in danger, the hero is called upon once again.

Source: Aniplex of America (Press Release)

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