North American "Sword Art Online" Home Video And Toonami Plans Announced

Four-part Blu-ray/DVD release listed for August through November

Aniplex has confirmed the early listings for a four-part Sword Art Online home video releas. The plans have the four English subtitled/English dubbed Blu-ray sets selling for $112.98 each and the four DVDs at $49.98, dated for monthly release August through November.

 

Aniplex also announced at Anime Boston the series will be airing on Cartoon Network's Toonami block starting in August. 

 

Sword Art Online Blu-ray Box Set I: Aincrad Part 1 (http://www.swordart-onlineusa.com/package/bluray01.html)

 

Release Date: 08/13/13

SRP $112.98
Retail Price $89.98
Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Subtitles: English and Spanish (* OP/ED themes and Bonus English subtitles only)

Episodes: Episodes 1-7
Number of Disc: 3 Discs (2 BD discs + 1 CD)
Total Run Time: approx. 175 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content
★ Audio Commentary by Creators and Japanese Cast
★ Special Animation “Sword Art Offline” (English subtitles)
★ Original Web Previews
★ Trailer
★ 1st Season Textless Opening

Bonus Materials & Special Package
★ Original Soundtrack CD1
★ 16-page Deluxe Booklet
★ Illustration Pin-ups
★ Exclusive Collectible Card
★ Rigid Box illustrated by abec (Original Character Design)
★ Clear BD Cases with 2-sided Japanese Cover Design

*Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

 

Sword Art Online Blu-ray Box Set II: Aincrad Part 2 (http://www.swordart-onlineusa.com/package/bluray02.html)

 

Release Date: 09/17/13

SRP $112.98
Retail Price $89.98
Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Subtitles: English and Spanish (* OP/ED themes and Bonus English subtitles only)

Episodes: Episodes 8-14
Number of Disc: 3 Discs (2 BD discs + 1 CD)
Total Run Time: approx. 175 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content
★ Audio Commentary by Creators and Japanese Cast
★ Special Animation “Sword Art Offline” (English subtitled)
★ Original Web Previews
★ 1st Season Textless Ending

Bonus Materials & Special Package
★ Bonus DVD: Staff Interview
★ 16-page Deluxe Booklet
★ Illustration Pin-ups
★ Exclusive Collectible Card
★ Rigid Box illustrated by abec (Original Character Design)
★ Clear BD Cases with 2-sided Japanese Cover Design

*Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

 

Sword Art Online Blu-ray Box III: Fairy Dance Part 1 (http://www.swordart-onlineusa.com/package/bluray03.html)

 

Release Date: 10/15/13

SRP $112.98
Retail Price $89.98
Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Subtitles: English and Spanish (* OP/ED themes and Bonus English subtitles only)

Episodes: Episodes 15-19
Number of Disc: 3 Discs (2 BD discs + 1 CD)
Total Run Time: approx. 125 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content
★ Audio Commentary by Creators and Japanese Cast
★ Special Animation “Sword Art Offline” (English subtitled)
★ Original Web Previews
★ 2nd Season Textless Opening

Bonus Materials & Special Package
★ Original Soundtrack CD2
★ 16-page Deluxe Booklet
★ Illustration Pin-ups
★ Exclusive Collectible Card
★ Rigid Box illustrated by abec (Original Character Design)
★ Clear BD Cases with 2-sided Japanese Cover Design

*Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

 

Sword Art Online Blu-ray Set IV: Fairy Dance 2 (http://www.swordart-onlineusa.com/package/bluray04.html)

 

Release Date: 11/19/13

SRP $112.98
Retail Price $89.98
Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Subtitles: English and Spanish (* OP/ED themes and Bonus English subtitles only)

Episodes: Episodes 20-25
Number of Disc: 3 Discs (2 BD discs + 1 CD)
Total Run Time: approx. 150 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content
★ Audio Commentary by Creators and Japanese Cast
★ Special Animation “Sword Art Offline” (English subtitled)
★ Original Web Previews
★ 2nd Season Textless Ending

Bonus Materials & Special Package
★ Bonus DVD: English Cast Interview
★ 16-page Deluxe Booklet
★ Illustration Pin-ups
★ Exclusive Collectible Card
★ Rigid Box illustrated by abec (Original Character Design)
★ Clear BD Cases with 2-sided Japanese Cover Design
★ Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

*Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

Sword Art Online DVD Volume 1: Aincrad Part 1 (http://www.swordart-onlineusa.com/package/index.html)

 

Release Date: 08/13/13

SRP $49.98
Retail Price $39.98
Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles: English and Spanish (* OP/ED themes and Bonus English subtitles only)

Episodes: Episodes 1-7
Number of Disc: 2 DVD discs
Total Run Time: approx. 175 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content
★ Trailer
★ 1st Season Textless Opening

Bonus Materials & Special Package
★ Mini Pin-up Poster
★ O-Sleeve
★ Clear 3-disc DVD Cases with 2-sided wrap

*Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

Sword Art Online DVD Volume 2: Aincrad Part 2 (http://www.swordart-onlineusa.com/package/index02.html)

 

Release Date: 09/17/13

SRP $49.98
Retail Price $39.98
Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles: English and Spanish (* OP/ED themes and Bonus English subtitles only)

Episodes: Episodes 8-14
Number of Disc: 2 DVD discs
Total Run Time: approx. 175 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content
★ 1st Season Textless Ending

Bonus Materials & Special Package
★ Mini Pin-up Poster
★ O-Sleeve
★ Clear 3-disc DVD Cases with 2-sided wrap

*Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

Sword Art Online DVD Volume 3: Fairy Dance Part 1 (http://www.swordart-onlineusa.com/package/index03.html)

 

Release Date: 10/15/13

SRP $49.98
Retail Price $39.98
Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles: English and Spanish (* OP/ED themes and Bonus English subtitles only)

Episodes: Episodes 15-19
Number of Disc: 2 DVD discs
Total Run Time: approx. 125 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content
★ 2nd Season Textless Opening

Bonus Materials & Special Package
★ Mini Pin-up Poster
★ O-Sleeve
★ Clear 3-disc DVD Cases with 2-sided wrap

*Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

Sword Art Online DVD Volume 4: Fairy Dance 2 (http://www.swordart-onlineusa.com/package/index04.html)

 

Release Date: 11/19/13

SRP Retail Price Spoken Languages: Aspect ratio: Audio: Subtitles:

Episodes: Number of Disc: Total Run Time: Rating:

SRP $49.98
Retail Price $39.98
Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
Aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles: English and Spanish (* OP/ED themes and Bonus English subtitles only)

Episodes: Episodes 20-25
Number of Disc: 2 DVD discs
Total Run Time: approx. 125 min.
Rating: 13 UP

Bonus Content 
★ 2nd Season Textless Opening

Bonus Materials & Special Package
★ Mini Pin-up Poster
★ O-Sleeve
★ Clear 3-disc DVD Cases with 2-sided wrap

*Bonus Contents & Materials Subject to Change

 

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