Earlier this month crossover game Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight was revealed for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, and now Dengeki Online is back with a handful of screens. You can see a quick look at Kuroyukihime from Accel World and an ALO-style Kirito from Sword Art Online, as well as Arita's avatar Silver Crow and Kuroyukihime's avatar Black Lotus in the pics after the jump.
Starting August, light novel publisher Dengeki treated fans to 2016 Super Thank You Fair. While much of this promotion was unavailable to international followers, overseas friends could appreciate the three-month special Dengeki Heroine Celebration, where rounds of four characters participated in the Dengeki Water Gun. October's wraps this up with a pair of anime stars, a soon-to-be anime star and a SAO character who you might not recognize.
Sword Art Online, a gaming sci-fi by Reki Kawahara set in the year 2022, and Accel World, a gaming sci-fi set in the year 2046, have met in 2011 prose story "Versus." Also, AW lead Black Lotus (Kuroyukihime) made an appearance in the game Sword Art Online: Lost Song. Now, announced at this weekend's Dengeki fall event, they're meeting again in game Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight. More after the jump.
On July 23rd, anime movie Accel World: Infinite Burst opened in Japan for a limited theatrical run. It was hyped as an original story, created with series (and Sword Art Online) author Reki Kawahara, and featuring singer/voice actress Chinatsu Akasaki (Re:Zero's Felt, Erased's Airi Katagiri) as original character Risa Tsukiori. Apparently this didn't really set the right expectations. More afrer the jump.
Comiket 90 is less than a month away, and with August 12-14's expansive event coming up fast, light novel publishers (and companies that license their IP for character goods), are busy preparing the kind of goods that will grab the attention of otaku in such a uniquely crowded field. So, of course, there's hug pillows! Check them out after the jump.
Leading into the July 23rd opening of its limited theatrical run, the first seven minutes of Accel World: Infinite Burst have been previewed on Nico Douga. The gaming inspired light novel series by Sword Art Online author Reki Kawahara was previously adapted into a 2012 TV anime. It returns this summer with a new story and singer/voice actress Chinatsu Akasaki (Re:Zero's Felt, Erased's Airi Katagiri) as original character Risa Tsukiori.