Following the initial announcement at Sakura Con, Aniplex of America Inc. filled in some details for their release plans for Sword Art Online II. The series will be released in 4 volumes per format in Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Sets and Standard Edition Blu-rays and DVDs. The First Volume will be available on June 30th. Release date and information about the other volumes will be announced on a later date.
After previewing the 1/7th scake Yuki figure, scheduled to be released this summer, Dengeki Hobby Magazine is back with another look at Genco's 2015 Sword Art Online statuette plans. No date yet beyond a vague 2015 has been announced for ALO versions of Asuna and Leafa pole dancing on beach umbrellas in a pair of 1/7th scale figures. Get a look after the jump.
Namco amusement is running a Sword Art Online amusement campaign with branded umaibou tasty sticks and B1 sized tapestry crane games, along with bonus clearfiles, bonus GGO DLC codes for the Lost Song PS3/Vita game, and bonuses for the Code Register smartphone game. After a super creepy "Fairy Dance" promo, they're back with a second, goofing on "Mother's Rosario." Get a look after the jump.
Namco Bandai has posted a special Silica, Lisbeth, and Sinon chapter web commercial for PlayStation 3/Vita game Sword Art Online: Lost Song. Silica voice actress Rina Hidaka also appeared today on a NicoNico webcast with game and anime theme song performer Luna Haruna and Eir Aoi, which Dengeki Online promoted with a post of more event CG from Kirito's quality time with the ladies. Get a look after the jump.
Starting this weekend and running over the next month, Namco amusement is running a Sword Art Online amusement campaign with branded umaibou tasty stick and tapestry crane games, along with bonus clearfiles. And, to promote it all, there's an umaibou-redesigned parody of the most divisive bit of the second half of the first anime.
Genco, makers of the GGO Kirito snuggle sheets, are back with new Kazuto Kirigaya bed covering, coming to the AnimeJapan 2015 tradeshow this weekend. The item will be offered along with Asuna x Yuki towels and water proof clear posters and more. Check them out after the jump.
At last weekend's Dengeki Festival, kigurumi Kirito made his horrific mascot suited return to introduce the Sword Art Online: Lost Song and God Eater 2: Rage Burst crossover, with DLC code for items and costumes offered in Dengeki PlayStation magazine's April 9 and 23 releases. Following the event, Bandai Namco has posted a new, extended look at the gameplay accompanied by a web commercial highlighting the inclusion of Yuuki as a playable character.
Last month, Aniplex of America announced that Sword Art Online II will be joining Toonami on March 28th. The programming block has now elaborated on those plans with the full line-up rolling on the date. Notably, this includes the return of Attack on Titan at the 3am slot. Get a look after the jump.