Asuna's Lambent Light rapier from Sword Art Online has been picked to be the first weapon in a new line of mini-replicas. The 15cm zinc diecast launches the Eternal Masterpiece line in April with a Tales of Destiny weapon teased as the follow-up. Get a look after the jump.
As we head into 2014, the pace of Sword Art Online figure releases is showing no sign of slowing. Three have recently been added to the schedule including Asuna as a newlywed (note the ring), Asuna as Titania, and Suguha Kirigaya as herself. Get a look after the jump.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment has plenty of new action in store for fans of the series, as players control Kirito and dive into the previously unexplored Hollow Area of the reborn Aincrad. It also now has a date, with a Japanese PS Vita release set for April 24, 2014. More after the jump.
Otaku home decor outfitter Curtain Damashii is still going strong. After adding new Fate/zero, Madoka Magica and Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS designs this fall, they are now introducing sets based on Sword Art Online, and of course the ubiquitous Kan Colle this month. Get a look after the jump.
In this week's #OtakuTuesdays, Richie Branson imagines what things would be like if Kirito were a rapper trapped in Sword Art Online. Get a look at the second in his new round of tribute after the jump.
Finally, a scale figure of Sword Art Online's Silica is on the way. You can thank FREEing for introducing someone to keep all those Asuna and Leefa figures company. The 1/8th scale, 21cm Keiko Ayano is due in April for 9,000yen. Get a look after the jump.
Looks like scantily clad Asuna doesn't fly in Taiwan. The digital television network operated by China Television (CTV) opted to do bit of a touch up on Sword Art Online episode 10 to conform to local standards. Get a look after the jump. Get a look after the jump.
Kotobukiya's latest Sword Art Online figure is a 1/8th scale "Fairy Dance" Leafa. Measuring an impressive 24cm with base, the figure hits in April 2014 for 9,200yen. Get a look after the jump.
The Miyazawa Model Expo has brought out a whole host of lovely figures, among them a new Asuna from Plum. Get a peek at the picture, plus some goodies from Medaka Box and Panty and Stocking, after the jump.
With launch of a site and Twitter account, Sword Art Online fone has begun looking for users to install as beta version of Aincrad on their Android device. While it's a global outreach, as Kayaba Akihiko explains in his message, the game/interface beta is mainly for beta testers from Japan and Singapore. More after the jump
Been drooling over those upcoming Attack on Titan figures by Good Smile and Max Factory but can't afford them? After the jump you can get a look at their less expensive brethren, including Mikasa and one very cool Card Captor Sakura (and one super cool set of AoT chopsticks), via the 34th Prize Figure Fair.
Aniplex has announced during Anime Festival Asia in Singapore that the forthcoming Sword Art Online Extra Edition New Year's special will now be simulcast worldwide and Crunchyroll users will be able to join the rest of the world watching the special. Hit the jump for all of the details!
Leafa has a long way to go to catch up with Sword Art Online's Asuna in figure count, but Penguin Parade is doing their part with a scale figure scheduled for April 2014. The 1/8th scale will be joined by wave of super deformed mini-figures. Get a look after the jump.