Plans have been announced to release light novel inspired RPG Sword Art Online:Hollow Realization in Japan on October 27th. Limited and standard editions for PlayStation 4 and Vita have been priced. Get a look after the jump.
If you remember back to America's Thanksgiving holiday,character goods maker Broccoli launched nicely timed pre-orders for Sword Art Online Asuna - Cooking ver. figure. That's finally getting its release next month, so, it's time for their next figure. Ready to sun herself this summer is Keiko "Silica" Ayano. Get a look after the jump.
This week, the billingual site for 2017's Sword Art Online - Ordinal Scale was updated with a story prologue. TV anime director Tomohiko Ito and character designer Shingo Adachi are set to reunite for an anime movie with story by series light novel author Reki Kawahara, set after the Mother's Rosario arc that wrapped up the second season. Get a look after the jump.
This weekend, artist Bunbun (Yuki Yuna original character design, Fire Girl, Fate/Grand Order), who may or may not be series illustrator abec (almost certainly is) was busy retweeting the cover art for the new Sword Art Online novel 17. Previously noted, Leafa and Sinon are back in the spotlight. Left out however are a pair of girls who have long been asking for more deban (screen-time)! Still, failure hasn't killed their dreams.
An early listing purports to show plans for an upcoming Sword Art Online - Clover's Regret light novel, written by 2000 Dengeki Novel Gold Prize winner Soichiro Watase (Onmyo no Miyako, Parasite Moon, Sora no Kane no Hibiku Hoshi de se, Rinkan no Madoshi). Hints of a curious detective pursuing a SAO mystery has fans speculating that it might involve information broker background character Argo.
Distressed by the increasingly lengthy titles of popular light novels, Japanese media website CUPO conducted a survey of all of the light novels published in Japan from April of 2015 until March of 2016 to determine which light novel deserves the honor of possessing the "Longest Light Novel Title of 2015". Hit the jump to learn more.