Aniplex confirmed today that the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray of Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale comes with a newly-written novel Sword Art Online: Cordial Code by the original novel author Reki Kawahara. The sequel story is set eight days after the "Ordinal Scale" incident told in the film. Hit the jump for more details.
If you've been following Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization's Abyss of the Shrine Maiden expansion, you can go ahead and grab the second of three parts. Chapter II: Tuner of Causality is available today on PS4 and PS Vita in the west, and you can check out a handful of screens after the jump.
The new August character rankings in anime magazine Newtype are fairly similar to July's. However, there is a key difference. Sword Art Online has largely kept its spots. Attack on Titan, not so much. Those have fallen to newcomer, Re:Creators. See how things shook out after the jump.
Accel World VS Sword Art Online launched on PS4 and PS Vita in the west on Friday, so you may be playing it as I post this! Whether you're already digging in or not, Bandai Namco and Sony celebrated the weekend release with a new launch trailer, so check out the final preview after the jump.
Japan continues to show its love for Wonder Woman -- and this time, some anime legends are in the mix! Artists from Patlabor, Sword Art Online, and Kill la Kill are offering up their spins on the mighty Amazon, as is Takara Tomy's fashion doll Licca. Take a peek after the jump!
Aniplex's official online store Aniplex+ today starts accepting pre-orders for a 1/8 scale pre-painted PVC & ABS figure of Asuna wearing her original costume in the Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale film released in February 2017. Check out the details of the new Asuna figure after the jump!
Summer event season is just about to arrive and figure maker/distributor Good Smile Company is prepared! They've now previewed their line-up of special goods that will be making the rounds. It's all headed to Japan's major figure event, Wonder Festival, July 30th in Chiba. Then, it gets confusing. Some will be offered in the US at Anime Expo. Most, but not all will be at their online shop. You can get the details after the jump.
It's Father's Day, so it's time for an Anime's Best Dad poll. Japanese fans were asked which anime guys would become great dads someday. Check out their responses after the jump!
For one day at least, Sword Art Online anime movie Ordinal Scale beat Pirates Of The Caribbean - The Revenge Of Salazar (aka Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) in the Italian box office. Pirates is actually working on its fourth week in the territory, and landed at #2 last weekend, between The Mummy (debut weekend) and Wonder Woman (second week).