Author Reki Kawahara to Write Story for New "Accel World" Anime

Principal staff and cast from 2012 anime return

This week's Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival presented news that Reki Kawahara, author of the 2009 gaming inspired light novel series Accel World (as well as Sword Art Online), will be writing a new story for upcoming anime production Accel World: Infinite Burst. Principal staff and cast from the 2012 TV anime adaptation of the series will be returning. 


The project is described


In many aspects of life are carried out on a virtual network.
No matter how advanced the time becomes,however,bullying never disappears.
Haruyuki is one of the bullied students.
However, one day he is contacted by Kuroyukihime,the most famous person in the school.
"Wouldn't you like to 'accelerate' and go further ahead,boy?"
Haruyuki is introduced to the "Accel World",and decides to fight as Kuroyukihime's knight.


Original: Reki Kawahara
Original Illustration: HIMA

Director/Masakazu Ohara
Series Composition/Hiroyuki Yoshino

Character Design/Animation Director: Yukiko Aikei
Duel Avatar Design/Action Director: Yousuke Kabashima

Animation Production/SUNRISE

Haruyuki/Yuki Kaji
Chiyuri/Aki Toyosaki
Takumu/Shintaro Asanuma


 Volume 19 of the light novels will be released October 10th


A new Blu-ray set of the earlier anime, with the 24 episodes of the TV series, plus game-bundled OVA, is going to be released December 23rd at 36,000 yen plus tax.


Bonuses include

- HIMA illustrated storage box 
-special digipak (5DISC storage) 
, rewards CD3 
 "re acceleration BGM feat. Oshima Hiroyuki" 
 "re acceleration BGM feat.onoken" 
 "re acceleration BGM feat.MintJam" 
- Collection of previously released reference material


via Dengeki Online

Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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