"Accel World: Infinite Burst" Listed For July Theatrical Screening

Advanced ticket sales featuring bonus clearfile reportedly launching February 27th

Last October, 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 anime, set to feature the principal staff and cast from the 2012 TV anime adaptation. An early listing runnning on Japanese anime blogs now has the production screening in 24 Japanese theaters on July 23, with advance ticket sales featuring bonus clearfile reportedly launching February 27th.

 

 

In November, the project was updated with news that new unit KOTOKO x ALTIMA will be providing theme song  "PLASMIC FIRE."


ALTIMA originally consisted of rapper motsu (former m.o.v.e), singer Maon Kurosaki, and producer sat (flipSide). The unit provided the 2nd OP song for the 1st Accel World TV anime in 2014, "Burst The Gravity," while KOTOKO sang the 1st ED "→unfinished→." The new lineup adding KOTOKO was revealed at the Animax Music 2015 event held at Yokohama Arena on November 21, and the new theme song was also performed at the event for the first time.

  

 

The project is described

[STORY]


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.



[STAFF]

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

[CAST]
KUROYUKIHIME/Sachika Misawa
Haruyuki/Yuki Kaji
Chiyuri/Aki Toyosaki
Takumu/Shintaro Asanuma

 

via Yaraon 


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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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