The highly anticipated TV anime third season is set to premiere in October 2018
Aniplex announced today on August 10 that world premiere screenings for Sword Art Online: Alicization, the upcoming third TV anime adaptation of Reki Kawahara's sci-fi adventure light novel series Sword Art Online, are set to be held in seven countries in the world: Japan, USA, Australia, France, Germany, Russia, and Korea. It is also confirmed that the first episode will be a one-hour long special.
As its first, the Japan premiere will be held at Tokyo International Forum Hall C twice at 12:00 and 15:30 on September 15, 2018 (JST). The anime's three main voice cast: Yoshitugu Matsuoka (Kirito/Kazuto Kirigaya), Haruka Tomatsu (Asuna/Asuna Yuuki), and Ai Kayano (Alice) will join for stage greeting. Advance sale for the 4,000-yen tickets will be held at ePlus from today to August 19. Schedule for other six countries will be announced at a later date. All visitors in the seven countries will receive a same illustrated colored paper as a bonus.
In Japan, Sword Art Online: Alicization is set to premiere on TOKYO MX, BS11, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV,
MBS, TV Aichi, and AbemaTV in October 2018.
Source: Aniplex press release
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