The Official Twitter Account of Sword Art Online has released a new trailer of the movie “Sword Art Online: Progressive Aria of the Starless Nights”. The film is scheduled to release in 2021.
“Sword Art Online:Progressive Aria of Starless Night” is scheduled to release on 30th October in Japan. The worldwide release date has not been announced yet.
The film depicts the story of the encounter between Kirito and Asuna, covering the events on Aincrad’s first floor, in particular Asuna’s initial struggle to cope with the realities of her new world.
The movie is a retelling of the story from Asuna’s and Kirito’s point of view. The author wanted a modern reboot of the series therefore he wrote the Sword Art Online Progressive Novels.
Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night is an upcoming 2021 Japanese animated science fiction,action, adventure film based on the Sword Art Online: Progressive light novels written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec, which serve as an expanded retelling of the Sword Art Online storyline. The film is produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Ayako Kōno, while featuring character designs by Kento Toya and music by Yuki Kajiura. This is the second film after Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale of the Sword Art Online series.
“Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night” theme song titled ‘Yuke’ will be sung by LiSa and composed by Ayase.
“There’s no way to beat this game. The only difference is when and where you die…”
One month has passed since Akihiko Kayaba’s deadly game began, and the body count continues to rise. Two thousand players are already dead.
Kirito and Asuna are two very different people, but they both desire to fight alone. Nonetheless, they find themselves drawn together to face challenges from both within and without. Given that the entire virtual world they now live in has been created as a deathtrap, the surviving players of Sword Art Online are starting to get desperate, and desperation makes them dangerous to loners like Kirito and Asuna. As it becomes clear that solitude equals suicide, will the two be able to overcome their differences to find the strength to believe in each other, and in so doing survive?
Sword Art Online: Progressive is a new version of the Sword Art Online tale that starts at the beginning of Kirito and Asuna’s epic adventure—on the very first level of the deadly world of Aincrad!
Synopsis Source: MyAnimeList