Sword Art Online is one of the largest anime franchises, and the IP helped propel the isekai genre to new heights when it debuted. It may be hard to believe, but this year marks the show’s tenth anniversary. That means Kirito and Asuna have a lot to celebrate, so the studio behind Sword Art Online just released a cute poster celebrating the release.
As you can see below, the colorful poster highlights our heroes from the anime. From Sinon to Eugeo and Leafa, the whole gang is here with Kirito leading the pack. Of course, he’s joined by Asuna on the left, and the gang is armed to the teeth as they prepare for a new adventure.
sure, Sword Art Online planned its big anniversary carefully, so the franchise has several things on the horizon worth celebrating. The IP will host a special anniversary event featuring several stars of the anime this fall, and that’s not all. So when September rolls around, the anime’s latest film will be released in Japan Sword Art Online Progressive: Scherzo of a Dark Dusk is on everyone’s lips. The film will act as a sequel to the anime’s final film in October 2021, covering the first part of the light novels “Progressive”.
For those who don’t know sword art online, The anime debuted in July 2012 and its original series was met with overwhelming praise. The Isekai title borrowed from the growing world of virtual reality to create an immersive fantasy story. Finally, the series follows Kirito as he gets trapped in a video game with thousands of others, where a death in the game would spell their end in real life. After meeting Asuna and a few other allies, Kirito must use his talent to free everyone from Aincrad, but his first foray into VR starts a chain of events no one saw coming.
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If you want to know more about it sword art online, You can check out the current seasons on Crunchyroll. The official synopsis of the series can be read below for those who want to know more:
“In 2022, gamers will rejoice as Sword Art Online – a VRMMORPG (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) like no other – debuts and allows players to take full advantage of the ultimate in gaming technology: NerveGear, a system which allows users to be fully immersed in a totally realistic gaming experience. But when the game goes live, players’ excitement quickly turns to horror as they realize that despite all its amazing features, SAO is missing one of the most fundamental features of any MMORPG – a logout button Now trapped in the virtual world of Aincrad, their bodies held captive by NerveGear in the real world, users are presented with a terrifying ultimatum: conquer all hundred floors of Aincrad to regain your freedom in the warped world of SAO, “Game Over” means certain death – both virtual and real…”
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