Image via the English SAO Twitter account
The official Twitter account for Sword art online anime franchise announced tonight that the progressive film series, which is a retelling of the first arc of the franchise based on the light novels written by Reki Kawahara, gets another movie in 2022 with the subtitle “Scherzo of Deep Night” the name of the story from the 5th level of the series inside the fourth Sword Art Online Progressive let roman.
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– Anime Sword Art Online Official (@sao_anime) November 1, 2021
The first film, Sword Art Online The Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night, was released in Japan on Saturday and revealed the second film during a teaser at the end of the film, waiting until Monday to announce the news.
Yen Press publisher Sword Art Online Progressive light novels in English, where the company describes the fourth volume as such:
It’s only two months since they were caught in the game of death, Sword Art Online, and Kirito and Asuna continue their fight at the forefront of progress through the game. The fifth floor of Aincrad is a maze-like ruin, and the two dare to have the pleasure of plundering it to find the treasure it contains. When they return to the fourth floor, it’s time to do some searching on behalf of the elven lord Yofilis – but here begins Asuna’s dissatisfaction, because by doing so they will have to meet her least favorite monster ever …
Sword Art Online The Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night gets an international release starting on December 3rd in North America from Aniplex and Funimation, with Australia and New Zealand after December 9th and other countries later.
Source: Sword Art Online on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Japanese correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.