A new revelation by distribution enterprise Aniplex of America features a “Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale”?trailer. The footage shows some of the new characters added to the film. Not only that, but a preview of their characteristics and role in the film was also introduced. These new characters include Ordinal Scale’s idol Yuna, the mysterious swordsman Eiji and Brain Machine Interface researcher Dr. Shigemura.
The all new Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale is set to release in Japanese theaters on February 18, 2017. Following its Japan release is SAO?s US debut on March 9, 2017. According to the film?s official website, tickets are to be announced soon. SAO: Ordinal Scale tells the story of Kirito and Asuna, along with some of their friends playing a new online game called OS (Ordinal Scale). Unlike their previous game, the Ordinal Scale has an augmented reality feature.
Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale gameplay
Players will be ranked according to their achievements in the game. Those who thrive at the lower rank will have to fight the better ones with the disadvantage of few resources. The game?s twist came after Kirito and his company realized they are treading on the same situation as they did two years ago, when they played a different game, giving them a sense of deja vu.
Aniplex?s synopsis of the movie says ?A brand new story written by original author, Reki Kawahara!! People everywhere were enjoying a new game called Ordinal Scale, an ARMMORPG developed exclusively for the Augma, a new wearable console designed for AR (augmented reality) gaming. But, the players had no idea that a nightmare from the virtual world was starting to spread into reality!! As his fellow players find themselves in danger, the hero is called upon once again.?
The Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale voice cast includes Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito, Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna, Ayana Taketatsu as Leafa, Kanae It? as Yui, Rina Hidaka as Silica, Ayahi Takagaki as Lisbeth, Miyuki Sawashiro as Sinon, Hiroaki Hirata as Klein, Hiroki Yasumoto as Agil and K?ichi Yamadera as Akihiko Kayaba.
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