News Sword Art Online II's 1st Promo, Main Cast, Staff Revealed
posted on 2013-12-31 13:40 EST
Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web began streaming the first promotional video for the new Sword Art Online II television anime on Tuesday. Aniplex of America is streaming the same trailer on its official YouTube channel.
The official Sword Art Online website announced the main cast and staff on Tuesday. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka will reprise his role as the main protagonist Kirito from the Sword Art Online anime series. Miyuki Sawashiro will also reprise her role as Shinon from the Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment PSP video game.
Tomohiko Ito will again direct the series at A-1 Pictures, and Shingo Adachi will again adapt abec's original character designs for animation.
Sword Art Online II will launch in 2014. The announcement was made during Tuesday's premiere of the Sword Art Online Extra Edition special and on the franchise's updated website. The website gives the new arc the subtitle "Phantom Bullet." More details will be announced on the site at a later date.