Aniplex USA Posts Video Interview with Sword Art Online's Reki Kawahara

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Creator discusses series' popularity, cosplay before visit to Seattle this month

Aniplex of America began streaming a five-minute video interview with Sword Art Online and Accel World creator Reki Kawahara on Friday. Kawahara will be attending Sakura-Con in Seattle on March 29-31. In the interview, Kawahara discusses the popularity of Sword Art Online outside of Japan, what he is looking forward to during his visit to Seattle, and he also commented on some pictures of North American cosplayers. The interviewer mentions the show's simulcast in the U.S., and noted that the series is "approaching 10 million views."

Kawahara's Sakura-Con appearance will mark his first trip to North America.

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