News Eir Aoi Returns to Perform Sword Art Online II Opening Theme
posted on 2014-04-18 12:56 EDT
The official Twitter account for the Sword Art Online II anime announced on Friday that Eir Aoi will be returning to perform the series' opening theme song. Aoi previously performed the theme song "Niji no Oto" for Sword Art Online: Extra Edition and the second opening "Innocence" for Sword Art Online.
The series will premiere in July. 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 Sinon 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. The series will adapt volumes five and six from Reki Kawahara's original novel series.
Aoi is also known for the opening theme song "Sirius" for Kill la Kill, as well as themes for Gundam Age and Fate/Zero.