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Accel World: Infinite Burst Film Slated for July 23

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film with original story, characters by Reki Kawahara opens in 24 theaters

The 48th volume of Kadokawa's Dengeki Bunko Magazine is revealing on Wednesday that the Accel World: Infinite Burst anime will be a film opening in Tokyo's Shinjuku Piccadilly and 23 other theaters in Japan on July 23.

The official website for the Accel World franchise previously streamed a promotional video for the anime film.

Original light novel series author Reki Kawahara (Sword Art Online) is writing the story for the original new anime, and it will add new characters.

The returning staff and cast include:

Original Creator: Reki Kawahara
Original Novel Illustrations: HIMA
Director: Masakazu Obara
Character Design/Animation Director: Yukiko Aikei
Duel Avatar Design/Action Director: Yousuke Kabashima
Animation Production: Sunrise

Sachika Misawa as Kuroyukihime
Yūki Kaji as Haruyuki
Aki Toyosaki as Chiyuri
Shintarō Asanuma as Takumu

Kadokawa published the 19th volume of the light novel series last October. Yen Press is publishing the light novel series in English, and shipped the fifth volume last November. Yen Press also publishes the manga adaptation by Hiroyuki Aigamo, and shipped the sixth volume in January. The 24-episode television anime adaptation premiered in 2012, and Viz Media streamed the series on Hulu as it aired in Japan. Viz Media released the series on DVD and Blu-ray in 2013.

[Via Otakomu]

This article has a follow-up: Accel World: Infinite Burst Key Visual Posted (2016-02-09 13:20)
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