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Sword Art Online: Alicization Anime's 3rd Promo Video Previews New Opening Theme

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New key visual also revealed for anime's new arc

The official Twitter account for the Sword Art Online anime franchise began streaming a promotional video on Sunday for the Sword Art Online: Alicization television anime series. The video previews ASCA's opening theme song "Resister," which will premiere in the show on January 12. ReoNa will perform the new ending theme song "Forget-me-not."

The Twitter account also revealed a new key visual for the show's second cours (second quarter of a year) and new arc.

Sword Art Online: Alicization premiered in Japan on October 6 and is streaming on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and FunimationNow. The series is adapting the entire "Alicization Arc" of Reki Kawahara's original novels and will air for four cours, or four quarters of a year.

Manabu Ono (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Saki, The Asterisk War) is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures. Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale animation directors Gou Suzuki and Tomoya Nishiguchi are joining Shingo Adachi for the character designs. Yuki Kajiura is returning to compose the music.

Sources: Sword Art Online anime's Twitter account (link 2), Comic Natalie

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