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Sword Art Online Alicization

Fall 2018 Winter 2019
Also Known As:
ソードアート・オンライン・アリゼーション (Japanese)

7 October 2018, 00:00 (JST)

Introduction

“Where… Am I?”

When Kirito wakes up, he finds himself in a magnificent fantasy like world for some reason. He only has vague memories from the time before he logged in and starts wandering around this world to find clues. When he arrives at some ginormous black trees called Gigas Cedar, he meets a boy.

“My name is Eugeo. Nice to meet you, Kirito-kun.”

The boy turns out to be a person of this virtual world, an NPC, but he carries the warm emotions of a human being. While looking for a way to log out of this world, the friendship between Kirito and Eugeo deepens. Then Kirito starts to remember something. It is a memory from his early childhood, how he and Eugeo are running around a mountain – a memory that should not exist.
In his memory it wasn’t only Eugeo but also a girl with golden hair. Her name is Alice. It’s an important name that should never be forgotten.

Adaptation

The third season of the iconic anime adaptation to the light novels Sword Art Online by Reki Kawahara. The first anime season aired in 2012, the second in 2014 and in 2017 a movie was released called Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale. It became a worldwide hit.

Episode

4 cours: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Fall 2019

Episode 1: Underworld
Episode 2: The Demon Tree
Episode 3: The End Mountains
Episode 4: Departure
Episode 5: Ocean Turtle
Episode 6: Project Alicization
Episode 7: Swordcraft Academy
Episode 8: Swordman’s Pride
Episode 9: Nobleman’s Responsibilities
Episode 10: Taboo Index
Episode 11: Central Cathedral
Episode 12: The Sage of the Library
Episode 13: Ruler and Mediator
Episode 14: The Crimson Knight
Episode 15: The Relentless Knight
Episode 16: The Osmanthus Knight
Episode 17: Truce
Episode 18: The Legendary Hero
Episode 19: The Seal of the Right Eye
Episode 20: Synthesis
Episode 21: The 32nd Knight
Episode 22: Titan of the Sword
Episode 23: Administrator
Episode 24: My Hero

Official Streaming Sites

AnimeLab (Australia, new Zealand), Wakanim.tv (French), Crunchyroll

Staff・Cast

Staff

Original Work

Reki Kawahara (serialized in Dengeki Bunko)

Original Illustration/ Original Character Design

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Director

Manabu Ono

Character Design

Shingo Adachi, Go Suzuki, Tomoya Nishiguchi

Production

A-1 Pictures

Cast

Kirito

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Asuna

Haruka Tomatsu

Eugeo

Nobunaga Shimazaki

Alice

Ai Kayano

Information

Airing Date
7 October 2018, 00:00 (JST)
Seasons
Fall 2018 , Winter 2019
Studio

A-1 Pictures

Theme Songs

Opening: ADAMAS by LiSA
Ending: Iris by Eir Aoi

Official Site
https://sao-alicization.net/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/sao_anime
Copyright

©2017 川原 礫/KADOKAWA アスキー・メディアワークス/SAO-A Project

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