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Sword Art Online -Ordinal Scale-

Winter 2017

Japanese Title: 劇場版 ソードアート・オンライン -オーディナル・スケール-

Feb 18, 2017


In 2022, a genius programmer, Akihiko Kayaba, developed the world’s first full-dive device called “Nerve Gear”. This new innovative machine brought unlimited potentials to the VR world. Then, four years passed by… As if to challenge its succeeding VR machine “Amusphere”, a completely new, new generation wearable multi-device, “Augma”, is released. It is the cutting edge machine that removed the full-dive device and instead boasts the ability to enhance AR (Augmented Reality) to the maximum. Because of the safety and convenience of “Augma” that allows the wearers to use it while being awake, it soon spread to more users. Its killer content is called “Ordinal Scale (OS)”, which is an ARMMO RPG driven exclusively by this “Augma”.
Asuna and others have been playing the game, and Kirito also tries to join in…



multi-device is a small wearable device like a headphone of the next generation. The compactness is way better than the VR machine ≪AmuSphere≫. Instead of implementing the full dive function, it maximized the function of AR(Agumented Reality). It is possible to send any visual, audial and tactile data to any person who is awake. There are many users who use the device for fitness and health control.

→New device: Augma’s design is going to be revealed at “Sakura-Con 2016” on March 25th (Fri) to March 27th (Sun) in Seattle, Washington State (USA).
※Kawahara Riku who has written the original Script and abec who worked on the character design, are going to be on stage .

《Ordinal Scale》

ARMMO RPG is available only for《Auguma》. The game has become very popular because of its latest technology is known as the game of the next generation. In the augmented world, you need to collect items, beat monsters and increase the <rank> of your character. 《The characteristic of Ordinal Scale(OS)is this《Ranking System》. All the players’ statuses are decided by the ranking number, which is the ordinal number, not the cardinal number. So depending on your rank, you are given an overwhelming amount of power and in the solo PvP, the ranking affects yout chance of winning or losing.



Original Story

Reki Kawahara (Dengeki Bunko)

Character Design Concept



Tomohiko Itou


Reki Kawahara/Tomohiko Ito

Character Design

Shingo Adachi

Monster Design

Ryuuta Yanagi

Prop Design

Tomoya Nishiguchi

UI Design

Satoshi Watsuji

Art Director

Takayuki Nagashima

Art Supervision

Yusuke Takeda

Art Setting

Yoshinori Shiozawa

Color design

Satoshi Hashimoto

Concept Art

Sotaro Hori

Director of Photography

Kentaro Waki

CG Director

Ryuta Undo


Shigeru Nishiyama

Sound Director

Yoshikazu Iwanami


Yuki Kajiura

Anime Production

A-1 Pictures

Distributed by

Aniplex Inc.

Produced by



Kirito (Kazuto Kirigaya)

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Asuna (Asuna Yuuki)

Haruka Tomatsu


Kanae Itou

Lyfa (Suguha Kirigaya)

Ayana Taketatsu

Silica (Keiko Ayano)

Rina Hidaka

Lisbeth (Rika Shinozaki)

Ayahi Takagaki

Sinon (Shino Asada)

Miyuki Sawashiro

Klein (Ryoutarou Tsuboi)

Hiroaki Hirata

Agil (Andrew Gilbert Mills)

Hiroki Yasumoto

Akihiko Kayaba

Kouichi Yamadera


Sayaka Kanda


Yoshio Inoue


Takeshi Kaga

Key Visuals


Airing Date
Feb 18, 2017
Winter 2017

A-1 Pictures

Official Site

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