A new trailer for the upcoming film Sword Art Online The Movie -Progressive- Scherzo of Deep Night has been released and shows more of what we can expect from the upcoming sequel to Sword Art Online The Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night.
The new trailer doesn’t give too much away, but does show some new footage from the highly anticipated anime sequel. Alongside the trailer, it was also confirmed that the film’s theme song, “Shinzо̄” (Heart), would be performed by Eir Aoi. Earlier this year, it was confirmed that the main staff from the first film would be returning for the sequel. Director Ayako Kono also returns, as well as character designer and animation director Kento Toya.
Watch the new trailer for Sword Art Online The Movie -Progressive- Scherzo of Deep Night below:
Sword Art Online Progressive is an adaptation of the light novel series of the same name that serves as an expanded retelling of the Aincrad story from the original Sword Art Online. This film is produced by A1 Pictures and directed by Ayako Kono, who has previously worked on series such as Your lie in April, After the rainand Ace lawyer. The longtime actors from both main characters return again, with Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito and Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna.
Aria of a starless night premiered in Japan on Saturday, October 30, and arrived in the West both subbed and dubbed on December 3, 2021, courtesy of Funimation. The film was also shown in the UK, Ireland and Latin America.