Sword Art Online: Alicization to Premiere Worldwide in 7 Countries

11.August.2018 | ANIME&GAME

Sword Art Online is a Dengeki Novel Prize award-winning light novel series written by Reki Kawahara that follows the story of Kirito inside a virtual reality MMORPG. The series spawned an internationally acclaimed anime series that first hit the screens back in 2012, with the latest season, an adaptation of the spinoff light novel series Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online wrapping up on June 30, 2018.

A movie was released in 2017 titled Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale which has grossed over ¥4.3 billion. Now, the much anticipated anime adaptation of the Alicization arc is set to be released, and it’s been announced it will receive a world premiere in 7 countries.


The premiere will take place in Japan, the US, Australia, France, Germany, Russia, and South Korea. Additionally, in the run up to the TV broadcast, a 1-hour special of the first chapter will be screened in each country.


At the Japan Premiere in Tokyo International Forum Hall C, as well as the special screening, the main cast will also make an appearance including Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito), Haruka Tomatsu (Asuna), and Ai Kayano (Alice) amongst others. Illustrations will also be handed out.


Make sure you don’t miss out on the premiere of the newest entry to the SAO world.



Japan Premiere Information

Date: Saturday September 15, 2018

[Slot 1] Open 11:00am / Start 12:00pm

[Slot 2] Open 2:30pm / Start 3:30pm

*Opening times sand start times subject to change

Venue: Tokyo International Forum Hall C

Tickets: Reserved Seating – ¥4,000 (Tax Inlcuded)

Enquiries: HOT STUFF PROMOTION 03-5720-9999 (Weekdays 12:00pm-6:00pm / Closed Weekends & Holidays)



Sword Art Online: Alicization Official Website