Sword Art Online (Sōdo Āto Onrain)’s official trailer of their anime film named: Sword Art Online the Movie: Aria of a Starless Night has passed over 1 million views on YouTube after 5 days released. The film is confirmed to release on October 30, 2021 in Japan.
After the finale of Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld, an anime adaptation of Sword Art Online: Progressive was announced. It was later revealed to be a new film titled Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night, which is set to premiere in October 30, 2021. Inori Minase is joining the cast as the new character Mito. Ayako Kōno is directing the film, with Kento Toya designing the characters, Yuki Kajiura returning to compose the music, and A-1 Pictures returning for production.
The film will adapt parts of the 1st volume of the light novel. It will focus on Asuna’s perspective, including Mito, a new character with an important role in Asuna’s life.