New Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris Trailer Reveals More Story and Gameplay

SINGAPORE – 13th February 2020 – BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is proud to announce ‘Scar/let’ by ReoNa as the opening theme song for SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris, which is slated for release on 22nd May 2020 for the PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Digital PC via STEAM® in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines & Indonesia).

Furthermore, ‘ANIMA’ also by ReoNa is confirmed as the opening theme song for the anime series, SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization War of Underworld 2nd cour! In the Sword Art Online (SAO) series, which continues to expand even after the 10th anniversary, it is the first time for the same artist to be in charge of the opening theme song of the latest game and anime series.

In the latest trailer, it depicts the hero, Kirito, setting off on a new journey with his new friends to avoid the danger that has occurred in the “Underworld” and the battle system which has yet to be revealed.

ReoNa– Artist-in-charge of the opening theme song for the game and anime series!

SWORD ART ONLINE latest home console game series, Alicization begins!
The journey of the protagonist, Kirito, and his childhood friend, Eugeo, begins in the Lurid village.

Based on a novel by Reki Kawahara, the anime series SWORD ART ONLINE depicts the story of the protagonist, Kirito, in the mysterious next-generation online game SWORD ART ONLINE. The Alicization arc is a RPG game set in the virtual world “Underworld,” as seen in the original anime series.

Explore the world of the Alicizations arc manifested in beautiful graphics and familiar characters with our protagonist, Kirito.