The official Sword Art Online: Alicization anime website has updated with the announcement that LiSA will be performing the theme song for the series titled, “Adamas.” The website also revealed that Eir Aoi will be performing the ending theme song titled, “Iris.” The song Iris will be available as a single, which will be released on October 24.
The hour long premiere for the series will air in Japan on September 15, and will also be featured at the premiere event in Los Angeles on the same date. Premiere events for the series will also be featured in Australia, France, Germany, Russia, and South Korea. The series will officially premiere in Japan this October.
The staff includes:
- Manabu Ono: Director
- Gou Suzuki: Tomoya Nishiguchi, Shingo Adachi: Character Designs
- A-1 Pictures: Production
Returning cast members include Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito and Haruka Tomastsu will reprise her role as Asuna. New cast members include Ai Kayano who will be playing Alice Zuberg while Nobunaga Shimazaki will be voicing Eugeo.
The series will cover the “Alicization Arc,” which is featured in volumes 9-18 of the original novels.