Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale Teaser Reveals New Characters

Yesterday, the official website for Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale began streaming the second teaser introducing new characters. The original video was region-locked to Japan until Aniplex of America began streaming the trailer too.

The New Characters & Descriptions:

Yuna, “an idol in the AR world of Ordinal Scale. If a player encounters her in the game, they can acquire special upgrades.”

Dr. Shigemura, “a developer and an authority on non-invasive BMI (Brain Machine Interface) research. He is also a professor in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department at Toho Technological University. Due to his radical theories on electrical physiology, his peers regard him as a crackpot.”

Eiji, “a mysterious young swordsman, who is the top ranked player in Ordinal Scale. Kirito and his friends encounter him during gameplay.”

The movie is scheduled to release in Japan on February 18th, and will play in 1000 theaters worldwide, as Aniplex of America confirms an overseas release in Spring 2017. It feature a returning cast from both anime series, as well as written by series author, Reki Kawahara.


The Returning Cast Features:

  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito
  • Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna
  • Rina Hidaka as Silica/Keiko
  • Ayahi Takagaki as Lisbeth/Rika
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Sinon/Shino
  • Hiroaki Hirata as Klein/Ryotaro
  • Kanae Itō as Yui
  • Ayana Taketatsu as Leafa/Suguha
  • Hiroki Yasumoto as Agil/Andrew
  • Kouichi Yamadera as Akihiko Kayaba

Source: ANN

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