During the Sword Art Online stage panel at the “Dengeki Bunko’s “Aki no Saiten 2017” event in Tokyo, it was revealed on Sunday that a television anime project of Keiichi Sigsawa’s Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online novel series has been green-lit.
The first cast members for the TV anime were also revealed and consist of:
- Tomori Kusunoki (Hazuki Kagimura from Märchen Mädchen) as Llenn
- Yoko Hikasa (Sakie Satou from Demi-chan wa Kataritai) as Pitohui
- Kazuyuki Okitsu (Hayato Izumi from Okusama ga Seitokaichou!) as Goushi “M” Asougi
- Chinatsu Akasaki (Shinka Nibutani from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) as Miyu “Fukaziroh” Shinohara
A visual for the Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online anime was also posted.
In addition, the stage event at Dengeki Bunko’s “Aki no Saiten 2017” also announced on Sunday that Sword Art Online will be receiving a third television anime series that will follow the light novel’s next major arc, Alicization. The Alicization arc is the 4th main arc in the Sword Art Online series. The new series is titled Sword Art Online Alicization.
A new visual for the third season of Sword Art Online was revealed on the official Twitter account:
and the trailer announcement: