After months of speculation, an announcement has finally been made as to when the highly anticipated second season of Sword Art Online will finally premiere. The second season will begin airing this July 2014 as part of a red hot Summer 2014 anime season.

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The announcement was made during a rebroadcast of the first season on Japanese TV channel BS11. The announcement stated that SAO 2 will indeed premiere this July 2014.

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The second season will adapt the “Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet” light novels which covers the GGO Arc where Kirito must stop a serial killer named “Death Gun” who is killing off players in the MMO shooter, Gun Gale Online.

Character designs for the second season have also been revealed.

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Source: Blog is War

 

 

 

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