After years of waiting, Sword Art Online’s Alicization arc is finally getting an anime adaptation. Now, the anime’s official website has finally updated, and it has revealed a ton of new announcements. This includes our very first look at the new Sword Art Online: Alicization TV anime with a new teaser PV:

The website also revealed that the anime will be premiering in October. It also unveiled a brand new key visual featuring Kirito, Eugei, and Alice.

Finally, the new official website update also revealed the anime’s cast:

  • Director: Manabu Ono
  • Character Designer: Shingo Adachi, Gou Suzuki, Tomoya Nishiguchi
  • Studio: A-1 Pictures

Project Alicization is Sword Art Online’s longest arc so far, and it runs for about 11 volumes of the light novels. This means it’s a longer than the Aincrad, ALO, GGO, and Mother’s Rosario arcs combined. Expect Dengeki Bunko to reveal more announcements about this new SAO anime on the days ahead.

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