The official website for the Sword Art Online franchise announced on Tuesday that Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night anime film will screen in Dolby Cinemas in Japan starting on November 26.
The film will also offer theatergoers from November 20-26 a postcard with a code to listen to a voice drama, with a script by original light novel author Reki Kawahara. The voice drama will focus on stories of “the first day” of Lisbeth and Silica.
The movie opened in Japan on October 30 in standard and IMAX theaters, and topped the box office in its first weekend. The film earned 134,363,672 yen (about US$1.17 million) from Friday to Sunday, and has earned a cumulative total of 948,575,173 yen (about US$8.30 million).
A new film titled Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Kuraki Yūyami no Scherzo (Scherzo of a Dark Dusk) will open in 2022.