The second part of TV anime “Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld” (ソードアート・オンライン アリシゼーションWar of Underworld) reveals a new video that previews the opening theme song “ANIMA” by ReoNa.
It is also announced that the ending theme song “Iwill…” is performed by Eir Aoi (藍井エイル). The anime is scheduled to premiere on 25th April 2020.
— アニメ ソードアート・オンライン 公式 (@sao_anime) March 22, 2020
Six months have passed since the two disciples and an Integrity Knight brought down the pontifex, Administrator.
With the fighting over, Alice has been living in her hometown of Rulid Village. Beside her is Kirito, who has not only lost his arm and soul, but also his dear friend. As Alice devotes herself to looking after Kirito, she too has lost the will to fight she once had as a knight.
Meanwhile, in the deepest areas of the Dark Territory, the Dark God Vecta has resurrected, as if to have waited for this very moment. Leading an army of dark forces, they begin their invasion into the human empire in hopes of attaining the Priestess of Light.
The human empire force led by the Integrity Knight Bercouli prepares for a war of an unimaginable scale against the army of the Dark Territory. Even then, Alice is nowhere to be seen, nor the two heroes that saved the realm…
▍Staff and Theme Song
“Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere” director Manabu Ono (小野 学) is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures. “Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale” animation directors Gou Suzuki (鈴木 豪) and Tomoya Nishiguchi (西口 智也) are joining Shingo Adachi (足立 慎吾) for the character designs.
■ Kirito – CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (松岡 禎丞)
■ Asuna – CV: Haruka Tomatsu (戸松 遥)
■ Alice – CV: Ai Kayano (茅野愛衣)
■ Leafa – CV: Ayana Taketatsu (竹達彩奈)
■ Sinon – CV: Miyuki Sawashiro (沢城 みゆき)