Sword Art Online Season 3: Release Date Announced, Latest Updates & More

Sword Art Online Season 3

Sword Art Online has a great fan following and the fans have been waiting for the new season of the anime for a long time. Recently there had been an announcement about the confirmation of the release of the “Sword Art Online Season 3”. The series has received widespread success on the commercial front. The series features not only manga and anime but also a live action movie and series of games based on the story of the series. The collective series is a big success and is loved by the fans.

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The first season of the anime was released in 2012 and become a huge success. The fans of the series got the TV movie of the series very next year. In 2014, the season 2 of the series was released which was also well received by the audience. Since then, the fans have been waiting for the continuation of the series. To the excitement of the fans, the producers released an original story of the Sword Art Online in the form of a movie last year. There has also been confirmed that a live action movie of the series will be developed by Netflix which will be released this year.

There have been a few news about the “Sword Art Online Season 3” and one they are that most of the original voice artists will be returning to voice for the “SAO Season 3”. That means, the new season will still give the fans the feeling of the original Sword Art Online. Moreover, there are going to be a lot of new characters in Sword Art Online Season 3. There is not much revealed about the “Sword Art Online 3” but the fans have gathered a lot of information and have suggested what could happen in the next season.

Sword Art Online Season 3

Sword Art Online is the story based on a virtual reality MMORPG game by the name of Sword Art Online. 10000 players from around the world logged into the game into the cyberspace, where they find out they are unable to log out. Those who suffer in-game deaths or forcibly remove the Nerve Gear die in the real life. Kirito is one of the beta tester of the game who plays the game alone in order to defeat all the 100 floors of the game. Kirito befriends and fall in love with Asuna. Kirito later defeats Kagaya with the help of Asuna and release everyone from being trapped inside the game.

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Spoilers for the Sword Art Online Season 3

In the Dengeji Bunko Fall Festival in Tokyo, a few announcements for the “Sword Art Online Season 3” were made public. The producers announced that the new season will adopt the Reki Kawahara’s ‘Alicization’ story arc. The story arc is one of the most sold and most popular arcs of the manga. This arc covers the volume 9-18 of the light novel series. The Alicization arc has been the most popular story arc of the light novel series and the fact that it is now been adopted into the anime series has made the fans really very excited.

The Alicization arc starts with Kirito being offered a job at a company called Rath. His job is supposed to be a tester for the new type of FullDive equipment known as the Soul Translator. He accepts the job to find out later that the company did not completely lay it out in front of him earlier and there is more to his job. It is revealed that Rath is not interested in developing a new gaming console but they are working to make an AI for the military operations.

Sword Art Online Season 3

The company has already copied the soul of a child in the machine and make it able to work with the AI but they were unable to make its AI break the laws or to show the humanistic behavior. Rath wants Kirito to be the human influence for the AI so that it can be able to break the laws of their virtual world. Kirito is assigned to work with the machine and when he is brought out of it, his memories of his time at the Underworld are blocked by the Rath. Kirito soon learns that there are a lot of people who would want to shut him up permanently about the time he spent with the AI known as Alice and hence he has to survive anyhow.

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Sword Art Online Season 3 Release Date

The third season of the Sword Art Online is also being developed by the A1 Pictures. Fans do not need to wait a long time for the new season of their favorite anime as the producers of the series have already announced that the “SAO Season 3” will be released in the October this year. By October 2018, the fans will get to watch the “Sword Art Online Season 3”. The Season 3 will run for three months and will climax in the December 2018. Moreover, there has been news about the development of the live action movie of the series by the Netflix. Netflix is going to release the live action Sword Art Online movie by the December 2018.

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