Aniplex started streaming a promotional video to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sword Art Online anime. The 16-minute video contains footage and music from the Sword Art Online, Sword Art Online II, Sword Art Online: Alicization, Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale, and Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night anime.


The franchise will host a 10th anniversary occasion on November 6 in Tokyo.

The unique Sword Art Online anime premiered in July 2012. Sword Art Online II debuted in July 2014.

Sword Art Online: Alicization premiered in Japan in October 2018, and streamed on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and FunimationNow. Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld Part 2, the anime’s “Final Season,” premiered in July 2020, and it resulted in September 2020.

Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night, the primary anime movie within the Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- anime movie sequence, opened in Japan in October 2021, and topped the field workplace in its first weekend. Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Kuraki Yūyami no Scherzo (Scherzo of a Dark Dusk), the second movie, will open in Japan this fall.

Sources: Aniplex‘s YouTube channel, Comic Natalie