Anime Sword Art Online II Phantom Bullet (SAO II) revealed a new preview video featuring opening theme IGNITE, the 7th single from Aoi Eir (藍井エイル). Single IGNITE comes on three editions releasing August 20th 2014. Preview video and more details follow…
Previously Aoi Eir provided the theme song for special OVA episode Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION with her 6th single Niji no Oto (虹の音). The single release simultaneously with the airing of the special episode on January 1st 2014. Her 3rd single single INNOCENCE (2012.11.21) was used the opening theme #2 during SAO’s first season.
New short preview of SAO II featuring the opening theme song IGNITE (more details on the single below),
The second anime adaption of Sword Art Online (SAO Phantom Bullet) from light novels by Reki Kawahara (illustrated by abec) start with novels 5 & 6 set in the Gun Gale Online game world where guns are the main focus. In the novels the game becomes highly competitive bringing in professionals who can earn money that can be exchanged for real world currency.
SAO II is set to air starting July 5th 2014 on Tokyo MX in Japan. Outside of Japan the first season of SAO and SAO EXTRA EDITION simulcast on provider Crunchyroll so hopefully they will carry SAO II Phantom Bullet but not officially announced. Check our Crunchyroll updates page or hit the link for Sword Art Online for episode links and related stories.
Single IGNITE comes on three editions (details subject to change). Limited Pressing anime themed with illustrated jacket is available through September 2014. Information is limited still and jacket covers, full track list, and more will be announced – follow Comtrya Sugoi for updates.
Watch a new teaser trailer for SAO Phantom Bullet below the release details.
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