From the leak of the catalog of the premieres Cinepolis We confirm that the film Sword Art Online: Progressive – Scherzo of Deep Night (Sword Art Online: Progressive – Kuraki Yuuyami no Scherzo) will hit theaters in Mexico on March 30. Having the background, The dates for other Latin American countries may be revealed once this information is officially confirmed..
On the other hand, from the same catalog we were able to confirm that the film will be available in Japanese with Spanish subtitles and Spanish Latin dubbing. Availability in theaters will depend on the distributor in charge, as will the days it will be available. On the other hand, this film will adapt the fifth volume of the light novels, which is described as follows:
- The fifth floor of Aincrad is an unlit area of ruins and relics. In the beta test, this floor was the scene of many PK (Player Kills), so Asuna asks Kirito for a “Player vs Player” dueling lesson. Asuna considers Kirito to be a wise and trustworthy person, but she is very dependent on him. For that reason, she will try to be independent of him gradually on this floor.
After opening on October 22 in theaters in Japan, it earned more than 323 million yen (more than 2.16 million US dollars) by selling more than 198,688 tickets among 240 theaters (including IMAX) in its first weekend. This is the second film of the film project Sword Art Online: Progressivewhich represents a “new version” of the first arc of the original franchise.
- Ayako Kouno (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso, Gate: Jietai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri) is in charge of directing the feature film at the studios Pictures A-1.
- Kento Toya (Angel Beats!, Boku dake ga Inai Machi, Nanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu) is in charge of character design and animation direction, and táyuki kái He is in charge of designing the monsters.
- fifty girls (Kimetsu no Yaiba, Boku dake ga Inai Machi, Fate/Zero) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.
Summary of Sword Art Online: Progressive
This is a story that goes back to before those names of “Lightning Flash” and “The Black Swordsman” were known. The day Asuna Yuuki put on the NerveGear, she was a third grade student who had never been involved in a game. On November 6, 2022, the world’s first VRMMORPG, Sword Art Online, is officially released. But players, who are still excited to connect, are suddenly trapped inside the game when the Game Master gives them no chance to leave. The Game Master gives them this warning “this may be a game, but it is not something to be played with.”
If a player dies in the game, they also die in real life. When this is heard, panic breaks out among the players, and chaos reigns. Asuna is one of these players, but despite not yet knowing the rules of that world, she is on her way to conquer Aincrad, the floating iron castle whose peak is too high to see. As the days go by in this world where death is not far away, she has a fateful encounter. And then say goodbye. Although at the mercy of reality before her eyes, Asuna fights with all her strength until someone appears before her: the cold sword, Kirito…