What You Need to Know:
- HIDIVE announced today that it acquired streaming rights to sci-fi anime Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld, the exciting follow-up to Sword Art Online Alicization, for audiences in North America. Fans can watch the HIDIVE premiere on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 16:30 UTC and catch new episodes on subsequent Saturdays.
- Produced by A-1 Pictures (GATE, From the New World), the series is directed by Manabu Ono (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, The Irregular at Magic High School, A-Channel) and stars Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girl in a Dungeon?, No Game, No Life, Food Wars!) as Kirito, Haruka Tomatsu (Waiting in the Summer, Wasteful Days of High School Girls, Psychic Squad) as Asuna and Ai Kayano (Girls und Panzer, Golden Time, ReLIFE) as Alice. Haruka Tomatsu also performs the series’ opening theme song, “Resolution.” Additionally, fans will be able to catch up on the first season of Sword Art Online Alicization when the series arrives on HIDIVE in the coming months.
- For more information on Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld, visit https://sao-alicization.com.
Source: Official Press Release
The battle with the Administrator has been won, but the fight isn’t over yet. Kirito remains unresponsive, shattered by the loss of his arm, his soul and his dear friend Eugeo. Alice has lost her drive to fight, putting her knighthood aside in order to care for Kirito. But the forces of darkness will not wait for the pair to recover before invading the Underworld, and unless Kirito and Alice can rally and recover, the world will experience destruction of unimaginable scale…