“Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale” Coming to U.S. Theaters This March!
Fans of the Sword Art Online anime will get to see the English subtitled U.S. cinematic premiere of Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale on 9th March, 2017!
The Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale – A Special Event is an exclusive event for fans of the popular anime series. The plot revolves around Kirito, Asuna, and their party members as they explore Ordinal Scale, a new augmented reality game.
The special one-night event is brought to fans by Fathom Events, Aniplex of America Inc., and ELEVEN ARTS. The upcoming event, being held on Thursday, 9th March at 8:00 p.m., will also include exclusive content for fans to enjoy such as an exclusive featurette of voice actors Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito) and Haruka Tomatsu (Asuna) discussing Sword Art Online. The featurette will be in original Japanese with English subtitles.
A wide theatrical release of Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale will follow the Fathom premiere. You can purchase tickets by visiting Fathom Events, ELEVEN ARTS, or participating theater box offices. The film will be shown at more than 500 select movie theaters all around the U.S.
Here’s the official synopsis for the film:
In “Sword Art Online -Ordinal Scale-” the game’s players find the line between the virtual world and reality beginning to blur, and their worst nightmares coming true. As his fellow players find themselves in danger, Kirito, the hero, is called upon once again. Can he save his friends, or is this going to be game over for him?
“Fathom Events is proud to continue to bring the very best in anime to American cinemas with the debut of this title,” Fathom Events CEO John Rubey said. “We are pleased to partner again with ELEVEN ARTS and for the first time with Aniplex of America to offer this unique presentation to fans.”
Are you a fan of Sword Art Online? Are you looking forward to watching Ordinal Scale? Let us know!
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