SAO – Progressive – Aria of a Starless Will be Screened in PH exclusively on SM Cinema

Film distributor ODEX Private Limited announced through the social media pages of ODEX Philippines that they will be releasing the anime movie “Sword Art Online the Movie – Progressive – Aria of a Starless” through a fan’s screening that will take place at SM Megamall this 4th Saturday of February this year.

As per announcement posted on the social media page of ODEX Philippines on Facebook and via the website of SM Cinema, the fan’s screening will happen this February 26, Saturday 4:00pm at the SM Megamall.

The fan’s screening for the said anime movie costs 1050 pesos. In the said amount, apart from the movie ticket it also includes imported merchandise such as Illustration postcard, Film Sheet, Shikishi, Ura Book, Acrylic Stand of both Asuna and Kirito.

In compliance with the IATF and LGU guidelines on COVID-19, fully vaccinated minors aged 12 to 17 years old are allowed inside our cinemas for Alert Level 3 while minors aged 17 years old and below are allowed in the cinemas provided they are accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.

Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night is a 2021 Japanese animated science fiction action adventure film based on the Sword Art Online: Progressive light novels written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec, which serve as an expanded retelling of Sword Art Online’s Aincrad storyline. The film is produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Ayako Kōno, while featuring character designs by Kento Toya and music by Yuki Kajiura. This is the second film, after Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale of the Sword Art Online series. The film depicts the story of the encounter between Kirito and Asuna, covering the events on Aincrad’s first floor, in particular Asuna’s initial struggle to cope with the realities of her new world. The film premiered in Japan on October 30, 2021.

“There’s no way to beat this game. The only difference is when and where you die…” One month has passed since Akihiko Kayaba’s deadly game began, and the body count continues to rise. Two thousand players are already dead. Kirito and Asuna are two very different people, but they both desire to fight alone. Nonetheless, they find themselves drawn together to face challenges from both within and without. Given that the entire virtual world they now live in has been created as a deathtrap, the surviving players of Sword Art Online are starting to get desperate, and desperation makes them dangerous to loners like Kirito and Asuna. As it becomes clear that solitude equals suicide, will the two be able to overcome their differences to find the strength to believe in each other, and in so doing survive? Sword Art Online: Progressive is a new version of the Sword Art Online tale that starts at the beginning of Kirito and Asuna’s epic adventure–on the very first level of the deadly world of Aincrad!

Synopsis taken on SM Cinema Website

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