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Year: 2017
Original Title: Gekijo-ban Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale
Length: 119 minutes
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Action
Studios: A-1 Pictures, Sao Movie Project
Distributor: Anime Ltd.
Age rating: Suitable for 12 years and over
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: April 21 2017

United States: March 09 2017


Ranking: 1,776 out of 16,375 movies (up 1066)


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First original anime movie of 'Sword Art Online', directed by Tomohiko Ito and linking the second and third season of the TV series. Year 2026, to compete against the NerveGear and against the Amusphere, considered its successor, a machine called Augma is created. Unlike its predecessors, the Augma is a new generation portable device, which means that it does not have an immersive function that is complete, since, in the Augma what it does is create augmented reality so that players enter fully into the game. Apparently safe, easy to use and manageable, its success is fast and absolute, since it allows users to be playing as long as they have a conscious mind. One of the most popular games is the so-called Ordinal Scale, which has been developed exclusively for the Augma. Asuna and her group have already tried the Ordinal Scale, as well as Kirito. Although, initially, the game is fun, they will soon realize that the Ordinal Scale hides something else.




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Trivia Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale

Although many fans consider that 'Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale' is the second movie from anime TV series, really, it's the first. It's the first feature film because what was the first film of TV series, 'Sword Art Online: Extra Edition', was a film that summarized all the episodes of the first season. 'Ordinal Scale' is an original film for cinemas, without material of TV anime. Reki Kawahara, author of the original manga, also writes 'Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale' screenplay. Kawahara, in addition, is the scriptwriter of anime TV series. Lisa Oribe, known artistically as LiSA, returns to the anime singing the main theme of the film, which is her eleventh single. LiSA was the interpreter of the song of head of the first and second season of anime TV series.