Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online Anime Announced!

The Sword Art Online stage event announced at the Dengeki Bunko Aki no Saiten 2017 (aka Dengeki Bunko Fall Festival 2017) in Tokyo that the novel series Sword Art Online: Alternative Gun Gale Online will get an animated series in the future.

The teaser shows the featured cast, which includes Tomori Kusunoki as Llenn, Yoko Hikasa as Pitohui, Kazuyuki Okitsu as Goushi “M” Asougi and Chinatsu Akasaki as Miyu “Fukaziroh” Shinohara.

  • Published: DEC 2014 – UNKNOWN (still publishing)
  • Genres: Action, Fantasy, Game, Military, Sci-Fi
  • Authors: Sigsawa, Keiichi (Story), Kuroboshi, Kouhaku (Art)

The novel written by Keiichi Sigsawa follows a young girl named Karen Kohiruimaki, who has many insecurities because of her height. She’s a 6-foot-tall college student and not such a great communicator in the real world, which causes her to have problems with finding friends her age. So, one day, she escapes into the world of Gun Gale Online and creates a new character called Llenn, who is only 5 feet tall and has a huge love for the color pink. One day she meets Pitohui, another female player, who convinces her to participate in “Squad Jam”, which is basically a team battle royale.

The spin-off novel series currently has 6 volumes with the first published on December 10th, 2014 and the latest on March 10th, 2017.

This is the official image for the TV adaption of Sword Art Online: Alternative Gun Gale Online:

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[Sources: AnimeNewsNetwork & MyAnimeList]

Official Sword Art Online Website: http://www.swordart-online.net

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