Announcement to be made at Dengeki Bunko Fall Competition 2017. The sequence has spawned eight manga adaptations printed by ASCII Media Works and Kadokawa The novels and 4 of the manga diversifications have been licensed for launch in North America by Yen Press An anime television sequence produced by A-1 Photos aired in Japan between July and December 2012, with an Extra Version episode aired on December 31, 2013, and a second season, titled Sword Art On-line II, aired between July and December 2014.
Each world is constructed on a sport engine called the World Seed, which was initially developed particularly for SAO by Akihiko Kayaba , but was later duplicated for ALO, and later willed to Kirito, who had it leaked on-line with the profitable intention of reviving the digital reality industry.
The company also needs customers to be passionate and knowledgeable about their art, so each print and photograph ships with documentation in regards to the work, and the site announces each new launch with an informative write-up on the artist and project.
There are ten manga diversifications of the collection, all written by Reki Kawahara and printed by ASCII Media Works Sword Art On-line: Aincrad (ソードアート・オンライン アインクラッド), illustrated by Tamako Nakamura, was serialized in Dengeki Bunko Journal between the September 2010 and Could 2012 issues.
Before leaving ALO to see Asuna, Kayaba, who has uploaded his thoughts to the Web utilizing an experimental and destructively excessive-power version of NerveGear at the cost of his life, entrusts Kirito with The Seed – a package deal program designed to create virtual worlds.