A stage event at the “Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2015” event has revealed that Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online light novel series is inspiring a new anime film.
The film project will be a completely new anime work, and Tomohiko Ito is returning from the two television anime series and the anime special to direct the film at A-1 Pictures. Shingo Adachi is also returning from the television anime to design the characters. Kawahara is writing a new story for the film.
Kadokawa will reveal more information about the film in the next issue of Dengeki Bunko Magazine on October 10, 2015.