A staff announcement has been made for Sword Art Online: Alicization, the third season of the Sword Artr Online anime series.
Manabu Ono is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures. Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale animation directors Gou Suzuki and Tomoya Nishiguchi will join Shingo Adachi for the character designs.
The series will again star Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito and Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna. Ai Kayano will play Alice, and Nobunaga Shimazaki will play Eugeo.
Sword Art Online: Alicization is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television in October 2018.