The official website for the Sword Art Online: Alicization anime has announced that the anime will have a world premiere event in seven countries: Japan, the United States, Australia, France, Germany, Russia, and South Korea. The premiere will show the anime’s first episode, which is a one-hour-long special.
The site only revealed the date of the Japanese premiere event, which will take place on September 15 at the Tokyo International Forum Hall C with cast members Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, and Ai Kayano as guests. The site did not reveal the dates and venues for the premiere events in other countries.
Sword Art Online: Alicization is scheduled to premiere on Japan television in October 2018.