When Is Sword Art Online Progressive Coming Out?

We’re all eagerly awaiting the release of Sword Art Online Progressive, the next installment in the Sword Art Online anime series. While we don’t have an official release date yet, there are some clues as to when it might be coming out. Keep reading to find out what we know so far!

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Sword Art Online Progressive is an upcoming anime series that is a reboot of the Sword Art Online anime series. The series is set to air in Japan in April of 2020.

What is Sword Art Online Progressive?

Sword Art Online Progressive is a manga adaptation of the Sword Art Online light novel series, penned by author Reki Kawahara. Illustrated by Kiseki Himura, the series began serialization in Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh in May 2012. As of Volumes 1-4, Yen Press has published the English releases of Sword Art Online Progressive.

The story so far

Sword Art Online Progressive is an upcoming anime series, set to air in Japan in October of 2019. The series is a retelling of the original Sword Art Online story, with the main difference being that it will adapt the light novel source material much more faithfully. This means thatSAO Progressive will be a more faithful adaptation of the original story, and will be more true to the vision of author Reki Kawahara.

Why is Sword Art Online Progressive taking so long?

While the original Sword Art Online was released in 2009, its sequel seriesSword Art Online II was not released until 2014. However, fans of the series did not have to wait nearly as long for the next installment, as Sword Art Online: Progressive was announced to be in development shortly thereafter.

Progressive was originally slated for a 2016 release, but was delayed multiple times. The first delay pushed the release back to early 2017, while the most recent delay has pushed it back to Fall 2018. So what is taking so long?

The primary reason for the delay is that Sword Art Online: Progressive is not simply a sequel series; it is a complete remake of the original series. As such, it is taking significantly longer to produce than either of its predecessors.

In addition, the team working on Progressive is considerably smaller than the team that worked on either of the previous two series. This is due in part to studio budget cuts, but also because many of the staff who worked on the first two series have since left A-1 Pictures.

Despite the delays, fans of Sword Art Online remain eagerly anticipating the release of Progressive. Given the popularity of the franchise, it is likely that Progressive will be a major success when it finally does see release.

The release date

The release date for Sword Art Online Progressive has not yet been announced. The anime is an adaptation of the light novel series of the same name, which is currently ongoing. The first season of the anime adapted the first three novels in the series.

The characters

The main characters of the series are Kirigaya Kazuto (Kirito) and Asuna Yuuki (Asuna), both of whom are players of the game Sword Art Online. The story follows their adventures as they explore the virtual world of Sword Art Online, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game that is filled with deadly traps and monsters. Sword Art Online Progressive is a spin-off series that tells the story of the game from the beginning, starting with the first day that players logged in.

The setting

The setting of Sword Art Online Progressive is after the events of the Aincrad Arc. In this arc, the characters are trapped in a virtual reality MMO called Sword Art Online. If they die in the game, they die in real life. The story follows their struggle to escape the game.

Progressive is a retelling of the Aincrad Arc that covers events that were glossed over in the main story. It is written by Reki Kawahara, the author of Sword Art Online, and illustrated by abec.

There is no set release date for Sword Art Online Progressive, but it is expected to come out sometime in 2020.

The gameplay

In Sword Art Online Progressive, players take on the role of Kirito, a young man who has been trapped in the virtual world of Aincrad. The object of the game is to clear all 100 floors of the castle, and players must work together to defeat powerful bosses and progress through the game. The game features extensive character customization, as well as a variety of weapons and armor to collect.

The music

The music of Sword Art Online Progressive is composed by Kajiura Yuki. The first volume was released on June 26, 2013, and the second volume was released on September 25, 2013.


The release date for Sword Art Online Progressive has not been announced yet, and there is no information available about when it might come out. However, given that the first four volumes of the manga have already been released, it is likely that the Progressive anime will come out sometime in the next few years. In the meantime, fans can enjoy the existing Sword Art Online anime series and movies.

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