Sword Art Online season 5: Release date and updates

Sword Art Online is a popular isekai anime series that has had a huge fanbase ever since the first season came out. 


The anime series debuted on July 8, 2012, and reviewers have applauded it for its well-crafted characters and accurate understanding of virtual games over the period. Fans from around the must be marveling when the next season of the anime series would be back after the ending of its fourth season.


The fourth season (English version) of Sword Art Online (SAO) was released on Netflix in its entirety on 6th February 2022. It comprises a total of 25 episodes with a runtime of 24 to 25 minutes. Season 4 of the anime series was first released in Japan that ran from October 13 to September 20, 2020, before being released on the giant streamer. 


To know more about season 5 of SAO read the article till the end.


When is Season 5 of Sword Art Online Releasing?


The fans who have been anxiously waiting for season 5 can let out a sigh of relief as the official Twitter handle of SAO has officially announced the much-anticipated release days of the fifth installment. 


The giant streamer (Instagram, Twitter) has granted a declaration that the movie will be published on November 6, 2022, after acquiring all of its copyrights.



As you have read it above, season 5 will be released in the form of a movie although many hoped that it would be a series but the hype and excitement are still stronger than ever!


The Cast of Sword Art Online Season 5 


The following actors and actresses could appear in Sword Art Online season 5:


  • Kirito will be voiced be Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

  • Lisbeth will be voiced by Ayahi Takagaki

  • Yui will be voiced by Kanae Itou

  • Yuuki Asuna will be voiced by Haruka Tomatsu 

  • Agil will be voiced by Hiroki Yasumoto 

  • Silica will be voiced by Rina Hidaka

  • Eigi will be voiced by Yoshio Inoue

  • Leafa will be voiced by Ayana Taketatsu 

  • Klein will be voiced by Hiroaki Hirata

  • Sinon will be voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro

  • Alice Rue will be voiced by Chiwa Saito

  • Yuna will be voiced by Sayaka Kanda


The Plot of Sword Art Online Season 5


The fifth series will be officially called “Sword Art Online Progressive.” It will showcase the first volume of the Progressive arc, titled “Aria of The Starless Night.” In this season, both Kirito and Asuna get imprisoned in the game called Sword Art Online. Thankfully they don’t get affected because of Kirito’s abundance of powers. However, the other facet of the series is that if Asuna and Kirito succumb in the game, their real bodies will also die as the real world and the virtual world get tangled up. 


Kirito will proceed to investigate more about the new VRMMORPGs in the upcoming season, following the incidents of Alicization. And the last thing is, Asuna and Kirito will finally get married at the end of the light novel series. What a way to end the series but of course, there are more dangers ahead of them in the upcoming fifth season. Until then keep the excitement going! 

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