Sword Art Online Season 5: Release Date| Cast| Plot| Trailer| Latest Updates!


David Mudd

‘Sword Art Online,’ a fantasy action-adventure series produced by A-1 Pictures, is based on a light book series authored by Reki Kawahara. The series is currently in its third season.

It makes headlines in the year 2022 when technological developments have enabled users to control their game avatars with nothing more than their thoughts when the launching of a massively multiplayer online role-playing game known as Sword Art Online is announced.

Thousands of gaming aficionados travel to the game world, only to discover that they have been trapped there for a long time. They must now put their lives on the line and complete all one hundred levels of the game if they hope to ever make it out alive.

Originally broadcast on July 8, 2012, the anime has gained widespread acclaim for its well-written characters as well as its in-depth exploration of virtual reality over the course of several seasons. Awaiting the return of the anime series after its fourth season has concluded, millions of fans must be wondering when the series would return with its fifth season.

Sword Art Online Season 5: Release Date

On February 6, 2022, the whole fourth season of Sword Art Online (with English dub) will be available on Netflix. It is divided into 25 episodes, each of which has a running period of approximately 24-25 minutes.

Prior to its release on the streaming giant, the anime was broadcast in Japan from October 13, 2019, to September 20, 2020, and was a critical and commercial success. Here’s all we know about the upcoming anime season 5, including the premiere date.

Sword Art Online Season 5

Neither Studio A-1 Pictures nor any other companies participating in the production of the show have made an announcement regarding the continuation of the show as of yet. Fans need not be discouraged, though, because numerous volumes of Reki Kawahara’s manga series are still in the process of being adapted for the screen.

The arcs of the Moon Cradle and the Unital Ring are the two most likely possibilities for the next episode. The fact that the former is only two volumes in length means that the possibilities of it serving as the basis for a complete season are extremely slim.

Because of this, it is possible that the Moon Cradle arc will be turned into only OVAs and stand-alone films in the end. Kawahara has stated that the Unital Ring arc will most likely be shorter than the Alicization arc in length. Regardless of how many volumes are published, it will almost certainly serve as the motivation for the next instalment.

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Given that the Unital Ring storyline has not yet been completed, the release date of the fifth season remains a mystery for the time being. A movie named ‘Sword Art Online Progressive: Scherzo of a Dark Dust’ is scheduled to be released in 2022, and given the length of time it will take to complete production and other variables, anime lovers may be in for a long wait before they can see it

However, because the action-adventure fantasy series is one of the most successful shows in the history of the anime business, its comeback is almost certain, as the series’ producers will not just leave out two key manga arcs without producing an anime adaptation of each of them.

In other words, if the show gets renewed in the near future, the fifth season of ‘Sword Art Online is likely to premiere somewhere in late 2023 or early 2024.

Sword Art Online Season 5: Cast

When it comes to making a successful anime show or series, the cast has to play a lot of important roles. When fans look back at the whole season, they can see that a standard has been set for the show. Fans have high hopes for the fifth season, which is about to come out. Taking into account how good the show is, the director has cast new, up-and-coming stars.

Sword Art Online Season 5

  • Kirito is voiced by Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
  • Asuna is voiced by Haruka Tomats
  • Akihiko Kayaba is voiced by Kōichi Yamadera
  • Yui is voiced by Kanae Itō
  • Klein is voiced by Hiroaki Hirata
  • Leafa / Suguha Kirigaya is voiced by Ayana Taketatsu
  • Agil / Andrew Gilbert Mills is voiced by Hiroki Yasumoto
  • Sachi is voiced by Saori Hayami
  • Heathcliff Toru Ohkawa Kevin M. Connolly
  • Eugeo is voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki
  • Yuuki is voiced by Aoi Yūki
  • Alice Zuberg is voiced by Ai Kayano

Sword Art Online Season 5: Plot

Kirito is taken aback when he discovers that Alice has vanished without a trace in the season 4 finale. However, to his amazement, she is shortly handed to him by a postman, who has packaged her in a box for safekeeping.

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Alice expresses her displeasure at Kirito’s decision to remain in the Underworld for such an extended period of time without informing her. The duo ends up having a friendly duel, after which they go to Kirito’s house for dinner with him and his family.

In the middle of the night, Alice comes into the protagonist’s room to inform him of a mysterious email that she has just received. After discovering that it is in fact an IP address, the group is sent to space while questioning about it at the Rath HQ.

Sword Art Online Season 5

While there, the two battle huge space creatures alongside Asuna, becoming triumphant in the end. They are then rewarded and elevated to the position of Star King and Star Queen.

After the events of Alicization, Kirito will continue to devote his time to exploring new virtual reality massively multiplayer online role-playing games (VRMMORPGs). While this is happening, a shareware application known as The Seed, which can be used to create an infinite number of virtual reality worlds, converges and results in the construction of a survival game known as Unital Ring. Every player has been reset to level 1, yet they have managed to keep their sword skills throughout.

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Players will no longer die in the real world if they die in the game, but they will be unable to re-enter the game once they have died. It is via this abrupt confluence that the New Aincrad castle is brought down, signalling the beginning of Kirito and his comrades’ voyage across this strange new world.

Sword Art Online Season 5: Trailer

As we know there is no official announcement on Sword Art Online Season 5. So there is no trailer yet. You can watch the trailer for Sword Art Online Season 4  below.

Where can I watch Season 5 of Sword Art Online?

Season five of Sword Art Online can’t be watched right now because it hasn’t been made yet. From what we already know, it’s likely that the show will air on Toonami and be streamable on Crunchyroll and Hulu outside of Japan. In Japan, anime has been shown on more than one TV station.