Tickets are available now on for English dubbed screenings of Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale- for select theaters across the United States on April 22nd 2017.

Before arriving in theaters in April, the dub will premiere at Anime Boston where Cherami Leigh (Asuna), Michelle Ruff (Sinon) and Patrick Seitz (Agil) will be present for a special Q&A session.

Aniplex of America has announced the returning cast as well as the voices of the three new characters. Yuna will be voiced by Ryan Bartley, Tetsuhiro Shigemura will be voiced by Taylor Henry and Eiji will be voiced by Chris Patton.

Here is the Press Release from Aniplex of America:

SANTA MONICA, CA (March 14, 2017) – Aniplex of America announced today that they will begin ticket sales for the upcoming dubbed theatrical release of Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale-, today, March 14, on their official homepage ( at 3:00 p.m. (PDT). After a successful theatrical run featuring the original Japanese language with English subtitles, Ordinal Scale will return to U.S. theaters starting April 22, 2017 and feature the highly anticipated English dub. Aniplex of America also confirmed that theater patrons will receive an exclusive giveaway item with each purchased ticket while supplies last. The film will be distributed by AZOLAND PICTURES.


Original Story: Reki Kawahara (Dengeki Bunko)
Director: Tomohiko Ito
Character Design & Chief Animation Director: Shingo Adachi
Prop Design: Tomoya Nishiguchi
Art Director: Takayuki Nagashima
Art Setting: Yoshinori Shiozawa
Concept Art: Sotaro Hori
CGI Director: Ryuta Undo
Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures
Produced by: SAO MOVIE Project
Character Design Concept: abec
Script: Reki Kawahara/Tomohiko Ito
Monster Design: Ryuta Yanagi
UI Design: Satoshi Watsuji
Art Supervision: Yusuke Takeda
Color Design: Satoshi Hashimoto
Director of Photography: Kentaro Waki
Editing: Shigeru Nishiyama
Music: Yuki Kajiura


Kirito / Kazuto Kirigaya: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka / Bryce Papenbrook
Asuna / Asuna Yuuki: Haruka Tomatsu / Cherami Leigh
Yui: Kanae Ito / Stephanie Sheh
Leafa / Suguha Kirigaya: Ayana Taketatsu / Cassandra Lee Morris
Silica / Keiko Ayano: Rina Hidaka / Christine Marie Cabanos
Lisbeth / Rika Shinozaki: Ayahi Takagaki / Sarah Anne Williams
Sinon / Shino Asada: Miyuki Sawashiro / Michelle Ruff
Klein: Hiroaki Hirata / Kirk Thornton
Agil: Hiroki Yasumoto / Patrick Seitz
Seijirou Kikuoka: Toshiyuki Morikawa / Matt Mercer
Akihiko Kayaba: Koichi Yamadera / Marc Diraison
Yuna: Sayaka Kanda / Ryan Bartley
Eiji / Eiji Nochizawa: Yoshio Inoue / Chris Patton
Tetsuhiro Shigemura: Takeshi Kaga / Taylor Henry

Voice Director & ADR Script Writer: Alex von David

About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD releases including Sword Art Online, KILL la KILL, Blue Exorcist, DURARARA!!, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero, Your lie in April, BAKEMONOGATARI, NISEKOI, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Expelled From Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, ALDNOAH.ZERO, Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], and ERASED. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles GOD EATER, March comes in like a lion, Occultic;Nine, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, and WAGNARIA!!3.

About Azoland Pictures, LLC.
Azoland Pictures, LLC is a film distribution company that offers Japanese anime and live-action films to the audiences in North America. The company also organizes movie premieres, anime related film festivals, and J-Pop events in the Los Angeles area. Azoland Pictures has theatrically distributed LOVE LIVE! The School Idol Movie, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Part I: Blue Eyed Casval and Part II: Artesia’s Sorrow, Doukyusei and Kizumonogatari series. More information available at