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‘Moon And Shadow’ – ‘Sword Art Online’ Music Collection Loved By All: Update On Upcoming Sakura-Con

By Sunia Mukherjee | March 23, 2016 01:26 PM EDT

''Sword Art Online'' franchise has added almost everything to their kitty. The fans loved the music collection ''Moon And Shadow.'' The upcoming Sakura Con might throw more light on the upcoming movie and season 3 of the ''Sword Art Online'' TV Anime series.

In 2012 when the Japanese television released the first season of ''Sword Art Online,'' the love story of Kirito and Asuna captured the heart of millions of anime series lovers. Second season which was released in the summer of 2014 was more popular and ever since the fans have been waiting for the release of season 3.

The fans are waiting with bated breath to meet the original creator of the Japanese light novel series Reki Kawahara during the upcoming Sakura Con. It will be held between Mar. 25-27, 2016 at Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, USA. The official site has the list of the distinguished guests updated.  It is expected that the details of the upcoming movie might be disclosed there.

A-1 Pictures studio, the makers of this anime series is yet to release the date for airing of season 3. Now the fans are waiting for the release of the movie ''Sword Art Online'' as it is announced that Kawahara is creating a new storyline for the movie and it will not the same as the TV anime series.

Crossmap reported that the tentative release date of the movie is Jul. 23, 2016. The plot of the movie is completely kept under cover and the stars who will lend their voice for the characters too are partially disclosed. However, Animenewsnetwork revealed that the title of the movie will be ''Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale'' and it is expected to open in Japan in 2017. So until we get a clarification for A-1 pictures, the makers of this movie, we will not know the exact release date.

Twitter is full of the news for the upcoming Sakura Con and the excitement around that. The ''Dengeki Bunko Haru'' event which was conducted on Mar.13, 2016 (Sunday) revealed more details about the upcoming movie. ''The event also confirmed that Yoshitsugu Matsuoka will return to play Kirito, and Haruka Tomatsu will return to play Asuna. Yuki Kajiura will return to compose the film's soundtrack. The event also revealed a new visual (below) and character designs, both drawn by abec.''

This year's Sakura Con will have Masquerade ball, charity auction, cosplay chess, video contest, Daikaiju Disco and many more attractions. The entire schedule is uploaded on the official website.

So what's next for this extremely popular franchise? Kpopstarz will keep the readers updated about the upcoming developments and updates from the house of SAO.

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