The first promotional video for the upcoming Accel World: Infinite∞Burst anime film, based on Reki Kawahara and HiMA’s Accel World light novel series, has been released. The new 2 minute video briefly sets up the events of the film before introducing the new main characters and their avatars. The main theme song of movie, Plasmic Fire from Kotoko × Altima.
Accel World: Infinite∞Burst is scheduled to release in 24 cinemas across Japan on July 23rd.
Here is the announcement video of the new anime:
And here is the first commercial:
The main cast of the anime series will return in the upcoming anime:
- Sachika Misawa (Arisa Meigo from Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki) returns to voice Kuroyukihime
- Yuuki Kaji (Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan) as Haruyuki Arita
- Aki Toyosaki (Yui Hirasawa from K-ON!) voicing as Chiyuri Kurashima
- Shintaro Asanuma (Takatoshi Tsuda in Seitokai Yakuindomo) will voice Takumu Mayuzumi
- Chinatsu Akasaki (Shinka Nibutani in Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) joins the cast to voice new character Risa Tsukiori
The main staff consists of:
- Director: Masakazu Obara (Sora Kake Girl, Mai-HiME)
- Anime Character Designer and Animation Director: Yukiko Aikei (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso, Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon)
- Duel Avatar Designer and Action Director: Yousuke Kabashima (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny and Madan no Ou to Vanadis Animation Director)
- Animation Production: Sunrise (Love Live! School Idol Project, Code Geass)
A second batch of advanced tickets went on sale on June 18th for ¥1,500 (~ US$14.00) containing:
- The ticket featuring the latest visual
- A special themed badge
Here is the film’s main visual:
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
The year is 2046. Haruyuki Arita is a young boy who finds himself on the lowest social rungs of his school. Ashamed of his miserable life, Haruyuki can only cope by indulging in virtual games. But that all changes when Kuroyukihime, the most popular girl in school, introduces him to a mysterious program called Brain Burst and a virtual reality called the Accel World.