The official Sword Art Online website has updated with the full staff & cast for the new SAO season which will be serialising volumes 5 & 6 of the light novel (writen by Reki Kawahara, illustrated by abec). Yuki Kajiura has been confirmed to compose the music again. The anime will start airing on July 2014.
This arc, subtitled as “Phandom Bullet”, takes place in a other VRMMO game called “Gun Gale Online” in which the players are fighting with guns, and this time they can log out freely 😉
Anime Title: Sword Art Online II
Starts airing: July 2014
Animation Studio: A-1 Pictures
Director: Tomohiko Ito
Main cast: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kirito, Miyuki Sawashiro as Sinon
In other news, the NHK drama, Hanako to Ann for which Kajiura is also composing, starts airing on March 31, so dont forget about it 🙂