The author of Sword Art Online will create a new light novel

Kadokawa’s light novel imprint announced that sword art online Author Reki Kawahara is publishing a new light novel series. The series will be titled demon crest and will feature illustrations by KON! aNorth Dakota 7/22 designer Yukiko Horiguchi. The first volume will begin shipping on November 10.

demon crest The story takes place in a mixed reality game that combines virtual and augmented reality. The story begins with the beta test of the new virtual reality fantasy MMO called royal Magic, either AM. According to Reki Kawahara, the official synopsis of demon crest read;

Sixth grader Yuma Ashihara marvels at this MMO born from new technology and starts playing games and clearing dungeons with his friends. Satisfied with one day of play and eager to play later, Yuma logs out of the game, or so he thought. After clearing a dungeon boss, Yuma’s avatar is engulfed in a strange red light, after which he loses consciousness. When Yuma comes to, she wakes up in a “New World” where the VRMMO has merged with the real world. Before he can fully process the situation, Yuma runs into his beautiful classmate Sumika Watamaki, except her appearance has drastically changed to resemble the monsters in the game.

Reiki Kawahara: Creation of ‘Sword Art Online’ and beyond

Reiki Kawahara is best known for his sword art online light novels, which began in 2001. The series then began serialization from 2002 to 2008 on their website. Kadokawa’s Dengeki Bunko imprint then began publishing a freshly-released print version in 2009. Collectively, the series ended with the ‘Alicization’ arc in 2016. Since then, the series has inspired many spin-off novels and manga, an adaptation of television anime, an anime film, and a proposed live-action series. Currently, his spin-off novel sword art online Progressive is inspiring two films of its own. He is also the author behind the Accelerated world Y The Isolator: Realization of Absolute Solitude franchises

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Reki Kawahara, author of Sword Art Online, light novel Demon's Crest

As of now, it is unknown on which platform demon crest The story will be available in addition to the physical print (although Kawahara is expected to update it). Yen Press is launching sword art online accel world Y The Isolator: Realization of Absolute Solitude English novels. It is also unknown if any planned anime or manga adaptations of Demon’s Crest exists.

sword art online is available on Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation. Accelerated world It is currently available to stream on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation.

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