Sword Art Online Season 4 Release Date, Anime Characters, SAO Trailer, Plot, Spoilers, Episodes, News & Updates

Sword Art Online Season 4 Release Date, Anime Characters, SAO Trailer, Plot and Everything You May Want To Know

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Sword Art Online, the Japanese anime series that follows the Light Novels written by Reki Kawahara, is doing pretty well in its latest season 3, Alicization. The third installment is divided into four-cours that can be taken as four quarters of a year. The fourth cour is in progress.

This fourth cour was previously delayed from April 2020 to July 2020. The installment is also in two parts named Alicization and Alicization: The War of Underworld. Till now, 40 episodes of the third season have been aired.

Previously the story was only available in the Novels written by Reki Kawahara. But in 2012, Aniplex and Genco started the anime series with the same name. Later two more seasons were released, the second one came out in 2014 and the third one in 2018.

The third installment was not presented continuously and was delayed many times. But this time, it may end on September 11 after completing its 47 episodes. Though the third season is currently in progress, people are eager to know about the fourth season.

As per the news, the writer of the series is already writing the story of the fourth sequel. There is no doubt that the series will come back with a fresh new season in the near future. For other information like release date, Cast, and Plot keep reading the article to the end.


Sword Art Online Season 4 Release Date

All the episodes have been aired one in a week. As of now, there is no official news for the fourth season, but the story writing for the next installment is in progress by Kawahara. So there will be a fourth season.

As per the latest details from Kawahara, he needs quite a time to write the volumes of the fourth sequel. One should be highly patient to get the next season. The conditions have been changed due to the current coronavirus pandemic. The dates are continually changing for the third season itself. We can expect the fourth installment by 2022 or later in Japan.

The dates for the English airing are not available from the very beginning of the resume of the fourth cour of the third season. If you are waiting for the English airing, you may have to wait a little more. (check: Spinning Out Season 2.)

Sword Art Online Season 4 Cast

The cast of the series has been nearly the same in all the seasons. The cast in the next season should also be the same to keep the feel of the series. Some new cast can also be there depending upon the plot of the new installment.


As you all know, in an anime series, cast means the voice behind the characters. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka voice the main character Kirito in the Japanese language, Haruka Tomatsu as Asuna, Ayana Taketatsu as Leafa, Kanne lto as Yui, Rina Hidaka as Silica, etc. If there will be a new installment, these main characters should be the same. Some other faces may also be there depending upon the plot.

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Sword Art Online Season 4 Plot

The plot of the series has been nearly the same in all the seasons. It revolved around the life of Kirito and Asuna. They met each other in a virtual reality Role Playing Game and fell in love with each other and get married in the game. After coming out of the game, they wanted to marry each other. But due to some circumstances, they were not able to get married in real life. They were again indulged in the new Role Playing Games in the new seasons.

The current story that is going to end in September 2020 is also about a new game in which Kirito is present as a fluctlight, i.e., some kind of AI brain. Asuno and other team members are in the custody of Vassago, a villain who reveals himself to be PoH.


If there will be a season 4, then it will be revolving around some new game or maybe around solving some of the cliffhangers of the current installment. Some new turn in the life of Kirito and Asuna is very likely. They will have to face new difficulties in the new game for sure. For further details keep visiting us, we will update any information provided ASAP.

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