According to a text scroll from episode 11 rerun of Sword Art Online season 1 in Japan, it has revealed that the second season will start in July.
At the end of the Sword Art Online: Extra Edition special, it was announced that a new anime season for Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online light novel has been ‘activated’ for next year.
Aniplex has announced at Anime Festival Asia ’13 that the upcoming Sword Art Online: Extra Edition special will be streamed worldwide on January 1, immediately after its Japanese premiere on December 31, 10PM.
The 13th volume of Reki Kawahara’s sci-fi action light novel Sword Art Online has noted that upcoming year-end TV special Sword Art Online Extra Edition will be a recap of the anime series with new scenes.
According to the 32nd issue of Dengeki Bunko Magazine, it was announced that Reki Kawahara’s sci-fi-action light novel series Sword Art Online will be getting a spin-off manga from artist Neko Nekobyō.
ASCII Media Work’s fantasy-romance anime Sword Art Online topped official survey of Biglobe on most popular series aired in fall of 2012.