Eternals x Sword Art Online Collaboration Posters Revealed
A surprising collaboration for SAO fans.
A few days back, Sword Art Online announced a unique collaboration with Marvel’s Eternals. Well, the official illustration for this interesting union came out, and here’s everything you need to know about it.
Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night is the second anime film in the SAO series. The Japanese sci-fi animation film is based on light novels written by Reki Kawahara. The prequel movie focuses on Kirito and Asuna, and it came out in Japanese theatres on October 30, 2021.
On the other hand, Eternals is the latest Marvel movie that had a theatrical release on November 5. The 26th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe features an incredible cast, including Kumail Nanjiani, Brian Kit Harington, Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, etc.
The official Twitter account of Sword Art Online announced the collaboration with Eternals through a short video. The news came as a surprise for SAO fans who are also obsessed with the MCU movies.
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Eternals x Sword Art Online Progressive Aria of a Starless Night Collaboration
While fans are enjoying the release of the SAO and Eternals movie in theatres, the creators released the official posters for the collaboration. Here you go, take a look at the new illustration yourself:
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Similar to Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night, Eternals, in a sense, is an origin story. It shows the backstory of a group of superheroes who arrived on Earth thousands of years before the events of current MCU movies. So, it makes sense why Reki Kawahara decided to collab with Eternals. As stated in the official Tweet, the collaboration is to celebrate two stories of the beginning.