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English dub Australian premiere of Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale set for Madman Anime Festival Brisbane

Want to be one of the first in Australia to see the English dub of the hit film Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale? Want to meet the English voice actor of Asuna, Cherami Leigh? Of course you do!

Don’t miss the Australian premiere of the English dub of Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale at Madman Anime Festival Brisbane! The premiere will take place at the festival in AnimeLab Arena on June 10, 2017 at 6:30pm.

Cherami Leigh, voice acting superstar, will also be attending the premiere and introducing the film! Best known as the English voice actor of Patty in Soul Eater, Lucy in Fairy Tail,  Sailor Venus in the new Viz Media English-dubbed Sailor Moon series, and Asuna in Sword Art Online, she’s thrilled to be attending the festival and talking about her work in the film.

Tickets to the premiere are $15 and available to purchase at the Madman Anime Festival ticket desk from 4pm – 8pm on Friday, June 9, or from 9am on Saturday, June 10. Anyone can buy tickets to the screening, not just Madman Anime Festival attendees!

MadFest VIP pass holders will have their FREE ticket to the premiere in their VIP show bag.

That’s not all: discover the world of Sword Art Online at Madman Anime Festival! Get up close with the wildly popular series and new film in this very special exhibit, with character standees, art stills, special talent messages, an in-depth look at the characters from Ordinal Scale and more on display!

The highly-anticipated film will then be coming soon to cinemas across Australia and New Zealand. Keep your eyes on the website as we’ll be announcing more details (including cinema locations!) soon!

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Follow Kirito and Asuna in an all-new story that takes place after the Mother’s Rosario arc!

In 2022, the world of virtual reality was upended by the arrival of a new invention from a genius programmer, Akihiko Kayaba. Called NerveGear, it was the first full-dive system and with it, came endless possibilities to VRMMORPGs.

In 2026, a new machine called the Augma is developed to compete against the NerveGear and its successor, the Amusphere. A next-gen wearable device, the Augma doesn’t have a full-dive function like its predecessors. Instead, it uses Augmented Reality (AR) to get players into the game. It is safe, user-friendly and lets users play while they are conscious, making it an instant hit on the market. The most popular game on the system is “Ordinal Scale” (aka: OS), an ARMMORPG developed exclusively for the Augma.

Asuna and the gang have already been playing OS for a while, and soon Kirito decides to join them. However, they’re about to find out that Ordinal Scale isn’t all fun and games…

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Check out the awesome trailer for the Japanese subtitled version of Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale below!

Get you tickets to Madman Anime Festival now!

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