BackgroundEditA stage event at the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2015 event revealed on Sunday that Reki Kawahara's Accel World light novel series is inspiring a new anime project titled Accel World: Infinite Burst. Kawahara is writing the story for the original new anime, and it will feature new characters. The event showed footage for the new anime, but did not specify its format.
Later, it was revealed that it will be a movie. The movie was released in Japan at July 23, 2016.
Then, it starts off showing a new character in what appears to be a Gym. She had an accident that caused her to be hospitalized. The scene shifted off to a territory battle between Nega Nebulus and Great Wall, where Sky Raker and Ardor Maiden are fighting agains two Burst Linkers. Meanwhile, Scarlet Rain and Blood Leopard are also battling off against multiple Linkers.
The scene shifted again to a battle between Silver Crow and Ash Roller. Black Lotus and Green Grandee appeared as each Legion's leaders. But before they could even battle, a huge storm appeared and destroyed the Battle Field and immediately disconnects all the linkers from the Accelerated World. Back in the Real World, Shinomiya informs that the Brain Burst Application doesn't work as the Icon is greyed out, rendering every linker unable to Burst Link.
Staff and CastEdit
- Original Creator: Reki Kawahara
- Original Novel Illustration: HIMA
- Director: Masakazu Obara
- Character Design/Animation Director: Yukiko Aikei
- Duel Avatar Design/Action Director: Yousuke Kabashima
- Animation Production: Sunrise
The returning cast includes:
- Sachika Misawa as Kuroyukihime
- Yuuki Kaji as Haruyuki
- Aki Toyosaki as Chiyuri
- Shintarō Asanuma as Takumu
- Rina Hidaka as Yuniko
- Yumi Hara as Utai
- Yuuka Nanri as Rin
- Chinatsu Akasaki as Risa Tsukiori
A novel titled Accel World: Jump To Infinity (アクセル・ワールド－無限への跳躍－ Accel World -Mugen e no Chōyaku?), also written by Kawahara, was given to those who watch the film within the first week of its premiere in Japanese theaters.