The world of Sword Art Online requires little introduction, and we know that many of you are more than excited to be able to finally get your hands on our home video release of Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale when it hits the UK on Monday, 28th May 2018.
While we’re sure nothing will assuage your impatience to own our Limited Collector’s Edition release of this title for yourself, perhaps an in-depth look at what you’ll find once your copy arrives will help to momentarily quench your desires? Read on below for everything you need to know about this release!
MCM London Comic Con attendees: Before getting to tell you about the product itself and whatnot, we’re happy to confirm that the first opportunity to get your hands on this release will be next weekend at the MCM London Comic Con event (25-27th May 2018). We will have copies of this available to purchase (while stock lasts) from our stand, stall #1600 in the South Hall.
ABOUT SWORD ART ONLINE: ORDINAL SCALE
Synopsis: “The NerveGear, the world’s first dedicated full-dive device developed by the genius programmer, Akihiko Kayaba in 2022…a revolutionary machine that opened up infinite possibilities for the world of VR (Virtual Reality).
4 years later…. A next-generation, wearable multi-device called the Augma has been released to compete with the NerveGear’s successor, the Amusphere. A cutting-edge machine boasting the ability to enhance AR (Augmented Reality) to the maximum, the Augma offers a safe, user-friendly experience, as it can be used while the player is awake, making it an instant hit. Its most popular title is an ARMMORPG developed exclusively for the Augma, “Ordinal Scale (a.k.a. OS).”
Kirito is about to join Asuna and the others as an Ordinal Scale player, but they’re about to find out that it isn’t all fun and games…“
You can watch a trailer for the film below, taken from our theatrical release of the movie last year:
Let’s start with the gorgeous rigid box for the film, which uses a foil finish effect applied to certain parts of the artwork and design to give an eye-catching style to the release that’ll look beautiful in your hand or on a shelf.
Within that box, you’ll find a digipak adorned with striking artwork featuring a number of core characters from the film, which is of course used to store the film itself in both DVD and Blu-ray formats. Both discs contain the main feature with both English and Japanese 5.1 audio together with English subtitles. The Blu-ray disc also contains a number of extras including a subtitled commentary track featuring the film’s director, Tomohiko Ito, and the Japanese voice actors for the characters of Asuna and Kirito, Haruka Tomatsu and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka respectively, as well as trailers for the movie and an Ordinal Scale edition of the show’s regular Sword Art OFFline feature.
Also inside you’ll find a set of five art cards, each of which provides you with one of the film’s key visuals to make full use of all of the artwork at our disposal.
Last but certainly not least, we’ve compiled a wealth of information, content and artwork to produce a 60-page book – within these pages you’ll find a breakdown of the Sword Art Online story so far, information about the new technology that sits at the heart of Ordinal Scale‘s story, a wealth of character and setting information and artwork, in-depth character profiles for some of the major players in the film, and a comprehensive gallery of illustrations used to promote the film in Japan and beyond. It’s as comprehensive a record of all things Ordinal Scale as you could possibly hope for.
WHERE CAN I BUY THIS?
We’re currently taking orders for all of our editions of Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale via our AllTheAnime.com web shop, and you can find our product listings for the film (as well as our other Sword Art Online-related releases) below.
Of course, you can also order our Collector’s Edition from other retailers, using the buttons below:
PHOTOS OF THE FINISHED PODUCT
And now it’s time to show you photos of the finished product itself. Don’t forget you can click on them to enlarge them. Also POTENTIAL SPOILER WARNING for the photos below; more specifically for any pages of the book we show.
That’s all for this unboxing! We hope you’re looking forward to adding this film to your growing Sword Art Online collection.