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Sword Art Online Beater’s Meeting 2019
Sword Art Online Beater’s Meeting 2019 will take place at Belle Salle Akihabara in Tokyo on August 18 from 10:00 JST to 17:30 JST.
The free-to-attend event will feature demo stations for the PlayStation 4 version of Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, which is the first public hands-on of the game, among various other activities.
A full schedule of stage events is planned, which will be live streamed on YouTube and Niconico.
Here is the full stage schedule:
(All listed times are Japan Standard Time.)
- 10:30 – Opening – An introduction to the day’s program.
- 11:30 – Sword Art Online Arcade: Deep Explorer Stage – The latest information on Sword Art Online Arcade: Deep Explorer, which is currently in operation at Japanese arcades. Three people will play a new mode due out for the game this summer. Featuring Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Ai Kayano, Rina Hidaka, producer Marco Kenzo Tomoshige, and more.
- 13:00 – Sword Art Online App Game Stage – The official stage event for the Sword Art Online smartphone games Memory Defrag and Integral Factor. Get the latest information from the producers, including Memory Defrag‘s third anniversary plans and new features coming to Integral Factor. Featuring Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Rina Hidaka, Nobunaga Shimazaki, producer Yasukazu Kawai, producer Tomohiko Takeuchi, producer Yurika Tsukita, and more.
- 14:30 – Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris Stage – The grand unveil of the latest information on the March-announced Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris. A secret guest will also appear. Featuring Ai Kayano, Nobunaga Shimazaki, producer Yosuke Futami, and more.
- 16:00 – Sword Art Online Anime & Novel Stage – A talk stage featuring the voice cast of Sword Art Online: Alicization, led by Sword Art Online novel editor Kazuma Miki and Silica voice actor Rina Hidaka. Behind the scenes information about the “Sword Art Online EX Chronicle” event held in August as well. Featuring Reki Kawahara, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Ai Kayano, Rina Hidaka, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Kazuma Miki (Straight Edge), and more.
- 16:45 – Sword Art Online Beater’s Meeting 2019 Grand Finale – Be sure to watch the event until the very end!