Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION Worldwide Simulcast Announced!

Just in time to end the year, Aniplex of America has announced that the Sword Art Online special will simulcast worldwide. In the US, we can watch on Crunchyroll or Daisuki.net!

Full press release after the break

From Aniplex USA:

Year-End TV Special
“Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION”
Worldwide Simulcast Announced!

During a talk show at Anime Festival Asia 2013 in Singapore, Aniplex Inc. announced their plans of a worldwide simulcast of the special year-end program, “Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION.” In Japan, “Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION” is scheduled for broadcast on 12/31/2013 at 10PM (Japan Time), on TOKYO MX, BS11, and Nico Nico Douga. Fans of Sword Art Online all over the world will now be able to welcome the New Year while enjoying this special episode right alongside their fellow fans in Japan!

Worldwide Simulcast Details:

Simulcast in Japan:
Date & Time: 12/31/2013 (Tues) 10PM~ (Japan Time)
Simulcast on 3 channels- TOKYO MX, BS 11, Nico Nico Douga

Simulcast in Other Countries:
Date & Time: 01/01/2014 (Weds) 12AM~ (Japan Time)*

English-speaking countries, Mexico, Central and South
Simulcast on “Crunchyroll” (crunchyroll.com) and “DAISUKI” (Daisuki.net) streaming sites

Korea: Simulcast on “Aniplus” Cable Channel

China: Simulcast on “楽視” streaming site

Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, German-speaking countries, Italian-speaking countries, Russian-speaking countries, India, The Middle East: Simulcast on “DAISUKI” streaming site (Daisuki.net)

French-speaking countries: Simulcast on “Wakanim” streaming site

* Please check with streaming website for exact start time. Please be advised that these sites will not be available for viewing in Japan.

About Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION
Kirito and the others decide to go on an underwater quest within the world of ALO to grant Yui her wish to see a whale. As they all prepare for the quest, they face a shocking revelation… Leafa, or Suguha is afraid of water. So, Asuna and the other female members decide to teach Suguha how to swim at a pool in the real world. Meanwhile, Kirito was meeting somebody…

Original Story: Reki Kawahara (Published by Dengeki Bunko)
Original Illustrations: abec
Director: Tomohiko Ito
Character Design: Shingo Adachi
Production Company: A-1 Pictures
Kirito: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Asuna: Haruka Tomatsu
Leafa: Ayana Taketatsu
Yui: Kanae Ito
Silica: Rina Hidaka
Lisbeth: Ayahi Takagaki and more!

Sword Art Online Official US Homepage: http://www.SwordArt-OnlineUSA.com

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