Sword Art Online II Limited-Time Shop to Open in Shinjuku Alta

Sword Art Online II Limited-Time Shop to Open in Shinjuku Alta

The TV anime Sword Art Online is gaining massive popularity in Japan and overseas, and an exclusive shop will be coming to Shinjuku early this summer. A limited-time shop concepted around Sword Art Online II broadcast in 2014 will be opening in the character event space of Shinjuku Alta.

Titled Sword Art Online II Guild Shop in Shinjuku Alta, the shop will be open for a limited time from June 3–21. Limited edition items will be on sale, of course, and there will be various displays prepared, giving a chance to be soaked in the series’ world.

The shop will be located on the fifth floor of Shinjuku Alta and will carry a wide lineup including limited edition goods featuring exclusive artwork and items being sold in advance. Artwork featured on tin badges, keychains and more is available to view on the official site. Also, those who make a purchase will be able to enter a no-lose raffle to win original items. Prize A is a life-size cutout and Prize B is a postcard.

The shop key visual shows main characters including Kazuto Kirigaya and Asuna Yuuki. It has a pleasant feel with the characters dressed in school uniforms and sakura petals dancing in the air. Expect fun items that can only be found at this limited-time shop.

In addition to items for sale, the event will also feature life-size cutouts, displays of art reproductions and figures, and more. With the final volume, volume 9, of the Blu-ray and DVD to be released on June 24, this exclusive shop will fire up the series’ finale.

The original work Sword Art Online by Reki Kawahara is a popular novel currently being published by Dengeki Bunko. It was adapted into an anime in 2012 and Sword Art Online II is the second part of the series. The sequel is comprised of three arcs—Phantom Bullet, Calibur, and Mother’s Rosario—and has gained popularity for its different settings for each.

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Sword Art Online II Guild Shop in Shibuya Alta

Duration: June 3 (Wed.) – 21 (Sun.), 2015
Location: Shibuya Alta 5F Character Event Space

Source: animeanime
Source article written by Katsunori Takahashi

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