It was announced that the collaboration match between “Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night” and the pro baseball team, Yomiuri Giants will be held on October 2, 2021, on Tokyo Dome, during the match with Yokohama DeNA Baystars. Prior to the event, the original visual was released together with the information on the goods and event.
It was announced that for this collaboration, Matsuoka Yoshitsugu (voice of the main protagonist Kirito) will appear during the ceremonial first pitch, and he will be handling the venue announcement. Other than Matsuoka, it was newly announced that Taketatsu Ayana (voice of Leafa) and Yasumoto Hiroki (voice of Egil) will also appear during the ceremonial first pitch, venue’s event, and the special streaming “Giants Live Stream”.
The pre-orders for the original character goods of this collaboration has started at noon, October 1, 2021, on “Giants Online Store”. The lineup consists of 13 types, including a T-shirts and acrylic stand with an original illustration of the characters wearing the Giants’ uniform. Two types of designs are available, which are “normal size” and “chibi size”.
The staple good of Giants’ fan, which is the “Players Face Towel” has gotten a special version with the character’s name, and a total of 6 designs will be available.
The collaboration match between “Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night” and the pro baseball team, Yomiuri Giants will be held on October 2, 2021, on Tokyo Dome.
(1)Giants LIVE Stream’s Special Streaming
Guest Voice Actor: Matsuoka Yoshitsugu (voice of Kirito), Taketatsu Ayana (voice of Leafa), and Yasumoto Hiroki (voice of Egil) MC: Yanagihara Tetsuya (comedy duo America Zarigani）
▼ Streaming Schedule
1:50 PM~, Streaming on the situation of the ceremonial first pitch before the match start
2:00 PM~ End of Match, Match Spectating Talk
※Giants Live Stream’s member (Paid, Monthly Subscription) is required for viewing. By registering for the GIANTS ID (free member), you can enjoy a more beneficial streaming.
※We expect there will be a connection problem right before the start of the streaming. So, it is recommended to register earlier.
(2) Made-to-order Sales for Original Collaboration Goods
【Made-to-order Sales Period】
Noon, October 1 (Friday) ~ 11:59 AM, October 15 (Friday)
【Product Overview】※Price is inclusive of 10% consumption tax
・Players Face Towel… 2,200 JPY
・Face Towel… 2,420 JPY
・Pub Mirror… 27,500 JPY
・Blanket… 5,280 JPY
・T-shirts… 3,850 JPY
・Cushion… 3,300 JPY
・Homebase-shaped Tapestry… 3,300 JPY
・Acrylic Stand (Full Member)… 2,970 JPY
・Acrylic Stand… 1,430 JPY
・Mini Frame… 1,320 JPY
・Acrylic Key Holder… 900 JPY
・Clear File… 550 JPY
・Tin Badge… 495 JPY
※ The delivery is scheduled for mid-November 2021. The delivery schedule may vary depending on the amount of goods pre-ordered.
※As the goods are made-to-order, everyone is able to purchase it if the pre-orders are made within the period. There is no purchase limit. Please try again after a while if there is trouble accessing the website.
※Please refrain from buying for the purpose of reselling.
“Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night” will premiere on October 30, 2021 (Saturday).
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