Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online, the upcoming Sword Art Online spinoff, has been a bit of a mystery. But today, we’ve finally got our first glimpse of the series in action, and a staff list to boot.
Folks who will be bringing Gun Gale Online to life include:
Director: Masayuki Sakoi (Celestial Method)
Series composition: Yosuke Furoda (My Hero Academia)
Chief animation director/character designer: Yoshio Kosakai (Chaos;hEAd)
Animation studio: Studio 3Hz (Flip Flappers)
The series, which premieres in April, is based on the series of light novels by Keiichi Sigsawa. Here’s how Yen Press describes the story:
Karen Kohiruimaki always felt out of place in the real world. Due to her extreme height, she found it hard to make friends with other girls her age. Everything changes when she’s introduced to VR and Gun Gale Online. In GGO, Karen is free to play the cute, chibi avatar of her dreams! Can Karen find friendship in this bullet-ridden MMO…?