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"Sword Art Online (SAO)" is a hugely successful light novel, with over 22 million copies sold worldwide. A compelling human drama set inside an online game, this story explores the positive and negative impacts of technologies like VR and AI on humanity. At the event SWORD ART ONLINE EX-CHRONICLE, which marked the 10th anniversary of the book's publication, Sony Group creators and engineers bring SAO to life through the collaboration of entertainment and developmental technologies, creating new excitement for a world yet-to-be seen in reality.
In this video, "Sword Art Online" author Reki Kawahara and anime series producer Masami Niwa, as well as Sony's young engineers share their aspirations for creating a new future through entertainment and technology.