During Anime Festival Asia, Aniplex announces the Sword Art Online EXTRA EDITION New Years' special will now be a worldwide simulcast, with the special being simulcast on Crunchyroll on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 7:00am Pacific Time for North America, South America, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
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…