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In the near future, a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online has been released where players control their avatars with their bodies using a piece of technology called Nerve Gear. One day, players discover they cannot log out, as the game crea
First Air Date 2012-07-08
Last Air Date 2020-09-20
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kerimoz shared a tip "Absolutely in love with this love story and the fight for greater good. What are your thoughts? ☺️ #animeromance"
karissa_cox shared a tip "Okay so I strongly recommend it up until the end of the game. After that, it lost me."
aimee_kneip shared a tip "Mostly just season 1 but I have watched all that's out."
amber_critchlow_3053 shared a tip "If you like video games and adventure this is a great anime for you."
anna_howard_5947 shared a tip "A great started anime, this beautiful world and characters pull you into their plight as they try to escape a deathly situation."
taylor_nutt shared a tip "So what is the timeline of all the movies after the show? Because there a bunch?"
screamingflames shared a tip "I love the concept of neural links to play video games, i also love the relations the characters have with eachother"
annette_gonzales_6808 shared a tip "This anime is so unique gotta say I’ve never come across another anime like it! Love it!"
RockerChick91 shared a tip "Easily one of my top five anime's. Its impossible to step away from."
audrey_allen_2896 shared a tip "I actually really like this anime, I know a lot of people don't really care for it."
nkemdilim_idam shared a tip "Best anime for season 1, season 2 was kinda boring and unnecessary and season 3 was okay"
dognamedbear2012gma shared a tip "I enjoyed the development of the long story arc with episodic stories. This is the type of show development I really enjoy."
ishaqsm shared a tip "L anime bro this **** weird the mc’s sister/cousin thing liked him"
michelle_standridge shared a tip "Really only the first half of the first season is good"
robert_myatt shared a tip "My first real foray into anime, so it will always have a place in my heart."
kaiti_roberts shared a tip "Good characters and fascinating premise"
alyssa_lujano shared a tip "Kirito and Asuna were really cute and I loved the sense of adventure and danger"
noel_sandoval shared a tip "The beginning is good! Around the middle it does become boring but the ending is worth it"
john_castro_7430 shared a tip "My absolute favorite anime"
jacea_shadle shared a tip "This is one of my favorites. Great storyline and amazing art style. Each season has a different gane which i thought was cool."
natasha_2567 shared a tip "No idea. It's been a long time"
chris_joe shared a tip "Nice gaming anime"
b-bo_is_awesome shared a tip "The original is great. This is what got me into anime! So it holds a place in my heart."
kutiekitsune213 shared a tip "First half is good, second half is alright, don't watch season 2. Gungail is best."
heavenly_hunt shared a tip "I couldn't get into the season with his sister but I enjoyed everything before that"
heavens shared a tip "It sure is an anime. Watch the abridged version."
james_jones_342 shared a tip "#isekai"
cassie_macaluso shared a tip "I loved this if you like VR and your a fan or video games like I am you’ll love this show"
cassie_macaluso shared a tip "It left off on a cliffhanger but they are making more I heard and can’t wait to see the rest of this"
jackie_mcdaniel shared a tip "The storyline is fantastic! I CAN'T STOP WATCHING!"
amaya_nicole_arriaga shared a tip "I haven't been posting alot but here is amazing anime and it has 4 seasons you can find it on Netflix and Funimation"
Lulu_639 shared a tip "They are all surviving"
leo_bocock shared a tip "Made me cry when I first watched it like 6 years ago. I’m not quite sure why."
logan_zima shared a tip "New season this month"
gabriel_5767 shared a tip "10 out of 10 my favorite"
tikipuppy shared a tip "Only the first season"
depressing_edits shared a tip "This is amazing and I highly recommend if you’re in to sword fighting or video games"
jessica_pannapacker shared a tip "Most likely will only enjoy if you are new to anime..."
scoop shared a tip "great beginner anime that is hard to disappoint."
jaden_valverde shared a tip "Absolutely loved this. I don’t really like anime but this one I really liked. Watched it like 4 times now."
nicholas_charron shared a tip "So much action and amazing plot."
eli_petersen shared a tip "my first anime. i loved it so much and I'd die for these characters."
chase_stager shared a tip "It's a good Gateway Anime."
madison_taylor_2301 shared a tip "I would watch this show a million times if i could"
the_broken_0taku shared a tip "Hard choice, but I think it would be episode 24 gilded hero"
larry_achelpohl shared a tip "Very good story line easy to follow very binge worthy alot of action and Suspense"
morgan_martin_7387 shared a tip "The first anime I ever binge watched! It's definitely has flaws but I overall enjoyed it."
shannon__5896 shared a tip "Thank you so much :)"
sharon_machuca shared a tip "Best show ever"
legend_nebula shared a tip "Everything is amazing no words. Period my 2nd 10/10"
damon_smith_8391 shared a tip "It’s ok"
nikole_benton shared a tip "Definitely binge worthy!"
david_8048 shared a tip "I personally think it depends on your definition of "worth it" but in my case, yes, especially if your into the genre of the show"
daddy_kale shared a tip "only season 1"
ZUFO shared a tip "very good"
luis_g7019 shared a tip "Did not like the part with the elves. Everything else was fine."
elisabeth_harstad shared a tip "Very Popular Isekai- A must-see for any isekai fans or new anime fans"
kawaii_sisters_904 shared a tip "Actually liked season 1 but then it just went down hill when his cousin joined the harem"
scorpionking shared a tip "The first one hit the spot but after that I think it went down hill for me😕"
dragonborn2003 shared a tip "Such a cool concept and so much fun to watch. The first season is definitely better then the second one."
machie_ravers shared a tip "Baby’s first isekai"
ashleigh_johnson_663 shared a tip "Yes!!"
ethan_mendoza_3147 shared a tip "The entire plot and the whole iselia feeling, it was my first anime too, great anime 9/10"
jose_lazarre shared a tip "Great mix of videogame experience and story telling"
zyX_ph0n shared a tip "It just gets worse after like season 1 I'm ngl"
annelise_h shared a tip "I like all sorts of shows. I recommend Akame ga kill, itazura Na kiss, death parade, seven deadly sins, erased, toradora"
bohemian_panda shared a tip "Personally I only liked the first season but it's still a fun watch"
sarah_j_4472 shared a tip "#oneofmyfavorites"
emily_guelcher shared a tip "One of the best anime I’ve seen so far. I absolutely loved it 😍"
yayawazzheres shared a tip "Friendly reminder that this anime takes place next year, in 2022 😃"
seraphimme shared a tip "It started off good, but as it went on, it got worse and worse. I draw the line at incest ****."
spencer_hansen_6318 shared a tip "I love a good feels-trip anime. Sword art online is the perfect example of what I mean."
lily_uwu shared a tip "A sweet romance about a boy who met his true love in a vr game the first season is the best afterward it kinda goes downhill"
superepic_gaming shared a tip "Second season is god awful first season is bomb!"
intoxicatedfairyy shared a tip "Love this show it's Amazing highly recommend it."
kelvin_dog shared a tip "It is a good classic, I watched the Dub on Cartoon Network and i consider it a gate way for people to get into anime"
cringemaster.com shared a tip "Yeah, it's really good!"
b_bee_8412 shared a tip "For all you Netflix anime watchers out there Sword art online Alicization is officially out on Netflix!!"
oitenta_dez shared a tip "I don't really dislike it.."
g._4503 shared a tip "Great concept, delivered wonderfully."