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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

Parental GuideTV-MA

Status Ended

First Air Date 2012-07-08

Last Air Date 2020-09-20

Seasons 4

Episodes 96


TMDB 8.3


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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"

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karissa_cox shared a tip "Okay so I strongly recommend it up until the end of the game. After that, it lost me."

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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."

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amber_critchlow_3053 shared a tip "If you like video games and adventure this is a great anime for you."

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robert_myatt shared a tip "My first real foray into anime, so it will always have a place in my heart."

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audrey_allen_2896 shared a tip "I actually really like this anime, I know a lot of people don't really care for it."

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kaiti_roberts shared a tip "Good characters and fascinating premise"

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annette_gonzales_6808 shared a tip "This anime is so unique gotta say I’ve never come across another anime like it! Love it!"

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RockerChick91 shared a tip "Easily one of my top five anime's. Its impossible to step away from."

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"

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daddy_kale shared a tip "only season 1"

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heavenly_hunt shared a tip "I couldn't get into the season with his sister but I enjoyed everything before that"

jackson_4034 shared a tip "The best show I’ve seen in years#fantasy #netflix"

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scorpionking shared a tip "The first one hit the spot but after that I think it went down hill for me😕"

ethan_mendoza_3147 shared a tip "The entire plot and the whole iselia feeling, it was my first anime too, great anime 9/10"

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jose_lazarre shared a tip "Great mix of videogame experience and story telling"

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yayawazzheres shared a tip "Friendly reminder that this anime takes place next year, in 2022 😃"

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seraphimme shared a tip "It started off good, but as it went on, it got worse and worse. I draw the line at incest ****."

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michelle_standridge shared a tip "Really only the first half of the first season is good"

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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"

haileigh_7768 shared a tip "it has its flaws but overall is a really good anime!!"

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heavens shared a tip "It sure is an anime. Watch the abridged version."

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elisabeth_harstad shared a tip "Very Popular Isekai- A must-see for any isekai fans or new anime fans"

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kawaii_sisters_904 shared a tip "Actually liked season 1 but then it just went down hill when his cousin joined the harem"

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dragonborn2003 shared a tip "Such a cool concept and so much fun to watch. The first season is definitely better then the second one."

adahn_richie shared a tip "I'm new to this app, r u a bot"

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ashleigh_johnson_663 shared a tip "Yes!!"

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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"

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bohemian_panda shared a tip "Personally I only liked the first season but it's still a fun watch"

miyu_awan shared a tip "Engrossing!"

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emily_guelcher shared a tip "One of the best anime I’ve seen so far. I absolutely loved it 😍"

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noel_sandoval shared a tip "The beginning is good! Around the middle it does become boring but the ending is worth it"

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john_castro_7430 shared a tip "My absolute favorite anime"

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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."

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madison_taylor_2301 shared a tip "I would watch this show a million times if i could"

daniel_rodriguez_1003 shared a tip "2nd best show ever"

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natasha_2567 shared a tip "No idea. It's been a long time"

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chris_joe shared a tip "Nice gaming anime"

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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."

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kutiekitsune213 shared a tip "First half is good, second half is alright, don't watch season 2. Gungail is best."

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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"

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jackie_mcdaniel shared a tip "The storyline is fantastic! I CAN'T STOP WATCHING!"

lyon_brooks shared a tip "First part is good. Also movies."

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logan_zima shared a tip "New season this month"

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gabriel_5767 shared a tip "10 out of 10 my favorite"

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tikipuppy shared a tip "Only the first season"

victor_pichardo shared a tip "First Half of season 1 is good. Season 3 and 4 are my favorite"

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depressing_edits shared a tip "This is amazing and I highly recommend if you’re in to sword fighting or video games"

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jessica_pannapacker shared a tip "Most likely will only enjoy if you are new to anime..."

marcelo_pineda shared a tip "Pretty good first season"

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scoop shared a tip "great beginner anime that is hard to disappoint."

kyle_connor shared a tip "I ******* live it"

jade_satjapot shared a tip "Im addicted to this series!!!"

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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."

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nicholas_charron shared a tip "So much action and amazing plot."

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eli_petersen shared a tip "my first anime. i loved it so much and I'd die for these characters."

tim_luckett shared a tip "Near future MMO VR users are trapped in a gaming world."

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chase_stager shared a tip "It's a good Gateway Anime."

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the_broken_0taku shared a tip "Hard choice, but I think it would be episode 24 gilded hero"

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larry_achelpohl shared a tip "Very good story line easy to follow very binge worthy alot of action and Suspense"

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morgan_martin_7387 shared a tip "The first anime I ever binge watched! It's definitely has flaws but I overall enjoyed it."

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shannon__5896 shared a tip "Thank you so much :)"

alexandria_sanders_3936 shared a tip "All I can say is just watch and you will know #netflix"

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sharon_machuca shared a tip "Best show ever"

kandis_finch shared a tip "A nice backstory and the show evolves as time goes on in a good way"

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legend_nebula shared a tip "Everything is amazing no words. Period my 2nd 10/10"

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damon_smith_8391 shared a tip "It’s ok"

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nikole_benton shared a tip "Definitely binge worthy!"

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ZUFO shared a tip "very good"

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luis_g7019 shared a tip "Did not like the part with the elves. Everything else was fine."

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machie_ravers shared a tip "Baby’s first isekai"

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zyX_ph0n shared a tip "It just gets worse after like season 1 I'm ngl"

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