Questions tagged [sword-art-online]

Sword Art Online is a light novel and anime by Reki Kawahara and A-1 Pictures. It's a shounen fantasy about the a boy Kirito, who travels through various virtual-reality MMORPGs.

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What is Kirito's relationship with the girls of SAO?

In the first and second seasons of SAO, Kirito seemed to be interested in more than one girl at the same time. At the end they are all friends and such, but they are all jealous of him and he likes ...
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How did Asuna and Kirito survive?

In the last episode of Aincrad arc of Sword Art Online, how did Asuna survive even though her avatar disintegrated after being attacked by Kayaba? Also Kirito was stabbed by Kayaba as well. How did he ...
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Where is Yui stored in SAO II?

We know that Yui was saved in Kirito's NervGear's local memory in the first season of Sword Art Online but in in the second season when Kirito is in Gun Gale Online, when everyone is watching Battle ...
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Are Sword Art Online and Accel World related?

Recently, I have been hearing loads of theories about Sword Art Online and Accel World being related due to the fact that they refer to NerveGear and such in Accel World. I have also been hearing ...
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Why did Akihiko Kayaba make death permanent in Sword Art Online?

In Sword Art Online, why did Akihiko Kayaba make the game so as to make death permanent? Don't get me wrong, I know that in episode 1 he claims that he would like to "control this world's fate". ...
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Death in SAO before Kayaba announcement

I was wondering if in the novel we knew about some deaths occurring before Kayaba announcement. I remember that in the anime, Kirito plays a bit with Cline before realizing that the log off option has ...
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How is it that people in ALO didn't recognize Kirito?

So, I've been enjoying SAO quite a bit more than I thought I would. My only thing is, why has no one in ALO even questioned if Kirito is the same Kirito from SAO? Especially his sister? I'm going on ...
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Is there any proof that players really die in real life after dying in SAO?

So I watched the anime not too long ago, and it was the single most important rule in the game to not die, otherwise one would die in real life. However, I never encountered an episode where they ...
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How does Kirito come back to life when he's fighting Heathcliff?

I was rewatching Sword Art Online and I notice that Heathcliff KILLS him and yet, he is able to come back and finish off Heathcliff, how is this so?
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What other Beaters were there in Sword Art Online?

In Episode 8 - Black and White Sword Dance, after Kirito got Asuna to agree to cook the Ragout Rabbit, Asuna dismissed Kuradeel and got refused: Kuradeel: I can not leave you alone with a shady ...
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After what episode was each Sword Art Offline episode expected to be viewed?

Looking at the extras menu of Sword Art Online Bluray Set 1, I was reminded that there is a Sword Art Offline segment. Disk 1 has Episodes 1-4 of Sword Art Online and Sword Art Offline 1 and 2. I am ...
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What happened to the Resurrection Item?

In the Sword Art Online anime, after getting the Resurrection Item Kirito gives it to Klein, as Kirito wanted it to bring Sachi back to life, but for it to work it had to be administered within 10 ...
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How to summarize the whole SAO, Sword Art Online, franchise?

So yesterday I way talking to my mom about SAO. I'm really bad at explaining stuff so I think I might have confused her when I was talking about it. I was also jumping around from the story. For ...
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Which anime story came first, Accel World or Sword Art Online?

I saw over the internet that Accel World came out sometime in 2009 and Sword Art Online came out around in 2013, but it seems like many people saying SAO came first than Accel World. Which came first,...
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In SAO 2 did Asuna break up with Kirito?

I noticed that when introducing Shino to Asuna and Lisbeth, Kirito mentioned them as his nakama. Why is that? Why is it that Kirito didn't introduce Asuna as his girlfriend? Is this what is normally ...