Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online (2012)

  • Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure
  • Creator: Reki Kawahara, Tomohiko Ito
  • First Air Date: 2012-07-08
  • Last Air Date: 2020-09-20
  • Total Seasons: 4
  • Total Episodes: 96
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 24 min.
  • Production Company: A-1 Pictures
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Networks: Gunma TV, Tokyo MX, tvk, BS11, Tochigi TV
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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 creator is holding them captive unless they reach the 100th floor of the game's tower and defeat the final boss. However, if they die in the game, they die in real life. Their struggle for survival starts now...

  • Keywords: artificial intelligence (a.i.), magic, fairy, virtual reality, friendship, sword fight, romance, survival, game, alternate reality, angst, anime, mmorpg, virtual world
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    Sword Art Online Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 2012-10-23
    25 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2012-07-09
    25 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 2014-07-06
    24 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 2018-10-08
    24 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 2019-10-13
    23 Episodes

    Sword Art Online Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The World of Swords25 min
    Season 1Episode 2Beater25 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Red-Nosed Reindeer25 min
    Season 1Episode 4The Black Swordsman25 min
    Season 1Episode 5A Crime Within the Walls25 min
    Season 1Episode 6Illusionary Avenger25 min
    Season 1Episode 7Warmth of the Heart25 min
    Season 1Episode 8Black & White Sword Dance25 min
    Season 1Episode 9Blue-Eyed Demon25 min
    Season 1Episode 10Crimson Killing Intent25 min
    Season 1Episode 11The Morning Dew Girl25 min
    Season 1Episode 12Yui's Heart25 min
    Season 1Episode 13The Depths of Hell25 min
    Season 1Episode 14The End of the World25 min
    Season 1Episode 15Return25 min
    Season 1Episode 16The Country of Fairies25 min
    Season 1Episode 17The Captive Queen25 min
    Season 1Episode 18To the World Tree25 min
    Season 1Episode 19The Lugru Corridor25 min
    Season 1Episode 20General of the Blazing Flames25 min
    Season 1Episode 21The Truth About ALfheim25 min
    Season 1Episode 22Grand Quest25 min
    Season 1Episode 23Bonds25 min
    Season 1Episode 24Gilded Hero25 min
    Season 1Episode 25The World Seed25 min
    Season 2Episode 1Gun World25 min
    Season 2Episode 2Ice Sniper25 min
    Season 2Episode 3Memories in Fresh Blood25 min
    Season 2Episode 4Gun Gale Online25 min
    Season 2Episode 5Gun and Sword25 min
    Season 2Episode 6Duel in the Wasteland25 min
    Season 2Episode 7Crimson Memories25 min
    Season 2Episode 8Bullet of Bullets25 min
    Season 2Episode 9Death Gun25 min
    Season 2Episode 10Pursuer of Death25 min
    Season 2Episode 11The Meaning of Strength25 min
    Season 2Episode 12Bullet of a Phantom25 min
    Season 2Episode 13Phantom Bullet25 min
    Season 2Episode 14One Little Step25 min
    Season 2Episode 15The Queen of the Lake25 min
    Season 2Episode 16King of the Giants25 min
    Season 2Episode 17Excalibur25 min
    Season 2Episode 18The Forest House25 min
    Season 2Episode 19Absolute Sword25 min
    Season 2Episode 20Sleeping Knights25 min
    Season 2Episode 21The Monument of Swordsmen25 min
    Season 2Episode 22Journey's End25 min
    Season 2Episode 23Beginning of a Dream25 min
    Season 2Episode 24Mother's Rosario25 min
    Season 3Episode 1Underworld50 min
    Season 3Episode 2The Demon Tree25 min
    Season 3Episode 3The End Mountains25 min
    Season 3Episode 4Departure25 min
    Season 3Episode 5Ocean Turtle25 min
    Season 3Episode 6Project Alicization25 min
    Season 3Episode 7Swordcraft Academy25 min
    Season 3Episode 8Swordsman's Pride25 min
    Season 3Episode 9Nobleman's Responsibilities25 min
    Season 3Episode 10Taboo Index25 min
    Season 3Episode 11Central Cathedral25 min
    Season 3Episode 12The Sage of the Library25 min
    Season 3Episode 13Ruler and Mediator25 min
    Season 3Episode 14The Crimson Knight25 min
    Season 3Episode 15The Relentless Knight25 min
    Season 3Episode 16The Osmanthus Knight25 min
    Season 3Episode 17Truce25 min
    Season 3Episode 18The Legendary Hero25 min
    Season 3Episode 19The Seal of the Right Eye25 min
    Season 3Episode 20Synthesis25 min
    Season 3Episode 21The 32nd Knight25 min
    Season 3Episode 22Titan of the Sword25 min
    Season 3Episode 23Administrator25 min
    Season 3Episode 24My Hero25 min
    Season 4Episode 1In the Far North25 min
    Season 4Episode 2Raids25 min
    Season 4Episode 3The Final Load Test25 min
    Season 4Episode 4Dark Territory25 min
    Season 4Episode 5The Night Before Battle25 min
    Season 4Episode 6Battle of the Knights25 min
    Season 4Episode 7Stigma of the Disqualified25 min
    Season 4Episode 8Blood and Life25 min
    Season 4Episode 9Sword and Fist25 min
    Season 4Episode 10Stacia, the Goddess of Creation25 min
    Season 4Episode 11Heartless Choice25 min
    Season 4Episode 12Ray of Light25 min
    Season 4Episode 13The War of Underworld25 min
    Season 4Episode 14End to Eternity25 min
    Season 4Episode 15Instigation25 min
    Season 4Episode 16Code 87125 min
    Season 4Episode 17Prince of Hell25 min
    Season 4Episode 18Memories25 min
    Season 4Episode 19Awakening25 min
    Season 4Episode 20The Night-Sky Blade25 min
    Season 4Episode 21Beyond Time25 min
    Season 4Episode 22Alice25 min
    Season 4Episode 23New World25 min
    • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

      as Kirito (voice)
    • Haruka Tomatsu

      as Asuna (voice)
    • Hiroaki Hirata

      as Klein (voice)
    • Ai Kayano

      as Alice Synthesis Thirty (voice)
    • Rina Hidaka

      as Silica (voice)
    • Hiroki Yasumoto

      as Agil (voice)
    • Isshin Chiba

      as Critter (voice)
    • Kaori Maeda

      as Selka (voice)
    • Taku Yashiro

      as Iskahn (voice)
    • Yuhko Kaida

      as Dee Eye Ell (voice)
    • Junya Enoki

      as Lilpilin (voice)
    • Kanae Ito

      as Yui (voice)
    • Miyuki Sawashiro

      as Sinon (voice)
    • Ayahi Takagaki

      as Lisbeth (voice)
    • Ayana Taketatsu

      as Leafa (voice)
    • Sanae Kobayashi

      as Rinko Koujiro (voice)
    Visual Effects Yumiko Yamamoto Character Designer
    Sound Yoshikazu Iwanami Sound Director
    Visual Effects Shingo Adachi Character Designer
    Directing Manabu Ono Series Director
    Crew Tasuku Ishibashi Special Effects
    Camera Kenta Hayashi Director of Photography
    Camera Kentaro Waki Director of Photography
    Visual Effects Naomi Nakano Color Designer
    Writing Reki Kawahara Novel
    Sound Yuki Kajiura Original Music Composer