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Sword Art Online (2012)

The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only way to leave the game is by beating it, Kirito—a very powerful swordsman—and his friends take on a quest to free all the minds trapped in Aincrad.

Release Date: Sun, Jul 08, 2012

Country: JP
Language: Ja
Runtime: 24

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Kirito / Kazuto Kirigaya (voice)
Haruka Tomatsu
Asuna / Asuna Yuuki (voice)
Ai Kayano
Alice (voice)

Season 3:

Episode 1: Underworld (Oct 07, 2018)
Kirito, along with his childhood friend, Eugeo, has been tasked with cutting down a colossal tree called the Gigas Cedar. They’re swinging their ax when their friend Alice arrives with lunch. As they eat, the three friends decide to go to a fabled cave.
The Demon Tree
Episode 2: The Demon Tree (Oct 14, 2018)
Kirito wakes up to find himself inside a mysterious world evoking a fantasy game. His memory fuzzy, he tries to log out, but is unable to return to the real world. After wandering aimlessly, he finds himself underneath a colossal tree.
The End Mountains
Episode 3: The End Mountains (Oct 21, 2018)
Kirito makes up his mind to journey to Centoria. Since he'll need Eugeo's help, he also decides to fell the Gigas Cedar. Meanwhile, Alice's little sister, Selka is worried about Eugeo, and opens up to Kirito about her concerns.
Episode 4: Departure (Oct 28, 2018)
Kirito and Eugeo realize Selka has taken off to the End Mountains alone, and decide to chase after her. As they enter the cave, they encounter goblins, presumably from the Dark Territory, and must engage in a battle.
Ocean Turtle
Episode 5: Ocean Turtle (Nov 04, 2018)
In the real world, Kazuto Kirigaya lies unconscious. At Kikuoka’s request, Kazuto is moved to a well-equipped hospital, but when Asuna and Suguha try to visit, they’re turned away. Suspicious, Asuna and the others split up to find out more about Rath.
Project Alicization
Episode 6: Project Alicization (Nov 11, 2018)
Asuna infiltrates Rath, the research lab in the Ocean Turtle, where she relentlessly grills Kikuoka about Kazuto's whereabouts. Kikuoka reveals that behind the development of the Soul Translator is a mind-blowing objective of epic scale.
Swordcraft Academy
Episode 7: Swordcraft Academy (Nov 18, 2018)
Two years have gone by since Kirito and Eugeo left Rulid Village. In the capital city, Centoria, both boys have attained their goal of being admitted to the North Centoria Imperial Swordcraft Academy.
Swordsman's Pride
Episode 8: Swordsman's Pride (Nov 25, 2018)
Kirito finds himself in a duel against the Elite Disciple Volo Levantein, using real swords. As the curious crowd looks on, Kirito is encouraged by Sortiliena, and the duel begins.
Nobleman's Responsibilities
Episode 9: Nobleman's Responsibilities (Dec 02, 2018)
Now an Elite Disciple along with Kirito, Eugeo struggles with the question of what he should infuse in his sword so he can become stronger. When he's taunted by First-Seat Elite Disciple Raios and Second-Seat Humbert, Eugeo decides to accept Humbert's request for a duel.
Taboo Index
Episode 10: Taboo Index (Dec 09, 2018)
Ronie and Tiese are late getting to the dorm. Kirito rushes out in search of them, but no sooner has he gone than Frenica appears. She tells Eugeo about how she's suffered at Humbert's hands, and that Tiese and Ronie went to confront him about it.
Central Cathedral
Episode 11: Central Cathedral (Dec 16, 2018)
Kirito and Eugeo are now considered criminals for having violated the Taboo Index and are thrown into the underground prison in the Central Cathedral. Meanwhile, on the Ocean Turtle in the real world, Asuna is watching over Kazuto as he's being treated.
The Sage of the Library
Episode 12: The Sage of the Library (Dec 23, 2018)
Kirito and Eugeo escape from their cell, only to find their way blocked by Eldrie Synthesis Thirty-One, under orders from Alice to lie in wait for them. Kirito and Eugeo struggle against him until Eugeo realizes that he's seen Eldrie somewhere before.
Ruler and Mediator
Episode 13: Ruler and Mediator (Jan 06, 2019)
Kirito and Eugeo have been rescued by the young girl, Cardinal, who secludes herself inside the Central Cathedral’s Great Library Room. Her true identity is that of an autonomous program which coordinates the preservation of order in the Underworld, a virtual world. Cardinal explains to Kirito how the Axiom Church and the Taboo Index came to be, starting with the Administrator's past. Kirito can barely hide his incredulity, but Cardinal has yet another revelation: the grave danger now threatening the Underworld.
The Crimson Knight
Episode 14: The Crimson Knight (Jan 13, 2019)
After being entrusted with the fate of the world by the Cardinal, Kirito and Eugeo head to the top floor of the Central Cathedral. On the way, they find their confiscated swords among a vast pile of weapons in an arsenal, only to be greeted with a hail of arrows by the Integrity Knight, Deusolbert Synthesis Seven.
The Relentless Knight
Episode 15: The Relentless Knight (Jan 20, 2019)
Kirito and Eugeo are on their way up the stairs of the Central Cathedral when they encounter two girls named Linel and Fizel. Fanatio Synthesis Two, a vice commander of the Integrity Knights, lies in wait.
The Osmanthus Knight
Episode 16: The Osmanthus Knight (Jan 27, 2019)
Though riddled with wounds, Kirito manages to activate his Perfect Weapon Control art. Continuing on their way to the top floor of the Central Cathedral, Kirito and Eugeo find themselves standing before a strange-looking floating platform.
Episode 17: Truce (Feb 03, 2019)
When Kirito and Alice both unleash the Perfect Weapon Control art in the Cloudtop Garden, the impact rips a hole into the seemingly impregnable Central Cathedral wall, which sends them both flying outside.
The Legendary Hero
Episode 18: The Legendary Hero (Feb 10, 2019)
Eugeo reaches the ninetieth floor of the Central Cathedral, which turns out to be a vast bathing area. The perplexed Eugeo encounters Bercouli Synthesis One soaking in the bath. Meanwhile, Kirito and Alice are still climbing the Central Cathedral wall.
The Seal of the Right Eye
Episode 19: The Seal of the Right Eye (Feb 24, 2019)
Seeing Alice’s reaction when he mentioned the name Selka, Kirito decides to tell her the truth about the Integrity Knights. Meanwhile, after being knocked unconscious during his battle with Bercouli, Eugeo awakes on the top floor of the cathedral.
Episode 20: Synthesis (Mar 03, 2019)
Kirito and Alice reach the communal bath on the nintieth floor. There, they find the Integrity Knight Commander, Bercouli, who's been turned to stone by Chudelkin. Alice breaks down in tears upon seeing her mentor's tragic plight, but then...
The 32nd Knight
Episode 21: The 32nd Knight (Mar 10, 2019)
Standing in Kirito and Alice's way is Eugeo, who's undergone the Synthesis Ritual and become an Integrity Knight. Kirito is rattled, until Alice admonishes him into resolving to fight Eugeo with everything he's got.
Titan of the Sword
Episode 22: Titan of the Sword (Mar 17, 2019)
On the top floor of the Central Cathedral, Kirito, Eugeo, and Alice finally face Administrator. But Chudelkin uses the sacred arts to transform himself into a giant clown and attacks.
Episode 23: Administrator (Mar 24, 2019)
Cardinal appears on the top floor of Central Cathedral for a showdown with her bitter foe of the last two hundred years. She moves to achieve her objective of deleting Administrator, only to see the fallen sword golem rise up again.
My Hero
Episode 24: My Hero (Mar 31, 2019)
Carrying the hopes of Cardinal, Eugeo, and Alice in his heart, Kirito stands yet again and visualizes the Black Swordsman, the top player who cleared SAO. For the sake of everyone he’s encountered in this world, Kirito, faces off with Administrator.
Episode 185: Recollection (Oct 17, 2018)
Recap of the first 18 episodes.

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