(VRMMORPG) Sword Art Online is released in 2022. On November 6, 2022 when Akihiko Kayaba, the creator of SAO, prevents the players from logging out. Akihiko issues them a challenge; if they wish to be free and log out of the game, they must reach the 100th floor of the game's tower and defeat the final boss. However, if their avatars die in the game, so will their bodies in the real world.
Sword Art Online Season 1 (2012)
|1x01 The World of Swords |
On November 6, 2022, the VRMMORPG, Sword Art Online (SAO), is officially released, with 10,000 copies released and sold immediately. Kirito, who beta-tested the game, logs-in to the ...
|Jul. 07, 2012|
|1x02 Beater |
On December 2, 2022, Kirito attends a meeting organized by an idealistic Diabel who reveals to the attendants that his party has found the boss of the 1st floor tower. He rallies everyone ...
|Jul. 14, 2012|
|1x03 The Red-Nosed Reindeer |
Four months have past with more powerful players and guilds clearing the game's floors. After saving a guild called the "Moonlit Black Cats", a group of friends from the same school ...
|Jul. 21, 2012|
|1x04 The Black Swordsman |
On February 23, 2024, a beast tamer named Silica, quits a party after arguing with their leader, Rosalia. Silicia is ambushed by monsters whilst making her way alone through the forest ...
|Jul. 28, 2012|
|1x05 Season 1, Episode 5 |
During a meeting between guilds and players on March 6, 2024 on the 56th floor, Asuna, who has now become Vice Commander of the Knights of Blood Oath guild, propose a plan to lure a ...
|Aug. 04, 2012|
|1x06 Illusionary Avenger |
Kirito chases after the assassin but he manages to teleport away. Kirito is still unsure how it was possible to kill someone in a safezone which a paranoid Schmit thinks Griselda's ...
|Aug. 11, 2012|
|1x07 Warmth of the Heart |
On June 24, 2024 at Lindas on 48th floor, Asuna visits her friend the blacksmith Lisbeth or "Liz" at her smith shop before going adventuring, and Liz suspects she's going with a boy ...
|Aug. 18, 2012|
|1x08 Black & White Sword Dance |
After adventuring on the 74th floor, Kirito finds a Ragout Rabbit, a rare animal with top grade meat. Since he can't cook well, Kirito decides to sell it to Egil. When Asuna arrives ...
|Aug. 25, 2012|
|1x09 Blue-Eyed Demon |
Kirito and Asuna flee from the boss and take a break for a snack when they meet Klein and the Furinkazan guild. The army also appears, visibly exausted from exploring the floor. They ...
|Sep. 01, 2012|
|1x10 Seeing Red |
The duel between Kirito and Heathcliff is held at an arena where a large crowd has gathered. Asuna warns Kirito to be careful about fighting Heathcliff as he has an unique skill called ...
|Sep. 08, 2012|
|1x11 The Morning Dew Girl |
Kirito and Asuna takes a break at their new home in a secluded village in the 22th floor. As the couple spends their time together, they a find a lost girl in the forest. But to their ...
|Sep. 15, 2012|
|1x12 Yui's Heart |
Kirito, Asuna and Yui are resting at Sasha's church where she takes care of the younger children until Yulier of the Army arrives. Yulier explains the Army under their leader Thinker ...
|Sep. 22, 2012|
|1x13 The Depths of Hell |
While fishing near a lake, Kirito encounters Nishida, an old man and a network security manager who oversaw the game's development, who claimed that despite honing his fisherman skill, ...
|Sep. 29, 2012|
|1x14 The End of the World |
After the group defeats the Skull Reaper, suffering 14 casualties in the battle, Kirito deduces that Heathcliff is, in fact, Akihiko Kayaba himself. Akihiko paralyses everyone except ...
|Oct. 06, 2012|
|1x15 Return |
Even two months after he had been logged out of SAO, Kazuto continues to be plagued with nightmares about Asuna. It is also revealed that throughout his two-year coma in the game, his ...
|Oct. 13, 2012|
|1x16 The Country of Fairies |
Kazuto visits Egil, who explains that the photo he sent came from ALfheim Online, an MMO where players take the role of fairies capable of flight. He goes on to explain that the figure ...
|Oct. 20, 2012|
|1x17 The Captive Queen |
Lyfa thanks Kirito for saving her and teaches him how to fly properly. They then travel to the Sylph Territory (Sylvein) where they meet one of Lyfa's party members, Recon. Lyfa and ...
|Oct. 27, 2012|
|1x18 To the World Tree |
After recalling how she got into VR gaming, Suguha meets up with Recon's real life persona, Shin'ichi Nagata, informing him that she will be quitting their party to join Kirito. Logging ...
|Nov. 03, 2012|
|1x19 The Lugru Corridor |
While passing through a cave, Leafa receives a message from Recon cautioning her to take care. She and Kirito then realize that they are being followed and try to escape, only to be ...
|Nov. 10, 2012|
|1x20 General of the Blazing Flames |
Kirito and Leafa reach the place of the meeting just as the Salamanders prepare to attack the Sylphs and Cait Siths. Seeing that they have no chance against them, Leafa thanks Kirito ...
|Nov. 17, 2012|
|1x21 The Truth about ALfheim |
Kirito and Leafa reach Arun, the capital of Alfheim, located directly beneath the world tree. However a sudden announcement of an emergency shutdown for server maintenance prompt the ...
|Nov. 24, 2012|
|1x22 Grand Quest |
Leafa tries to stop kirito as he dashes for the lower branches of the world tree only to be stopped by the new barrier that had been "patched" into the game earlier. Kirito then finds ...
|Dec. 01, 2012|
|1x23 Bonds |
Kazuto recalls when he was ten, he learn he was not related with Suguha, leading him to become detached from his family and become engrossed in online gaming. But due the lessons he ...
|Dec. 08, 2012|
|1x24 Gilded Hero |
Arriving at the top of the World Tree, Kirito and Yui finally manage to reunite with Asuna. However, they are suddenly hit by high gravity magic, which forces Yui to retreat, and are ...
|Dec. 15, 2012|
|1x25 The World Seed |
Rushing to the hospital Kazuto is attacked by an injured Sugou with a knife at the parking area. Kazuto manages to disarm him, and after considering everything Sugou has done, Kazuto ...
|Dec. 22, 2012|
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