Season 1

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.

Season episodes list 1

S01E01

S01E01 : The World of Swords 8.31/10 (aired on 07/07/2012)

On November 6, 2022, the VRMMORPG, Sword Art Online (SAO), is officially released, with 10,000…
S01E02

S01E02 : Beater 7.97/10 (aired on 07/14/2012)

One month since the start of the fun-turned-deadly game, 2,000 players have already died, and the…
S01E03

S01E03 : The Red-Nosed Reindeer 8.14/10 (aired on 07/21/2012)

Four months have past with more powerful players and guilds clearing the game's floors. After…
S01E04

S01E04 : The Black Swordsman 8.13/10 (aired on 07/28/2012)

On February 23, 2024, a beast tamer named Silica, quits a party after arguing with their leader,…
S01E05

S01E05 : Murder in the Safe Zone 7.67/10 (aired on 08/04/2012)

During a meeting between guilds and players on March 6, 2024 on the 56th floor, Asuna, who has now…
S01E06

S01E06 : Illusionary Avenger 7.75/10 (aired on 08/11/2012)

Kirito chases after the assassin but he manages to teleport away. Kirito is still unsure how it was…
S01E07

S01E07 : The Temperature of the Heart 8.06/10 (aired on 08/18/2012)

On June 24, 2024 at Lindas on 48th floor, Asuna visits her friend the blacksmith Lisbeth or "Liz"…
S01E08

S01E08 : The Sword Dance of Black and White 7.97/10 (aired on 08/25/2012)

After adventuring on the 74th floor, Kirito finds a Ragout Rabbit, a rare animal with top grade…
S01E09

S01E09 : The Blue-Eyed Demon 8.52/10 (aired on 09/01/2012)

Kirito and Asuna flee from the boss and take a break for a snack when they meet Klein and the…
S01E10

S01E10 : Crimson Killing Intent 8.54/10 (aired on 09/08/2012)

The duel between Kirito and Heathcliff is held at an arena where a large crowd has gathered. Asuna…
S01E11

S01E11 : The Girl of Morning Dew 7.38/10 (aired on 09/15/2012)

Kirito and Asuna take a break at their new home in a secluded village in the 22th floor. As the two…
S01E12

S01E12 : Yui's Heart 8.03/10 (aired on 09/22/2012)

Kirito, Asuna and Yui are resting at Sasha's church where she takes care of the younger children…
S01E13

S01E13 : Edge of Hell's Abyss 8.25/10 (aired on 09/29/2012)

While fishing near a lake, Kirito encounters Nishida, an old man and a network security manager who…
S01E14

S01E14 : The End of the World 8.9/10 (aired on 10/06/2012)

After the group defeats the Skull Reaper, suffering 14 casualties in the battle, Kirito deduces…
S01E15

S01E15 : Return 7.66/10 (aired on 10/13/2012)

Even two months after he had been logged out of SAO, Kazuto continues to be plagued with nightmares…
S01E16

S01E16 : Land of the Fairies 7.45/10 (aired on 10/20/2012)

Kazuto visits Egil, who explains that the photo he sent came from ALfheim Online, an MMO where…
S01E17

S01E17 : Captive Queen 7.46/10 (aired on 10/27/2012)

Lyfa thanks Kirito for saving her and teaches him how to fly properly. They then travel to the…
S01E18

S01E18 : To the World Tree 7.34/10 (aired on 11/03/2012)

After recalling how she got into VR gaming, Suguha meets up with Recon's real life persona,…
S01E19

S01E19 : The Lugru Corridor 7.57/10 (aired on 11/10/2012)

While passing through a cave, Leafa receives a message from Recon cautioning her to take care. She…
S01E20

S01E20 : General of the Blazing Flame 7.84/10 (aired on 11/17/2012)

Kirito and Leafa reach the place of the meeting just as the Salamanders prepare to attack the…
S01E21

S01E21 : The Truth About Alfheim 7.32/10 (aired on 11/25/2012)

Kirito and Leafa reach Arun, the capital of Alfheim, located directly beneath the world tree.…
S01E22

S01E22 : The Grand Quest 7.93/10 (aired on 12/01/2012)

Leafa tries to stop kirito as he dashes for the lower branches of the world tree only to be stopped…
S01E23

S01E23 : Bonds 7.87/10 (aired on 12/08/2012)

Kazuto recalls when he was ten, he learn he was not related with Suguha, leading him to become…
S01E24

S01E24 : Gilded Hero 7.88/10 (aired on 12/15/2012)

Arriving at the top of the World Tree, Kirito and Yui finally manage to reunite with Asuna.…
S01E25

S01E25 : The World Seed 7.76/10 (aired on 12/22/2012)

Rushing to the hospital Kazuto is attacked by an injured Sugou with a knife at the parking area.…
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  • Original title

    ソードアート・オンライン

  • Type

    TV series

  • Episodes

    3 Seasons • 75 Episodes

  • Rating

    7.82/10 (23 984 voting)

  • Popularity : 100%

  • Country of origin

    JP

  • Original language(s)

    ja

  • Running time

    24 :

  • Website

    https://sao-alicization.n…

  • Status

    Returning series