Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online

Tomohiko Itou
Haruka Tomatsu, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka & Nobunaga Shimazaki
Gunma TV
Air Date
Jul 8th, 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.

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TV Air Date Jul 8th, 2012
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On 2012-07-08 Animation/Sci-Fi & Fantasy TV Series Sword Art Online first aired on Gunma TV. Written and created by Reki Kawahara & Tomohiko Ito, and produced by A-1 Pictures & Aniplex, Sword Art Online has ended and last broadcasted on 2020-09-20.

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
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All Seasons: 4
All Episodes: 96
Average Episode length: 24 minutes


Season 1 - 2012-10-23 with 25 Episodes
Season 2 - 2012-07-08 with 25 Episodes
Season 3 - 2014-07-05 with 24 Episodes
Season 4 - 2018-10-07 with 24 Episodes
Season 5 - 2019-10-13 with 23 Episodes