Upon entering the game, Kirito meets Sinon who teaches him the ropes of the game. They both enter the Gun Gale Online tournament, Bullet of Bullets. Kirito displays his amazing skills although he is only a newcomer to the game. Later, Kirito finds out that the mysterious deaths are linked to a red guild named Laughing Coffin in SAO.
– Sword Art Online 2: Phantom Bullet
– 刀剑神域 II
– 소드 아트 온라인 II
– Gun Art Online
– Sword Art Online 2
– Sword Art Online II: Calibur
– Sword Art Online II: Mother`s Rosario
– Sword Art Online II: Phantom Bullet
– Мастера меча онлайн 2
– هنر شمشیر زنی آنلاین 2 : گلوله فانتوم
– SAO 2
Sword Art Online (Japanese: ソードアート・オンライン Hepburn: Sōdo Āto Onrain) is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec.
The animation and combat actually are better than the first season, hard to believe. The GGO arc combats are especially impressive. Kirito pretty much became a Jedi. There are a few scenes where 3D CGI is used, but you’ll hardly notice it.
Like the first season, the show is split into two story arcs. Unlike the first season, both arcs are pretty well written. This season, however, the main protagonist is split between Kirito and Asuna. Kirito story is during the first half, while Asuna story is for the second half. I enjoyed both arcs this season. While the actions are better in Kirito’s arc, I think the emotional impact in Asuna’s arc is more profound.
I am glad they toned back the fetishes, along with the fan-services. Oh, it is still there, but it isn’t as abundant as the first season.
Asuna came out to be a more well rounded and relatable character this season. We didn’t get much back story of her before, but I can relate to her more seeing her struggles. Kirito, on the other hand, is still as overpowered in the game as in real life. He seems to can do anything so it’s hard to relate to him as a real person. He feels more like a plot device that is inserted when something is needed to resolve an issue.
Overall, I really enjoy this season, and maybe even more than the first season. Highly recommended for fans of the series and those that also enjoy playing MMO. Sword Art Online contains moderate violence and suggestive themes/dialogs. Intended for young adults.
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Sword Art Online Season 2 (2014)
A collection of notable music and song from this series.
– “courage” by Haruka Tomatsu
– “No More Time Machine” by LiSA
– “Shirushi” (シルシ) by LiSA
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