Sword Art Online

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4.6
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  • Disappointments & Let downs
    I'm glad that I stuck it out with this anime. It bounced back and forth between great and disappointing for me. I loved .hack and really hoped this would measure up, but it just sort of... fells flat for me. It's not terrible. It's had it's moments of tension. But there was nothing really spectacular about it, past the first couple episodes, it just sort of... dragged on.

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  • Irresistibly Great For All.
    While I have not watched much anime, only getting into it half a year ago I can say this series is GREAT. I love romance,sci-fi,action, ect. and Sword Art Online covers all of this and more. The music is great and has left me with the songs getting on my Ipod, and the art is considerably better than others and looks beautiful. As a PC gamer (well, I am but I just don't have time anymore) ...
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  • My New Favorite Anime
    Ok, this has officially passed Eureka 7 as my favorite anime of all time. Five-star storyline, five-star action, five-star romance. This is what every anime should aspire to.

    My soul aches for a game like SAO and every time I stop watching it to go to work or something I get withdrawal symptoms. There is no doubt the first arc is superior but even so the second is still wonderful. I think ...
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  • NOT a MUST watch, its a NEED to WATCH.
    From the beginning I knew this was going to be something big, because you don't see anime like this every day. Sword Art Online has romance, action, thriller (ext) the whole lot in one season and it has somehow sewed together so beautifully you cannot stop watching. It makes you feel apart of the character (Kirito) who has always been the type of person who likes to be on their own, but as the ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Could have been perfect, but wasn't
    So, when I first started watching this series, I fell in love with it because of the world it was based in, the situation, and most of all, the intense action and music. All beautifully done. The first few episodes really pulled you in and made you want to watch more and be more immersed in such a vast world.

    About 7-8 episodes in, I started losing that a little bit. Granted, the original ...
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  • It's a adventure you wish you were in.
    I will admit the first half is better than the second, but even so the flaws(to me) are minimal. The one thing that kills enjoyment is a series that is boring. That's not the case with this though. I always felt engaged in every episode and I hope everyday that they continue this show.
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  • Amazing settings, characters, and a deep and engaging storyline
    When I started the first episode I was skeptical. I thought this would just a be another shonen villian of the week the hero barely able to stay alive show. I was happt to be proven wrong. Two very strong major characters and a handful of memorable and engaging secondary characters carried a storyline while strong did get weak in a few areas but with the cast of characters it managed to stay on ...
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  • well made and romance chemistry great but...
    S.O.A is by no means a bad anime its freaking great however there are some situaions where around the second season in particular you ask wtf kirito its almost like hes hacking the game whenever the hell he needs to that aside i loved the story the characters and the action scenes if your looking for and action based drama with romance and a little bit of comedy please watch this oh yeah and one ...
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  • Easily one of the best shows out there!!!
    Just Finished Sword Art Online =) It was AMAZING!!!
    Makes you want to play an Virtual Reality MMO every second you watch and think about it. Excellent delivery of emotions, animation, and story. It even has some psychological depth to it. What else can I say ... JUST WATCH IT!!! You wont regret it. =)
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