Sword Art Online

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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    First Impressions - Sword Art Online
    Greetings. I'm Okashido and welcome to First Impressions. This week we're going to look at yet another addition to the "People-trapped-in-a-digital-world" show. I went into Sword Art Online thinking that this was going to be a friendly buddy-buddy version of .Hack//. I mean, how could you not with that kind of cover?

    WRONG!

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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    GREAT ANIME SHOULD CHECK IT OUT
    All i can say is what a great anime! Im a gamer an addicted to RPGs so i cant help but fall in love with it! Not to mention the realistic feel of an actual RPG video game i am a continuing fan. Plan to buy once out on dvd
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    The Perfect Combination.
    I'll start my review by saying this is one the greatest anime I have ever seen, and I don't say that very often ^^

    It can be hard to find and series that combines so neatly the genres of romance, action, and fantasy these days, but Sword Art Online manages to do the task almost perfectly, maybe one of the best points of this anime is how nicely the characters ( not only the ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Ok, it has a few issues, but lay off on the hate,
    Ok, yes this show has 101 problems in terms of the plot, and the story does go a bit downhill in the second half, but none of this really bothered me. The show is just very entertaining, and if you want a good fun watch, look no further

    The animation looks great, the action and soundtrack are good, and whether the plot was any good or not, I was just enjoying the ride. A second season would not ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    The first half is great. the series as a whole though...not so much
    The first half of SAO was pretty good. Was a bit disappointed that so many character just got dropped and forgotten after one episode and I definitely had a problem with the pacing of the show. That said though, the show still held pretty nicely, what with the animation and a few gem episodes with interesting concepts, and i enjoyed myself a very good amount.

    Then the second half happened.. ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Couldn't avoid falling in love with it.
    This is by far the BEST anime I've ever seen. Period.

    One of the best story-lines I've ever seen, excellent animations, excellent characters, pretty good graphics and design. Overall, this anime is absolutely perfect.

    From what it looks, it is most likely that we will get another season possibly this year.... I hope.
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Takes veiw of Online MMORPG to a whole new level.
    I'm a gamer, honestly when i watched the first episode it pretty much describe what you will see in a typical online game. Guys pretending to be girls, girls be guys vice versa.
    As the story progressed, It became either survival of the fittest or team work survival.
    But Season 2, not really worth my time.

    Season 1: 10/10
    Season 2: 5/10
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  • 5 out of 8 people found this review helpful:
    Emotional and amazing story
    If you are into romance, action, and an awesome story, then look no further. This anime is absolutely amazing. Really nice design, great cast of characters that you can become attached to, and lots of awesome moments. You will not be disappointed.
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  • 6 out of 10 people found this review helpful:
    ALMOST PERFECT- ty for reading all of it if u did otherwise u should read all of it
    I have to say SAO is the best anime i have seen in a long time and i mean it. It blew my standards away, now when i see another show on i roll my eyes because i know that there nowhere near what u have accomplished with SAO. But i do hope however that u can go more in-depth this go round like how the story is in what u wrote make the series longer than 25 episodes because u could easily make it a ...
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  • 6 out of 10 people found this review helpful:
    Very, very enjoyable anime.
    My favorite part about this anime would have to be the concept. I like video games, so I was drawn to the plot, where characters are trapped inside an MMO. The characters were fun to watch as well. It was enjoyable to see Kirito and Asuna bond closer as the anime progresses. However, I thought the anime progressed too quickly during the SAO portion. It would have been nice to see more of Kirito's ...
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