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Sword Art Online

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4.5
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  • Absolutely one of my favorites
    The characters are great. The story arcs are very good. I really enjoyed where the story went throughout the show. It has a stirring plot which encourages you to think about some very deep things. The only thing I would have changed is waiting so long to watch the second season. Definitely one that I will watch again sometime in the future.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    it wasn't the anime but it wasn't the best
    this anime had a good amount of plot but it was not as much as i would have hoped i would rather watch corey in the house and shrek but if you ask me what animu to watch i would say boku no pico becuase i care about what the animu community is talking about and how future animu members will look at the old animu
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Leaves you wanting more!
    Sword Art Online II
    This season was extremely well put together, Both the First AND the second Arc were amazing. A lot of people hate Mothers Rosario because these people are numbnuts that only love action. So when MR came and people saw that it was all lovey dovey and not hardcore they decided to write it off as boring. But Popular things always get hate, thats when you know you're doing ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Kinda overrated a bit.
    I'd rather put it at something like 3.5 but since most reviews end up being 4 or 5 stars I'm rounding it down to balance it out. Sure, I enjoyed it. I'd even go so far as to say it was pretty good. I just think that looking back on it there were times when I was really into it and other times best described as "meh".
    It's worth watching, but it's not among one of my favourites.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Sadly for how much I loved it in the beginning, I can only give it 3
    I absolutely loved the first portion of the show, the premise was intriguing and was taken in a rather well thought out way. Then there was the ridiculousness of him becoming literally invincible around the fourth episode, to my mind it seemed reasonable, any gamer can tell you beginning a new game is rough, but give it a week or two and you will get the hang of things and it gets easier, and ...
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Action packed and Emotional appeal
    This has to be the most future/modern anime I've seen that actually kinda relates to the watcher since the watcher is actually a gamer which takes it to a whole new level. This anime has been a great one from beginning to end, has great plot and good character development. I highly recommend anyone to watch!
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Never even heard of a badass anime like this..
    YUP! Back in 2013, a friend of mines told me about watching SAO and I go "Hmm, I guess". After just seeing the first episode, Holy crap..it was soo good. Had to re-watch the first episode again too fully understand this show. So in love with the story line and the main characters. The first series is definitely a watch and season 2 as well but I prefer sword action styles. Greatness!
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Bait and switch of disappointment
    This show starts out GREAT. Interesting storyline, good animation, amazing theme. I found myself hooked from episode 1. This show is amazing up to about episode 6, where you are suddenly confronted with a romantic sub-plot. 'Alright', I thought to myself, 'I'm sure it'll be fine'. However, by the end of the show, the romantic sub-plot becomes the plot, the MMO becomes superfluous, leaving generic ...
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Suddenly, this show is garbage
    I had ignored writing a review for this anime for some time, but I guess I just can't keep it in any longer. Or I just hate you all. Probably the latter.

    This show had a pretty good first season. Some things were a bit much but it did have the characters act in ways that made sense, for the most part. Then season 2 came along, a strong ending but oh dear god suddenly the show just turned in to ...
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Great anime but had much more potential.
    Sword Art Online was my very first anime I had ever watched, and I was absolutely in love with it. This anime is any gamer's dream, with the main character being a very skilled player and all the girls chasing after him, which really makes the show appeal to that audience. I watched the whole anime in a day because of how engaging it was, and the suspense of the show really kept you watching. ...
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