Sword Art Online
Sword Art Online (ソードアート・オンライン, Sōdoāto Onrain) is a light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec.
There are currently 14 volumes released in Japanese with the 15th out in August 2014.
The English version has been licensed by Yen Press which has released Volume 1 in April 2014 with Volume 2 out in August 2014. Please support the series by buying the official English translations.
It was written as a Web novel with the penname "Kunori Fumio" since 2002, and was published in 2009 at the same time as Accel World, in the label Dengeki Bunko.
Related Series: Sword_Art_Online:Progressive
The Sword Art Online series is also available in the following languages:
- Deutsch (German)
- Česky (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Русский (Russian)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- Português Brasileiro (Brazilian Portuguese)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Español (Spanish)
- Français (French)
- Filipino (Tagalog)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Lietuvių (Lithuanian)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- العربية (Arabic)
Escape was impossible until it was cleared; a game over would mean an actual «death»―.
Without knowing the «truth» of the mysterious next generation MMO, «Sword Art Online» (SAO), approximately ten thousand users logged in together, opening the curtains to this cruel death battle.
Participating alone in SAO, protagonist Kirito had promptly accepted the «truth» of this MMO.
And in the game world, a gigantic floating castle named «Aincrad», he distinguished himself as a solo player.
Aiming to clear the game by reaching the highest floor, Kirito riskily continued alone.
Because of a pushy invitation from a female warrior and rapier expert, Asuna, he teamed up with her.
That encounter brought about an opportunity to call out to the fated Kirito―.
The legendary novel made an appearance with browsing numbers exceeding 6.5 million page views recorded at the personal website.
Sword Art Online series
- Volume 1 - Aincrad (April 22, 2014) - ISBN 978-0-316-37124-7
- Volume 2 - Aincrad (August 26, 2014) - ISBN 978-0-316-37681-5
- Volume 3 - Fairy Dance (December 16, 2014) - ISBN 978-0-316-29642-7
Sword Art Online series
- Volume 1 - Aincrad (April 2009) - ISBN 978-4-04-867760-8
- Volume 2 - Aincrad (August 2009) - ISBN 978-4-04-867935-0
- Volume 3 - Fairy Dance (December 2009) - ISBN 978-4-04-868193-3
- Volume 4 - Fairy Dance (April 2010) - ISBN 978-4-04-868452-1
- Volume 5 - Phantom Bullet (August 2010) - ISBN 978-4-04-868763-8
- Volume 6 - Phantom Bullet (December 2010) - ISBN 978-4-04-870132-7
- Volume 7 - Mother's Rosario (April 2011) - ISBN 978-4-04-870431-1
- Volume 8 - Early and Late (August 2011) - ISBN 978-4-04-870733-6
- Volume 9 - Alicization Beginning (February 2012) - ISBN 978-4-04-886271-4
- Volume 10 - Alicization Running (July 2012) - ISBN 978-4-04-886697-2
- Volume 11 - Alicization Turning (December 2012) - ISBN 978-4-04-891157-3
- Volume 12 - Alicization Rising (April 2013) - ISBN 978-4-04-891529-8
- Volume 13 - Alicization Dividing (August 2013) - ISBN 978-4-04-891757-5
- English Sword Art Online Wikipedia Article
- Japanese Sword Art Online Wikipedia Article
- Chinese Sword Art Online Wikipedia Article