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Sword Art Online: Extra Edition

Sword Art Online: Extra Edition

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: S.A.O: Extra Edition, SAO: Extra Edition
Japanese: ソードアート・オンライン Extra Edition


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 31, 2013
Duration: 1 hr. 41 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.381 (scored by 36776 users)
Ranked: #17932
Popularity: #470
Members: 55,939
Favorites: 178
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Yui wants to see a whale with Kirito during an underwater quest in Alfeim Online. During the quest however, it is revealed Leafa cannot swim. Asuna and the other female characters decide to train Suguha in a real-world pool to help her in ALO. Meanwhile, Kirito meets a certain someone.

Related Anime

Prequel: Sword Art Online
Other: Sword Art Online: Sword Art Offline - Extra Edition
Sequel: Sword Art Online II

Characters & Voice Actors

Kirigaya, Kazuto
Kirigaya, Kazuto
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Kirigaya, Suguha
Kirigaya, Suguha
Taketatsu, Ayana
Taketatsu, Ayana
Yuuki, Asuna
Yuuki, Asuna
Tomatsu, Haruka
Tomatsu, Haruka
Itou, Kanae
Itou, Kanae
Werk, Christiane
Werk, Christiane


Shigenaga, Ryosuke
Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Arrangement
Theme Song Performance
Aoi, Eir
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Kajiura, Yuki

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Jan 1, 2014
Loved Sword Art Online so much that you want to see it again? Than this is the show for you... because essentially that is what this extra edition is - the same soundtrack, art, clips and even the opening song. Basically it is like most every OVA/"special episode"/or first film - the dreaded recap.

Yes, I may come off as unnecessarily harsh but the fact is that very little new content is introduced in what is about a feature length film (~100 minutes) in regards to plot and character development. It starts of well though - Kirito has a "special" appointment with the counselor which seemed read more
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Mar 3, 2014
First of all, Im a die hard fan of SAO... completely loved the series... but this little Extra thing here made me wish for 2 hours of my life back

The biggest problem was I felt like it spent 90 minutes reshowing me the whole series... if I wanted that, I have no problem going back and actually rewatching it.... I wont spoil, but the circumstances of the recap could have been done in the first 15 minutes or so, leaving the majority of the feature lenght for the little adventure they had at the end, and I would have appreciated that so much more

Ill give read more
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Opening Theme

"crossing field" by LiSA

Ending Theme

"Niji no Oto (虹の音)" by Eir Aoi

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