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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: 7.491 (scored by 25456 users)
Ranked: #14412
Popularity: #623
Members: 39,286
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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


Theme Song Performance
Shigenaga, Ryosuke
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition
Aoi, Eir
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Haruna, Luna
Inserted Song Performance

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Dec 31, 2013
First and foremost, if you ever plan on or have considered watching this special, I'm assuming you've seen the first season, otherwise, there's no real reason for you to be here. Because this is a special, my rating for it is not based on complete quality of the special on its own, but how the special relates to the first season. A special is an addendum to a series; it's like an extra episode. Keep that in mind while reading my review.

Examining the special piece by piece, I will start with the basics: art and sound. As I mentioned before, if you're considering watching this read more
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Dec 31, 2013
November 6, 2022.

Will try to avoid major spoilers.

Story: 5
The story is mediocre. Most of the movie is a summary of what happened during the Sword Art Online season. Many parts of the movie are simply taken from the seasons, so if you're looking for something completely new, this isn't really going to be your piece of the pie. The new underwater quest doesn't add to the storyline very much at all, but it is nice to have an episode that isn't so serious as the SAO series. Expect to watch at least an hour of recaps though.

Art: 9
Art is amazing as usual. Asuna gets 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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