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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: 7.361 (scored by 38744 users)
Ranked: #18572
Popularity: #455
Members: 58,868
Favorites: 196
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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


Theme Song Performance
Shigenaga, Ryosuke
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition
Aoi, Eir
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Kawakami, Tetsuya
Animation Director

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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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Jan 4, 2014
Sword Art Online - Extra Edition Review

As I have to be judgemental on this review due to the show taking on the form of materialistic politics, I'll say this much; if you want to have a relapse of the show itself, a side story and information about the harem relationship status that adds nothing to the story itself plus a bit of fanservice then you should watch this.

Kirito and his harem go to a pool, a 100 minute review of the story happens with small cutscenes of each female character explaining their relationship status with Kirito and how they all met him. Nearing the end, 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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is this just a recap?
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08-21-14, 7:18 PM

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