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Sword Art Online


Alternative Titles

English: Sword Art Online
Synonyms: S.A.O, SAO
Japanese: ソードアート・オンライン

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2012 to Dec 23, 2012
Premiered: Summer 2012
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Light novel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.791 (scored by 679,987 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #8802
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3
Members: 954,133
Favorites: 42,419

News

TV Live-Action Series for 'Sword Art Online' Announced

TV Live-Action Series for 'Sword Art Online' Announced

American production company Skydance Media, a subsidiary of Paramount Pictures, has announced that they have acquired global rights for the upcoming Sword Art Online...read more

Dengeki Announces New 'Tenkyou no Alderamin,' 'Accel World,' 'Sword Art Online' Anime

Dengeki Announces New 'Tenkyou no Alderamin,' 'Accel World,' 'Sword Art Online' Anime

Light novel publisher Dengeki Bunko announced at its Aki no Saiten 2015 event that three of its titles will receive new anime adaptations. Nejimaki Seirei Senki: Ten...read more

North American Anime & Manga Releases for May

North American Anime & Manga Releases for May

Here are the North American Anime & Manga releases for May 2015 Week 1: May 5th - 11th Anime Releases Astro Boy (2003) Complete Series Denki-gai Collectors'...read more

News Briefs for Apr 7 - 13

News Briefs for Apr 7 - 13

Here is a collection of news briefs for the last week in anime/manga news. These briefs include announcements that would not normally receive their own news thread. ...read more

Sword Art Online to Air on Toonami Starting in August

Sword Art Online to Air on Toonami Starting in August

According to their panel at Anime Boston, Aniplex of America announced that the anime series Sword Art Online is to air on Toonami this August. Aniplex of America al...read more

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & CD Rankings for February 25 - March 3

Here are the weekly Blu-ray & CD rankings for February 25th - March 3rd. Blu-ray *4, 24,949 24,949 Sword Art Online vol.5 Limited Edition *6, *8,047 *8,047 Littl...read more

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & CD Rankings for Jan 21 - 27

Blu-ray *2, 24,247 24,247 Sword Art Online vol.4 Limited Edition *4, 10,839 10,839 Toshokan Sensou: Kakumei no Tsubasa movie Special Edition *5, *6,670 *6,670 Hyouka...read more

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & CD Rankings for Dec 31 - Jan 6

Here are the weekly Blu-ray & CD rankings for Dec 31st - Jan 6th. Blu-ray *2, 2,009 *27,561 Sword Art Online vol.3 Limited Edition *4, 1,029 **7,998 Hyouka vol.7...read more

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & CD Rankings for Dec 24 - 30

Here are the weekly Blu-ray & CD rankings for December 24th - 30th. Blu-ray *1, 25,552 25,552 Sword Art Online vol.3 Limited Edition *2, *8,358 *8,358 Little Bus...read more

Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & CD Rankings for Nov 19 - 25

Here are the weekly Blu-ray & CD rankings for November 19th -25th. Blu-ray *1, *24,786 *24,786 Sword Art Online vol.2 Limited Edition *2, *19,851 *19,851 Uchuu S...read more

Aniplex USA Licenses Sword Art Online, Zetsuen no Tempest, and Magi

According to their New York Comic Con panel, Aniplex of America has licensed Sword Art Online, Zetsuen no Tempest (Blast of Tempest), and Magi (Magi - The Labyrinth ...read more

[Updated July 18th] Summer 2012 Simulcast List

[Updated July 18th] Summer 2012 Simulcast List

CrunchyrollMuv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse Territories: Worldwide (except Japan). Streaming Dates: Sundays at 10:30am starting July 1. Oda Nobuna no Yabou (The Am...read more

Light Novels 'Accel World' and 'Sword Art Online' To Be Animated [Update Dec 10]

According to Dengeki Bunko, Kawahara Reki's light novels Accel World and Sword Art Online were announced to get anime adaptations. The production studios are Sunrise...read more