Sword Art Online Movie: Ordinal Scale

Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale

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Synonyms: Gekijouban Sword Art Online
Japanese: 劇場版 ソードアート・オンライン -オーディナル・スケール-
English: Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale
German: Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale The Movie
Spanish: Sword Art Online, la Película: Ordinal Scale
French: Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 18, 2017
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Theme: Video GameVideo Game
Duration: 1 hr. 59 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.561 (scored by 444302444,302 users)
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Ranked: #15882
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #267
Members: 714,537
Favorites: 3,447

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In 2026, four years after the infamous Sword Art Online incident, a revolutionary new form of technology has emerged: the Augma, a device that utilizes an Augmented Reality system. Unlike the Virtual Reality of the NerveGear and the Amusphere, it is perfectly safe and allows players to use it while they are conscious, creating an instant hit on the market. The most popular application for the Augma is the game Ordinal Scale, which immerses players in a fantasy role-playing game with player rankings and rewards.

Following the new craze, Kirito's friends dive into the game, and despite his reservations about the system, Kirito eventually joins them. While at first it appears to be just fun and games, they soon find out that the game is not all that it seems...

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Yonemori, Hiroto
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Itou, Tomohiko
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Feb 18, 2017
OK, this movie is stunning enough to make me write a review for the first time. I just came back from watching it. It was a full house at the cinema. It is rare to see a full house in my country when the theater is airing anime. This was a total shock!

Story: 10/10
The story is great. It is sort of like a mixture of tragedy, comedy and romance. Its sort like the mixture of SAO, ALO and GGO but mainly it revives that kind of feeling after you watch the original SAO. It makes me feel nostalgic.

Art: 9/10
For me, the art can ...
Mar 10, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Sword Art Online has never really been my type of anime but I can see the appeal for a lot of people. So when I was invited to see the movie, I walked in with low expectations and unfortunately lived up to them.

Story: 3
SAO never had the strongest of plots and this movie is no different. Kirito and friends are once again thrown into a new game which ends up another fight for their lives only this time, it takes place in the real world using augmented reality. Besides from being generic and predictable, most of it barely made any sense. SAO never fails ...
Oct 8, 2017
Nearing the end of the Summer of 2014, SAO’s Gun Gale Online Arc finally draws to a close. Dumbfounded and genuinely surprised at the story arc’s terrible writing, characters and overall aesthetic, I sat back and assessed Sword Art Online up to that point in time, and concluded there and then, that, for me at least anyway, the Gun Gale Online arc was the absolute lowest point the series had fallen, and, surely, for how incredibly awful that arc was, there would be nothing else that could possibly be as bad, and as I witnessed the next two story arcs the series had to offer, ...

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Poll: Sword Art Online Movie: Ordinal Scale Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
-Stray - Feb 18, 2017
377 repliesby Javen_the_Jammy »»
Nov 28, 7:36 PM
plot hole
MCA5EY - Sep 21, 2018
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Jul 30, 9:40 AM
Why R+ - Mild Nudity?
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Aug 10, 2022 5:06 AM
Somebody should fix the Source from Light novel to Original
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