Accel World
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Accel World

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Japanese: アクセル・ワールド
English: Accel World
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 45
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 10, 2010 to Jun 9, 2017
Genres: Action Action, Romance Romance, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: School School
Serialization: Dengeki Bunko Magazine
Authors: Kawahara, Reki (Story), Aigamo, Hiroyuki (Art)


Score: 7.251 (scored by 39113,911 users)
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Ranked: #53012
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Popularity: #1589
Members: 11,828
Favorites: 97


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Accel World
Volume 1


No matter what age it is, bullying will never disappear. The overweight, middle school student, Haruyuki, was one such kid. The only time he could relax completely, was when he would play a squash game on the local network the school had set up. He loved playing this simple game as he can forget painful times while immersed in it.

It was fall. He was passing his time like this until one day, he had an encounter with the school's most beautiful, refined girl, "Snow Black," which changed his life abruptly. Introduced to the software she transmitted, Haruyuki learned about "Accel World." A program that enhances one's mind capabilities, with certain side-effects.

It was the moment the guy on the lowest rung at school became "Burst Linker," protecting the Princess as her knight.

(Source: MU, edited)


Accel World was published in English by Yen Press from September 23, 2014 to December 11, 2018.

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Oct 14, 2018
Mixed Feelings
The art is surprisingly lazy. More than half of the backgrounds are just screentone or plain white. (not even joking, it's almost funny how lazy the backgrounds are)

Story: If you have no idea what Accel World is already, do not read the manga. Try the novels, or anime. Both of which is available to buy in English. Accel World is a similar to SAO, playing out in 2046. While SAO began in 2022, or somewhere near there. Same author, along with mentions of SAO in Accel. It's quite interesting.

The manga is not very good compared to the novels. And considering the low amount of ...

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Mar 29, 2017 5:09 AM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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