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Sword Art Online Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

25 Episodes 2012 - 2012

Episode 1

The World of Swords

Sat, Jul 27, 2013 23 mins

It's launch day for one of the most highly-anticipated video games of all time. Join the character "Kirito" as he begins his journey in the virtual world of Sword Art Online.

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Episode 2

Beater

Sat, Aug 3, 2013 23 mins

It?s been one month since the players have been locked in the game. 2000 people have died; the first floor hasn?t been cleared yet.

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Episode 3

The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Sat, Aug 10, 2013 23 mins

Kirito has finally joined a guild made up of close friends in reality. Everything is going well until a tragic accident changes Kirito completely.

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Episode 4

The Black Swordsman

Sat, Aug 17, 2013 23 mins

Silca is known as Dragon Tamer Silca, but after leaving her group she is caught and her pet, Pina paid the ultimate price. Before she is killed, Kirito saves her and offers her a choice.

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Episode 5

Murder in the Safe Zone

30 mins

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Episode 6

Illusionary Avenger

Sat, Sep 7, 2013 23 mins

Kirito has figured out the how and now he has to figure out the why.

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Episode 7

The Temperature of the Heart

Sat, Sep 14, 2013 23 mins

A trip to get a new sword leaves Kirito battling a dragon and his fears.

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Episode 8

The Sword Dance of White and Black

Sat, Sep 21, 2013 23 mins

After 2 years, people have got used to living in SAO, with a dwindling front line it might just be up to Kirito and Asuna to continue the charge.

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Episode 9

The Blue-Eyed Demon

Sat, Sep 28, 2013 23 mins

To save a group of players and Asuna from a Boss character, Kirito is forced to play his trump card.

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Episode 10

Crimson Killing Intent

Sat, Oct 5, 2013 23 mins

Kirito has agreed to a duel with the head of the Blood Alliance Knights. If Kirito wins, Asuna is free to leave the Knights and if he loses?

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Episode 11

The Girl of Morning Dew

Sat, Oct 12, 2013 23 mins

The newly married couple is enjoying their time away from the front lines, but a new guest will take them all the way back to the beginning.

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Episode 12

Yui's Heart

Sat, Oct 19, 2013 23 mins

Yulier, second in command, of the Liberation Army has approached Kirito and Asuna for help saving her friend and her guild.

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Episode 13

Edge of Hell's Abyss

30 mins

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Episode 14

The End of the World

Sat, Nov 2, 2013 23 mins

Game over.

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Episode 15

Return

Sat, Nov 9, 2013 23 mins

Kirigaya is adjusting to his life outside of the game, but he hasn?t forgotten about Asuna. A recent visit to her in the hospital, he meets Sugou Nobuyuki.

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Episode 16

Land of the Fairies

Sat, Nov 16, 2013 23 mins

A new MMO allows users to fly and encourages player killing. Kirito has joined this new game in search of Asuna and is pleasantly surprised with what he finds.

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Episode 17

Captive Queen

Sat, Nov 23, 2013 23 mins

As Kirito learns about the game from Leafa and the hatred between the races, Asuna learns the truth of her role from the Fairy King.

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Episode 18

To the World Tree

Sat, Nov 30, 2013 23 mins

Leafa is making enemies leaving her area and group to team up with Kirito. On their way to neutral Territory, they speak more of the rules and areas of the ALO.

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Episode 19

The Lugru Corridor

Sat, Dec 28, 2013 23 mins

Something isn?t right; Recon has sent Leafa a message ?I was right. Be careful. S." What does he mean and will Leafa and Kirito have the time to figure it out?

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Episode 20

General of the Blazing Flame

Sat, Jan 4, 2014 23 mins

Kirito and Leafa have made it to the meeting and Kirito?s bluff as an ambassador has been called out. If he can survive in a fight against the Salamanders General Eugene, his plan to prevent a war might work.

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Episode 21

The Truth of Alfheim

Sat, Jan 11, 2014 23 mins

While Asuna continues her attempt to escape, another woman in Kirito?s life tries to make sense of her emotions.

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Episode 22

Grand Quest

Sat, Jan 18, 2014 23 mins

Kirito?s determination to save Asuna borders on the insane. His recklessness is stopped when Leafa suddenly logs out.

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Episode 23

Bonds

Sat, Jan 25, 2014 23 mins

Even though a wall has been built between Kirito and Sugu, he must save Asuna. The next time he challenges the final dungeon he won?t be alone.

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Episode 24

Gilded Hero

Sat, Feb 1, 2014 23 mins

Kirito, Asuna, and Yui are finally together again, but the locks placed on Asuna are unbreakable. Before they have a chance to come up with a plan, the fairy king makes his grand entrance.

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Episode 25

The World Seed

Sat, Feb 8, 2014 23 mins

Kirigaya Kazuto has beaten death twice but there is one more thing he must do.

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