Visualizing a Novel: Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 20 – Synthesis

This is it. The end game is now in place, with this episode setting up the finale and Volume 14’s Alicization Uniting. With this episode, we fully witness Eugeo’s fall into becoming an Integrity Knight, after undergoing the full Synthesis ritual of his own volition. Now, wait just a second, what do you mean byContinue reading “Visualizing a Novel: Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 20 – Synthesis”

Visualizing a Novel: Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 19

The Seal of the Right Eye, the 19thepisode of Sword Art Online Alicization, is our first real step in seeing Alice becoming a protagonist of the story and the beginning of Eugeo’s descent into eternal love. This episode, we spend half of our time on the precipice, going back to Episode 17, where Kirito andContinue reading “Visualizing a Novel: Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 19”

Visualizing a Novel: Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 17

So, if this cover image doesn’t have you at least questioning things even a little bit… Anyway, last we left off, we had a big cliffhanger of an episode. That’s me being literal, by the way, because in this episode, Kirito and Alice are literally hanging by their swords off of the Central Cathedral. It’sContinue reading “Visualizing a Novel: Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 17”

Visualizing a Novel: Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 15

With the closure of Episode 14 and the conclusion of Kirito and Eugeo’s fight with Deusolbert Synthesis Seven, we finally start the gauntlet of battles within the Central Cathedral. Unfortunately, this journey is stopped temporarily, with the presence of Linel and Fizel, two training Sisters, who after a bit of socialization with the “better withContinue reading “Visualizing a Novel: Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 15”

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Out for PS4 and PS Vita Fall 2016

At the Anime Expo 2016, fans at the SAO Fan Fest English Cast were greeted with the welcome information that the new Sword Art Online video game, Hollow Realization, would be released in America and Europe in the fall of 2016. So, in other words, it’s not too far off. It will be $59.99 onContinue reading “Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Out for PS4 and PS Vita Fall 2016”

Sword Art Online VR Alpha Footage Shown

Hate it or love it, Sword Art Online sells. The series, popular in Japan, has spawned two anime series, with a third in the making and a film that has an entirely new storyline. The original premise revolved around teenager Kirigaya Kazuto being a beta tester in Sword Art Online, a VRMMO that takes place inContinue reading “Sword Art Online VR Alpha Footage Shown”

Second Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Trailer Unveiled

Sword Art Online fans in Japan will be pleased to hear Sword Are Online: Hollow Realization will be released for the PS4 and PS Vita this fall. Bandai Namco announced this information alongside a second trailer for the game. The title has already been confirmed for a Western release, but no release date has beenContinue reading “Second Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Trailer Unveiled”

IBM Japan Reveals Sword Art Online VR MMO Project

The VR juggernaut continues to lumber ever onwards, with IBM Japan announcing a collaboration with Kadokawa to create a VR MMO based on the Sword Art Online franchise. Though the specific details are unknown, the project will make use of SoftLayer, IBM’s cloud computing technology, and focus on the concept of cognitive computing. The SwordContinue reading “IBM Japan Reveals Sword Art Online VR MMO Project”

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Announced for the Americas

Bandai Namco recently announced their newest game in the Sword Art Online series, Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, which will be released in 2016. The game will be playable on the PS4 and the PS Vita for those in Japan and a few western territories, including the Americas. Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is the fourthContinue reading “Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Announced for the Americas”