Sword Art Online Volume 11 Alicization Turning Light Novel Review

Review of the light novel Sword Art Online Volume 11 Alicization Turning by Reki Kawahara
I have a rant at the end of this which contains spoilers. I do warn you, so feel free to watch up to that point.

LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Sword Art Online
AKA: SAO, ソードアート・オンライン
AUTHOR: Reki Kawahara
ILLUSTRATOR: ABEC
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): August 22, 2017
PURCHASE (Amazon.com): http://amzn.to/2tzb9KP

PUBLISHER (Japan): Dengeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
RELEASE DATE (Japan): December 10, 2012
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 20 (most recent released September 8, 2017)
ANIME SERIES: 49 episodes + 1OVA + 1 Movie (A new season is currently in production)

From the back cover:

Two years into Kirito and Eugeo’s quest to reach the Central Cathedral, the pair have finally become elite disciples at the North Centoria Imperial Swordcraft Academy. Now all that’s left to do is train for the next tournament, build their relationships with their trainee pages, and do so without violating the Taboo Index. But just because this peaceful world is governed by law and order doesn’t mean evil can’t fester below the surface…and when it comes time to choose between the rules and what’s right, Kirito and Eugeo discover the darker secrets of the Underworld.

Sword Art Online Volume 10 Alicization Running Light Novel Review

Review of the light novel Sword Art Online Volume 10 Alicization Running by Reki Kawahara

LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Sword Art Online
AKA: SAO, ソードアート・オンライン
AUTHOR: Reki Kawahara
ILLUSTRATOR: Abec
PUBLISHER (English): Yen One
RELEASE DATE (English): April 18, 2017
PURCHASE (Amazon Affiliate Link): http://amzn.to/2mXhRuD

From the back cover:

Kirito has wound up in another mysterious fantasy world again. In this VRMMO-ish place, the first person he meets is the young boy Eugeo. Kirito can hardly believe Eugeo’s an NPC when seeing his rich emotions and thoughts and ends up heading to the capital, Centria. Two years later, Kirito and Eugeo have become First Order initiates of the North Centria Imperial Discipline Sword Academy and have been taken under the wing of their seniors, Soltirina and Golgoth. As they train and learn, they do nothing but strive to become one of the highest keepers of peace and order in the human realm, the Integrity Knights. Aiming to reach the center of the Axiom Church that controls the capital, the two break past numerous obstacles to try and become one of the elite Greater Master Swordsmen, a title that only twelve people lay claim to in the whole academy!

 

Accel World Volume 9 Light Novel Review

Review of the light novel Accel World Volume 9 The Seven-Thousand Year Prayer by Reki Kawahara.
LOL, I recorded the whole video, then realized in editing I said the wrong volume # at the beginning, hence the sloppy edit. But it made me laugh. I thought maybe I should do that with every video?

LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Accel World
AKA: アクセル・ワールド
AUTHOR: Reki Kawahara
ILLUSTRATOR: Hima
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): March 21, 2017
PURCHASE (Amazon Affiliate Link): http://amzn.to/2l5fCAZ

From the back cover:

“I will never forgive you. I will kill you. I will continue to kill you until all your Burst Points are gone and you vanish from the accelerated world.”
Having turned into Chrome Disaster once more, Haruyuki slaughters with the force of a vengeful god the avatars who made Ash Roller suffer. And then he fuses completely with the Armor of Catastrophe, down to his deepest depths. Silver Crow soars above the accelerated world, seeking out enemies to destroy. For his next target, he turns the spearhead of his hatred toward the creators of the ISS kit, the Acceleration Research Society.
A berserker no one can control. Before this raging figure, a long avatar stands to block his way. His name: Green Grandé. The absolute defense of the Green King, bearer of the most powerful shield, the Strife, collides fiercely with the madness of the cursed avatar! The conclusion to the Armor of Catastrophe arc!
Accel World Volume 8 Light Novel

Accel World Volume 8 Light Novel Review

Review of the light novel Accel World Volume 8 The Binary Stars of Destiny by Reki Kawahara.

LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Accel World
AKA: アクセル・ワールド
AUTHOR: Reki Kawahara
ILLUSTRATOR: HIMA
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): December 20, 2016
PURCHASE (Amazon Affiliate Link): http://amzn.to/2fr5iUL

From the back cover;

Haruyuki’s desperate battle with his friend Takumu has taken him to the brink, and he finally activates the Destiny, a purified version of the notorious Armor of Catastrophe. It’s light versus dark as their fierce fight continues, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. If Haruyuki can’t rid his friend of the sinister ISS kit that’s infected him, Takumu could be lost to the darkness forever. And he just might take Haruyuki with him…

Sword Art Online Alicization Beginning

Sword Art Online Vol. 9 Alicization Beginning Light Novel Review

Review of the light novel Sword Art Online Volume 9, Alicization Beginning, by Reki Kawahara.
This is it SAO fans! Where the light novel series goes beyond the anime and the start of a 10 book storyline – the Alicization arc!

LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Sword Art Online Volume 9 Alicization Beginning
AKA: ソードアート・オンライン, SAO
AUTHOR: Reki Kawahara
ILLUSTRATOR: Abec
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): December 20, 2016
PURCHASE (Amazon Affiliate Link): http://amzn.to/2gahwlF

From the back cover;

Kirito awakens in a vast, fantastical forest filled with towering trees. In his search for clues to the truth of his surroundings, he encounters a young boy who seems to know him. He ought to be a simple NPC, but the depth of his emotions seem no different than a human. As they search for the boy’s parents, Kirito finds a peculiar memory returning to him. A memory from his own childhood, of this boy and a girl, too, with golden hair, and a name he should have never forgotten–Alice.

Sword Art Online Progressive Volume 1

Sword Art Online Progressive Volume 1 Light Novel Review

Light novel review of Sword Art Online Progressive Volume 1 by Reki Kawahara.
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From the back cover;

“There’s no way to beat this game. The only difference is when and where you die…”
One month has passed since Akihiko Kayaba’s deadly game began, and the body count continues to rise. Two thousand players are already dead.
Kirito and Asuna are two very different people, but they both desire to fight alone. Nonetheless, they find themselves drawn together to face challenges from both within and without. Given that the entire virtual world they now live in has been created as a deathtrap, the surviving players of Sword Art Online are starting to get desperate, and desperation makes them dangerous to loners like Kirito and Asuna. As it becomes clear that solitude equals suicide, will the two be able to overcome their differences to find the strength to believe in each other, and in so doing survive?
Sword Art Online: Progressive is a new version of the Sword Art Online tale that starts at the beginning of Kirito and Asuna’s epic adventure–on the very first level of the deadly world of Aincrad!

Accel World Volume 7 Light Novel Reivew

Light novel review of Accel World Volume 7 by Reki Kawahara
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From the back cover:

In order to cleanse Silver Crow (aka Haruyuki), Kuroyukihime and the rest of Nega Nebulus launch an operation to rescue Ardor Maiden. In the midst of this dangerous mission, Silver Crow manages to make contact with Ardor Maiden, but in doing so, he invades the forbidden territory of the Imperial Palace. There he has a vision of Chrome Falcon and Saffron Blossom–but what do they have to do with Haruyuki?!