Review of the light novel Accel World Volume 11 The Carbide Wolf by Reki Kawahara
After the short story volume, we return to the main story with Silver Crow seeking a new ability in order to take on the Accelerated World Research Society.
LIGHT NOVEL INFORMATION
TITLE: Accel World
AUTHOR: Reki Kawahara
PUBLISHER (English): Yen On
RELEASE DATE (English): September 19, 2017
PURCHASE (Amazon.com): http://amzn.to/2x2nH0y
PURCHASE (Book Depository): http://bit.ly/2jyR0Sb
PUBLISHER (Japan): Degeki Bunko (ASCII Media Works)
RELEASE DATE (Japan): April 10, 2012
VOLUMES RELEASED (Japan to Date): 22 (Volume 22 is being release November 10, 2017)
ANIME SERIES: 24 Episodes (covering volumes 1-4 with some material from Volume 10)
From the back cover:
The Acceleration Research Society, a mysterious organization maneuvering in secret, makes their headquarters at the top of Tokyo Midtown Tower, where the Archangel Metatron is enshrined. This completely invincible Legend-class Enemy guards the Society from all would-be attackers, and so the Seven Kings meet in order to devise some means to defeat the Enemy and the Acceleration Research Society along with it.
The secret plan they come up with necessitates that Silver Crow gain a new ability, Theoretical Mirror.
Although he’s been ordered to obtain this ability–which can withstand even the instant death of Metatron’s ultimate laser–abilities require action to trigger their manifestation, in contrast with the way Incarnate techniques are generated through the imagination. Thus, Haruyuki’s powerful imagination won’t help him this time!
While Haruyuki is stumped at how to even begin this difficult task, Ardor Maiden (a.k.a. Utai Shinomiya) begins relating a sad past…