All 25 episodes from the first season of the animated series based on the light novel by Reki Kawahara. It is 2022 and technology has advanced to the stage where specially equipped helmets can carry players into an immersive virtual world. As an avid gamer, Kirito (voice of Yoshitsugu Matsuoka) is desperate to participate in an exciting new project called 'Sword Art Online'. However, once inside the game, Kirito and his fellow players learn that the only way to escape is by completing it - and that death in the game means death in real life. The episodes are: 'The World of Swords', 'Beater', 'The Red-Nosed Reindeer', 'The Black Swordsman', 'Murder in the Safe Zone', 'Illusionary Avenger', 'The Temperature of the Heart', 'The Sword Dance of Black and White', 'The Blue-Eyed Demon', 'Crimson Killing Intent', 'Girl of the Morning Dew', 'Yui's Heart', 'Edge of Hell's Abyss', 'The End of the World', 'Return', 'Land of the Fairies', 'Captive Queen', 'To the World Tree', 'The Legrue Corridor', 'General of the Blazing Flame', 'The Truth About Alfheim', 'The Grand Quest', 'Bonds', 'Gilded Hero' and 'The World Seed'.