Starring: Haruka Tomatsu, Cherami Leigh, Kanae Ito. Stephanie Sheh, Kouichi Yamadera, Marc Diraison, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Bryce Papenbrook,
Running Time: 175 minutes
Sword Art Online returns for the concluding part of its story line. These last selection of episodes give closure to all the plot elements that came before, but there’s still a feeling that the entire season could have just extended the original premise or ended after the first arc.
The main focus now is the love triangle between Kirito, Asuna and Kirito’s sister who has fallen in love with her own brother within the virtual world. This is a deliciously complex area that the show could explore, as it highlights the positives behind the characters without them knowing who is who. It gives a whole new meaning to anonymity and the dangers that go with it without ever being exploitative or insensitive. The show