Haruyuki is an overweight kid and at the bottom of the food chain at his middle school. Within the sci-fi setting of the real world he often seeks refuge in a virtual one. One day however his life changes when he is given an opportunity by the prettiest girl in the school no less, to integrate the two by means of a program called accelerated world (Brain Burst). There is a catch however, in order to keep this add-on he must score points by fighting others within the realm of this new virtual world.
Did You Know?
There is a fan theory that Black Lotus is the Daughter of Kirito & Asuna from Sword Art Online, another series by Reki Kawahara that takes place in the same world as Accel World. This theory is built mostly on the fact that Black Lotus' design looks like a combination between the 2 characters. See more