Sword Art Online: Aincrad (manga) (Paperback)Reki Kawahara (author,artist)
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Pushing the inter-relationship between manga and gaming to a frenetic maximum, the pioneering Sword Art Online traps terrified players in a sprawling video game from which there is only one way out.
In the year 2022, gamers rejoice as Sword Art Online - a VRMMORPG (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) like no other - debuts, allowing players to take full advantage of the ultimate in gaming technology: NerveGear, a system that allows users to completely immerse themselves in a wholly realistic gaming experience. But when the game goes live, the elation of the players quickly turns to horror as they discover that, for all its amazing features, SAO is missing one of the most basic functions of any MMORPG - a log-out button.
Now trapped in the virtual world of Aincrad, their bodies held captive by NerveGear in the real world, users are issued a chilling ultimatum: conquer all one hundred floors of Aincrad to regain your freedom. But in the warped world of SAO, 'Game Over' means certain death - both virtual and real...
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 354 g
Dimensions: 191 x 127 x 33 mm
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“Sword art online ”
This is a great book for manga/anime lovers and also gamers. it takes the concept of neing traped with in a game and if you die you die in real life. Its filled with lots of action and adventure as you follow the main... More
“A fast-paced and emotional story that leaves a lasting impression.”
The premise, people playing a virtual reality game with real consequences, has been used elsewhere in manga and anime but few do it as well as Sword Art Online. The story goes at a very fast pace, when you turn the... More
Loved the concept of being trapped in the game you love, but with the twist of dying in the game meaning irl death.
I originally watched the anime adaptation, but wanted to read the manga too and loved it!
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