Review: So here we are, the final episode of Sword Art Online II. We are initially shown a scene where the Sleeping Knights are introduced to Asuna’s usual crew of friends, followed by a montage of images that you would expect to close the episode, not necessarily open it. One thing you can be sure…

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Screenshot taken from: http://www.crunchyroll.com/sword-art-online/episode-23-the-dream-begins-662759 Review: We continue our trip down the path of character development this time around. As you probably surmised from the end of the previous episode, Asuna intends to give Yuuki the experiences she couldn’t otherwise have via Kirito’s project. As such, we get to watch as Yuuki is able to experience…

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Review: In this week, the action-oriented scenes take a backseat to dramatic content and the explanation of Yuuki’s situation. After her sudden logout three days prior, Asuna has been unable to contact her new friend, and no one seems to be giving up any information. Siune shows up, but doesn’t offer Asuna any real explanation…

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Screenshot taken from: http://www.crunchyroll.com/sword-art-online/episode-20-sleeping-knights-662753 Review: This is an interesting arc. On the one hand, you have Asuna’s adventures in Alfheim Online, which presents a fun, fantasy-filled adventure. On the other hand, you have the real life drama that is happening between her and her mother. While there is certainly more focus on the former than…

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