“Sword Art Online: Season 4” Release Date, Cast, Controversy and Much More

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Will Kritikos Successfully Able to Get Out of the Game or Will He Die While Playing It?

Sword Art Online is a Japanese Sci-fi adventure anime based on the light novel series of the same name penned by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by Abec. The story is about the near future where a multiplayer virtual reality game Sword Art online will going to launch, which lets the players connect to the virtual world of the game through helmets. Kritikos, the protagonist is one of the players of the game and is very eager to play the game.

When Kritiko jumped into the game, he became friends with Kelin. Later they realize they were unable to logout from it. The only way to logout is that they have to come out to the actual world. The first season of Sword Art Online was released in Japan on July 8 and was very well received by the fans. Seeing the viewership season2 and season 3 was released. The total no. of episodes till season 3 is 47. Now the fans are eagerly waiting to watch season 4

What Will Be in Season 4?

The plot of season 4 will be about the Unital Ring arc, which is the sequel of the Acilization arc.

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By Which Date We Can Expect Season 4?

The release date of the series is not confirmed yet, as Kawahara has not completed the ‘Unital Ring’ arc yet, and Season 3 was also premiered after 4 years of the release of Season 2. Season 3 has been finished in 2020, so fans have to wait longer for another season. However, it is announced that the adaptation of the “Progressive arc” will likely come within 2 years.

Which Characters We Will See in Season 4?

We will see Haruka Tomatsu playing Asuna Yoshitugu Matsouka playing Kirito Nobunaga Shimazaki playing Eugeo, and Ai Kayano playing Alice Schuberg in the Sword Art Online Season 4.

Why the Anime is So Much Controversial?

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Every season of the series includes the sexual exploitation of the female character by the villain since Season 1. Viewers of the show have been criticizing and showing disgust over the repeated un-necessary scenes of sexual exploitation in the series. Even after the 1st season, Reki Kawahara apologized to the fans for it. However, season 3 also portrayed the same exploitation of females.

Famous Dialogues Of Sword Art Online

Some of the inspirational dialogues from the series are-

1. “In this world, a single blade can take you anywhere you want to go. And even though it’s a virtual world, I feel more alive in here than I ever did in the real world.”-Kirito


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2. “I can’t just sit back and watch someone die. I’d rather die alongside them than do nothing.”-Kirito

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3. “Levels are just numbers. In this word strength is just an illusion. There are more important things”- Kirito

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4. “Life isn’t just doing things for yourself. it’s possible to live in such a way that other people’s happiness, makes you happy too”- Asuna Yuuki

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5. “When I began thinking of him as I fell asleep, I stopped having nightmares. I began to look forward to seeing him. for the first time since I arrived here, I was happy.” Asuna Yuuki”-Asunu Yuuki

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6. “Even if I die, you keep living okay? Live to see the end of this world, and to see why it was born. Live to see why a weak girl like me ended up here. And the reason you and I met.”- Sachi

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7. “I too, was looking for something. Something real in this world. For me, it was the warmth of your hand.” – Lisbeth

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What is the IMDB Rating of the series?

Viewers of the anime have received it well. It has a great rating of 7.6 out of 10 and is quite a popular series.

Is There Any Trailer for the Show?

No trailer is available yet, as soon as the trailer arrives we will update you. But here is the season 3 trailer Enjoy it! 🙂

Frequently Asked Question

1. What is Alicization?

Alicization is the name of the main story arc of SAO.

2. What is SAO Ordinal Scale?

Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale is an independent movie from the series based on the new storyline written by Kawahara. Chronologically it is a story between the Mothers Rosario and Alicization Arcs.

3. In which order we watch the Sword Art Online anime series?

a. Sword Art Online- Season 1 includes Fairy Dance Arc and Aincrad Arc.

b. Sword Art Online: Extra edition episode 1

c. Sword Art Online – Season 2 includes Mother’s Rosario Arc The Phantom Bullet Arc, and Excalibur Arc.

d. Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale Movie

e. Sword Art Online: Alicization – Season 3 includes Project Alicization Arc

f. Sword Art Online: Alicization – War Of Underworld which is -Continuation of the Project Alicization Arc,

g. Sword Art Online: Alicization – War Of Underworld 2nd Season – It is also the continuation of the War of Underworld in Project Alicization Arc, and the final cour.

4. Do Kirito and Asuna ever break up?

No, they do not break up during the whole series, rather their strong relationships were emphasized at the finale of the Acitilization arc.

5. Where can we watch Sword Art Online?

Fans can watch the Sword Art online on Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation.

Final Verdict

In spite of criticism, the anime has a huge fan following and is quite popular across the globe. The anime has a unique plot and great visuals. You must watch the anime to decide whether you are on the list of Fans or Critics. Let us know and stay tuned for further updates.

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