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Reki Kawahara

Reki Kawahara is an award winning author best known for his light novel series, Sword Art Online and Accel World.

Works

  • Sword Art Online Calibur

    By Reki Kawahara, Shii Kiya

    The goddess Urd is in danger, and only Kirito and friends can save her! The evil frost giants have invaded her homeland of Jotunheim, bringing death and destruction in their wake. The linchpin of it all is the giant king's sword-the legendary weapon Excalibur! If Kirito's crew can make it to the end of the dungeon and pull the sword from the stone, peace will be brought to the land once more...!

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online

  • Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Keiichi Sigsawa, Reki Kawahara, Tadadi Tamori

    Karen Kohiruimaki always felt out of place in the real world. Due to her extreme height, she found it hard to make friends with other girls her age. Everything changes when she's introduced to VR and Gun Gale Online. In GGO, Karen is free to play the cute, chibi avatar of her dreams! Can Karen find friendship in this bullet-ridden MMO...?

Sword Art Online Manga

  • Sword Art Online: Aincrad (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Aincrad (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tamako Nakamura

    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...

  • Sword Art Online: Aincrad, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Aincrad, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tamako Nakamura

  • Sword Art Online: Fairy Dance, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Fairy Dance, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tsubasa Haduki

    Kazuto Kirigaya (aka Kirito) has beaten Sword Art Online, a VRMMORPG that transformed into a literal game of death, and returned to the real world. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Asuna Yuuki (aka Asuna the Flash), the girl with whom Kirito fell in love in the virtual world of Aincrad but who has yet to awaken from her game-induced slumber. As his sister, Suguha, sadly looks on, Kazuto continues to visit Asuna in the hospital in the hope of finding answers. But when one day he meets a man claiming to be Asuna's fiancé, Kazuto fears that Asuna may be lost to him forever... That is until a fellow survivor of SAO taken form the latest VRMMORPG sensation, ALfheim Online - a screenshot that features someone being held captive who looks entirely too much like Asuna! His hope renewed, Kirito dives headlong into an all-new virtual adventure, but can true love conquer the game?!

  • Sword Art Online: Aincrad, Vol. 2 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Aincrad, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tamako Nakamura

  • Sword Art Online: Fairy Dance, Vol. 2 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Fairy Dance, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tsubasa Haduki

    Kirito jumps into a new VRMMORPG called ALfheim Online (ALO) in search of Asuna, who still hasn't regained consciousness. On his quest to find the World Tree and reach Asuna, he meets a sylph girl named Leafa. A veteran player experienced with the sword, Leafa recognizes that Kirito is motivated by serious circumstances and decides to help him. But...Leafa's identity in the real world is Suguha Kirigaya--Kirito's sister. And it's the glimmer of her beloved brother she sees in Kirito that prompts her to lend him a hand. Now, despite the conflicting interests guiding them on, the pair set off on a journey to the World Tree!!

  • Sword Art Online: Fairy Dance, Vol. 3 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Fairy Dance, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tsubasa Haduki

  • Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Koutarou Yamada

    A year after Kazuto and Asuna escaped from Aincrad, the deadly setting of Sword Art Online, they're still coping with the aftermath as they try to recover from the harrowing experience. Meanwhile, there's a new VRMMO game sweeping the world's gamers--Gun Gale Online. When a mysterious player who calls himself "Death Gun" claims to be responsible for real-world deaths, Kazuto (aka Kirito) is recruited to enter the game to investigate, bringing an end to his hard-won peace!

  • Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tsubasa Haduki

    Kirito and Sinon's battle with Death Gun is over, but mere weeks later, something strange is afoot in the next-generation VRMMO ALfheim Online. A new duelist with a custom sword skill is defeating all comers--including Kirito! But when Asuna goes to face this duelist, she receives something she never expected: an invitation to an exclusive guild! But what is their aim? The Mother's Rosario arc begins!

  • Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet, Vol. 2 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Koutarou Yamada

    Kirito has entered the new VRMMO Gun Gale Online in order to investigate the Death Gun incidents, only to discover his avatar is not exactly how he remembers it! He barely knows up from down in this new world, and he needs an ally. He may have found one in the mysterious female sniper Sinon, but she's got an agenda of her own...

  • Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary, Vol. 2 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tsubasa Haduki

    Asuna joins forces with the Sleeping Knights guild in their quest to defeat a major boss, but inwardly, she struggles with her ongoing attachment to the VRMMO game. When the time for battle arrives, will she be ready? And when Yuuki's secret is revealed, what will the consequences be?

  • Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet, Vol. 3 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Phantom Bullet, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Koutarou Yamada

  • Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary, Vol. 3 (manga)

    Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Tsubasa Haduki

Sword Art Online Progressive

  • Sword Art Online Progressive 1 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online Progressive 1 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online Progressive 2 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online Progressive 2 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online Progressive 3 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online Progressive 3 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online Progressive 4 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online Progressive 4 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

Accel World

  • Accel World, Vol. 1 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 1 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 10 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 10 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 11 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 11 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 12 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

    A new hotshot Burst Linker appears, taking Silver Crow down. Haruyuki, still struggling to obtain the Theoretical Mirror ability, sees Wolfram Cerberus as a roadblock in his larger quest to get stronger and defeat Archangel Metatron. He soon meets Chocolat Puppeteer, a duel avatar made out of...chocolate?! With her help, will Silver Crow finally grow into the fighter all seven legions need to successfully carry out their mission against Metatron?

  • Accel World, Vol. 13 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

    Finally, it seems Haruyuki (aka Silver Crow) is ready to take on Metatron--but first, he must prepare for his school's cultural festival! Meanwhile, the duel avatar Magenta Scissor spreads chaos throughout the accelerated world...

  • Accel World, Vol. 2 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 2 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 3 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 3 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 5 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 5 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 6 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 6 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 7 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 7 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 8 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 8 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Accel World, Vol. 9 (light novel)

    Accel World, Vol. 9 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops

  • Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 1

    Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 1

    By Reki Kawahara, Neko Nekobyou

  • Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 2

    Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 2

    By Reki Kawahara, Neko Nekobyou

    The girls of SAO are back! Liz, Silica, and Leafa, with their new friend Lux--having ruined their clothes in their previous adventure--go to see Ashley, a survivor of Sword Art Online and a legendary master tailor. The price for Ashley's skills is a high one, and in order to pay the tailor, the girls end up in a swimsuit contest! But naturally, this isn't just any swimsuit contest. Will Lux, Liz, Silica, and Leafa get away with their wardrobes and dignity intact?!

  • Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 3

    Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 3

    By Reki Kawahara, Neko Nekobyou

  • Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 4

    Sword Art Online: Girls' Ops, Vol. 4

    By Reki Kawahara, Neko Nekobyou

    Lux has been forced into cooperating with the player-killing guild Laughing Coffin, and she's made a new friend along the way--the orange-named Gwen! But Gwen is the leader of an evil guild causing major problems in ALO, and Lux is on a mission to eliminate her...

The Isolator (manga)

  • The Isolator, Vol. 1 (manga)

    The Isolator, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Naoki Koshimizu

    Mysterious objects from space have landed, embedding themselves within human beings around the world and granting them impossible powers according to their deepest wishes. Seventeen-year-old Utsugi Minoru's only wish is to be able to live apart from the world and events around him. But will he remain the same after experiencing his new powers--and new dangers?

  • The Isolator, Vol. 2 (manga)

    The Isolator, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Naoki Koshimizu

  • The Isolator, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Naoki Koshimizu

    Thinking of her friend who can move no longer, she continues to fight--

    Minoru has decided to join the fight against the Ruby Eyes that threaten humanity across the world. Soon after, reports come in about a violent Ruby Eye who has a history with Yumiko. This dangerous man's name is--Incinerator.

Sword Art Online

  • Sword Art Online 1:  Aincrad (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 1: Aincrad (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 10 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 10 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 11 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 11 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 12 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 13 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 2:  Aincrad (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 2: Aincrad (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 3: Fairy Dance (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 3: Fairy Dance (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 4: Fairy Dance (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 4: Fairy Dance (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 5: Phantom Bullet (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 5: Phantom Bullet (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 6 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 6 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 7 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 7 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 8 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 8 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • Sword Art Online 9 (light novel)

    Sword Art Online 9 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

Accel World (manga)

  • Accel World, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Accel World, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Hiroyuki Aigamo

    No matter how much the times change, bullied kids aren't going anywhere. And fat junior high school student Haruyuki is one of them. But one day, Haruyuki encounters Kuroyukihime, the most beautiful and elegant girl at school, who gives him a mysterious program: "Brain Burst"...and the secret of the "Accelerated World." He may be at the bottom of the food chain at school, but Haruyuki and his destiny begin to "accelerate" with incredible speed in the virtual realm as he aims for the top!!

    The manga adaptation of Reki Kawahara's wildly popular Accel World light novel series follows in the footsteps of its predecessor, bringing you a futuristic coming-of-age tale about the potential that lies within all of us!

  • Accel World, Vol. 2 (manga)

    Accel World, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara

    To negate the threat of Cyan Pile, the mysterious enemy attacking Kuroyukihime, Haruyuki--now the Burst Linker Silver Crow--stands up to fight as her knight. But Kuroyukihime's suspicions about the true identity of her foe are placed squarely on a certain person Haruyuki knows well! Suddenly, Haruyuki is at odds with his princess, and this strain in their relationship sends everything careening off in the absolute worst direction! The inevitable clash between Silver Crow and Cyan Pile begins!!

  • Accel World, Vol. 3 (manga)

    Accel World, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Hiroyuki Aigamo

    Having won his clash against Cyan Pile--aka Takumu--Haruyuki, along with Kuroyukihime and the reformed Takumu, begins to fight as a member of the newly formed Black Legion, Nega Nebulus. As Kuroyukihime's injuries gradually heal, Haruyuki and Takumu train hard in tag battles so they can support her when she gets out of the hospital. But when Haruyuki gets enough points to go up to Level 2, he makes a grave error and finds himself on the verge of losing all his points forever?! Will he be able to stay in the game? And what about the baptism by Red Storm Princess that awaits him on the other side?! Haruyuki's new fight begins now!!

  • Accel World, Vol. 4 (manga)

    Accel World, Vol. 4 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Hiroyuki Aigamo

    Finally, the Red Storm Princess arc reaches its dramatic climax as Haruyuki is faced with the treacherous illusions of Yellow Radio as well as the overwhelming power of the Chrome Disaster armor! Will Silver Crow, Scarlet Rain, and Cyan Pile be able to overcome this deadly onslaught of cunning and strength?

  • Accel World, Vol. 5 (manga)

    Accel World, Vol. 5 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Hiroyuki Aigamo

    In the year 2026, a young man by the name of Kazuto Kirigaya beat Sword Art Online, a VRMMORPG that had become a death trap for its players. He would go on to participate in experimental tests of an entirely new full-dive machine. Meanwhile in 2047, a boy named Haruyuki accelerates himself in order to finish his homework just before class. But in the Accelerated World, he detects a strange tremor. Checking the matching list, he notices a most un-Burst-Linker-like name: "Kirito." It's Kirito vs. Silver Crow as two of author Reki Kawahara's protagonists clash across time and space--and that's just the beginning!

  • Accel World, Vol. 6 (manga)

    Accel World, Vol. 6 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Hiroyuki Aigamo

    When Kuroyukihime returns from her school trip, she finds that Nega Nebulus has had quite the harrowing adventure in her absence, having been taken very much to task by a new threat--Dusk Taker! It seems, though, that the Black Legion has emerged stronger than ever and with two new members to boot! Could it be that they are ready to tackle a new challenge and take their adventures to the next frontier...?!

  • Accel World, Vol. 7 (manga)

    Accel World, Vol. 7 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Hiroyuki Aigamo

Sword Art Online Progressive Manga

  • Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 1 (manga)

    Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Kiseki Himura

  • Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 2 (manga)

    Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Kiseki Himura

  • Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 3 (manga)

    Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Kiseki Himura

  • Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 4 (manga)

    Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 4 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Kiseki Himura

    While Nezha attempts to atone for his misdeeds, the battle against Sword Art Online's second-floor boss begins! Kirito's uneasy alliance with the other front-runners seems to be holding, but what will happen when the floor boss corners them? Can Nezha rise to the occasion and seize a hero's prize?

  • Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 5 (manga)

    Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 5 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Kiseki Himura

  • Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 6 (manga)

    By Reki Kawahara, Kiseki Himura

    The war between elves rages on, with Kirito and Asuna caught in the middle! The forest elves seek the dark elves' Secret Key, but to what end? Though Kirito tries to stay detached, Asuna can't help being swept along for the ride. Kizmel is supposed to be just an NPC, right? But then why does she seem so very human...

The Isolator

  • The Isolator, Vol. 1 (light novel)

    The Isolator, Vol. 1 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • The Isolator, Vol. 2 (light novel)

    The Isolator, Vol. 2 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • The Isolator, Vol. 3 (light novel)

    The Isolator, Vol. 3 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara

  • The Isolator, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    By Reki Kawahara