In a world where everyone connects to an online network, pudgy Haruyuki Arita can't seem to catch a break. Constantly bullied, afraid to face reality and paranoid his two childhood friends pity him, the teenager uses online games as a way to escape his problems. But things change one day when Haruyuki's beautiful upperclassman Kuroyukihime approaches him with a mysterious time-decelerating program known as Brain Burst - there‘s just one catch. To keep the ability, he must defeat other Brain Burst wielders in Accel World, an exclusive, virtual MMORPG, and the newbie player will need all the help he can get. Eager to prove he's not a pathetic weakling, Haruyuki joins forces with Kuroyukihime to challenge fierce competitors and discover just how incredible Accel World and he truly are.
Accel World is a sci-fi / action / superpower / comedy / drama / SOMETHING that hardly tries to offer something new. All its elements have be done in the past by much more entertaining and well directed anime and thus you are offered this dull mediocrity that hardly takes itself seriously, contradicts its own themes in about 5 minutes after it begins, and wastes all its good elements for superficial... read more
Story (7.3/10) Accel World started off with a serious bang. It couldn’t quite continue that bang through the entire 24 episodes, but it was certainly something to watch. Accel adheres to a standard shonen formula. Initially, Haruyuki, our protagonist, is more or less a loser, besides the fact that he is pretty good at video games. He is quickly thrust into a virtual world, an act-or-die realm of... read more
|Accel World OVA||OVA||2012||TBD|
|Accel World Specials||DVD Special||2012||TBD|
|Accel World (Light Novel)||2009||TBD|
|Accel World / Dural - Magisa Garden||2012||TBD|