Accel World

TV (24 eps)
3.973 of 5 from 18,596 votes
Rank #928

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.

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on May 5, 2012
Score 4/10

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... read more

Tetsuaya's avatar by Tetsuaya on Jul 16, 2015
Score 7/10

While worth watching for the story, I felt as though Anime Fans lost the potential of a worthy story to comeback every week for 5 seasons.  The producing company lost the potentional of earning profits from selling series merchandise.  Anime-cons lost potentional fans in costumes. Accel World is a very, very fun Anime!  The story is fun and entertaining all the way through.  Because... read more

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Accel World OVA OVA 2012
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Related manga

Accel World (Light Novel) 2009
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