Book List in Order: 97 titles

  • Everyone knows that any good MMO has an abundance of side quests to complement the main storyline. With that in mind, join Kirito and friends for a peek behind the scenes across four all-new side stories! The Day Before: Kirito proposes to Asuna ...


  • Sparks fly as the fourth Squad Jam barrels towards its pulse-pounding conclusion. But are they the sparks of romance or high-grade explosives? With a marriage on the line, Fire is determined to win by any means necessary, and manages to win SHINC&rsq...


  • 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&#...


  • In order to obtain the crafting recipe for the Fairy Hammer and complete their quest, Silica and company infiltrate a top Blacksmith Fairies' guild! But to do so, they'll have to steal it from Granze, the guild's leader, and that's no...


  • Physical attacks and special abilities mean almost nothing against the overwhelming might of the Sun Goddess Inti. But her defeat is the key to accessing Snow White, which means everyone's hopes once again rest with Haruyuki and his Lucid Blade. In o...


  • Physical attacks and special abilities mean almost nothing against the overwhelming might of the Sun Goddess Inti. But her defeat is the key to accessing Snow White, which means everyone's hopes once again rest with Haruyuki and his Lucid Blade. In o...


  • Llenn's stuck between a rock and a hard place! With a pesky marriage proposal on one side and her long-awaited rematch with SHINC on the other, the stakes are higher than ever in this fourth Squad Jam! The battle for first place—and Llenn's hear...


  • In Underworld, a virtual land from which there seems no escape, Kirito meets Eugeo, an NPC destined to follow his Calling-his life's goal that must be achieved before he can follow his own path. What awaits Kirito in this new land?...


  • Having procured a boat, Kirito and Asuna are one step closer to unraveling the mysterious new quest on the fourth floor. However, a sudden encounter with a faction of fallen elves proves to be a hurdle they weren’t expecting or prepared for...T...






  • READ THE NOVEL THAT IGNITED THE PHENOMENON!A year has passed since Kirito and Asuna’s return from the Underworld. With them is Alice, who has been given a physical body. But their peace is quickly broken when the three are suddenly thrust into ...


  • A BRAND-NEW BATTLEFIELD AWAITS!During any difficult encounter, whether in a game or in real life, it's always good to have an exit strategy. In Karen Kohiruimaki's experience, when she gets questions like What's your type? she's able to respond with ...


  • Spanning twenty volumes of Sword Art Online, this special boxed set includes exclusive prints and poster featuring gorgeous art by abec! With two beautiful collector's editions volumes, this boxed set is an absolute must-have for fans of the series!...


  • Prepare for a full dive!At long last, Haruyuki and the others have exposed the White Legion as the villains they are! Sadly, the celebration is short-lived. In a harrowing turn of events, Kuroyukihime and the other kings fall victim to a deadly trap ...


  • This might be a game, but it's not something you play. - Akihiko Kayaba, Sword Art Online programmerWith no memory of how he got there, Kirito wakes up in a mysterious virtual world, and it's up to him to find a way back home. But with no way to log ...


  • " p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica} Though the fourth floor of Aincrad was supposed to be only a dreary, dried up riverbed, it''s been transformed into a lattice of countless canals! Kirito and Asuna will need a gondola ...


  • Prepare for a full dive!Despite their grueling battle and narrow victory over Oscillatory Universe, Nega Nebulus was unable to get any hard evidence of the connection between the White Legion and the Acceleration Research Society...or so they thought...


  • The Taboo Index and the Law of Power have both been breached by a single murder. The shadowy culprit''s intentions are clear as day: the human realm and the dark territory must go to war again. With the help of Iskahn, commander of the Dark Army, Kir...


  • The Great Separation has finally begun, and in order to prevent the destruction of Ainground, Kirito and his friends are going to have to reach the inner core of Aincrad and stop Tia! Can they save the world of Sword Art: Origin...?...


  • In the Unlimited Neutral Field, members of the new Black Legion fall victim to a surprise attack at the hands of Orchid Oracle, a Burst Linker long considered lost to Brain Burst. Thinking quickly, Silver Crow retreats to the Highest Level with Metat...


  • After three-hundred years of turmoil, a new era begins for the Underworld. A lost child of Vecta, who seemed to appear out of nowhere, has defeated the Dark God and cemented peace for all the realm. But at the heart of human lands, atop Central Cathe...


  • After the fierce three-way battle between the mysterious Stinger, the SFD, and the Syndicate, Minoru has managed to capture Trancer, but peaceful days still seem far away. When Liquidizer approaches him with information on the mysterious Ruby Eye who...


  • One month after the third Squad Jam, Karen Kohiruimaki is starting to consider her options outside of GGO...but fate won't let that happen! Out of the blue, past prizewinning SJ teams receive invitations to playtest a GGO game mode with an all-ne...


  • The second day of the final stress test rages on. Lisbeth, Silica, and Asuna push through the pain as they hold out against the Dark Army. But their efforts fall short as Kirito is captured by PoH, the former leader of Laughing Coffin! With PoH's...


  • Prepare for a full dive! The crimes of the Acceleration Research Society are numerous and unforgivable. The White Legion, Oscillatory Universe-suspected to be connected to the Society-will answer for their atrocities. After intense negotiation, Ne...


  • Despite being identical, Premiere and Tia are actually polar opposites and-even worse-enemies. After learning of the sisters' unprecedented potential for world destruction, Kirito and the gang are forced to put their quest on hold in fear of losi...


  • A brand-new battlefield awaits! As the third Squad Jam begins to wind down, the special rule takes effect. One player from each group is chosen to become a part of the new Team Betrayers and fight against their friends! LPFM-one of the favorites t...


  • Read the novel that ignited the phenomenon!The final stress test bleeds into its second day. Driven to desperation by the Integrity Knights' coordinated assault, the Dark Army reveals the ace up their sleeve! Critter, who has been observing the battl...


  • Prepare for a full dive!For as long as anyone can remember, Kuroyukihime's one true goal has always been the same: clear Brain Burst and uncover the truth of the Accelerated World. Hoping to help her realize this goal before her graduation, Haruyuki ...


  • Got a rare weapon!When a secret recipe deal with the Elves and Shoemaker guild goes awry, Lisbeth and the girls find themselves haunted by the ghost of Rossa. What could be the connection between Lisbeth's quest and Lux's old friend?!...






  • After the raid is interrupted, Kizmel tells Kirito and Asuna about the Six Sacred Stones and the two goddesses living within the game. Acting on Seven's advice, Kirito visits the game's console for more clues only to discover the shocking truth behin...


  • A brand-new battlefield awaits!Old frenemies become staunch allies as the strongest team in the history of Gun Gale is born! This time, LPFM, named for Llenn, Pitohui, Fukaziroh, and M, will enter the third Squad Jam and overcome fierce competition a...


  • Prepare for a full dive!For the sake of opposing the White Legion, Oscillatory Universe, a meeting between the Black and Green Legions has been called. But any longtime player of Brain Burst knows that no meeting is complete without a fight! With neg...


  • After the battle against the raid boss and receiving an attack from the dark elves, a familiar figure appears before Kirito after: the dark elf swordsman from Sword Art Online, Kizmel! Kirito is also in an event area that should be devoted to rescuin...


  • Gabriel Miller-assuming the identity of Emperor Vecta, the god of darkness-prepares to invade the human lands with his army of fifty thousand. Defending these lands are the remaining Integrity Knights, led by Commander Bercouli, and an army one-tenth...


  • Prepare for a full dive!After their battle with the Acceleration Research Society, Kuroyukihime and the other members of Nega Nebulus have finally resolved to face the White Legion, Oscillatory Universe! To have a fighting chance against White Cosmos...


  • Liz, Silica, and Leafa's adventures in ALfheim Online continue!...


  • After a harmless dungeon-crawling adventure with Premiere escalates into a high-level battle called the "Ground Quest," Kirito discovers remnants of the floating castle of Aincrad-a world that should have been destroyed long ago. Determined to find m...


  • A Brand-New Battlefield Awaits!The second Squad Jam plays out with Pitohui's actual, real-world death on the line. The only way to prevent the most horrific outcome is for Llenn to kill Pitohui herself...Determined to engage in the battle, she teams ...


  • After receiving the archangel Metron's blessing, Haruyuki sets off with Takumu, Chiyuri, and Blood Leopard still determined to fulfill his vow to save Nico from imprisonment. When they charge into the Acceleration Research Society's main base, they o...


  • The mysterious player Morte has manipulated the human guilds into fighting BOTH side of the Elf War! While Kirito challenges him to a duel, Asuna has an important task of her own: steal the battle plans from the Forest Elves so she can end this quest...


  • In an effort to discover the truth behind Death Gun, Kirito has entered the Bullet of Bullets tournament in Gun Gale Online, and both he and Sinon the sniper girl have made it to the finals, and the reality of what they discover is stranger than anyt...


  • Three years after the Sword Art Online incident, Kirito dives into a revamped Aincrad (now known as Ainground) in the new VRMMO Sword Art: Origin. As he progresses through the game with old friends and new, he meets a mysterious girl......


  • In the wake of the culture festival, a new challenge awaits Haruyuki in the fifteenth volume of the light novel series from acclaimed author Reki Kawahara!...


  • After getting separated, Kirito and Eugeo have continued their struggle to reach the 100th floor of Central Cathedral--Eugeo in hopes of restoring Alice to her true self, and Kirito for the sake of the Underworld. But on the 99th floor, Kirito must f...


  • Prepare for a full dive! Sparks have been flying on the Umesato campus ever since Kuroyukihime discovered that Haruyuki invited not one but multiple girls to the exciting school festival. However, when Rin collapses in the real world after Magenta S...


  • Karen is living her best life, getting to play as her cute chibi avatar Llenn in the VR game Gun Gale Online. She becomes fast friends with mysterious woman Pitohui, who invites her to an in-game event called the Squad Jam. But Karen won't be teamed ...


  • Prepare for a full dive! Umesato Junior High's culture festival is just around the corner, and Haruyuki is busy helping his classmates prepare for their exhibit. While everything may appear calm in the real world, however, the Accelerated World is s...


  • After infiltrating the Ruby Eye hideout, Minoru Utsugi falls into a deadly trap but narrowly escapes thanks to the Refractor's desperate sacrifice. Though her gambit saved them both from the Liquidizer's scheme, Suu paid for it dearly, leaving her in...


  • Following a mighty clash, Kirito and Eugeo find themselves separated for the last leg of their journey to the top of Central Cathedral. Kirito, forced into an unlikely alliance with Alice the Integrity Knight, continues his climb from the outside, wh...






  • 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 t...


  • The Acceleration Research Society, a mysterious organization maneuvering in secret, makes their headquarters at the top of Tokyo Midtown Tower, where the Archangel Metatron is enshrined. This completely invincible Legend-class Enemy guards the Societ...



  • It's been two years since Kirito entered another mysterious fantasy world and met the boy named Eugeo. At the Northern Centoria Master Swordsmanship Academy, the two of them have advanced to become upper rank trainee swordsmen. Now they spend their d...


  • 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 el...


  • The Acceleration Research Society, a mysterious organization maneuvering in secret, makes their headquarters at the top of Tokyo Midtown Tower, where the Archangel Metatron is enshrined. This completely invincible Legend-class Enemy guards the Societ...


  • After Yuuki and the rest of the Sleeping Knights shared a victory over the Floor Boss with Asuna and left their names on the Monument of Swordsmen, Yuuki mysteriously disappears. When Asuna attempts to message her, she finds that she's offline. Despe...


  • With the prelims over, it''s time to head into the main event-the Bullet of Bullets tournament! But this fun free-for-all has turned into an IRL death match when a member ofSAO''s Laughing Coffin raises the stakes. Can Sinon and Kirito figure out who...


  • The saga of Sword Art Online continues with three side stories set during the Aincrad and Alfheim eras. The game of death took its toll on every player in a different way--when one turns up dead on the fifty-seventh floor, the game's afoot, and it's ...


  • 2046--Haruyuki, member of the reborn Nega Nebulus, is a new Burst Linker. Through hard work, he finally reaches level two--only to find himself with just eight burst points left!! With one wrong move, Haruyuki could lose access to Brain Burst forever...


  • READ THE NOVEL THAT IGNITED THE PHENOMENON! Kirito reenters the world of VRMMOs, this time logging in to Gun Gale Online in order to investigate the Death Gun, an in-game item rumored to be responsible for real-world deaths. He immediately runs into ...


  • 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 syst...


  • Sword Art Online, the world's first VRMMORPG (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game), may have started out as a game, but it has since become a matter of life and death for the ten thousand players trapped within. Two years a...


  • Aus Band 1: Nach seiner Rückkehr aus der Online-Welt Aincrad muss Kazuto Kirigaya erfahren, dass seine Freundin Asuna das Spiel Sword Art Online nie verlassen konnte. Doch es gibt Hinweise darauf, dass sie nun in einem anderen Game namens Alfhei...


  • It's time for the 'real' SAO--the third floor! Kirito and Asuna are hardly out the door when they stumble upon the start of the Elf War quest. When they decide to side with the elite dark elf Kizmel, they're set on a path that will push them harder t...


  • Kirito has wound up in another mysterious fantasy world again. In this VRMMO-ish place, the first person he meets is the young boy Eugeo. Kirito can hardly believe Eugeo's an NPC when seeing his rich emotions and thoughts and ends up heading to the c...


  • "I will never forgive you. I will kill you. I will continue to kill you until all your Burst Points are gone and you vanish from the accelerated world." Having turned into Chrome Disaster once more, Haruyuki slaughters with the force of a vengeful...


  • Kirito awakens in a vast, fantastical forest filled with towering trees. In his search for clues to the truth of his surroundings, he encounters a young boy who seems to know him. He ought to be a simple NPC, but the depth of his emotions seem no dif...


  • Haruyuki's desperate battle with his friend Takumu has taken him to the brink, and he finally activates the Destiny, a purified version of the notorious Armor of Catastrophe. It's light versus dark as their fierce fight continues, and the stakes coul...


  • Having successfully helped destroy two of the evil Ruby Eyes, Minoru, the Isolator, is recruited by the Syndicate, a secret organization dedicated to their eradication. He teams up with Suu Komura, the Refractor, a young girl said to be the Syndicate...


  • Kirito might not be around, but that doesn't mean the girls aren't still ready for adventure. The fetching lasses of Sword Art Online--Leafa, Silica, Liz, and Lux--are back for a third volume, and they're determined to make the most of their virtual ...


  • In order to cleanse Silver Crow (aka Haruyuki), Kuroyukihime and the rest of Nega Nebulus launch an operation to rescue Ardor Maiden. In the midst of this dangerous mission, Silver Crow manages to make contact with Ardor Maiden, but in doing so, he i...


  • The saga of Sword Art Online continues with three side stories set during the Aincrad and Alfheim eras. The game of death took its toll on every player in a different way--when one turns up dead on the fifty-seventh floor, the game's afoot, and it's ...


  • 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 revea...


  • It's been just two months since they were trapped in the game of death that is Sword Art Online, and Kirito and Asuna continue their struggle at the vanguard of progress through the game. The fifth floor of Aincrad is a mazelike ruin, and the two dar...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • The silver wings responsible for the rise of Nega Nebulus, the legion led by Kuroyukihime, are weakening! During the battle with the mysterious Acceleration Research Society, Haruyuki sustained corrosion damage from the revived Chrome Disaster, and h...


  • 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 ...


  • An alien parasite living inside of Minoru Utsugi gives him the power of Isolation--an unbreakable shield that surrounds his body. With this power, he's managed to defeat an evil Ruby Eye. Having done so, he's invited by the Accelerator--a girl named ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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-...


  • Prepare for a full dive! Seiji Nomi's scheming from his position atop the school social hierarchy has ceased. Sky Raker has returned to the Accelerated World, and upon joining Nega Nebulus, she and Kuroyukihime have become a force to be reckoned wi...


  • "Here we go, Asuna! Hang on tight! Tilnel, launch!" Having said their good-byes to the mysterious elven knight Kizmel, Kirito and Asuna set their sights on the fourth floor of Aincrad. But once they open the door, they find the way forward blocked...


  • Kirito reenters the world of VRMMOs, this time logging in to Gun Gale Online in order to investigate the Death Gun, an in-game item rumored to be responsible for real-world deaths. He immediately runs into trouble when, after transferring his old ava...


  • Prepare for a full dive! Seiji Nomi is a mysterious new student whose skillful use of Brain Burst abilities in the real world has boosted him to astonishing heights of achievement (not to mention astonishing heights of jerkitude). When Haruyuki's w...


  • Sci-fi action, angst, and super-powered teenagers abound in this new series from Reki Kawahara, the acclaimed author of Sword Art Online and Accel World! Ever since a terrible childhood tragedy, Minoru Utsugi has wished for one thing: solitude. Ye...


  • The party is shaken when their leader, Diavel, is struck down by the boss of the very first floor. Asuna and her teammates are confronted for the first time with the cruel reality of their situation: Sword Art Online is no mere game--death here is fi...


  • The virtual world of ALfheim Online might not be literally deadly, but there's still plenty of tough adventuring to be had. The trio of Liz, Silica, and Leafa set out on a quest for a magical ring but immediately run into monsters tougher than they e...


  • Kirito plunges into a suspicious new VRMMORPG called ALfheim Online to rescue Asuna, who never returned from Sword Art Online. ALO offers many features to entertain players in the wake of SAO: ultra-high-end graphics, action-heavy gameplay, a choice ...


  • "That's game over, Arita--I mean, Silver Crow." His life completely transformed since meeting Kuroyukihime, the most beautiful girl in school, Haruyuki has grown up into a magnificent knight, fat and bullied though he might be. As the season t...


  • Yuuki Asuna was a top student who spent her days studying at cram school and preparing for her high school entrance exams--but that was before she borrowed her brother's virtual reality game system and wound up trapped in Sword Art Online with ten th...


  • Kirito has escaped Sword Art Online, the forbidden VRMMORPG of death, and returned to reality. He heads off to find his game partner and lover, Asuna Yuuki. But Asuna never made it back from the nightmare. Lost and desperate, Kirito's only clue to he...


  • Since meeting Kuroyukihime, Haruyuki has managed to grow up a bit. But suddenly this mature Haruyuki is confronted by Tomoko, an elementary school girl he's never met before--who calls him "big brother"?! When Kuroyukihime sees the two of them flirti...


  • 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 sw...


  • 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 Kirit...


  • Prepare For a Full Dive! Even in the future, all the advances and innovation in the world can't change the dynamics of the school playground. And for Haruyuki Arita, a fat kid in junior high, that means he's destined to always be at the bottom of th...


  • 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 syst...