Sword Art Online is one of the most successful anime series to date. Despite having a few episodes, he managed to gather billions of fans around the world. Not a surprise, as SAO was well done aesthetically and as far as history goes. The anime series featured Kirigaya Kazuto and Yuuki Asuna, a couple trapped in an online world and their struggle to end the game and finally meet in real life. Sword Art Online is a complete package that presents not only the romance but also the intense action and humor of the anime. It also offers friendship, brotherly love, and various aspects of the online game that caught the attention of MMORPG fans.
Full name: Kazuto Kirigaya
Online Name: Kirito
Description: Kirito is the main character of the series Sword art Online. He is a very dynamic character that I think many people can relate to. At first he is calm and timid, but he becomes a brave warrior who will sacrifice anything for his friends and those he loves. He is one of the few survivors of ODS, but he has also played AALO and GGO. He was a beta tester for SAO before all players were trapped. He's dating Asuna Yuuki. He is a Spriggan in ALO.
Full Name: Asuna Yuuki
Online name: Asuna
Description: Asuna is the runner-up of the main character of SAO. She, like some of the recurring characters, is an ODS survivor. She was second in command of the Blood Oath Knights in SAO. This guild was one of the most prestigious guilds in ODS. She is an Undine in ALO.
Full Name: Yui
Online Name: Yui
Description: The "daughter" of Kirito and Asuna. She is technically not her son, but an OA of ODS who has feelings and emotions as a human being. She calls Kirito and Asuna mom and dad so thats why they call Yui is their daughter. In ALO it's Kirite's Navigation Pixie that helps Kirito find Asuna and save her.
Full Name: Tsuboi Ryotaro
Online Name: Klein
Description: He is an intimate friend of Kirito who strives to be strong. He is also the first person Kirito met in SAO and has been friends ever since. He met Kirito on some occasion for a dungeon or just running on each other. She loves going to Dicey Cafe for an after-work drink and joins the Salamander career at ALO.
Full Name: Andrew Gilbert Mills
Online Name: Agil
Description: It approaches to Kirito when at the beginning of the anime saves to Kirito of people who accused to him to cheat, since Kirito was a Beta Tester. In real life he owns a café called Dicey Cafe. He is married to his wife and his wife was almost the one who was trapped in ALO, but fortunately Agil won the bet for who would try the game first. In ALO he is in the gnome race.
Full Name: Keiko Ayano
Online Name: Silica
Description: She is another ODS survivor who befriends Kirito and Asuna. She domesticates a rare pet named Pina. Pina is a small blue dragon that Silica tamed in SAO. In ALO she is in the Cait Sith race that fits her since the Cait Sith are beast tamers.
Full Name: Rika Shinozaki
Online Name: Lisbeth
Description: Lisbeth is an ODS survivor. She is a talented blacksmith who helps Kirito and Asuna to forge strong weapons. In real life she is a friend to others. She is known for forging Kirito's powerful dark repulsor. They almost risked their IRL live trying to get the material because dying in ODS means dying in real life. In ALO she is in the Leprechaun race.
Full Name: Akihiko Kayaba
Online Name: Heathcliff
Description: Kayaba is the creator of Sword Art Online. He is a very skilled for his great feat of this game. He is sadly the one who caught thousands in ODS where many died. He was the leader of the guild, Knights of the Blood Oath, the guild of Asuna and one of the most prestigious guilds of SAO. It was like character of Heathcliff until Kirito killed it and finished with the Arco SAO of the anime. Its main weapon is the Liberator.
Full Name: Suguha Kirigaya
Online Name: Leafa
Description: Suguha is the cousin of Kirito / adopted brother. He started playing ALO (another VRMMO) to deal with stress while Kirito was trapped. She was a strong and high member of the Sylph Race Authority. It was first presented in the anime Fairy Dance Arc. She is a good student and worries about Kirito more than anything. She also helps Kirito and Yui save Asuna at the end of the Fairy Dance Arc.
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Description: The Moonlit Black Cats was one of only two guilds of which Kirito was separated. They were a small Guild of Arc Aincrad who were a group of friends. Sadly, all of them died in addition to Kirito due to a trap in a dungeon.
Full Name: Shino Asada
Online Name: Sinon
Description: She is the main character along with Kirito in the Arch of the ghost bullet. She was traumatized when she was eleven when she had to kill a thief who was trying to kill her mother and a few others. After her experience, she has a strong fear and hate arms. Using GGO tries to overcome it, since they are not real weapons. After meeting Kirito, she feels safer and less fearful. She was a Cait Sith like Silica in ALO.
Full Name: Yuuki Konno
Online Name: Yuuki
Description: She is the main character with Asuna in the Season 2 Alicization Arc. She is part of a group called the Knights of Sleepingt. She is terminally ill and she is dying with time passes all her family is gone due to this disease and she is the only left. She is apart from a program called Medicuboid that used VRMMO to help people with terminal illnesses. She is one of the people who are test subjects. She is a strong player who treats Asuna as a close equal. She died on March 29, 2026 surrounded by Asuna, Kirito, the rest of her friends, the Sleeping Knights and thousands of others and passed away peacefully.
(s): Yuuki and Ran
Members who died: Ran, Yuuki, Clover and Mérida
Description: The Sleeping Knights were / are members of the Medicubiod project. All are terminally ill and use VRMMO to help with treatment. All are close friends. Only the fully recovered member is Siune. She survived leukemia.