The fantasy sci fi series has captured the imaginations of viewers across the world with its adventures through different game worlds and often blurs the lines between virtual reality and real life. Sword art online hollow realization ソードアート オンライン ホロウ リアリゼーション sōdo āto onrain horou riarizēshon is a manga adaptation of the sword art online.
For me it s the novel at least for the first and second arc.
Sword art online anime vs manga. You should watch the manga and read the anime. The light novel is the source material. The manga was adapted from the main story.
They can be skipped because they only show what is available in the light novels in manga form often in way shorter length. The manga adaptations are simply that adaptations. The studio did the good job at the third arc.
The novel shows a lot of what kirito is thinking he has the same personality through all of aincard but he shows a different part of it. An eighth manga titled sword art online. A ninth manga an adaptation of sword art online alternative gun gale online began serialization in the november 2015 issue of dengeki maoh.
Mother s rosario and also by tsubasa is based on the seventh volume of the novel series and began serialization in the july 2014 issue of dengeki bunko magazine. Based on the popular light novels by reki kawahara sword art online is one of the best known anime of the last decade. Progressive is a novel series the author started around the time the anime did and is sort of like a reboot but not quite.
I suggest watching the anime but the novel is. An exception is the progressive manga kiseki himura by now has added 50 original content and goes far more into the comedy aspect than the progressive light novels do. Apparently the anime follows the light novel almost tit for tat.
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For sword art online. Hollow realization console game which is set in an original virtual reality massively multiplayer online role playing game vrmmorpg named sword art. Btw it s a light novel not a manga.
Hollow fragment on the playstation vita a gamefaqs message board topic titled should i read the manga or watch the show. Along the way the anime tries adapting most of the story but in chronological order.