Just out of curiosity, are you planning to translate Volume 18 as well? As such, it had a little bit of everything, with no particularly strong theme. I honestly think that the Progressive series is better than the core Sword Art Light Novels. His characters, in particular, intrigue me and I always find the interactions between all of them to be super interesting and entertaining as well. The progressive story is from the beggining of aincrad from floor 1 onwards. Would 2 star it if it weren't for Kirito's duel with Morte and the story developments that come after it. The speed of the story is very consistent, and doesn't seem to be rushed whatsoever.
Part 5 When the meeting for the boss raid had finally began, forty-four players including Kirito and Asuna had gathered by the fountain. All throughout the book, it might look like you won't ever be able to escape the game reach floor 100 , but even though odds were most certainly against him, Kirito kept moving forward. In fact, it's kind of hard to see how he'll parallel the original series. In addition, Kawahara has published a side story of Sword Art Online in one of his other works, Accel World. However, all 10,000 players gets trapped in this game where game over in-game means death, both virtual and real. There were soon seven parties with different roles: two heavy-armor tank parties, three high-movement attacker parties, two long-weapon support parties.
Would you recommend reading Progressive for someone who hates harem stuff? Now, what you might be wondering after reading all this, is if you should read the book, and to that I would have to say yes. Uploaded them , not sure about the other ones. Part 7 After the meeting has disbanded, Asuna visited Kirito's rented room at a farm on the 1 st Floor to use his bath. Part 2 After the rapier user, whose name was revealed to be Asuna, had finally rested on the grassy field and awakened. It's just a matter of when, where and how you die. I thank you for the answer Click to expand. Originally self-published online under the pseudonym Fumio Kunori, began publishing the novels on April 10, 2009 under their.
After an awkward moment, they finished eating and exited the restaurant. Or you could also argue that with Alicization the author was running out of ideas and started progressive as a new way to milk the cow. Part 15 Everyone was celebrating as the first floor was finally cleared, however the atmosphere soon changed when Diavel's party member, the scimitar user , reminded everyone that their leader Diavel had died. However, instead of covering the arc in one light novel, Kawahara plans to take a floor by floor approach of the Aincrad arc. Kirito paid Argo to learn the identity of the buyer, who was revealed to be Kibaou. The intrigue deepens when a mysterious figure challenges Kirito, and what begins as a simple contest of skill may actually be something far deadlier! Kirito and Asuna crossed their fingers and the process started, but at the last moment the Wind Fleuret broke into a thousand polygons. Asuna is still a very unrealistically portrayed female, but Kirito comes off as less perfect.
Chapters Barcarolle of Froth Prologue Kirito stared at the doors leading to the 4 th Floor for several seconds, prompting Asuna to impatiently wonder if he was suspicious of unlucky numbers. The people in the book seem to have the same interactions with things as we do today, so the characters are able to very easy to relate to, and this helps to make it feel like you are a part of the setting. To navigate this place, Kirito and Asuna will need their own gondola--but getting one will involve confronting an eight-meter-tall beast of flame: Magnaterium. You may be looking for the. On the day of the strategy meeting to plan out the first-floor boss battle, Kirito, a solo player who vows to fight alone to get stronger, runs into a rare, high-level female player. Part 4 Once Argo had left, there was still time before the meeting began. Afterwards, he approached the main city of the 2 nd Floor: «».
Nonetheless, they find themselves drawn together to face challenges from both within and without. This article is about the original Progressive light novel volume. While thinking about what to do, Kirito decided to take Asuna to the blacksmith and try upgrading her. Please confirm the settlement page for the determined value. The author doesn't go super deep into detail about the setting, which I don't have a problem with, since it allows you to be a lot more creative when picturing it in the book. Sword Art Online: Progressive volume 5 slated for February 10th! Ten minutes later, the pair began spying on Nezha's blacksmith stand in an attempt to uncover the means behind his weapon upgrading scam.
Asuna is still a very unrealistically portrayed female, but Kirito comes off as less perfect. I love this series of books, apart from anything else, Kawahara is completely nuts. Kirito decided to follow them and, after catching up with them, identified that the players were part of a. Please describe your issues exactly, otherwise I can't help. Just as Nezha was about to start apologizing, Kirito revealed his identity by removing his disguise, before using the very same mod to re-equip his sword. He really does intend to go through each level and tell of the adventures of Kirito and Asuna - trouble is, progressive 2 is just about floor 3! But before she could engage in battle again, she was overwhelmed by fatigue and collapsed, prompting Kirito to intervene and transport her outside the dungeon away from danger. I think this volume is where Kawahara-sensei begins to narrow down exactly where he means to go with this alternate universe.
In contrast to that, Volume 2 is much more strongly themed, and it shows the more concrete direction he has in mind for the series. While they certainly are not I honestly think that the Progressive series is better than the core Sword Art Light Novels. Spoiler Alert: This article or section contains details about plotlines not covered in the anime. Login issues, wrong website served, weird design served by your browser? The overall theme that I was able to grasp from the book was not to give up. While Kirito was wondering if his reputation as a beta player was exposed, Argo went to use the bathroom to change clothing, and before Kirito could stop her, she found Asuna there.
With more than 16 million copies in print worldwide, there are future plans for publications in Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Vietnam and others. Before beginning the upgrading process on the Anneal Blade, however, Nezha covertly used his own Quick Change mod to swap the sword for a similar one without any upgrade attempts left, in order to feign the destruction of his client's sword. I really liked this book, and I really hope you do as well if you decide to give it a try. Part 13 Diavel received a deadly 3-hit combo from the boss and dies in front of Kirito. Afterwards, the female player decided to end the conversation with Kirito as the monsters would soon respawn. This book is different from many, but if the things that I talked about appeal to you even in the slightest, this book might be for you. If you have watched the anime, the books are somewhat dissimilar, as the anime inserted a lot of content from both progressive and other short stories.