Based on the novel series by Reki Kawahara, sword Art Online, is an anime about a deadly massively multi-player online RPG. In fact, it’s a virtual-reality, massively multi-player online RPG or VRMMORPG is you want.
Sword Art Online is a game you have to win. There are two ways out; death or success. In-game death results in your actual death.
The anime follows Kirito. Kirito finds himself in Sword Art Online without knowing the rules. He’ll have to hope that he and Asuna, a female sword expert, can finish the game.
It’s expected that the anime will open in Japan as early as July.