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Sword Art Online Games Might Come To Nintendo Switch

Exciting news out of Bandai Namco with the announcement that they may consider bringing their range of games based around the hugely popular series, Sword Art Online, to the Nintendo Switch. The statement was recently dropped by Sword Art Online series Producer Yosuke Futami and Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Producer Keishi Minami in the middle of a Bandai […]


Accel World VS Sword Art Online Sees Western Release

Not sure how this one slipped under my radar and I was sure it was just a hoax when I eventually did hear about it but no! Bandai Namco has confirmed that there is an Accel World VS Sword Art Online game for the PS4 and the PS Vita and even better, it’s receiving a […]

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Review: Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale (Movie)

Welcome to the Japandaman Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale movie review. If you’re wondering why I’m announcing the review in this manner, something I’ve never done before, it’s because this is a special joint review which is also a first for The film will be reviewed by Japandaman and our latest team member, […]

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Review: Sword Art Online Extra Edition (Blu-Ray)

The latest Sword Art Online feature film is nearly upon us but until then, here’s a new release from Madman and Aniplex for anyone craving a walk through the early days of the SAO storyline. The events in this offering fall after season one but before season two and the GGO story arc and everything […]

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LiSA Returns To Sword Art Online

Fans of Sword Art Online will no doubt be familiar with the OP from the first 14 episodes in the first season, “Crossing Field” by LiSA. If you somehow missed it and kept skipping past it to get to the show, I’ve included the awesome track below: What’s even better is the recent announcement that […]


New Visual For “Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization”

Some exciting stuff came out last night for anyone wanting to see new material for the upcoming PS4/PS Vita game, Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization. Here’s some new art from abec which looks absolutely stunning: The screenshots below also show the rich options behind the character creation such as name, gender, physique and loads more. But […]

Anime Events

SAO Kirito Bedsheets Sell Out First Day

The Tokyo Anime Centre in the UDX building, Akihabara is currently hosting a Sword Art Online exhibition from October 15 through to the 26th. And one of the items being sold at the event are bed sheets manufactured by Genco featuring Kirito from SAO II. However fans who missed the opening of the show were […]


SAO Voice Actress Makes Her Debut

Haruka Tomatsu is a Japanese voice actress and singer, she’s also the voice behind Asuna on Sword Art Online. She’s currently making a debut of sorts by starring in a commercial for Furuta candy which you can check out below. Anyone else think she sounds so kawaii? 🙂


Kotobukiya Features SAO Fairy Dance Asuna Figure In Release Schedule

Figure manufacturer, Kotobukiya, have announced a rough release schedule for their amazing figure of SAO’s Asuna which is the Fairy Dance version. We now know that they plan to release her in July of this year but  no firm exact date as yet. How amazing is this 22cm tall figure retailing for ¥10, 750? Check […]


New Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Trailer Shows Off Kirito & Tomoka

Awesome looking arcade fighter, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, is looking better and better with each new trailer. Here’s a fresh one featuring SAO’s Kirito and Tomoka Minato from Ro-Kyu-Bu! plus many fighters from different franchises. This game looks set to feature some amazing action from favourite series’ from SAO, Accel World and more!