- Sword Art Online – an overview
- Sword Art Online’s rating system
- How Sword Art Online is rated
- Sword Art Online’s rating system compared to other anime
- Why Sword Art Online is rated
- Sword Art Online’s rating system – the pros
- Sword Art Online’s rating system – the cons
- How Sword Art Online’s rating system could be improved
- What the future holds for Sword Art Online’s rating system
The popular anime series Sword Art Online has been praised for its captivating story and strong characters. But what is the show actually rated?
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Sword Art Online – an overview
Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The series takes place in the near future and focuses on virtual reality and MMORPGs. Sword Art Online has been adapted into two anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and Genco, animated by Aniplex, directed by Tomohiko Ito, and written by Akihiko Inari. The first season, titled Sword Art Online, aired in Japan between July and December 2012. The second season, titled Sword Art Online II, aired between July and December 2014. Sword Art Online has also been adapted into two manga series; one illustrated by Reki Kawahara and published by Yen Press, which is set in the same continuity as the novels; and another illustrated by abec which is set in an alternate universe.
The story of Sword Art Online follows protagonist Kazuto “Kirito” Kirigaya as he enters various virtual worlds to gain experience with “the help” of other players in order to be strong enough to clear the games. However, things go awry when players discover that they are unable to log out of the game; if they die in-game, they die for real. Kirito joins up with others to progress through the games and find a way out. Along the way he meets Asuna Yuuki, who he falls in love with despite their difference in player statuses; she is one of the top-ranked players in the game while he is a “beater”, a player who uses hacked equipment to make himself stronger than he should be according to the game’s mechanics.
Sword Art Online’s rating system
Sword Art Online uses a unique rating system that considers the Overall Quality, Age Appropriateness, and Enjoyability of a show. Ratings are given on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest.
Overall Quality takes into account the animation, story, and music of the show. Age Appropriateness is based on whether or not the show is appropriate for children, taking into account violence and mature themes. Enjoyability is based on how entertaining and captivating the show is.
So far, Sword Art Online has been rated an 8.5 for Overall Quality, 7 for Age Appropriateness, and 9 for Enjoyability.
How Sword Art Online is rated
Sword Art Online is rated TV-14. This rating means that the series contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under the age of 14. Parents are strongly urged to exercise greater care in monitoring this program and are cautioned against letting children under the age of 14 watch it unattended.
Sword Art Online’s rating system compared to other anime
Anime Pilots have a strict rating system that compares Sword Art Online to other popular shows. Sword Art Online is currently rated as the best anime of all time. The show is also rated as one of the best anime of the 2010s.
Why Sword Art Online is rated
Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The series takes place in the near future and focuses on various virtual reality MMORPG worlds. The first volume of Sword Art Online was published on April 10, 2009, and 14 volumes have been published by ASCII Media Works as of March 10, 2020 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. As of September 2020, the light novels have over 26 million copies printed.
The series has been adapted into three anime television series and an anime movie. The first anime series, produced by A-1 Pictures, aired in Japan from July to December 2012. The second anime series, produced by Aniplex of America and directed by Tomohiko Ito, aired in Japan from July to December 2014. The third anime series, produced by Aniplex of America and directed by Masumune Ishihara, aired in Japan from October to December 2016. A two-part animated film adaptation of the Alicization arc was released in Japan in September 2019 and February 2020 respectively.
The first light novel volume was released in North America on March 14, 2017, and as of November 2020, eleven volumes have been released. The manga adaptation was licensed for release in North America by Yen Press on March 7, 2017.
Sword Art Online’s rating system – the pros
Since its inception, Sword Art Online has been one of the most popular anime and gaming franchises. One of the things that makes it so unique is its Rating system. The rating system ensures that only appropriate content is being watched by the intended audience. It also gives parents and guardians peace of mind when their children are watching anime.
The pros of the rating system are that it protects children from inappropriate content and it increases peace of mind for parents and guardians. It also creates a sense of community around the franchise as people can discuss what they thought about certain episodes or scenes.
The cons of the rating system are that it can be difficult to keep up with all the different ratings for each episode or scene. It can also be frustrating for people who are trying to watch an anime but don’t have access to all the episodes because of the rating system.
Sword Art Online’s rating system – the cons
Sword Art Online has a unique rating system that some people find controversial. The system rates the game based on three main factors: enjoyed, ease of use, and graphics. These factors are then averaged to produce a final score. However, some people feel that this system is unfair.
One of the biggest complaints is that the graphics are given too much weight. Some people feel that the graphics should be judged on their own merits, and not combined with the other two factors. Others believe that the graphics should be given more weight, as they are an important part of the game experience.
Another issue is that the rating system does not take into account how long someone has been playing the game. This can be problematic for newcomers, as they may not have had as much time to adjust to the gameplay and improve their skills. Experienced players may also find themselves at a disadvantage if they have not been able to keep up with the latest updates and changes to the game.
How Sword Art Online’s rating system could be improved
Sword Art Online is a Japanese anime television series that aired from July to December 2012. The series was produced by A-1 Pictures, and directed by Tomohiko Ito. The first 14 episodes were aired on TV Tokyo, and the last 14 were streamed on NicoNicoDouga. The series was also simulcasted by Crunchyroll.
The show is set in the year 2022, in a virtual reality game called Sword Art Online. players can control their characters with their minds, and the game is so realistic that they can feel pain and die in the game if they die in the game, they die in real life. 10,000 people get stuck in the game, and the only way to get out is to clear all 100 floors of the castle that is the setting for the game.
The protagonist of Sword Art Online is Kirigaya Kazuto (Kirito), who was one of the beta testers for Sword Art Online, and he is one of the strongest players in the game. He meets a girl named Asuna Yuuki (Asuna), who is also one of the strongest players in Sword Art Online. They become friends, and then lovers, and together they try to clear all 100 floors of Sword Art Online.
I think that Sword Art Online’s rating system could be improved by adding more ratings for different types of content. For example, I think that there should be a rating for violence, language, sexual content, etc. I think that this would help parents know what their children are watching, and it would help them make better decisions about what their children should watch.
What the future holds for Sword Art Online’s rating system
With the advent of Sword Art Online, a new age of online gaming has begun. As players enter into this virtual world, they must be prepared for the dangers that await them. One such danger is the player-killing predators that prey on weaker players. In order to protect themselves, players must be aware of the game’s rating system.
At present, Sword Art Online is rated M for Mature by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). This rating is based on the game’s violence and blood content. However, it is possible that future updates to the game could result in a higher rating. For example, if the game were to add more graphic violent content or nudity, it would likely receive an AO (Adults Only) rating.
Players should be aware of the game’s rating and make sure they are comfortable with the content before they begin playing. Those who are not comfortable with violence or blood should avoid playing Sword Art Online.
It is safe to say that Sword Art Online is not for everyone. The show can be extremely violent, gory, and dark at times. It also deals with some pretty heavy themes, such as death, grief, and betrayal. As a result, the show has been given a TV-MA rating by the MPAA.