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S2:E1 Gun World

Sword Art Online (Anime)
07/05/2014 12:06 pm EDT

2 years after the events of sword art online, Kirito is approached by a government agent with a new proposition after the ...read more 2 years after the events of sword art online, Kirito is approached by a government agent with a new proposition after the apparent murder of pro players of the new main stream MMO Gun Gale Online. show less

S2:E2 Ice Sniper

Sword Art Online (Anime)
07/12/2014 12:07 pm EDT

In a flashback, on September 14, 2025, Sinon, who had accidentally fallen down a trap chute while navigating a dungeon below SBC ...read more In a flashback, on September 14, 2025, Sinon, who had accidentally fallen down a trap chute while navigating a dungeon below SBC Gurokken in GGO, discovers a boss-class monster and decides to die while trying to defeat it. To her surprise, the position she chose for her attack was out of the monster's attack range, and thus, by conserving her ammo and accurately hitting the boss's weak spot, she is eventually able to defeat it and acquire a new sniper rifle, the PGM Ultima Ratio Hecate II. show less

S2:E3 Memories of Blood

Sword Art Online (Anime)
07/19/2014 12:07 pm EDT

In real life, Sinon is afraid of the sight of guns because of a robbery gone bad. Kirito tells Asuna he plans to log into Gun ...read more In real life, Sinon is afraid of the sight of guns because of a robbery gone bad. Kirito tells Asuna he plans to log into Gun Gal Online. show less

S2:E4 GGO (Gun Gale Online)

Sword Art Online (Anime)
07/26/2014 12:08 pm EDT

As some people are killed within the game Gun Gale Online, Kirito gets back in action, as the murderer may also be a survivor of ...read more As some people are killed within the game Gun Gale Online, Kirito gets back in action, as the murderer may also be a survivor of Sword Art Online show less

S2:E5 Gun and Sword

Sword Art Online (Anime)
08/02/2014 12:08 pm EDT

To bait out Death Gun, Kirito enters Bullet of Bullets, a tournament to decide the most powerful gunman in GGO.

S2:E6 Showdown in the Wilderness

Sword Art Online (Anime)
08/09/2014 12:09 pm EDT

After witnessing Kirito's win in his first preliminary match, Death Gun asks Kirito if he is the real deal. Before he can ...read more After witnessing Kirito's win in his first preliminary match, Death Gun asks Kirito if he is the real deal. Before he can answer Kirito notices his tattoo of Laughing Coffin and wonders if he's run into him before. show less

S2:E7 Crimson Memories

Sword Art Online (Anime)
08/16/2014 12:09 pm EDT

Suguha confronts Kazuto about his activities in the online world as he grapples with having killed people in the Sword Art ...read more Suguha confronts Kazuto about his activities in the online world as he grapples with having killed people in the Sword Art Online incident. show less

S2:E8 Bullet of Bullets

Sword Art Online (Anime)
08/23/2014 12:10 pm EDT

Certain that Death Gun is competing in the BoB final, Kirito approaches Sinon beforehand about exchanging information, and ...read more Certain that Death Gun is competing in the BoB final, Kirito approaches Sinon beforehand about exchanging information, and begins to investigate the new players in the tournament. show less

S2:E9 Death Gun

Sword Art Online (Anime)
08/30/2014 12:10 pm EDT

Kirito and Sinon hunt Death Gun through the Bullet of Bullets tournament. Asuna realizes the danger Kirito is in and sets out to ...read more Kirito and Sinon hunt Death Gun through the Bullet of Bullets tournament. Asuna realizes the danger Kirito is in and sets out to find answers show less

S2:E10 Pursuer of Death

Sword Art Online (Anime)
09/06/2014 12:10 pm EDT

Sinon is attacked from outta nowhere by Death Gun. Luckily Kirito manages to rescue her, but they are pursued by Death Gun.

S2:E11 The Meaning of Strength

Sword Art Online (Anime)
09/13/2014 12:11 pm EDT

As Kirito and Sinon lay low in a desert cave, Kirito ponders on how Death Gun murdered the other players.

S2:E12 Bullet of a Phantom

Sword Art Online (Anime)
09/20/2014 12:12 pm EDT

With twenty-four players dead and five players alive, Kirito speculates that there may be more accomplices of Death Gun who are ...read more With twenty-four players dead and five players alive, Kirito speculates that there may be more accomplices of Death Gun who are committing murder in the real world. Kirito and Sinon believe that Yamikaze may be another target for Death Gun. With that in mind, Kirito goes out in the desert as bait and waits for either Yamikaze or Death Gun to attack him. Kirito senses Yamikaze closing in on him, but Death Gun fires a bullet, which Kirito dodges by a hair. Yamikaze tries to hide, but Sinon kills Yamikaze to protect Kirito. Death Gun then realizes that Sinon is aiming at him, and as they shoot a bullet at each other, Sinon destroys Death Gun's sniper rifle at the cost of her telescopic sight shattering. However, as Kirito is about to strike Death Gun, the latter pulls an estoc from the remains of his rifle and counters the attack. After the two exchange insults and threats, Death Gun begins assaulting Kirito with overwhelming speed. show less

S2:E13 Phantom Bullet

Sword Art Online (Anime)
09/27/2014 12:13 pm EDT

Recalling a debriefing before the raid against Laughing Coffin in SAO, Kirito finally recognizes Death Gun as Red-Eyed XaXa, ...read more Recalling a debriefing before the raid against Laughing Coffin in SAO, Kirito finally recognizes Death Gun as Red-Eyed XaXa, formerly second-in-command of Laughing Coffin. Sinon creates a bullet path as a distraction, and Kirito pulls out his pistol to fire at XaXa, making the latter vulnerable from using his camouflage mantle. This allows Kirito to use all of his willpower to slice XaXa in half, but XaXa reassures him that their battle is not over yet before he dies. Kirito and Sinon reveal their real names to each other, and they agree to end the BoB by committing an in-game double suicide using a grenade, crowning both of them the winners. After logging out, Shino is visited by Kyōji, who makes romantic advances toward her. He pulls out a syringe and reveals himself as the second accomplice. When Kyōji then starts to molest Shino, Kazuto bursts through the door and attacks Kyōji. show less

S2:E14 A Small Step

Sword Art Online (Anime)
10/04/2014 12:14 pm EDT

The Bullet of Bullets tournament comes to a close. Sinon confronts her inner demons.

S2:E15 The Queen of the Lake

Sword Art Online (Anime)
10/18/2014 12:14 pm EDT

Kirito returns to ALO, bringing Asada with him, in order to obtain the sword, Excalibur.

S2:E16 King of the Giants

Sword Art Online (Anime)
10/25/2014 12:15 pm EDT

At the entrance to Thrymheim, Yui explains that the quest they were given was created by the Cardinal System's Automatic ...read more At the entrance to Thrymheim, Yui explains that the quest they were given was created by the Cardinal System's Automatic Quest Generation Function and that if they did not succeed in their quest, a final war event, Ragnarok, would be triggered. Sometime later, at the end of the second floor of Thrymheimr, the group encounters two minotaurs, and they are forced to rely on Sword Skills that could deal elemental damage to them in addition to physical damage show less

S2:E17 Excalibur

Sword Art Online (Anime)
11/01/2014 12:15 pm EDT

The group engages in battle against Thrym, overwhelming him with their attacks, but he soon retaliates. Among the pile of gold, ...read more The group engages in battle against Thrym, overwhelming him with their attacks, but he soon retaliates. Among the pile of gold, Kirito finds a golden hammer and tosses it to Freyja, who suddenly transforms into Thor, the Norse god of thunder. With the group's help, Thor defeats Thrym once and for all, rewarding Klein with the golden hammer Mjölnir. A staircase opens up and leads to the last floor, where Kirito pulls the sword out of the ice with much effort, causing the floor to break off and drop down a chasm. As Tonky arrives to save them, Kirito is forced to throw Excaliber into the chasm due to its heavy item weight, but Sinon uses her bow and arrow to retrieve it. As a result, Jötunheimr is rejuvenated and filled with fresh water and greenery. Urðr and her sisters Verðandi and Skuld appear and thank them for saving Jötunheimr, in which Urðr rewards Kirito with Excaliber. In the real world, Kazuto, Suguha and Shino test out an audiovisual bidirectional communication probe for a mechatronics project to allow Yui to interact with the real world. The group later has lunch to celebrate the conclusion of the quest. show less

S2:E18 The Forest House

Sword Art Online (Anime)
11/08/2014 12:16 pm EST

After hearing that a new update from New Year's Eve opens up floors 21-30 of new Aincrad, Kirito and the others race to ...read more After hearing that a new update from New Year's Eve opens up floors 21-30 of new Aincrad, Kirito and the others race to reach floor 22 with the hope of once again purchasing the home he shared with Asuna and Yui. show less

S2:E19 Absolute Sword

Sword Art Online (Anime)
11/15/2014 12:17 pm EST

Asuna has a confrontation with her mother about her current schooling, and goes on to duel Zekken.

S2:E20 Sleeping Knights

Sword Art Online (Anime)
11/22/2014 12:17 pm EST

Zekken has a question for Asuna. Will she help?

S2:E21 Swordsman's Memorial

Sword Art Online (Anime)
11/29/2014 12:17 pm EST

Asuna and Sleeping Knights prepare to raid the 27th Floor Boss and someone is there to meet them.

S2:E22 Journey's End

Sword Art Online (Anime)
12/06/2014 12:18 pm EST

Three days later, Siune tells Asuna to forget about ever meeting the Sleeping Knights for her own sake. After school, Asuna ...read more Three days later, Siune tells Asuna to forget about ever meeting the Sleeping Knights for her own sake. After school, Asuna meets up with Kazuto, who gives her the address to a hospital where a virtual reality gaming console called the "Medicuboid" is undergoing clinical trials. At the hospital, Asuna meets Yuuki's primary care physician Doctor Kurahashi, who explains that the Medicuboid is designed for patients in terminal care, and that Yuuki suffers from AIDS due to an infection via blood transfusion during her mother's labor complications. She has been put in a sterile room to avoid the risk of further infection and has been permanently hooked up to the Medicuboid for three years. Asuna breaks down into tears after learning that Yuuki does not have very long to live, but Yuuki communicates with Asuna via Medicuboid, verifying that she can hear and see Asuna. Using the AmuSphere in the next room to log into the game, Asuna rushes to the place she first met Yuuki in ALO. Yuuki reveals that the Sleeping Knights are all patients in terminal care, being the reason why they needed Asuna to help them finish one last quest before Yuuki's impending death. show less

S2:E23 Beginning of a Dream

Sword Art Online (Anime)
12/13/2014 12:19 pm EST

Asuna takes the audiovisual bidirectional communication probe to give Yuuki the experience of attending school for a day. Yuuki ...read more Asuna takes the audiovisual bidirectional communication probe to give Yuuki the experience of attending school for a day. Yuuki requests Asuna to take her to her old house to see it one last time, since the house will be demolished soon. Yuuki says that her mother does not understand what her feelings are, which Asuna can relate with her own mother as well. Although Yuuki denies that she is as strong as Asuna, Yuuki says that she is honest with her feelings. Following Yuuki's advice, Asuna goes home and convinces Kyouko to log in to ALO so she could express how she feels. At the log cabin while it is snowing, Kyouko is reminded of when her parents were proud of her and how they wished to protect their home for Kyouko to always return back to. Asuna then reveals that life is not about just doing things for oneself, and the happiness of others could make one happy as well. The next morning, Kyouko tells Asuna that she has to prove herself if she says that she is strong enough to live a selfless life. show less

S2:E24 Mother's Rosario

Sword Art Online (Anime)
12/20/2014 12:20 pm EST

In the season finale, Asuna, Yuuki as well as all of their friends continue to live happily in the world of Alfheim and New ...read more In the season finale, Asuna, Yuuki as well as all of their friends continue to live happily in the world of Alfheim and New Aincrad. From duels and quests to taking bosses head on, the group is determined to make the most of their time together, by any means. However, when Asuna receives urgent news of Yuuki's condition, the line between her two worlds will become thinner than ever. And she will learn how the human spirit, as well as the love which sustains it, transcends all life. show less