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Hey everyone, I know we had a Sword Art Online discussion thread, so I did this weekly report to remind you guys about this wonderful anime series and to promote the wiki pages. So far, my teammates are Daniel Newton and Sonata. Independent wiki editors are Buhssuht, Juuhachi, ElfenLied1012, BigHeart711, and AnimeReviewDaily.

I'm going to review backwards to mix up things. Like always, watch out for spoilers.

Ep. 13: Edge of Hell's Abyss

After a wonderful day of fishing, Kirito and Asuna are back on the front lines with Commander Heathcliffe, Klein, Egil, and a group of SAO players. Before Kirito and Asuna jump back, the two have a deep conversation about life and love.

Good:

  • The boss looks awesome! It reminds me of a Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess boss but better because it has scythes.
  • Kirito and Asuna have some touching moments about their relationships.
  • It's good to see Egil and Klein getting some action.

Bad:

  • Forgive me for this. I don't feel much sympathy for Asuna and Kirito's relationship. Maybe it's the rushed romance or it's Kirito/Asuna's character. Fans would call them the Gary and Mary Stu couple. They don't have much flaws except that Kirito is a loner who can't move on and Asuna is such a cliche perfect girl.

Ep. 11-12: The Morning Dew Girl & Yui's Heart

While Kirito and Asuna are on their honeymoon, they find a little girl (Yui) lost in the woods. They learn she has no recollection of her memories, and the couple helps Yui find her memories. What they find out will forever change their life and relationship.

Note: I would have posted the group hug image, but I like this screenshot.

Good:

  • It was a lovely arc where Yui was basically Kirito and Asuna's child. It had lots of cute and funny moments.
  • We had our first implied sex scene in the series. Though, it wasn't gratuitous enough for some fans.
  • I feel Yui's death was more better executed than Sachi's death scene. It was more of a tear jerker.

Bad:

  • Kirito and Asuna's romance is bit rushed in this series.

Ep. 10: Crimson Killing Content

Kirito and Commander Heathcliffe have their duel. After Kirito loses to Heathcliffe who cheated, he, Godfrey, and Kuradeel embark on a quest. Then, Kuradeel reveals his true colors.

Good:

  • Fans who support Kirito and Asuna, they tied the knot.
  • Love the insecured feeling in this show because you never know someone is going to die or not. Kuradeel's brutal stabbing scene is horrific, but it builds suspense well.

Bad:

  • Either the creator is teasing us, but Kuradeel's story is stupid.
  • Hate or Love it: The scene where Asuna undresses and beats Kirito due to her misunderstanding.

Ep. 8-9: The Sword Dance of Black and White & Blue-eyed Demon

Asuna and Kirito embark on a retcon quest to scope out the boss on floor 74, but when the Liberation Army goes out to fight the boss, it's up to Kirito, Asuna, and Klein to save their sorry asses.

Good:

  • It had the best, intense fight in this series so far. I haven't seen animation like this since Fate Zero.
  • It's great to see Asuna snap because she is seen as the perfect girl. It's better that she has some flaws.
  • Klein and his gang are here, and we need some bromance in this show.

Bad:

  • Typical cliche response: Of course, when Kirito accidentally gropes Asuna, she bitch slaps him.

All comments and help on the wiki pages are welcome. If you need help with grammar or wiki style, let me know. I helped a fellow fan proofread his grammar on the character pages.

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Welcome to the Sket Dance weekly report! I'm Takashichea, and this is the final episode of the anime. 77 weeks had pass or so, and this anime was one of the best in my opinion.

Plot

While Bossun and the Sket Dan are helping the basketball team due to Jogasaki's little accident, Saaya works up the courage to confess to Bossun. Meanwhile, Sojiro thinks Saaya is still in love with Tsubaki.

Can Bossun and the gang help the basketball team and what will happened between Saaya and Bossun?

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Verdict

Beware of spoilers!

Good

Teppei and Jogasaki
Teppei and Jogasaki
  • Being the final episode, everyone except Queccion, Enigman, and a few others appear for the last time.
  • Seeing Teppei and Jogasaki getting along and working together in the basketball team brings closure to the two. In the first episode, Teppei was bullied by Jogasaki, and on the last episode, we get to see their past.
  • With Sojiro's usual misunderstanding of Saaya, Saaya finally confessed to Bossun about her feelings for him.

Bad

Too many characters that add nothing new
Too many characters that add nothing new
  • It's a bit awkward to have the last episode end with Saaya's confession.
  • Faithfulness to the manga: I'm not up to speed with the manga like you guys, and I know that the anime has neglected a few key scenes by messing with the chronological order of the manga's story.
  • It wouldn't hurt to see the basketball or more of Momoka's singing since the filler just padded Saaya's love confession chapter with Saaya's observation of Bossun and the gang working hard.
  • The training and Switch with Otakura and Reiko's scene didn't add anything interesting stuff.

Overall, it was a good episode, and for fans of Saaya, you'll love this one. With so much supporting characters appearing, it's difficult to give them attention. They just serve as padding material for Saaya's confession part. The basketball request is nice to have since it sheds light on two minor characters, but the other scenes lack humor or anything new/interesting to add.

Thanks

Thank you everyone for reading the Sket Dance Weekly report. I hope you enjoyed the series. As for wiki progress, I just need to work with Anime Vice and Sket Dance Wikia to complete the episode wiki pages.

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