The Morning Dew Girl

The Morning Dew Girl is an anime episode of Sword Art Online that was released on 09/15/2012

The newly married couple is enjoying their time away from the front lines. But a new guest will take them all the way back to the beginning.

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Plot Summary

Asuna: I'll find you in the real world
Asuna: I'll find you in the real world

Asuna and Kirito informs Commander Heathcliff about the Kuradeel incident, and Asuna asks her commander for a temporary break. Kirito asks Asuna about their relationship in the real world, and Asuna tells him that she will find him again. The two kiss. In bed, Asuna looks at Kirito with a smile, and she finds Kirito naive. She freaks out that Kirito might be younger than her. She hugs Kirito and says they will be together forever. When Kirito wakes up, she freaks out again. She asks Kirito where they should played, and Kirito stares at the wall that has photos of them together. Outside, they walk on the bridge, and Asuna asks him to carry her on his shoulders. She marvels at the sight of the lake. Later, Asuna plucks some berries, and the local fishermen wave to them. She waves back and tells Kirito to do the same. Yet, Kirito takes off due to embarrassment. In the woods, Kirito shares a scary tale about a white ghost that a man saw late at night.

Yui smiles at mommy
Yui smiles at mommy

Upon seeing a white ghost girl, Asuna freaks out, and she climbs down Kirito's shoulders. She activates her ability to zoom on the girl, and she points to the girl. Kirito sees the girl who collapses, and he states that this girl is an NPC due to not having a cursor. Asuna thinks this is a glitch. In the cabin room, Kirito and Asuna thinks she is a player because NPC give out harassment warnings. Also, she is not a quest giver. Late that night, Asuna wakes up to sit by the little girl. She wonders if the girl enter this world by herself. Asuna sleeps near the girl who smiles a bit. Next day, Asuna wakes up to see the girl staring at her wide eyed. She asks the girl for her name, and the girl states her name is Yui with difficulty. Asuna asks Yui about her parents, but Yui says she does not know anything. Kirito sounds his name for Yui who keeps saying Kito. Suddenly, Yui calls Kirito daddy and when Asuna allows her to call her mommy, Yui smiles and hugs Asuna.

Yui "glitches"
Yui "glitches"

Later, Yui stares at Kirito who is eating and reading. Kirito tells Yui that this sandwich is spicy, and Yui tries the sandwich. She falls asleep afterwards. Kirito says she lost her memories, and Asuna remarks that she is like a baby. Kirito mentions that they have to get back to the front lines, and he tells her that they have to go Town of Beginnings to see if Yui has parents or siblings. Over at the Town of Beginnings, Asuna points out how empty this place is. Then, they overheard a lady protesting. The army harasses the lady about taxes. Then, Kirito and Asuna arrives to help the lady and the children. The man states that they should not mess with the Army. Asuna knocks the man several times since in safe zones, the hp bar does not drop. With the children and the lady happy, Yui looks at the sky and talks about the hearts of everyone. She freaks out, and she falls down. The game world seems to be glitching for a moment, and Asuna rushes to help Yui.

Points of Interest

  • Kirito and Asuna's kiss is not shown during the beginning of the episode.


  • Japanese Name: "" (朝露の少女)
  • Light Novel Chapter: Chapter 3 (Volume 2)
  • Opening Theme: "crossing field" By LiSA
  • Ending Theme: "Yume Sekai (ユメセカイ; Dream World)" by Haruka Tomatsu

Characters & Voice Actors

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Kirito ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Asuna ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Haruka Tomatsu ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Yui ( x ) ( x ) ( x )


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Reki Kawahara Original Concept Light novel writer
Tomohiko Ito Director Director of Occult Academy
LiSA LiSA is a Japanese singer who sings the "oath sign" in Fate Zero and "crossing field" in Sword Art Online.
Haruka Tomatsu "Yume Sekai (ユメセカイ; Dream World)" Ending Theme Song


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