Accel World or Akuseru Wārudo is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series of the same name written by Reki Kawahara (also the author of Sword Art Online). The series has had only one season till now consisting of 24 episodes, plus 2 OVA episodes. Since the novel series is still ongoing, it raises the question as to when the Accel World Season 2 will be broadcasted. Season 1 that aired in 2012 adapted volumes 1-4 and 10. Now fans are patiently waiting for Accel World Season 2 and we have the latest updates for you.
Moreover, the series has had a cinematic release with a film titled Accel World: Infinite Burst. 2 video games for PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 3 also came out in 2012 and 2013 respectively. If you have a knack for stories dealing with virtual reality and compelling character arc, Accel World is the show to go for!
Accel World Season 2 Release Date
Despite the availability of enough source material for another adaption, there is still no news about the renewal of Season 2. Anime fans are anyway well known for having patience and endurance as they often wait for years for the comeback of their favorite series. Let’s hope that we have another chance to dive into the sci-fi land of Accel World soon!
Accel World Storyline
Let’s recap the story of Season 1 before Accel World Season 2 releases. As a means to escape his bullies in the real world, Haruyuki “Haru” Arita seeks solace in the virtual world through his Neuro Linker. Logging onto his school’s Local Network cyberspace, he puts his skills as a video gamer at the display, hence becoming an intriguing subject to the school’s popular female Student Council Vice-President Kuroyukihime.
The developing friendship between the two leads Haruyuki to a majestic secret program that bends the concept of time, called Brain Bust. It is an Augmented Reality Massively Multiplayer Online (ARMMO) Fighting Game, and engaging in battles in the game helps one score Burst points. These points help enhance one’s abilities in the real world.
Playing this game turns out to be revolutionary for Haruyuki as it helps him find friendship and a purpose. However, the biggest mystery as to why the game was created and by whom is yet to be revealed.
Accel World Season 2 Trailer
Catch up with Accel World Season 1 as you await updates on the sequel of the series. Here’s the trailer for Season 1:
Accel World Season 2 Release Date Announcement
With all the questions that were left unanswered in the first season, we can’t help but ask if there will be a Season 2. Sadly, nothing of the sort has been officially announced till now.
You can watch all previous episodes of Accel World on Crunchyroll.
But until we have a definitive Accel World Season 2 release date, you can check out more news about Jojo Part 6.
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