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The novel series has been adapted into an anime, and start airing on April 6, 2012, and ended on September 21. Opening used by the series include "Chase the World " and "Burst the Gravity," with ending song include "→unfinished→" and "Unite." It had also released 2 OVAs together with its two-game adoptions. Viz Media announced the streaming of the anime on Hulu as of April 6, 2012. The english dub version premiered on April 19, 2013, on Neon Alley; the last episode was released on 28 September 2013. Below is a list of the Accel World episodes that have been released.


The list below provides the sequential order of the episodes of Accel World.

No. In Series

Title Card


Japanese Airdate

English Airdate

1 Acceleration.png "Acceleration (Kasoku 加速)" April 7, 2012 April 19, 2013
Arita Haruyuki. A young boy whose chubby appearance and shy disposition makes him a constant target for school bullying. Ashamed of his miserable life, Haruyuki can only cope by indulging in virtual games.
2 Transformation.png "Transformation (Hen'i 変移)" April 11, 2012 April 26, 2013
Haruyuki, now a Burst-Linker, suddenly finds himself thrown into a deadly match against a vicious biker named Ash Roller. Haruyuki is unable to grasp the situation and is quickly defeated.
3 Investigation.png "Investigation (Chōsa 調査)" April 20, 2012 May 3, 2013
A Duel Avatar called Cyan Pile is seeking to challenge Kuroyukihime in battle within Accel World.
4 Declaration.png "Declaration (Sengen 宣言)" April 27, 2012 May 10, 2013
Haruyuki suspects that Cyan Pile is challenging Kuroyukihime within Accel World via access through Chiyuri's neuro-linker.
5 Aviation.png "Aviation (Hishō 飛翔)" May 4, 2012 May 18, 2013
The identity of Cyan Pile is revealed to be one of Haruyuki's closest peers, who has been consumed by the power to accelerate.
6 Retribution.png "Retribution (Ōhō 応報)" May 11, 2012 May 24, 2013
The battle between Silver Crow and Cyan Pile ends with Silver Crow's victory. Having reconciled with Takumu, Haruyuki now focuses on training to level up in Accel World.
7 Restoration.png "Restoration (Shūfuku 修復)" May 18, 2012 May 31, 2013
Haruyuki hires a bouncer known as Aqua Current to guard him until he can regain his lost Burst Points.
8 Temptation.png "Temptation (Yūwaku 誘惑)" May 25, 2012 June 7, 2013
Haruyuki comes home one day to find a cute young girl greeting him with a smile.
9 Escalation.png "Escalation (Gekika 激化)" June 1, 2012 June 14, 2013
Haruyuki's little guest is revealed as Scarlet Rain, a.k.a. the Red King.
10 Activation.png "Activation (Shutsugeki 出撃)" June 15, 2012 June 21, 2013
The unexpected drama of letting Kuroyukihime and Niko spend the night at his place has left Haruyuki feeling very tired.
11 Obligation.png "Obligation (Shukumei 宿命)" June 22, 2012 June 28, 2013
During their hunt for Chrome Disaster, the Nega Nebulous is ambushed by the Yellow Legion led by Yellow Radio, a.k.a. the Yellow King. Yellow Radio takes advantage of the non-aggression pact shared between the other kings.
12 Absolution.png "Absolution (Shamen 赦免)" June 29, 2012 July 5, 2013
The battle between Black Lotus and Yellow Radio is halted by the sudden appearance of Chrome Disaster. Silver Crow is wracked with fear as he witnesses the monstrous power of his target.
13 Violation.png "Violation (Shinnyū 侵入)" July 6, 2012 July 12, 2013
It is the start of a new school year. Haruyuki and Takumu reluctantly agree to install the Brain Burst program into Chiyuri, who hopes that this will bring them closer together, like old times. After the program is successfully installed, Haruyuki and Takumu are surprised to learn that Chiyuri's Dual Avatar possesses a very rare and unique ability.
14 Arrestation.png "Arrestation (Sakuryaku 策略)" July 13, 2012 July 19, 2013
Takumu loses a kendo match to a new student named Nomi, who appears to be using the power to accelerate. But the matching list does not show any new Duel Avatars appearing in the area. In order to confirm their suspicions, Haruyuki and Takumu start investigating to find any evidence that would point to Nomi being a Burst Linker.
15 Destruction.png "Destruction (Hōkai 崩壊)" July 20, 2012 July 27, 2013
Haruyuki rebuffs Nomi's threat and challenges him to a duel, only to lose in an unexpected way. To make matters worse, Haruyuki's defeat causes him to lose his greatest ability.
16 Imagination.png "Imagination (Omokage 面影)" July 27, 2012 August 3, 2013
Ash Roller takes Silver Crow to meet his master Sky Raker, previously known as the Burst Linker who came closest to flying in Accel World. Sky Raker explains the incarnate System," which allows Burst Linkers access to their hidden powers. She also goes into how that same power led to her own downfall.
17 Fragmentation.png "Fragmentation (Bunretsu 分裂)" August 3, 2012 August 10, 2013
Haruyuki receives a call from Kuroyukihime, who is away on a school trip. Touched by her kind words, Haruyuki vows to settle the score with Dusk Taker on his own. Meanwhile, Takumu learns of what happened to his friends and decides to challenge Nomi to a duel.
18 Invitation.png "Invitation (Chōsen 挑戦)" August 10, 2012 August 17, 2013
During her stay in Okinawa, Kuroyukihime is challenged to a Brain Burst match by two girls named Ruka and Mana. Kuroyukihime easily wins the match, but learns that the girls were actually testing her to see if she was powerful enough to help solve their problem. Although suspicious of their true intentions, Kuroyukihime nonetheless agrees to meet the girls in person to hear what they have to say.
19 Revolution.png "Revolution (Hensen 変遷)" August 17, 2012 August 24, 2013
Ruka and Mana introduce Kuroyukihime to their master, Crimson King, an old acquaintance of Kuroyukihime's. According to Crimson King, a powerful Enemy is preventing them from hunting down regular Enemy units within Okinawa's field with no limits. To make matters even worse, that same Enemy is under the control of a Burst Linker calling himself Sulfur Pot, who attacks Kuroyukihime and others.
20 Domination.png "Domination (Shihai 支配)" August 24, 2012 August 31, 2013
Silver Crow and Cyan Pile's combined attack severely weakens Dusk Taker. But the two are shocked when they see Chiyuri enter the battlefield as Lime Bell and heal Dusk Taker. Fully recovered, Dusk Taker mutilates Cyan Pile, leaving Silver Crow on his own.
21 Insurrection.png "Insurrection (Hangyaku 反逆)" August 31, 2012 September 7, 2013
Haruyuki asks Niko to help train Takumu in obtaining the "Incarnation." But Niko explains that in order to obtain it, one must first confront one's personal weakness, the same weakness that influenced the appearance of the person's Dual Avatar.
22 Determination.png "Determination (Ketsui 決意)" September 7, 2012 September 14, 2013
In Akihabara, Haruyuki and Pard hear the name of a Burst Linker called Rust Jigsaw who doesn't show up on the matching list. Believing he may hold a clue to uncover Dusk Taker's secret, Haruyuki and Pard challenge Rust Jigsaw to a duel and confirm their suspicions. Elsewhere, Lime Bell is making her official debut as a Burst Linker in Accel World.
23 Consolidation.png "Consolidation (Renketsu 連結)" September 14, 2012 September 21, 2013
Haruyuki and Takumu set out for their final showdown with Nomi. Chiyuri wishes to join them, and they agree to let her come along. But a sudden ambush by an unknown Burst Linker traps Silver Crow, leaving Cyan Pile to take on Dusk Taker alone.
24 Reincarnation.png "Reincarnation (Saisei 再生)" September 21, 2012 September 28, 2013
Silver Crow is determined to settle his score with Dusk Taker once and for all. After a fierce battle in midair, Silver Crow delivers his "Incarnation" attack on Dusk Taker, only for Lime Bell to use her Citron Call to "heal" him once again.


OVA bundled with the Accel World simulation and action games. The Blu-ray OVA discs came with the PS3 limited edition versions and the DVD with the PSP limited edition versions.

The project was split into two PSP and PS3 titles, and one episode was released with each game:

No. In Series Title Card Title Airdate
EX01 Reverberation.png "Reverberation (Zankixyou 残響)" September 13, 2012
Reverberation; Zankyou (bundled with Stage: 01 Ginyoku no Kakusei)
EX02 Vacation.png "Vacation (Kixyuuka 休暇)" January 31, 2013
Vacation; Onsen (bundled with Stage: 02 Kasoku no Chouten)


No. Title Release Date
01 Achel World One
(Akucheru Wārudo Ichi あくちぇる・わーるど。一)
July 25, 2012
Kuroyukihime attempts to solve the mystery of who stole Yuniko's cookies.
02 Achel World Two
(Akucheru Wārudo Ni あくちぇる・わーるど。二)
August 29, 2012
Kuroyukihime attempts to ask Yuniko to bake her some bread, but ends up asking for panties instead.
03 Achel World Three
(Akucheru Wārudo San (あくちぇる・わーるど。三)
September 26, 2012
Blood Leopard finds a baby leopard and takes it in whilst the others try to make cookies.
04 Achel World Four
(Akucheru Wārudo Yon (あくちぇる・わーるど。四)
October 24, 2012
The gang go swimming in the lake, where they have 'tea time'.
05 Achel World Five
(Akucheru Wārudo Go (あくちぇる・わーるど。五)
November 28, 2012
The gang go on a trip to the mountains.
06 Achel World Six
(Akucheru Wārudo Roku (あくちぇる・わーるど。六)
December 26, 2012
As Kuroyukihime decides to hibernate in Haruyuki's apartment, Fuuko teaches Haruyuki how to wake her up.
07 Achel World Seven
(Akucheru Wārudo Nana (あくちぇる・わーるど。七)
January 30, 2013
The gang have a Christmas party where Kuroyukihime refuses to leave her cocoon.
08 Achel World Eight
(Akucheru Wārudo Hachi (あくちぇる・わーるど。八)
February 27, 2013
Haru catches a cold on New Year's Eve so Kuroyukihime looks after him.

Anime Episodes to Light Novel Volumes Conversion[]

The anime presents the events in chronological order, and thus places two of the short stories in Volume 10 in between volumes 1 and 2 and 3 and 4 respectively. In addition, the two OVA episodes released with the video games aren't part of the main series, and were not based on the light novels.

Episodes Volume
1-5 1
6-7 10 (First short story)
8-12 2
13-17 3
18-19 10 (Second short story)
20-24 4