Accel World

Plot: Haruyuki Arita hates himself and his school life. He has bullying problems due to his weight and spends most of his time playing online games, as they're the only thing he excels at. When his upperclassman, Kuroyukihime, gives him a program called "Brain Burst", he's instantly intrigued by his newfound ability to accelerate to amazing speeds. But to keep the program, he has to fight other Burst Linkers to keep his in-game points from reaching zero... (A)

Characters: Multi-layered and investing (A)

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A

Music: A-

Objectionable Content: Profanity, suggestive themes, fan service

Other: This series is complex and intriguing. The design of the main character may take a bit of getting used to, but keep watching. I'd definitely recommend it.

Overall Score: A

Recommendation: 4.5/5

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