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Kawahara, Reki

Overview
Works: 572 works in 1,007 publications in 7 languages and 10,400 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Science fiction  Comics (Graphic works)  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Conceptor, Originator, Scenarist, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.K1755, 741.5952
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Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kazuto Kirigaya (aka Kirito) has survived the death game of Aincrad masterminded by Akihiko Kayaba, programmer of Sword Art Online, and made it back to the real world. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Asuna Yuuki (aka Asuna the Flash), the girl Kirito fell in love with in the game world and who has yet to awaken from her seemingly endless slumber. As his sister, Suguha, sadly looks on, Kazuto continues to visit Asuna in the hospital in the hope of finding answers ... But one day, the answers suddenly find him in the form of a man who claims to be Asuna's fiancé?! With him, the man brings an in-game screenshot of someone who looks a lot like Asuna being held captive! Now Kirito must dive into an all-new VRMMORPG, ALfheim Online, to bring Asuna home!!"--
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After reaching the second floor of Aincrad, Asuna decided to have a player controlled blacksmith upgrade her beloved sword, a rare Wind Fleuret--but when the unimaginable happened and the sword was shattered in the attempt, Kirito suspected foul play. Did the blacksmith really just happen to destroy an incredibly valuable item? And if not, is there any way to get it back? And--if there really is a conspiracy of thieves--how can they be stopped before they spread too much mistrust? The game of death is bad enough already!"--Back cover
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kirito and Sinon's battle with Death Gun is over, but something strange is afoot in the next-generation VRMMO ALfheim Online. A new dualist with a custom sword skill is defeating all comers--including Kirito! But when Asuna goes to face this dualist, she receives something she never expected: An invitation to an exclusive guild!"--
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and French and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirito reenters the world of VRMMOs, this time logging in to Gun Gale Online in order to investigate the Death Gun, an in-game item rumored to be responsible for real-world deaths. He immediately runs into trouble when, after transferring his old avatar into the new game, he discovers that he looks a bit more feminine than he?d anticipated! With the help of Sinon the sniper, he enters the Bullet of Bullets tournament and tries to adapt his old skills to the new gun-based combat of Gun Gale Online. He?ll need every friend he can get and every trick in the book, though, to crack the mystery of the Phantom Bullet and learn the truth about the Death Gun!
Sword art online : aincrad by Reki Kawahara( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2022, gamers rejoice as Sword Art Online - a VRMMORPG (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) like no other - debuts, allowing players to take full advantage of the ultimate in gaming technology: NerveGear, a system that allows users to completely immerse themselves in a wholly realistic gaming experience. But when the game goes live, the elation of the players quickly turns to horror as they discover that, for all its amazing features, SAO is missing one of the most basic functions of any MMORPG - a log-out button. Now trapped in the virtual world of Aincrad, their bodies held captive by NerveGear in the real world, users are issued a chilling ultimatum: conquer all one hundred floors of Aincrad to regain your freedom. But in the warped world of SAO, "Game Over" means certain death - both virtual and real
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and French and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The virtual world of ALfheim Online might not be literally deadly, but there's still plenty of tough adventuring to be had. The trio of Liz, Silica, and Leafa set out on a quest for a magical ring but immediately run into monsters tougher than they expected. A certain black-clothed swordsman comes to their rescue--but it's not Kirito?! It seems the "game of death" has had lingering emotional effects on everyone, and even the survivors bear scars. But the trio have gotten through tough times before, and they're not gonna let a buffed boss stand between them and their goal! Even if they succeed in finishing the quest, though, will they be able to heal the mysterious sword-wielder's broken heart?
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kazuto Kirigaya (aka Kirito) has survived the death game of Aincrad masterminded by Akihiko Kayaba, programmer of Sword Art Online, and made it back to the real world. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Asuna Yuuki (aka Asuna the Flash), the girl Kirito fell in love with in the game world and who has yet to awaken from her seemingly endless slumber. As his sister, Suguha, sadly looks on, Kazuto continues to visit Asuna in the hospital in the hope of finding answers ... But one day, the answers suddenly find him in the form of a man who claims to be Asuna's fiancé?! With him, the man brings an in-game screenshot of someone who looks a lot like Asuna being held captive! Now Kirito must dive into an all-new VRMMORPG, ALfheim Online, to bring Asuna home!!"--
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2022, some six thousand gamers excitedly explore the new Sword Art Online, which manipulates users' brain waves to create a wholly realistic gaming experience, but soon learn it lacks a log-out button and to escape they must conquer all one hundred floors--or die trying
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's time for the 'real' SAO--the third floor! Kirito and Asuna aare hardly out of the door when they stumble upon the start of the Elf War quest. When they decide to side with the elite dark elf Kizmel, they're set on a path that will push them harder than ever before. But together, nothing can stop them...right?"--Back cover
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astute teen, Yuuki Asuna spends most of her time studying for her high school entrance exams. One day, she borrows her brother's virtual reality game, 'Sword Art Online,' and finds herself trapped in its fantasy world. Soon, though, she learns the mechanics of the game, develops her swordplay technique and impresses a pro gamer who invites her to join the best players on the front lines. Is Asuna ready to swap her hard-earned education ethics for high-rank play in a virtual realm?
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kirito jumps into a new VRMMORPG called ALfheim Online (ALO) in search of Asuna, who still hasn't regained consciousness. On his quest to find the World Tree and reach Asuna, he meets a sylph girl named Leafa. A veteran player experienced with the sword, Leafa recognizes that Kirito is motivated by serious circumstances and decides to help him. But ... Leafa's identity in the real world is Suguha Kirigaya--Kirito's sister. And it's the glimmer of her beloved brother she sees in Kirito that prompts her to lend him a hand. Now, despite the conflicting interests guiding them on, the pair set off on a journey to the World Tree!!"--
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Linked up and logged into the deadly VMMORPG "Sword Art Online" in both the real and virtual worlds, Kirito is stuck in a hell of one man's making, and like everyone else, unable to escape until the game is beaten"--
Sword art online progressive by Reki Kawahara( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and French and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The players must deal with the sudden loss of their leader and the relaization that death, in this game, is final
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While Nezha attempts to atone for his misdeeds by completing a quest to learn the Martial Arts skill, Asuna toils alongside him for her own reasons--and learns a troubling truth in the process. Meanwhile, Kirito's uneasy alliance with the other front-runners seems to be holding, but are they really ready to face Sword Art Online's second-floor boss? And if the Legend Braves are neither legendary nor brave, can Nezha still rise to the occasion and seize a hero's prize?" -- page [4] of cover
Sword art online alternative by Keiichi Sigsawa( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Kohiruimaki has had trouble making friends with other girls, because of her extreme height. Everything changes when she's introduced to Gun Gale Online and VR
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kirito and Sinon's battle with Death Gun is over, but mere weeks later, something strange is afoot in the next-generation VRMMO ALfheim Online. A new duelist with a custom sword skill is defeating all comers--including Kirito. But when Asuna goes to face this duelist, she receives something she never expected: an invitation to an exclusive guild. But what is their goal?"--Amazon.com
Sword art online : phantom bullet by Kōtarō Yamada( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and French and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A year after Kazuto and Asuna escaped from Aincrad, the deadly setting of Sword Art Online, they're still coping with the aftermath as they try to recover from the harrowing experience. Meanwhile, there's a new VRMMO game sweeping the world's gamers-- Gun Gale Online. Whan a mysterious player who calls himself "Death Gun" claims to be responsible for real-world deaths, Kazuto (aka Kirito) is recruited to enter the game to investigate, bringing an end to his hard-won peace!"--Provided by publisher
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz, Silica, and Leafa along with their new friend Lux need their outfits repaired by Ashley, but they can't afford it. To pay for the repairs, the girls enter a bathing suit competition, but it isn't just a normal swimsuit competition
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kirito has entered the new VRMMO Gun Gale Online in order to investigate the Death Gun incidents, only to discover his avatar is not exactly how he remembers it! He barely knows up from down in this new world, and he needs an ally. He may have found one in the mysterious female sniper Sinon, but she's got an agenda of her own ..."--Pg. 4 of cover
Sword art online by Reki Kawahara( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war between elves rages on, with Kirito and Asuna caught in the middle The forest elves seek the dark elves' Secret Key, but to what end? Though Kirito tries to stay detached, Asuna can't help being swept along for the ride. Kizmel is supposed to be just an NPC, right? But then why does she seem so very human...?
 
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Fumio Kunori 1974-....

Gawahara, Reki

Kavakhara, Rėki

Kawahara R. 1974-

Kawahara, Reki

Kawahara Reki 1974-....

Kunori Fumio 1974-....

Reki Kavahara

Reki Kawahara 1974-....

Reki Kawahara écrivain japonais

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Reki Kawahara escritor japonés

Reki Kawahara Japanese writer

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Reki Kawahara Japans schrijver

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Кавахара, Рэки

Кунори Ф. 1974-

Рекі Кавахара

Рэки Кавахара 1974-

Фумио Кунори 1974-

Րեկի Կավահարա

천원력

카와하라 레키

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カワハラ, レキ

九里 史生 1974-....

川原 礫 1974-....

川原礫 日本の小説家

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川原礫 日本輕小說作家

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