Sword Art Online (SAO) is based n the year 2022. SAO is a Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG). The Nerve Gear is a virtual reality helmet that stimulates the user’s five senses via their brain, allowing players to experience and control their in-game characters with their minds.
Sword Art Online is a visual masterpiece and mentally stimulating. SAO explores the idea of living a “virtual life” that is as real as the life you are currently living. Anyone who is a fan of Simulation Theory, meditation or other consciousness expanding activities can appreciate the themes explored within Sword Art Online, as it truly brings into questions what is “real” and what truly has meaning.