Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 18 Review - The focus this week is tightly on Eugeo facing the leader of the integrity knights (and former village legend) alone. This is the first time we've seen Eugeo on his own without Kirito's guidance, and he's up against a tough opponent. it's a fairly great character moment for the Eugeo as we see his choices this far up the tower.
Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 17 Review - Kirito and Alice are clinging on for dear life outside the tower and they've got a choice of climbing up or falling down. Can they make a truce long enough to get back into the tower? And what is going on with Eugeo?
Sword Art Online Episode 16 Review: Not sure the build up was worth it but we finish the fight with the knights on the 50th floor and then ride an elevator up to floor 80 (why are there 100 floors again). Still, we've got more battles to go and this one is going to prove to be tough.
Sword Art Online Alicization continues in episode 15 with Kirito and Eugeo climbing the tower. Only turns out they are just going to get dragged up to the 50th floor so two episodes after setting out they are half way to the top. Never mind, there's a sword fight to get to.
A new opening, new outfits, same old story. Kirito and Eugeo recover their swords ridiculously easily but immediately find themselves locked in combat. It's an improvement from the exposition dumps but still not sure this hit the mark.
Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 12 Review - Kirito and Eugeo fight the knight and then give him a weird headache of forgotten memories before they meet a sage in a library and Eugeo gets sent away for plot convenience. Then settle in for yet more exposition over cups of tea.
Sword Art Online Episode 11 Review: With bloated conversations pushing us toward a cliff-hanger ending, this is another fairly weak entry into Alicization. Part of me is thinking that the long episode count is not doing this anime any favours as it stretches out content far too long rather than diving into its point.