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The Best Episodes of Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online

Every episode of Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online!

A shy university student in Tokyo, Karen Kohiruimaki stands in stark contrast to her in-game avatar—in fact, she happens to stand above everyone else too, much to her dismay. Towering above all the people around her, Karen's insecurities over her height reach the point where she turns to the virtual world for an escape. Starting game after game in hopes of manifesting as a cute, short character, she finally obtains her ideal self in the world of Gun Gale Online. Overjoyed by her new persona, she pours her time into the game as LLENN, garnering her reputation as the legendary player killer. However, when one of LLENN's targets gets the best of her, she ends up meeting Pitohui, a skilled yet eccentric woman. Pitohui insists that LLENN participates in Squad Jam, a battle royale. Thrust into the heated competition, LLENN must fight with all her wit and will if she hopes to shoot her way to the top.

Genres:AnimationAction & AdventureSci-Fi & Fantasy

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online" is "Applause", rated 7.9/10 from 88 user votes. It was directed by Masayuki Sakoi and written by Yosuke Kuroda. "Applause" aired on 7/1/2018 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Psycho LLENN".

  • Applause
    7.9/10 88 votes

    #1 - Applause

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2018-07-01

    At last, it’s the finale of the Second Squad Jam. LLENN and Pitohui’s one-on-one combat has begun. How will their fight end? Who will win the Second Squad Jam? And will LLENN be able to save Pitohui’s life?

    Director: Masayuki Sakoi

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • Psycho LLENN
    7.7/10 87 votes

    #2 - Psycho LLENN

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2018-06-24

    The climax of the second Squad Jam begins. With the defeated rival team members and the audience watching, the confrontation between Llenn, Pitohui and M starts.

    Director: Emi Yamashita

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • GGO
    7.6/10 102 votes

    #3 - GGO

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-04-15

    Karen Kohiruimaki’s college life in Tokyo hasn’t been as she had hoped, due to her insecurity about her height. She comes across Gun Gale Online and, as LLENN, she becomes known as a “player killer.” But then, another female player aims a gun at her…

    Director: Emi Yamashita

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • Leave the Last Battle to Me
    7.6/10 89 votes

    #4 - Leave the Last Battle to Me

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-05-06

    An hour and 15 minutes have passed since Squad Jam began and only two teams remain. LLENN and M are one of them, but when M has an unexpected breakdown, LLENN heads for the last battle alone.

    Director: Norihiko Nagahama

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • Squad Jam
    7.5/10 105 votes

    #5 - Squad Jam

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-04-08

    Squad Jam is a battle royale that pits teams against each other. LLENN, a female player clad in pink, has teamed up with M, a burly man and talented sniper. At the beginning of the tournament, LLENN scouts ahead, but then an enemy team closes in…

    Director: Takahiro Majima

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • Booby Trap
    7.5/10 84 votes

    #6 - Booby Trap

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-06-03

    The second Squad Jam has begun. LLENN and Fukaziroh’s starting point is the most northwestern area on the map. LLENN looks for Pitohui and M, but their location is far, far away. LLENN and Fukaziroh begin their advance towards Pito’s team, PM4.

    Director: Takuma Suzuki

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • Ten-Minute Massacre
    7.5/10 85 votes

    #7 - Ten-Minute Massacre

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-06-10

    The teams that have come together to defeat Pitohui’s team, PM4, begin their attack. Meanwhile, LLENN and Fukaziroh head to PM4’s current position. They take the shortest route through the dome before them, but realize there are three enemy teams inside.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • The Devil's Comeback
    7.5/10 86 votes

    #8 - The Devil's Comeback

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-06-17

    LLENN receives some unexpected help during her battle in the dome that results in a change of tactics as she continues towards team PM4. M is surprised to see team SHINC approaching, and Pitohui learns that her ruthlessness can have consequences.

    Director: Masayuki Iimura

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • Death Game
    7.4/10 89 votes

    #9 - Death Game

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-04-29

    Almost one hour has passed since the team battle royale, Squad Jam, began. LLENN and M are still going strong on the battlefield. Being in a favorable situation, LLENN lowers her guard, which is when an enemy team launches a surprise attack.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • Fan Letter
    7.1/10 92 votes

    #10 - Fan Letter

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-04-22

    Squad Jam will be held on Gun Gale Online's Japanese server. LLENN wants to participate, but her favorite artist has a concert the same day. But when she can't get a ticket, she joins the tournament. She and her new partner, M head for the battlefield.

    Director: Takuma Suzuki

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • Second Squad Jam
    7.1/10 85 votes

    #11 - Second Squad Jam

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-05-27

    The second Squad Jam is about to take place. This time, Karen’s friend Miyu Shinohara will participate as well. She converts her character from another VRMMORPG and starts Gun Gale Online as Fukaziroh. LLENN takes her to go buy weapons...

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda

  • SAO Loser
    6.8/10 84 votes

    #12 - SAO Loser

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-05-20

    It's Spring break for Karen, and as she returns from her hometown back to Tokyo, she gets a very unexpected guest.

    Director: Tomonori Mine

    Writer: Yosuke Kuroda