Sword Art Online: 5 Facts About Asuna Yuuki

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Sword Art Online: 5 Facts About Asuna Yuuki

Asuna Yuuki is the female protagonist of the Sword Art Online series. Asuna is her avatar name in the game world. If you’ve watched Sword Art Online, you would probably know these facts about her. 

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Asuna Yuuki

Asuna is one of the most famous beautiful anime characters of Isekai anime. She’s a down-to-earth and a strong female lead. Asuna is the complete opposite of a damsel in distress. Known to be a powerful player, she’s also got one of the best appearances in anime. 

Here are 7 facts about Asuna Yuuki that you should know:

1. Asuna’s Avatar Name

Asuna Yuuki used her own name in the game world of Sword Art Online. She was an inexperienced gamer, which was probably the reason for her choosing her actual name in the game. Anyone who’s entered the world of gaming knows it’s a bad idea to use their actual names. Even Kirito used an alias name instead of his real one. 

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2. Asuna the Lightning Flash

Asuna is one of the strongest players in the SAO anime. She easily became one of the top players in the game. Asuna is a strong-willed fighter and was named the “Lightning Flash” in-game because of her fast sword skills. She’s not only one of the strongest players but she is also an accomplished player. 

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Asuna the “Lightning Flash”

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3. She Was Married 

Unexpectedly, Asuna and Kirito get married in-game and even have a honeymoon phase! They were friends before they became lovers. They got married right after the big battle. Their relationship is strong and they built a normal life around the scary situation they were in. They are often playful and flirty with each other. SAO gave us some good romantic scenes between Asuna and Kirito. 

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Asuna and Kirito

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4. Her Adopted Child

In the game, Asuna and Kirito had an adopted child named Yui. Yui is actually a top-down Artificial Intelligence program that was forbidden to play in the game. They treated Yui like how they would a child. Their relationship is endearing and heartfelt. They had a familial bond with each other. Despite the whole “family” play-out, the bond between Asuna and Yui was strong. 

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Asuna, Yui and Kirito

5. She Didn’t Care About Dying

Asuna initially did not care about dying. She did not have a passion for playing hence her disinterest in surviving the game. After she met Kirito who helped her realize why she should survive and how powerful she is, Asuna decided to complete the game along with Kirito. And so they began their survival journey in SAO. 

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