Most Overrated Sword Art Online Characterszerolamasta
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"Sinon, the attractive sniper girl." I'm not saying she's a terrible character, but a lot of people only like her because she has a gun and because she looks "attractive" to them. Yes, she had a bad past, but that doesn't make her the best character in the series. - zerolamasta
Have to agree. Her character development is overrated, and people like her mostly because she uses a gun and looks badass. - Goku02
Yep, she is overrated.
How the hell can people call him the best anime swordsman, when compared to Zoro, Kenshin, Ichigo, etc. And he doesn't deserve the title Black Swordsman. That title has and always will be awarded to Guts.
I gotta agree despite Kirito being my favorite anime character. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
100% agreed! He is my favourite in this series, but people overrate him a lot. - Goku02
He's not in the 1st place? - edgequeenV 1 Comment
She's too much of a Mary Sue, perfect girl-type, I mean seriously give her weaknesses... I don't really hate her but in some ways I feel that she is rushed and then the author is inexperienced so a lot more reason for her to have a PLOT ARMOR like hell. And considering their situation in SAO 1. What she felt for Kirito might not even be love but need... she might've needed him to stay sane not because she loved him... She isn't a bad character, I just don't like her.
I can't watch Sword Art Online in the house anymore because of her. I don't want my parents to know I watch this kind of stuff. She flips this anime into a romance when all I watched this for is the action. I'm even a girl and actually honestly don't care about this stuff in this anime. She is a TOTAL damsel in distress in Alfhiem Online and it just annoys me cause she used to be so strong and independent but now she's relying on her beloved boyfriend to come save her when she can even do some sweet uppercut then call for help. Instead she just stays there waiting for her knight in shining armour. Even me and my brother talk to the T.V. about a million different ways to escape instead of causing poor Kirito to go through all of that. She just loses her independence as the series goes.
Why does everyone like her so much? She is sassy, has big boobs and its boring whenever she fights. Whenever Kirito does the fighting it's always awesome and there's always something new like the "Dual Weilding" skill. Asuna turned an epic action/adventure anime into a romance. I know some people say she's sweet and stuff but I think Kirito was more awesome as a Solo Player.
I agree that Kirito is more awesome as a Solo Player, but I love Asuna as well. I don't find her fights to be boring at all, don't you think that her lightning fast skills with her Lambent Light are badass? In my opinion she's a great character, she's very strong and determined, and she's actually useful unlike most female leads. - Goku02
She's Mary Sue and everyone loves her for some reason, her character was rushed and the creator is inexperienced, it's a fact, a lot of 10 year olds love Asuna because she's "pretty"V 4 Comments
People only like her because she's cute. That's just to make up for the horrible script. Basically, she starts off as a helpless little girl but suddenly has a power to just... DELETE monsters? If you ask me, she kinda ruined the whole series.
So true! Yui is a pretty boring and dull character to me. People can't say she's a good character just because she looks 'cute'. - Goku02
Dumb and overatted
She's ADORABLE! - Coreylordo
Yeah, I'm tired of people saying Lisbeth is better than Asuna! Lisbeth couldn't even fight a dragon with Kirito together! - ModernSpongeBobSucks
What? Lisbeth is not overrated! She is overshadowed a lot. - Goku02
Everyone says she's the best character of all, but she really isn't. - zerolamasta
It's the opposite actually. She's the least popular of the girls. - Goku02
How in the world is Lisbeth "overrated"? No one even talks about her because the poor girl is overshadowed by Sinon, Leafa and Asuna who get more screentime. If anything she should be classified as underrated because she tends to go unnoticed, she has a small following in the sao fanbase. No reason she should be number 1 on this list and I bet shes only up here because of biased haters with no real substance of reasoning other than "I don't like her" lol. Lame.V 2 Comments
As much as I hate to admit it, it's true. Yuuki Konno is overrated. But it's hard not to love her in all that short time she has spent in her arc. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
She didn't really last long in the series. The fact that she died was sad, but that doesn't make her the best. - zerolamasta
Yuuki IS overrated. Especially her powers and skills. - Goku02
The feels... - Coreylordo
She did absolutely nothing useful. Her entire existence revolves around tentacles and flat chest jokes.
She thumped a monkey
COMPLETELY USELESS AND DISGUSTING! She's only there for tentacles and flat chest jokes and claim anime fans are all closet pedos! Get rid of her and the series would be a whole lot better!
The fact that this worthless brat had her own dedicated episode, side-stories, spin-offs, and videogame routes while other important characters(Argo, Sachi, Klein) barely get focus is and shall always remain a crippling black mark in this series...V 3 Comments
I do agree. Her avatar is a guilty pleasure. And especially in the home console games, if you know what I mean. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
I honestly like her better than Asuna. - Coreylordo
People only like her because of her in-game appearance. - zerolamasta
She is not really overrated! She is hated a lot. I honestly don't get it, she's my 3rd favourite in the series, maybe even 2nd favourite. - Goku02
I have nothing against Eugeo, but I'm pretty sure he will overtake the newer season. He might end up being the next Sinon. - zerolamasta
Everyone calls him the best anime swordsmen - samanime
Dude, you do realize he was already on the list, so why feel the need to add him here again? He's already in the top 3, so why have him on here twice? It doesn't make sense. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
Again, she's a good character, but she might end up being overrated as well in the anime. - zerolamasta
WHO does not like clime
Sure he is not really good at fighting but he looks so sympathic
And he was kiritos first friend
I put this guy on here not because I think he's overrated but because really nobody should actually like him in the first place
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