Available now is a preview clip for Sword Art Online’s soon to arrive fourth episode – and the video gives promise of a facet which will likely solidify the pedestal of greatness for this series, a cute loli character.
As seen on the official site, the coming of an adorable loli is alone enough reason to riot with anxious pleasure for the next upcoming episode of this RPG themed adventure of mass death – yet of course, this is a series with more to it than merely moe faces and flat chests. It seems our protagonist is set to encounter the loli as the latest individual with whom he crosses paths during his conquest in the digital realm of Sword Art Online.
Seemingly, this will be a significant shift in pace from past episodes as it’s not to conclude in death or tragedy – as one can see whilst watching the PV, many of the sights look quite lavishing, with little of danger or worry. There’s optimism found in the form of a smiling loli – and even our protagonist isn’t seen looking particularly down and depressed as he often is spotted.
Not letting her size completely crush her capabilities, the loli is a “beast tamer” – meaning she contends against colossal creatures. And of course, the formula should already be understood to the point it’s obvious that this typical hero character of ours steps forward to aide the loli – which then as a result, leaves him meeting even more unfamiliar individuals, all met with a round of philosophical contemplation here and there to ensure the episode feels deep and considerate.
This is feeling to be a promising episode indeed.