Kawahara made his debut with his published work Accel World (published by ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko) in 2008, which won the 15th Dengeki Bunko Prize. Along with Accel World, he has been writing his popular work Sword Art Online (SAO). The accumulative number of his books sold has exceeded one million copies worldwide and is still increasing. The Animated TV Series of Sword Art Online broadcasted in Japan in 2012 and instantly became a big hit.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- AnimagiC 2018 - August 3-5, 2018 in Mannheim, Germany
- Sakura-Con 2016 - March 25-27, 2016 in Seattle, WA
- Anime Expo 2014 - July 3-6, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA
- Sakura-Con 2013 - March 29-31, 2013 in Seattle, WA