A coloured illustration on page 6 of Sword Art Online Volume 05.
Latest image source: Ruranobe
Original image source: Wraiyf
Sword Art Online Volume 05, Yen Press releaseEdit
Kyouji Shinkawa: “I heard about your big battle the other day. Seems you were quite the hero."
- Shino's former classmate. After their first conversation in the library, he recommends that Shino start playing GGO with him.
- A girl living alone in the big city and attending her first year of high school. She plays GGO to escape the trauma of her past.
Shinkawa Kyouji: “So, I heard about yesterday. Apparently you had a successful victory?"
- Formerly Shino's classmate. He urged Shino to join «GGO» which he plays, when they met in the library.
Asada Shino: “Not at all, 4 out of the 6 people in our team were defeated. Considering that this is the result of an ambush, you can't call it a victory."
- A grade 10 girl who lives alone in the city. A player of «GGO» attempting to escape her trauma by logging in and playing.