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  1. Alphy
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:37 pm

    Shrouded mist of Shasta!

  2. Rick O.
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:38 pm

    What light novel do i buy to cover just the begining of the underwold episode to the 4th episode? Trying to read as the anime progresses so i can get the stuff they didnt put in the anime

  3. Soularous
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:40 pm

    Shrouded Mist of Shasta!

    I absolutely love this season so far, even with the missing bits you highlighted. But I do appreciate the detail in which you explained it! Gabe’s motivations seem much more…there.

  4. Glen McSparran
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:42 pm

    Shrouded Mists Of Shasta

  5. TheDomigamer
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:43 pm

    Shrouded mist of Shasta

  6. craft yard
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:44 pm

    On the opening theme where Alice takes a step in the dark territory there is a water puddle with building reflexions please check it out .

  7. Frankie Cesar
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:44 pm

    Shrouded mists of Shasta

  8. PanhaTRM
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:45 pm

    Great Vids man ❤️
    I remembered you said to look out for the dark knight commander in your Alicization explain video

  9. Lem Manalo
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:46 pm

    Woah! I got mentioned for the 2nd time haha. Welp. I didn’t really want to summarize the story of War of Underworld episode 4, but I saw a lot of people confused. Been watching gamerturk since the episode 1 explained and it has become a routine checking up on his channel for what’s new and those explained videos to refresh me of what I’ve read before. To also remind me of the depth of underworld characters and their developments. Hey man! I don’t care how long the videos get, more content means more fun to me.

  10. Tommy Free
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:48 pm

    Does Gabriel Dark Territory King account or Quinella Administrator has higher Object and System Authority levels?

  11. Prince Cedric Perez
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:48 pm

    A Pack Of Foxes ???

  12. Crusadetheist YT
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:48 pm

    I wish these characters weren’t just thrown away…if only we had more character development I would be happy.

    Genuinely the anime ruined Shasta and Lipia. And I’m so pissed because they were interesting. Wish I could just read the LN.

  13. The ramble man
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:50 pm

    #AskGamerturk I think this counts as a spoiler but

    will any major characters die e.g Bercoli,Eldric etc. I don’t need to know who but I’m just wondering if any will.

  14. Drarp
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:51 pm

    Vol 17 was my favorite of the entire SAO series, but I couldn’t remember much of the details. Your explanation was simply perfect. Great job, dude. Thanks a lot for being so darn good at this.

  15. Charlie NightBlade
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:51 pm

    I fell bad for the couple Shasta and Lipia.

    No spoiler =))

  16. Luke Barrett
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:52 pm

    Sooooooooooo, Shasta is technically a good guy?

  17. Cookie Mite
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:53 pm

    Shrouded mist of Shasta
    wait, V15 is already done?
    looks like we are gonna see asuna sooner than expected

  18. Wolf-Z Instinct
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:54 pm

    SAO needs to adapt Naruto’s Ultimate Talk No Jutsu.

    Read Less

  19. Shanti Woodend
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:55 pm

    Thanks for answering my questions last week! I always enjoy watching your videos!

    1) What is your favourite light novel out of the main series, and your favourite out of the progressives? Why are they your favourites?

    2) What is something you wanted to see happen in SAO that didn’t happen, or something you want to see happen that hasn’t yet? (that isn’t known to happen)

    Thanks a lot and keep doing a great job! 🙂

  20. Hi Kanis
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:56 pm

    Final​ly i​ have​ an​ answer​ on​ how​ da​ heck hes become super​ saiya._.

  21. - The•Last•Crow -
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:56 pm

    Haha! Your end note about the complainers is spot on!

  22. Rose *
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:57 pm

    #askgamerturk spoiler

    How does kirito still not have his arm but when Asunas arm gets cut off she puts it back on in like a couple pages

  23. Gamerturk
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:58 pm

    ? *Alicization War of Underworld Opening 1 Explained:*
    *Timestamps:* 0:30 Quick overview | *1:36** What was adapted, what wasn’t? Why was the episode perfect and lackluster at the same time? Reki’s approach to War of Underworld narrative and why it doesn’t translate well into Anime format* | 6:07 Gabriel Miller’s Past with Alicia Clingerman and Souls | *10:50** Introduction to the 10 Lords of the Dark Territory, great introductions, but wrong focus during the scene! Emperor Vecta analyses his subjects, respects DIL, concerned about Vixur Ul Shasta* | 13:35 How did Gabriel Miller contact Critter on Ocean Turtle? | *14:05** Gabriel Miller vs Lipia Zancale, Lipia’s past, *how can a Dark Knight attack its Emperor, if the Strong rules by the rules of Dark Territory?* | *17:57** (Major drop by the anime, long section) Vixur Ul Shasta’s entire past and what happened during Shasta vs Emperor Vecta battle, details of Incarnation, learning from Integrity Knights and more!* | 29:06 Response to people who say "Alicization is boring" | 30:57 Alicization War of Underworld Episode 5, The Night Before the Battle, no-spoiler Teases
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  24. BlackButterfly777
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:58 pm

    I’m sooo with you here. I absolutely don’t understand people who keep watching stuff that they don’t like just so they can complain, ruin the fun and hurt the feelings of people who actually care about the series. You tell them! 😀

  25. Spectrum
    February 19, 2020 @ 3:59 pm

    I LOVE ALICE ??❤❤

  26. Tom
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

    i love kayaba as a villain. He’s just this constant lingering force in the background that has influenced everything. He caused the SAO incident. He created the World Seed that the games have been created with, and he has created or had heavy influence in i think every Full Dive Rig. Looking forward to seeing his planned endgame some day.

  27. Kuroto
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:02 pm

    Shrouded Mists of Shasta. Great review even if it was longer then normal. Thanks for providing additional information and story that wasn’t in the episode

  28. Raphael R
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:03 pm

    Very nice explained ! I agree with you about the people still watch and say is bad, why watch soo ? Hahah
    Great ep, i just miss the Shasta background and in the part of FuZa poisoned Shasta he talk about the vengeance and Shasta yell: "stop your crying, no one will step aside of my way !"

    Now the spoilers:
    Hope the next ep show the Bercoulli felling Shasta’s death and regret the lost of a great and unique warrior.

    > in a hypothetical battle between shasta and bercoulli using their release recollections without murderous intent both can simply "erase" the enemy’s fluctlight as we saw with Vector in Awakening so who do you think would win?

    Thanks for your hard work !

  29. Craig Mcnee
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:03 pm

    Shrouded mist of Shasta

  30. Swaxザオン
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:04 pm

    Why dint episode 4 came to hulu

  31. WTYeap 95
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:08 pm

    Huge thumbs up to your comment on those who complained about SAO Alicization. I’ve seen so many haters that simply go through the trouble of putting up hating comments on SAO videos on YouTube. I mean, what’s the point? Why were they even there if they hate SAO. ==

  32. theAlexYou ProbablyDontKnow
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:09 pm

    lol why the frozen soundtrack?

    Just want to share my opinion over the Shasta background thing. To me what was vital was presenting to anime only people how much of a monster he is. The extra details in the ln do make him even more of a monster than what the anime portrayed but going by the comments and posts Ive seen, I think they were successful. People hate Gabriel, I mean the good kind of hate, like u hate a good villain. They fear what he plans for Alice.

    I do kind of agree with your comment about villain faces in general but I still get an enjoyment out of it. There are worst things anime do that make me feel like they think the audiences are idiots. I hate when they remind us of a certain conversation even though it just happened a minute ago!!!!……anyway…

    As for Shasta, he is a great character and I do love all the extra detail about his background, his abilities to read people etc. He is in the story for a reasonably short time though while Gabriel will be one of the main antagonist for the remainder of Alicization and war. So it makes sense to me that they would prioritize Gabes background over Shasta’s given the limited time they have. Hopefully the anime does what anime are intended to do and get people to read the ln, they will be in for a treat. I wish SAO could get the long running anime treatment like one piece or others that are over 800 episodes.

    I can keep going and going but just want to touch on one more thing. I think its easily understandable why some would believe SAO to be an action anime. As you said the way its advertised at times doesnt reflect what its really about.

    Ive read the ln, seen every episode..its my favorite anime but even I found myself getting upset over the action in the OP being many times better than the actual encounter in the story. I think the endings do a better job representing the true narrative of the anime. That being said, this is a war though, so I am very curious to see just how they will present that in anime form. If they go for a still image and then black screen with slashes across I am going to rage…..looking at you season 2 and the encounter with laughing coffin.

    Anyway thats enough from me, thank you for a great video and explaining things that need it.

  33. NPC Nugget
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:11 pm

    The whole episode felt dead…

  34. Saimon Manalo
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:11 pm

    Hey thanks for the mention to my Oni chan. 15:38 LOL

  35. Nice Dogo
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:16 pm

    #AskGamerturk are we getting a Fanatio back story?

  36. Petra Parlagh
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:17 pm

    #AskGameturk Spoiler question:

    Will you cover the backstories of other lords that are still alive?
    Did Lipia know of the power of the Integrity Knights?
    Did she have powers that Shasta had?
    And will Shasta or Lipia appear in any other scenes like flashbacks, openings or endings?

  37. Aztech Kami
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:17 pm

    I don’t get it why does Gabriel kill alicia

  38. Michał Borkowski
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:19 pm

    Shrouded Mists of Shasta !

  39. Mert Albayrak
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:20 pm

    Asuna girsin artık şu Underworld’e. Alice’le karşılaşmalarını acayip merak ediyorum

  40. I Rukasu I
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:20 pm

    Do you think Gabriel is similar to Kira Yoshikage from jojo’s bizarre adventure part 4 both in how they kill and what they desire?

  41. andrew galatia
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:23 pm


    I rewatch Sao : Alicization eps 24 (Last Episodes) and in the end of episode where Kirito contact Kikouka and i saw a light that radiating to Kirito and he’s unconscious because of that light. My Question :
    Is that light that radiating only come’s down right in Kirito position where he’s standing only or the whole area in that top of the tower? ( if Only it come’s down only on the position where Kirito is standing.
    My Other Question why didn’t he dodged that light if only radiating in that area where kirito is standing even if it was something Unexpected Kirito would have notice and dodge it?)

  42. Hiếu Lưu Minh
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:24 pm

    Shrouded Mists of Shasta
    I actually really dislike this episode because of its "incomplete adapation" you could say
    Thanks for video, best explanation for War of Underworld so far XD

  43. Sonata Ackerman
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:24 pm

    I heard you saying Shashta was your favorite character and I was like yea, he’s likeable. But the anime skipped do much about his story and yea…it sucks

  44. Ntxhee Yee Thao
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:25 pm

    Shrounded Mists of Shasta

  45. Tobias Weinmann
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:27 pm

    #AskGamerturk Spoiler Question:

    What will happen to Alice/Selka baisicly every other "main" character after the Aliceisation Arc will we see them again like Yui in lets say ALO or are they gone for good?

  46. flapjackxl
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:27 pm

    I don’t know what it is, but the Underworld has some nice fashion choices. I can’t look at Gabe in his red coat without thinking of how good he looks in it.

  47. Davidsuper1215 Zhong
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:30 pm

    So the last episode left me feeling a little mixed as I cringed at the squad’s constant obsession towards delivering fluent japa-nglish exchanges(but we must repect the fact that this is a japanese-made story and its fine), knowing full well the first half was all ’bout dem muricans;> and how they used their logics to tackle the mission. And I bought it and thought Vassaro really was the perfect american sidekick figure in a japanese anime, looved the shittaking with the tech guy, until I realized those two ‘no’ answers at the end were a bit on the nose ‘Japanese cv trying to adapt any culturally-shared english phrase to give an american impression’ performance.
    So going back, how can dark territory residents understand the emperor’s speech if the default language is japanese? Or should we just treat any foreign person in sao as having japanese skills by default? Or could it be a process with fluctlight acceleration under which the your language no longer "draws power from" your left cerebral hemisphere?
    Yes this question is kinda beside the whole point but just wanna know if there’s a quick answer to that that I missed ; p; I’m typing with the flow of my mind.
    this first small question might have gotten mentioned in your prev explained, sorry I haven’t seen it yet, I haven’t read through later than V14 after the quinella fight.
    Amazing breakdown and can I say I love it when you make it longer than an essay man!#askgamerturk

  48. AndrewBlackSwordsman
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:31 pm

    I actually think this was my favorite explained so far! Thanks so much for the hard work on this.

    Also: shrouded mists of Shasta

  49. Ismail Dony
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:31 pm

    #askgamerturk did Vector freeze Lipia’s head because her body will dissappear after she died? (like Eugeo/Cardinal)

  50. Floria
    February 19, 2020 @ 4:33 pm


    Why didn’t Lipia’s body disappear after Gabriel had killed her? Cardinal and eugeo immediately disappeared when they died. Maybe I just missed some information in the light novel but I’m pretty sure that this wasn’t explained.