Sword Art Online Official Licensed Noodle Stopper Kirito Figure by FuRyu.
Kirigaya Kazuto aka Narusaka Kazuto or more commonly known by his player name Kirito is one of the 10,000 players trapped in the game Sword Art Online. He has a small edge over the others since he was one of the original 1,000 beta testers.
Sword Art Online is a originally a light novel series by written by Reiki Kawahara. In the manga in the year 2022 a virtual reality massively multiplayer online role playing game or VRMMORPG is released. The game takes place on a hundred floor floating castle called Aincrad. And players can access the VR game using NerveGear (from Evengelion Lol. JK) helmet which lets them be in the game virtually. When the game is released and 10,000 people are logged in they discover that they are unable to log out and the game’s creator Akihiko Kayaba appears and tells them that the only way for them to get back to the real world is to beat all hundred levels of the game.