New Berserk Anime Series to Premiere on July 1st
If you’re in the mood for some good old anime ultra-violence, you’ll be happy to learn that the new “Berserk” series will debut on July 1st on the Japanese station WOWOW and will be simulcast on Crunchyroll.
The original manga series by Kentaro Miura followed mercenaries Guts and Griffith and their blood-soaked exploits in a monster-filled dark fantasy world. The series has received considerable attention for its brutal, graphic violence.
The new series will adapt the manga’s Black Swordsman story arc, which was not featured in the previous anime adaptations.
An immensely popular fantasy comic, with over 40 million copies in print worldwide, Berserk’s anime adaptation begins airing this July. Boasting a deep story, fascinating characters, overwhelming and intricate art, and an unparalleled creative flair, it makes a strong impact on reader hearts and lives. It’s a fantasy comic that has fascinated not only Japanese readers, but people all over the world, and is widely considered to be one of the leading comics of all time.
Set in a world where swordplay, magic, and monsters run wild, Berserk portrays the protagonist Guts’ magnificent way of life. Packed to the brim with top-notch action, romance, spectacular scenes, and drama, it is sure to entertain the audience!
Miura Kentarou’s “Berserk” is currently serialized in seinen comics magazine Young Animal. Volume 38 releases June 24th.