After the untimely demise of the Manga Artist Kentarou Miura, the writer of the iconic dark fantasy manga Berserk began serializing in 1989. After his death due to acute aortic dissection at the age of 54, the manga is coming back with 2 chapters under the supervision of Kouji Mori who is also the childhood friend of the late Kentarou Miura.
Berserk has been adapted into anime series and video games. Berserk was adapted into a 25-episode anime television series that covered the Golden Age Story Arc. The Golden Arc was also adapted into a trilogy of anime films followed by another anime adaptation that ran for 2 seasons. It also received the Award for Excellence at the 6th installment of the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2002.
Berserk follows Guts, a former mercenary known as the “Black Swordsman,” who has had a rough childhood, and after he finds someone he can trust and respect, it all gets taken away by that person itself and now he is out for revenge.
With more than 50 million copies in circulation, making it one of the best-selling manga of all time, and it’s coming back with new chapters is a huge win for its lovers.