Well at least the dialog was spot-on when he met puck
It could always be worse what if the anime was like
aku no hana
Reminder for you all to buy the upcoming game because it'll be the best-looking post-Golden Age adaptation Berserk will ever get
>See berserk thread
>Want to talk about the anime
>It's the same retard talking about how bad it is
Just STOP watching it
That game looks like garbage, plastic and nothing like the manga.
Puck looks like a doll there and so does Isidro. His hair look slike playdough.
>>unironically liking the anime
I like Berserk
>>shitting on the game, which hasn't even come out
It's a Dynasty Warriors game, It takes Ken's rage as a base and we know the graphics it has, characters look like dolls.
In case you don't know about games, I literally just told you everything you need to know about it
They're both bad for a current gen game.
The only thing we don't know is the OST
Berserk went downhill after the Lost Children story arc.
(1989 - 1998)
Chapters 1 - 118
The Black Swordsman story arc = Guts goes from town to town hunting apostles and meets Puck along the way. The Godhand and the vortex of souls are introduced.
The Golden Age story arc = explains why and how Guts became the black swordsman and why he hates Griffith so much.
The Lost Children story arc = a perfect conclusion to the Black Swordsman story, Guts matures a lot and the Beast of Darkness is introduced.
This is Berserk at its best.
(1998 - 2016)
Chapters 119 - 345
Basically a different story but with Berserk characters. It's basically The Lord Of The Rings in which Casca = the ring. It's pointless bullshit.
In 18 YEARS we learned almost nothing new other than:
-Griffith still has his dream
-Casca is still mentally retarded and hates Guts
-Guts will go anywhere and do anything to protect Casca
This is NOT a story that should take 18 goddamn years to tell.
The problem is that Miura added a ton of pointless filler such as:
-Guts & co vs the trolls in Enoch Village
-Guts & co vs Kushan war animals on the beach
-Isidro & Schierke vs the pirates in Vritannis
-Guts & co vs Kushan war beasts in Vritannis
-Guts & co vs ghost pirates and the Sea God
What was this shit needed for?
（劇場映画「ベルセルク 黄金時代篇」三部作 主題曲）
（「ベルセルク 千年帝国の鷹篇 喪失花の章」ゲームサウンドトラック）
（「ベルセルク 千年帝国の鷹篇 喪失花の章」ゲームサウンドトラック）
6.冠毛種子の大群 (Large Chamber ver.)
（「ベルセルク 千年帝国の鷹篇 聖魔戦記の章」 ゲームサウンドトラック）
13.Ash Crow （カラオケ）
SEPT 14TH 2016.
expanded the lore behind magic & elfs m8
The 12th episode was confirmed to cover the end of Guts and Mozgus's fight, chapter 169. So most likely the 12th episode will rush through that and end with Griffith appearing (pic related, chapter 175). So there won't be any berserker armor.
wut? Berserker armor appeared quite a ways after the fight with mozgus.
Sadly the truth. At least they're keeping pretty close to the manga.
Personally the weird thing is that they seem a bit shy about nipples. I don't even know why that bothers me so much that they didn't give Farnese nipples.
Used to be a couple torrents around and there are a couple free translated ones floating around on the internet.
Though I do like berserk enough that I would also like to buy it.
I don't think people realize just the shift in tone from Golden Age to Lost Children and on.
It's almost like they're two different stories.
I always wonder how the manga would've been if the flashbacks to Golden Age happened incrementally throughout the story.
That doesn't mean there's only 12 episodes, retard. That means there's 12 episodes in the first "season"; there's usually no break between the first and second in anime. First cour and second cour have 12 episodes each, this anime is going to go until December because they're using it to promote Miura's new chapters and the new video game coming out at the end of October.
Probably have them inserted so you don't need to watch the old stuff if you're already familiar and all the new people can still understand the story.
Still annoying, but understandable.
would the story have gotten lighter if Jill joined up
or would she have become a knife thrower like judeau
This anime is such a dissaponting shit show its hard to describe in words alone everything is mediocre the art style the animation the fucking soundtrack it's all a hirsous fucking mess the character don't even have TITS and cascas fucking white now why do japs hat darks skins so much?
She gets whiter in each incarnation which is saying a lot since the book is in black and white
>MUH WHITEWASHING WHY ARE THEY MAKING CASCA WHITE
Last chapter I read he was on some island that is supposed be the elf kings island (real elf like puck) where he will get casca cured. He plans on killing griffith after that.
He cares less than he did. He was in a situation where he could fight his way to griffith but figured everyone would die if he stayed so he left. Before he would have gladly stayed and fought to the death.
Im expecting something big to happen on elf island. Either Casca wants to join griffith after they cure her, or wants to kill him, griffith appears on the island to shit talk guts, or a number of things really. Because based of how its been written it seems guts would want to just stay on the island and live with casca and the jrpg party.
>That game looks like garbage
Gameplay? Obviously, it's a generic fucking Musou.
But the visuals are leaps and BOUNDS ahead of the anime CG. It's closer to what the new upcoming Gantz movie looks like and that's a huge compliment.
looks fine to me
Why? What's the excuse for this?
It's being made in CG. There is absolutely no fucking money being spent for this to be limited to a single cour. This is so goddamn dumb.
-Theory: its been my personal theory for a while now that the reason Farnese has gotten such a large amount of characterization is because the behelit that guts is carrying is actually hers. It just makes sense from a storytelling perspective that the character we have the best picture of how they think would be given such a difficult choice. How this would actually go down in the story idk other than than Serpico would probably be the sacrifice. OR VICE VERSA.
- theory for shits and giggles. Caska somehow uses the behelit out of fear or her mark being weird(which I've said many times ACTS DIFFERENTLY THAN GUTS) she cant sacarfice Gutts b/c he is already branded. (stated very early on.)
least likely thing happening but just tossing it out there.
> Tits witch activates the behelit
> becomes semen demon like slan
> the ritual has her kill everyone in elf island, including elf king
> casca is forever retarded unless guts go back to hell and retrive his soul
> another boat ride to falconia to force griffith to fix this mess
Casca doesn't recognize Griffith as Femto, but rather as her child. She always throws herself into danger when she senses the child nearby no matter what form it takes, which is why she still continued to approach Griffith in volume 22 despite Guts battling Zodd and her own brand causing her immense pain.
It also seems to cover the entire story there is so far. It's not too unrealistic, afaik they made a once piece game and literally covered almost all there is.
Susumu Hirasawa is also releasing Sign3, Indra 2016, Foces 2016 etc. and I think it's for this game.
>Guts will never rape Griffith to death while screaming "WHO'S YOUR DADDY?"
>Elder wizards turn out to be God Hand in disguise.
>Witches were apostles and monsters all along.
>The whole team has to run away, Guts kills some monsters in the way.
>Whelp, guess it was a trap all along!
>Time to head for the real Elfheim this time!
>Back to the boat.
How mad would you be?
Why does everyone keep saying the game will be like DW shit, has new footage been released or something?
The PS2 game superficially looked like musou shit but it turned out to be great, so I still have hopes on the new one.
I first expected it to be pure hack and slash with no shown backstory. I would still have bought it.
I'm already happy it has story cutscenes and covers so much of the story, I guess they will present the action-less parts as manga pages to read and go to cutscenes and of course gameplay for the action, because they did something similar with one piece.
I'm also hyped for the transformation system. You can go berserk armor mode as Guts and transform into the cute puppy as Zodd mid battle.
The one piece game was boring as shit though, same as the whole DW franchise. Just looked it up and it's being developed by the guys who made those turds, fuck, lost all hope for this game.
>Animeonly fags didn't realize the connection between Serpico's mother being burned at the stake 3 years ago and Farnese
How stupid can this people get? It was literally a minute after it mentioned she burned people 3 years ago
You can't possibly be this fucking stupid. If they had any money to do this it would look better you gigantic fucktard.
How many time do people have to tell you retards that Berserk makes no money?
>It's also the only time we see Serpico being involved in anything remotely sexual.
Why did you feel the need to point that out anon. Does he make you feel weird down there?
No, but I do find him to be incredibly pure and I don't want that witch Morda to tempt him. He's the only member of the initial jRPG party that we still haven't seen nude.
I think a lot of us are more retarded than Casca at times.
If the child took the form of Griffith, does this mean that the child is technically dead?
Also, the small kid that keeps appearing (the kid with the long hair). Is that their child, or the Elf King's avatar? He resembles Guts and Casca somehow
He is the spirit of Guts and Casca's child. At least that is what I'm banking on. The reason why he is pure instead of a deformed babby is because the egg ate him and his spiritual form was purified.
Fuck knows, but the common theory is that the child that keeps showing up since volume 28 is Guts and Casca's kid in spirit form, while the child's actual physical body is Griffith's.
Lmfao I can't understand a single word of this post
Am I taking crazy pills? Why is the dialog in the manga so shitty compared to the movie trilogy? Four volumes in and it's putting me to sleep. I can't put my finger on where the problem lies -- either the dark horse translations are shittier than commie's, or the source material is inferior (which I previously hadn't thought to be possible, considering how many people despise the movies).
i saw a guy saying that if you're a berserk fan this isnt that bad since it's still faithful and gives a berserk vibe
i haven't read berserk but something tells me he's full of shit. this looks like it'd detract from the source.
They did Lone Wolf & Cub and Samurai Executioner, next up is Blade of the Immortal. I assume Dark Horse policy is don't bother doing omnibuses with non-finished manga.
Like imagine if it takes a year for a full volume to come out, they would have to wait 3 for the omnibus
How was Casca able to stay alive through all the nights she was alone when Guts can't even sleep anymore?
My only idea was her battle/survival instincts coming online but we never see any of that shit.
It's unnatural, awkward and unfitting of the characters' personalities. The arbitrary emphasis at random places really amplifies this.
Why did Skully re-route Guts to Elfhelm for the purpose of curing Casca when, up to that point, he had been using him to fulfill his own need for vengeance?
Following Guts' slaughter of various Apostles, he can be seen taking the Apostle's behelit and using it to power up his reality-bending sword. Then he went and fucked up as Femto used the power of the sword to turn the entire world into a fantasy land.
I think Guts was just convenient for Skull Knight. He is a self declared enemy of all apostles so I imagine he'd have gotten around to killing the apostles that Guts had killed.
He didn't bother to kill the Apostles that slaughtered the injured Hawks save for Rickert, and let Guts do that job after the Eclipse instead. Skully still takes Rosine's behelit after all the effort Guts put into defeating her, when he could have done that very easily. Misty Valley was still a smoking wreck when Skully got there, so he must have been nearby.
They still go after her during the Conviction arc, only for the demon babby to stop them every time.
I'm not him, and I know your post is hours old now, but FUCK, you just made me irritable. Fucking dull cunt. I want to snap your fucking runt neck. The poster in which that responded to clearly implied that he like the new shitty anime by saying he wants people to stop complaining about the new shitty anime. Kill yourself faggot.
>God, stop airing this series, my heart can't take it anymore
There is no god here. Only
>In 18 YEARS we learned almost nothing new
Are you fucking retarded? A ton of lore and world building has been since the Lost Children arc, up until the last fucking chapter that just came out. The Conviction arc was also one of the best arcs in Berserk.
All that shit you labeled as "pointless filler" has contributed to establishing lore and world building. Plus, this is an EPIC adventure, do you consider shit like the cyclops or the hydra or sirens in the Odyssey filler too?
I will admit that the weariness from age has come out in Miura a bit over the last several volumes. So many panels of each character just saying one line just to contribute, multiple comic relief characters in a single panel, etc. Still, it's not entirely out of place — if you've been fucking following the story you would realize that a LOT has changed since the beginning. Guts continues to change as a character, he goes through several transformations hence the several different physical designs he has. The light-heartedness of his group is clearly a phase, and it fits, because the rest of the world is actually becoming increasingly darker: Falconia is a monument to the highest form of megalomania and deception. The only way to fight it, against fate itself, is with Magick, aka blatant real-time retconning of life itself, which is almost what laughter is, in a philosophical sense. In a way, the story has become more cynical over time, more subtle.
If Miura lives long enough to finish without rushing (most likely won't) then we have a long way to go, with a new phase coming up for the group without a doubt (Casca and the Elf King, etc). If you don't like it after Lost Children, the story was never really for you, or you speed read it and got overstimulated by the eclipse scene, and maybe in a year or two you will start to see how I make perfect sense.
Only scene so far that felt kinda good and picture by picture compared to the manga was the Guts vs Kushans scene but it might have been Susumu Hirasawa's soundtrack that skewed me over.
>mfw we're like casca who got raped, but by a japanese studio and not griffith
when was the eclipse shit?
>They are just trying to emulate popular comic book style of west
I seriously hope they realize this mistake, western comics at least American have been down the drain for a solid 2 decades now.
It was the best arc where Guts had to use his cunning to defeat obstacles way out of his league and also showed how far down the dark hole he could go without some sort of moral anchor.
I don't know what foul magic made them butcher berserk with shit cgi, why.. why can't be just get a real studio to make something amazing looking in 2d.
Just picked this up and I want to drop it, holy shit the 3D cell shaded animation looks like sooooo shit. Like some shitty online porn comic.
I guess I'll just stick to the original.
Is there any talk of the studio doing away with it?
The babby and the beast are complete opposites of each other in regards to their goals, with the former helping Guts to remember himself and his love for Casca when he's lost in the armor, while the latter wants nothing more than for Guts to shove the Dragonslayer up Casca's vagina.
Am not sure if I am the only one but the shitty CG isn't my main problem and I actually thought that many AnH scenes were pretty intense. What kills this new series is that the scenes just don't have any impact for me, it isn't just the looks, it's the pacing, the presentation, music, whatever I don't even know.
I am not even a manga purist or anything, I liked the first Berserk anime and even many parts of the movies despite all the stuff both of these adaptions skipped. But the directing of the anime is kinda shit. Even the scenes I loved in the manga fell void and bland here.
Why did berserk get so much lighter as it went on? Just read all the volumes from the start, pretty much since after the eclipse the manga has been pretty much completely lighthearted. Did the author lose his edge?
>Why did berserk get so much lighter as it went on?
This is why.
Oh yeah forgot about lost children, but look at the ending, Guts denies helping a girl with no future from an abusive home, then drags around Isidro and Farnese for no reason when they both are useless and could just have gone home and lived happily.
Conviction was mostly droves of peasants dying, but still it's far from the current biblo story with pirates, elves and magical girls.
Isidro wouldn't leave him alone and ended up being useful a couple times and Farnese ended up helping with Casca so there was a reason to keep her around. Plus Isidro ran away from home so he probably doesn't want to go back and the last place Farnese wants to go is back home.
Almost all the arcs are about droves of faceless people dying too. There is a tonal shift but that's probably because its setting up a downfall. It just feels like its been lighthearted for a long time because of how long we were stuck on the boat.
that episode was boring except for this one part
what he said. plus the different was that the girl was hoping for a paradise that didnt exist. while isidro and farnese were aware of this and still had a will to fight (even if fighting means taking care of casca)
>paradise that doesn't exist and they totally didn't go to
Where's the wet Guts pre-order costume?
Also what will the Murrican box art look like?
What is with the fucking camera in this show?
The directing and editing is trash. You can hardly tell what is happening half the time and the rest of the time you don't get the same impact that you would get from just reading the manga.
true. but they weren't going there to escape the conflict. which is prob a terrible idea since time there passes at a different rate than the outside world
they went there for the sole purpose of making casca non-retarded
>tfw when it does
>tfw she cuts her hair
I'm actually enjoying this series so far. The animation isn't THAT bad. I think people on here really like to exaggerate how bad things are, like the QUALITY episode of jojo, or any episode of dbs. Some of the stuff in this adaption isn't bad
>some of the stuff in this adaption isn't that bad
Care to share some examples? This new anime is flawed at the fundamental levels of story telling in film. Nothing is done right.
I say as much that he and most other characters won't appear in the next Berserk arc anymore but yeah, Mozgus never mentioned any names. They're just always called Mozgus' underlings.
You two are right on the mark. There is diffintely some issue with direction etc that are not all due to CGI. This guy does a decent job at explaining some obvious flaws
It didn't get lighter. The dark and cynical parts got more subtle.
Exactly what about Falconia's presence is light-hearted to you? What about Lost Children, Conviction, or Ganishka was light-hearted? What is light-hearted about introducing the ultimate deus ex machina, magic, which carries the implication that the main antagonist is literally unbeatable without cheat codes for reality?
If you pay closer attention to what you read post-eclipse, you'll notice that it keeps getting darker as the story goes on.
It would be a twist of things if you think about it. Could make sense also. Farnese showed that she enjoy the burning of people. Casca, Guts, and the witch (forget her name) are all precious things (sacrifices) to her also one way or another. She got some demon in her. But it can be debunked because she doesn't show that anymore since her joining the RPG party.
Where the fuck do I get Dark horse scans besides Baka?
>nipples are censored
ugh, I just want to see my waifu get raped in all its glory...
Good post anon, you're right.
Yeah, it's like he had to over-exaggerate it before giving up rape entirely. We won't get it again, though I can surely see that busty witch taking an impure interest in Serpico as someone interesting from the outside world.
>It could always be worse what if the anime was like
aku no hana
Aku no Hana was good anon.
>you know Farnese is his type
He refused to fuck her because they're brother and sister, and openly acknowledges that his rejection and subsequent breakdown stopped her from seeing him as a love interest anymore. Loyalty doesn't mean he can't go after another girl.
same here anon i want crush that little pussy against muh D.
>Idea of Evil is born from humanity's collective unconscious need for something to blame its suffering and hardships on
>Since he was born, everybody blames Guts for being a cursed guy that is the reason for all the suffering the characters of the story endure, Gambino, the Count's daughter, the people saying he is the black hawk, and even Griffith himself
>yfw Guts is the human incarnation of Idea of Evil
Well Guts was accused of being the "Hawk of Darkness" and the only god like beings in the world of Berserk are the God Hand. So in a world that fucked up it's not too surprising our "good guy" is so evil himself.
>yfw Guts loses everyone he loves and cares about a 2nd time
no more rape and death, guts is a nice guy that just kills monsters and does whatever people want, they meet gandalf, skullface is nice and saves them whenever anyone risks dying, tom bombadil gives them magical weapons etc. it went from low dark fantasy to high lotr fantasy
>mfw it does happen
>mfw there's now 2/5 members of the anti-godhand
>mfw timeskip to 1000 years later and its a 5v5 battle shounen for the finale
I haven't read up to that part but this sounds like it's heading towards game of thrones tier bullshit.
All autistic, worthless distractions when you can't write characters for shit and have no idea where the story is headed. Dropped.
The real question is, are they doing ANYTHING right?
Guys what if Sybil was the one who gave the behelit to Griffith all along believing that he was the most suitable human to manipulate into being a new member? I know Ubik was just impersonating the old woman in the "flashback" but I really do believe that it was Ubik all along who fueled Griffiths desire. Do you believe that Griffith was evil all along or that he was just manipulated?
Can anyone sum up how the world of Berserk works? I don't feel like reading the chapter and not understand what else is going on while reading having not read the manga but isn't afraid of a spoiler.
Hm. I guess you're right. But it makes me wonder the story of Griffiths past(more than the vague image we're given) and who that old lady is as well as why the fuck she has that terrible object.
so what exactly do you advocate?
For one, we're all born with genitals.
Secondly, censorship laws vary wildly from region to region. That's a good sign that there isn't some sort of humanity-wide consensus on that whether or not nudity is appropriate.
Third thing, is *any* of the material in Berserk really very tasteful for television airing?
Fourth thing, Television in Europe.
>not watching Adam and Eve in Denmark
thegailygrind(dotcom) slash 2015/02/19/naked-danish-adam-eve-reality-show-airs-uncensored-penis-nsfw/
Where did they say that?
Eh, we got the snake dick at least.
>Exactly what about Falconia's presence is light-hearted to you?
Probably the whole, Falconia is the shiznit, the deamons are good and don't eat people and even the dead get a send off courtesy of the pope and jesus himself. Sure it isn't as rosy for Ricket but locus and shadow dude are just being douches about him smacking jesus. And like old mate said there's been no rape since the trolls and no fucked up gorefests since the kushans got rolled. Hell guts got a free ticket out of having to avoid ghost rape every night thanks to the seals and wards because pocket witch.
You have to admit things have mostly been on the uphill since conviction arc. Even if there's monsters in the overworld it's an improvement from the kushans just raping their way across the landscape with nobody to stop them.
Nono, there's no way a cock would ever get animated in a Japanimation cartoon.
Kid dicks don't count for some reason.
I advocate dicks, I'm just saying you wont see them on nip TV as they should.
Besides Euro's have had degenerate shit for years.
>If you don't like it after Lost Children, the story was never really for you
I don't have anything to add to this discussion, but this line is the most condescending thing I've read today.
agree on some of the stuff but its like 5/10% of all. not worth the rest , they should have gone 2d and compromised on others things like battles or mass people showed up. i had give a try to this anime but we are ep 6 and it seems this gonna just be bad.
Post your favourite Susumu, I need to hear more of his work. Particularly non subdued and dramatic pieces.
Forces 1 still beats everything for me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n55QVlBoDxI
Puellas translations on sk.net are the most precise and informative in my opinion. Dark horse scans is the best among the complete translations but more accurate translations exist in a scattershot manner in text format only on http://skullknight.net/manga/
I actually thought this was a scene of how they escaped the eclipse... pic related. Probably because Casca looks so unconscious and it looks like he carries her if you squint. Funny I didn't miss all that blood.
>Forgetting that Luca seiyuu is also Slan
No, I'm just late to the 2016 anime party. Given the amount of episodes I'm going to lose my shit if they gloss over that and go right on into conviction.
Golden age anime skipped and edited shit
Count, Snake man, and Rosine aren't in this at all. The first episodes are a hodgepodge of everything before Conviction and they gloss over everything. Its kind of bullshit since Guts fights monsters in places that don't make sense and events happen in a weird order.
Fuck that are you fucking kidding me? How the fuck do you gloss over Guts and Femto meeting for the first time after the BoH massacre?
How the fuck do they explain guts having a beherit? FUCKING BULLSHIT
>SAO is edgy bullshit
This is an 18+ website.
More likely FORCES 2016
My personal headcanon is that she is likely a half or full Kushan orphan who ended up in the Midlands somehow or the the other after her parents settled there. It isn't the wildest thing to imagine and makes sense.
My personal headcanon is that she is likely a half or full Kushan rape baby who ended up in the Midlands somehow or the the other after her parents settled there. It isn't the wildest thing to imagine and makes sense.
>anime looks better than the game
Are your eyesight and brain ok ?