Berserk (manga)

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[ serialized in [Young Animal] ]

Related anime:
    Berserk (TV) (adaptation)
    Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (movie) (adaptation)
      Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (movie) (sequel)
        Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (movie) (sequel)

Alternative title:
Берсерк (Russian) 
ベルセルク (Japanese) 
烙印勇士 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
베르세르크 (Korean) 
Genres: action , drama , fantasy , horror , psychological 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: Guts, the Black Swordsman, wanders around in a mediaeval world slaying demons as they are attracted to a demonic mark on his neck. To his help he has inhuman strength gained from a harsh childhood lived with mercenaries, a gigantic sword, an iron prosthetic left hand and the elf Puck. In his search for vengeance on the one who gave him the mark, he meets many interesting persons and creatures, whom all is affected by him in one way or another. 
User Ratings: 1155 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 786 votes (sub:320, Eng:290, dub:103, ?:17, edit.dub:11, raw:8, raw:2, others:35
9 Spanish subtitled
4 Portuguese subtitled
4 Spanish
3 German subtitled
3 Italian
2 Italian dubbed
2 German
2 French subtitled
1 Portuguese
1 Polish
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian
1 German edited dub
)
 Excellent: 204 votes (Eng:114, sub:56, dub:19, ?:3, raw:2, others:10
3 Italian
2 French
1 Spanish
1 German subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Portuguese
1 German
)
 Very good: 72 votes (Eng:41, sub:18, dub:7, ?:2, raw:1, raw:1, others:2
1 French dubbed
1 French
)
 Good: 42 votes (Eng:23, sub:13, dub:3, raw:1, ?:1, others:1
1 French
)
 Decent: 16 votes (Eng:10, sub:4, dub:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
)
 So-so: 7 votes (Eng:4, sub:2, others:1
1 Portuguese
)
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:3, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Weak: 3 votes (dub:1, Eng:1, sub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (raw:1)
 Awful: 6 votes (Eng:3, sub:2, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Worst ever: 14 votes (sub:8, Eng:4, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish
)
Seen in part or in whole by 2134 users, rank: #11 (of 4407)
Median rating: Masterpiece
Arithmetic mean: 9.290 (Excellent+), std. dev.: 1.6008, rank: #73 (of 4425)
Weighted mean: 9.240 (Excellent+), rank: #69 (of 4425) (seen all: 9.58 / seen some: 9.10 / won't finish: 5.51)
Bayesian estimate: 9.235 (Excellent+), rank: #2 (of 2764)
Number of pages: 230 
Volumes:
#01. The Black Swordsman 
#02. The Guardians of Desire 
#03. The Golden Age 
#04. The Golden Age 
Vintage:
1989 (Began Serialization) 
2002-01-01 (Germany: Panini-Comics) 
2003-10-25 (North America) 
Release dates: We have 149
Links: We have 4
Trivia: We have 2
Reviews:
Berserk GN 35 (Dec 1, 2011)
Berserk GN 28 (Sep 20, 2009)
Berserk GN 27 (May 7, 2009)
Berserk GN 26 (Mar 26, 2009)
Berserk GN 23 (Jul 21, 2008)
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Media Blasters (Sep 1, 2003)
Berserk Manga News (Mar 11, 2003)
Berserk Manga Acquired (Mar 8, 2003)
Merchandise News (Jan 30, 2002)
Merchandise News (Jan 12, 2002)
Berserk Trailer (Oct 15, 2001)
Figures News (Oct 3, 2001)
Berserk "tidbits" (Aug 7, 2001)
Media Blasters at AX (Jul 6, 2001)
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Graphic novel
    Berserk (GN 1) 2003-10-25 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 2) 2004-01-25 (from $10.04)
    Berserk (GN 3) 2004-04-25 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 4) 2004-07-25 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 5) 2004-10-24 (from $10.10)
    Berserk (GN 6) 2005-01-19 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 7) 2005-04-13 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 8) 2005-07-13 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 9) 2005-10-12 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 10) 2006-01-25 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 11) 2006-04-12 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 12) 2006-07-12 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 13) 2006-09-27 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 14) 2006-11-29 (from $10.04)
    Berserk (GN 15) 2007-01-24 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 16) 2007-03-28 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 17) 2007-05-30 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 18) 2007-07-25 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 19) 2007-09-26 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 20) 2007-11-21 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 21) 2008-01-23 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 22) 2008-03-26 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 23) 2008-05-28 (from $8.78)
    Berserk (GN 24) 2008-07-23 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 25) 2008-09-24 (from $9.35)
    Berserk (GN 26) 2008-11-26 (from $9.35)
    Berserk (GN 27) 2009-01-28 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 28) 2009-03-25 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 29) 2009-05-27 (from $8.78)
    Berserk (GN 30) 2009-07-29 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 31) 2009-09-30 (from $9.43)
    Berserk (GN 32) 2009-11-25 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 33) 2010-01-27 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 34) 2010-09-07 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 35) 2011-10-11 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 36) 2012-09-19 (from $9.53)
    Berserk (GN 37) 2013-12-03 (from $9.43)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Kentarou Miura 
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Hakusensha 
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Lia Ribacchi (Vol. 5-8) 
Translation:
Duane Johnson (Vol. 4 -) 
Jason DeAngelis (Vol. 1-3) 

Collection Design: David Nestelle 
Editing:
Chris Warner (Dark Horse) 
Fred Lui (Digital Manga) 
Publisher:
Hikaru Sasahara (Digital Manga) 
Mike Richardson (Dark Horse) 
Retouch & Lettering: Dan Nakrosis 
(none)
English companies
Licensed by: Dark Horse Comics 
French cast
French staff
Translation:
David Deleule 
René-Gilles Deberdt (Samourai edition) 

Graphic Adaptation: Bakayaro 
(none)
French companies
Publisher:
Dybex (dropped) 
Glenat 
Samourai (dropped) 
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Translation: Emilio Gallego Zambrano (Spain) 
Spanish cast
(none)
German staff
German cast
Translation: John Schmitt-Weigand (vol 4 up) 
(none)
German companies
Publisher: Planet Manga 
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Translation: Nele Noppe 
(none)
Dutch companies
Publisher: Glénat Benelux 
Russian staff
Russian companies
(none)
Publisher: Comix-ART 
Russian cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Editorial Production: Mythos Editora 
Publisher: Planet Manga 
Portuguese cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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