Crunchyroll to Stream New Berserk Anime This Summer

posted on 2016-03-25 17:05 EDT
New anime will depict "Black Swordsman" Guts

Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will stream the new Berserk television anime as it airs in Japan this summer.

The new Berserk anime will depict Guts in his "Black Swordsman" appearance, which is only revealed in parts of the manga that go beyond any previously animated Berserk story, and is only briefly hinted at in the first and last episode of the 1997 television anime series.

The cast includes:

  • Hiroaki Iwanaga as Guts
  • Kaoru Mizuhara as Puck
  • Yōko Hikasa as Farnese
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Serpico
  • Hiro Shimono as Isidro
  • Hiroki Yasumoto as Azan
  • Toa Yukinari as Casca
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Griffith
  • Akio Ohtsuka as Skull Knight
  • Unshou Ishizuka as Narrator

Shin Itagaki (Basquash!, Ben-To, Teekyū) is directing the anime. Makoto Fukami (Psycho-Pass, Ōsama-tachi no Viking, Yuruyuri San Hai!) is supervising the series scripts in collaboration with Takashi Yamashita (Cencoroll). Hisashi Abe (Pet Shop of Horrors, Gunslinger Girl, Chobits) is designing the characters. Shiro Sagisu (Berserk films, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Megazone 23) is composing the music. Liden Films is credited for production, while Gemba and Millepensee are credited for animation production.

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