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Retailers List Berserk Novel By Anime Scriptwriter Makoto Fukami

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Retailers Amazon Japan, Rakuten, and Gamers are all listing that Kentarou Miura's Berserk manga will get a novel that will ship on June 23 titled Berserk: Honō Ryū no Kishi (Berserk: The Flame Dragon Knight).

The retailers list Makoto Fukami and Miura as the authors. Fukami is the series composition writer for the new Berserk series that premiered last year, as well as the continuation that premiered on April 7. Fukami also wrote the script for the Psycho-Pass television anime series and film, and the Resident Evil: Vendetta film. He is also a novelist known for the Young Gun Carnival light novel series.

Miura launched the manga in 1989, and Hakusensha published the 38th volume last June. Hakusensha will publish the 39th volume in Japan on June 23. Dark Horse began releasing the series in 2003, and the company will release the 38th volume on July 5. Dark Horse has sold 1.2 million copies of the manga. As of 2015, the series had more than 27 million copies in print in Japan and eight million copies in print in other countries.

The manga was adapted into a television anime series in 1997, as well as an anime film trilogy from 2012 to 2013.

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