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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (movie)

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Alternative title:
Berserk - Das Goldene Zeitalter I (German)
Berserk L'âge d'Or Arc I : L'oeuf du Roi Conquérant (French)
Berserk Ōgon Jidai-Hen I: Haō no Tamago (Japanese)
Berserk – L’Epoca D’Oro I: L'uovo del Re conquistatore (Italian)
Berserk: La edad de oro I - El huevo del rey conquistador (Spanish)
The Golden Age Arc I: The High King's Egg. (Japanese)
Берсерк: Золотой век. Фильм I: бехерит Властителя (Russian)
ベルセルク 黄金時代篇Ⅰ 覇王の卵 (Japanese)
Genres: action, fantasy
Objectionable content: Intense
Based on: "Berserk" (manga) by Kentarou Miura
Plot Summary: Guts is a young and highly skilled mercenary living in a medieval era of the Midland monarchy. During the siege of a castle, he catches the attention of Griffith, leader of a mercenary army called Band of the Hawk. As the two meet again, Guts ends up joining the notorious group.
User Ratings: 659 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 71 votes (sub:42, dub:21, ?:1, raw:1, others:6
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Excellent: 170 votes (sub:122, dub:38, edit.dub:1, raw:1, ?:1, others:7
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
)
 Very good: 198 votes (sub:142, dub:43, raw:1, ?:1, others:11
5 Spanish subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Hungarian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Good: 129 votes (sub:89, dub:34, raw:2, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Decent: 64 votes (sub:43, dub:18, ?:1, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 So-so: 15 votes (sub:11, dub:2, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
 Weak: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 1097 users, rank: #1108 (of 9021)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.927 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.383, rank: #756 (of 9130)
Weighted mean: 7.880 (Very good), rank: #729 (of 9130) (seen all: 7.88 / seen some: 7.52)
Bayesian estimate: 7.873 (Very good), rank: #509 (of 6869)
Running time: 77 minutes
Vintage: 2012-02-04
Premiere date:
2012-02-04 (Japan)
2012-04-26 (Russia)
2012-07-13 (USA, Comic-Con International)
2012-08-04 (Canada, Fantasia International Film Festival)
2012-09-13 (Australia, Reel Anime)
2012-10-13 (UK, Scotland Loves Animation at the Glasgow Film Theatre)
Release dates: We have 4
Opening Theme:
"Aria" by Susumu Hirasawa
Ending Theme:
"Utsukushikimono" (ウツクシキモノ; "Something Beautiful") by Ai
News: Show:
Interview:
Interview: Eiko Tanaka (Aug 30, 2012)
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Berserk: The Golden Age Arc - Movie Collection (Blu-ray) 2016-06-07
    Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (Blu-ray) 2012-11-27 (from $19.99)
Blu-ray (Region B)
    Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King [Collector's Edition] (Blu-ray) 2012-12-24
    Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (Blu-ray + DVD) 2012-12-24
DVD (Region 1)
    Berserk: The Golden Age Arc - Movie Collection (DVD) 2016-06-07
    Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (DVD) 2012-11-27 (from $8.73)
DVD (Region 2)
    Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (DVD) 2012-12-24

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Toshiyuki Kubooka 
Screenplay: Ichiro Okouchi
Unit Director: Yusuke Hirota (OP)
Music: Shirō Sagisu
Original creator:
Kentarou Miura (manga)
Character Design: Naoyuki Onda
Chief Animation Director: Naoyuki Onda
3D Modeling:
Hiroto Nishitani (Dandelion Animation Studio)
Masahiro Izaki (Dandelion Animation Studio)
Masayuki Nishiguchi (Dandelion Animation Studio)
Naoki Noda
Takahiro Tsunekawa (Dandelion Animation Studio)
Yutaro Tada (Dandelion Animation Studio)
Action Director: Hiromi Shinjo
Animation Supervisor: Satoshi Iwataki
Armor Advisor: Shigetoshi Miura
BSK Font Design: Kiyoshi Kasahara
Casting: Takumi Takahashi
Co-executive producer:
Masakazu Kurihara
Takashi Ōya
Color design: Kumiko Naruke
Concept Board: Yūsuke Takeda
Editing: Kengo Shigemura
Fencing Adviser: Jay Noyes
In-Between Check:
Mutsuko Kajigaya
Yukari Kaku
Legal Affairs: Atsushi Naito
Line Producer:
Fuko Noda
Hiroto Yonemori
Mixing Supervision:
Daisuke Yokoyama
Hideaki Ishii
Music Performance: Tomoyuki Asakawa (Harp)
Music producer: Motoyoshi Tai
Production Committee:
Ayako Ishimorima (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Daisuke Nagai (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Hanako Nagira (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Hiroshi Morikawa (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Hiroyuki Hamaoka (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Junichi Shimano (Hakusensha)
Kenichi Ozawa (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Kiyohisa Obata (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Kosuke Taiyama (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Kouki Tokutome (Hakusensha)
Kozue Kananiwa (MOVIC)
Kyo Hosoya (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Kyoko Sekiyama (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Marimi Sakurai (Beyond C)
Masahito Enokido (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Megumi Iijima (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Nariaki Miyata (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Nobuhiro Kamata (Yahoo! Japan)
Noriaki Dōshita (MOVIC)
Norio Morimoto (VAP)
Rika Tojo (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
San Kim (KDDI)
Sanshirō Andō (Hakusensha)
Sataro Nishi (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Satoshi Tanaka (Good Smile Company)
Shigeki Yamada (Hakusensha)
Shinichiro Sato (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Shuhei Gunji (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Tadayuki Hosogai (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Takahiro Hirato (KDDI)
Takahiro Yagura (Hakusensha)
Takumi Fukase (Hakusensha)
Takuya Mori (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Youhei Hayashi (MOVIC)
Yuichiro Sakakibara (VAP)
Yuka Ooshima (VAP)
Yukie Saeki (Beyond C)
Yūko Nagata (Lucent Pictures Entertainment)
Yumi Wakabayashi (Yahoo! Japan)
Production Desk: Manabu Ohtsuka
Sound Design: Koji Kasamatsu
Sound Engineer: Masanori Chinzei
Sound Production: Yukie Saeki
Theme Song Arrangement: Susumu Hirasawa (OP)
Theme Song Composition:
Redd Styiez (ED)
Rykeyz (ED)
Susumu Hirasawa (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Ai (ED)
Susumu Hirasawa (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Ai (ED)
Susumu Hirasawa (OP)
Voice Direction: Yasushi Nagura
World View Setting: Mitsuhiro Arita
World View Supervision: Kenichi Iwao
Hiroaki Iwanaga as Guts
Takahiro Sakurai as Griffith
Toa Yukinari as Casca

Aki Toyosaki as Charlotte
Kazuki Yao as Gaston
Kenta Miyake as Nosferatu Zodd
Minako Kotobuki as Rickert
Nobuyuki Katsube as Midland King
Rikiya Koyama as
Adon Coborlwitz
Julius
Takahiro Fujiwara as Pippin
Yoshirou Matsumoto as Corkus
Yuuki Kaji as Judeau

Ayako Takeuchi as Anna
Eiji Takeuchi as Hawk Soldier C
Hiroshi Arikawa as Hassan
Hisanori Yoshida as Hawk Soldier A
Houchu Ohtsuka as Laban
Jun Inoue as Guts (Young)
Kei Mitsui as Midland Nobleman C
Kendo Kobayashi as Bazuso
Kento Fujinuma as Riguel
Kota Mizoguchi as Midland Nobleman B
Maki Mizuma as Adonis
Masashi Nogawa as General
Masayuki Tanaka as Errol
Naoto Hashimoto as Midland Nobleman D
Ryōta Igarashi as Dante
Ryuji Aigase as Hail
Shiki Tono as Hawk Soldier B
Shingo Egami as Guillén
Shogo Akitaya as Mercenary in Gambino's Band
Shuichiro Honma as Mustached Baron
Taishi Enomoto as Midland Nobleman A
Takumi Watanabe as Hawk Soldier D
Tomonari Furukawa as Midland Nobleman E
Tsukasa Hiraide as Donovan
Yasunobu Iwata as Gambino
Yukimasa Murakami as Line Caller

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Studio 4°C
Backgrounds:
Bamboo
Studio Pinewood
Casting: Media Force
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Dubbing Studio: delfi Sound
Equipment Coordination: Dospara
Motion Capture Coordination: AC Factory
Recording Studio: Digital Circus
Sound Production: Beyond C.
Tool Development: Autodesk, Inc.
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Michael Sinterniklaas
Executive producer: Ken Sasaki
Co-Producer: Mitsuko Kitajima
Post-Production Supervision: Michael Sinterniklaas
Production manager: Stephanie Sheh
Production Supervision:
Brian Ige
Miki Macaluso
Re-Recording Mixing: Michael Sinterniklaas
Video Post-Production: Justin Sevakis
Carolyn Keranen as Casca
Kevin T. Collins as Griffith
Marc Diraison as Guts

Christopher Kromer as Judeau
Doug Erholtz as Corkus
Jesse Corti as Julius
Michael Alston Baley as Nosferatu Zodd
Michelle Newman as Rickert
Patrick Seitz as Pippin
Rachael Lillis as Charlotte

Aaron Umetani as Palace Guard B
Chris Niosi as
Hawk Soldier F
Mercenary D
Midland Commander
Midland Soldier
Chris Jai Alex as Donovan
Christopher Smith as
King of Midland
Mercenary F
Colin DePaula as
Adonis
Guts (Young)
Curtis Fortier as
Hawk Soldier C
Mercenary B
Midland Nobleman E
Palace Guard D
Dietrich Seto as
Hawk Soldier G
Mercenary E
Gary Littman as
Midland Nobleman D
Mustached Baron
Jamison Boaz as
Black Ram Knight B
Castle Guard A
Hail
Hawk Soldier D
Hawks Raider C
Jude B. Lanston as Hawk Soldier H
Lisa Ortiz as Anna
Marc Thompson as
Hawk Soldier A
Major General
Midland Nobleman C
Sir Raban
Maria Dente as
Crying Woman
Page Boy
Michael Sinterniklaas as
Hawk Soldier J
Hawks Raider A
Line Caller
Palace Guard C
Michael Sorich as
Castle Guard C
Hassan
Hawks Raider B
King's Aide
Member of Gambino's Mercenary Band
Mercenary C
Midland Nobleman B
Old General
Riguel
Nathan Johnson as Feudal Lord
Patrick Seitz as
Black Ram Captain
Castle Guard B
Errol
Hawk Soldier B
Hawks Raider D
Midland Nobleman A
Palace Guard A
Russell Nash as
Bazuso
Black Ram Knight A
Gambino
Hawk Soldier E
Sean Schemmel as
Dante
Gaston
General Gien
Mercenary A
Seyque Deveux as Hawk Soldier I

English companies
ADR Production: NYAV Post
Broadcaster:
Neon Alley
Sony Movie Channel (UK)
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment (Australia and New Zealand)
Manga Entertainment (UK and Ireland)
Warner Home Video (United States and Canada)
Internet Streaming: AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)
Licensed by:
KAZÉ (UK and Ireland)
Viz Media
Korean staff
Korean cast
(none)
Seung-Jun Kim as Griffith

An Janghyeok as Corkus
Mi-Na Yun as Casca
Nak-Yun Choi as Count Julius
Korean companies
(none)
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Thierry Kazazian
Executive producer: Carlo Levy

Adaptation: Rachel Danglard
Fabien Briche as Griffith
Raphaël Cohen as Guts

Christian Visine as Gaston
Frederic Popovic as Comte Julius
Jérome Keen as Zodd
Marc Saez as Corkus
Marie Chevalot as
Princesse Charlotte
Rickert
Thierry Kazazian as Roi de Midland

Emmanuel Gradi as
Bazoosu
Pippin
Jérome Keen as Général Gien
Marie Chevalot as
Adonis
Anna

French companies
Broadcaster:
Frissons TV (Canada)
Grand Rex (From 25 March 2016)
Distributor: Dybex
Dubbing: VF Productions
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Javier Roldán (Spain dub)
Angel de Gracia as Griffith (Spain dub)
Daniel Albiac as Guts (Spain dub)
Marta Barbará as Casca (Spain dub)

Alfonso Vallés as Julius (Spain dub)
Ariadna Giménez as Rickert (Spain dub)
Carmen Ambrós as Charlotte (Spain dub)
Jordi Nogueras as Judeau (Spain dub)
Pep Ribas as Corkus (Spain dub)
Ramon Canals as Nosferatu Zodd (Spain dub)

Angel del Río as General (Spain dub)
Ariadna Giménez as Adonis (Spain dub)
Carmen Calvell as Anna (Spain dub)
J. Ignacio Latorre as
General Gien (Spain dub)
Hassan (Spain dub)
Javier Roldán as Gaston (Spain dub)
José Antequera as King of Midland (Spain dub)
Ramon Canals as Bazuso (Spain dub)
Santi Lorenz as Raban (Spain dub)

Angel del Río (Spain dub)
J. Ignacio Latorre (Spain dub)
Javier Roldán (Spain dub)
Jordi Nogueras (Spain dub)
Juan Antonio Soler (Spain dub)
Rafael Turia (Spain dub)
Ramon Canals (Spain dub)
Ramón Rocabayera (Spain dub)
Santi Lorenz (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster:
Canal+ Xtra (Spain)
Dark (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Takemaker (Spain dub)
Internet Streaming:
Filmin (Spain)
Netflix (Spain)
Rakuten TV (Spain)
Wuaki.tv (Spain)
Licensed by: Selecta Visión (Spain)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Giorgio Bassanelli Bisbal
Translation: Enrico Croce

Dubbing Assistant: Federico Stucovitz
Dubbing Engineer: Alessio Campana
Synchronization: Elisa Morandi
Niseem Onorato as Griffith
Riccardo Onorato as Griffith
Sacha De Toni as Gaston

Flavia Faloppa as Charlotte
Sasha De Toni as Gaston
Tito Marteddu as Rickert

Daniele Raffaeli as Judeau
Franco Mannella as Corkus
Luca Biagini as Conte Julius
Roberto Stocchi as Bazooso
Romano Malaspina as Re di Midland
Wladimiro Grana as Hassan
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Man-Ga
Distributor: Yamato Video
Internet Streaming: TIMvision
German staff
German cast
Dubbing Director: Stefan Wellner
Script: Stefan Wellner
Nico Mamone as Griffith
Ozan Ünal as Guts

Anja Stadlober as Casca
Jennifer Weiß as Charlotte
Steven Merting as Gaston

Dirk Petrick as Judeau
Gerald Paradies as Bazooso
Helmut Gauß as König von Midland
Jörg Hengstler as Nosferatu Zodd
Marco Kröger as Julius
Thomas Petruo as Corkus
German companies
Distributor: Universum Anime
Dubbing: EuroSync GmbH
Russian staff
Russian cast
ADR Director: Alexander Filchenko
Translation: Galina Solovyova
ADR Script: Artyom Tolstobrov

Russian companies
Distributor: Reanimedia
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Internet Streaming: Netflix (Portugal)
Portuguese cast
(none)

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