Berserk, the dark fantasy manga series by the late Kentaro Miura, will soon resume publication in Young Animal magazine.
According to Manga Mogura, the Berserk manga will continue to run in issues 9-10 of Young Animal magazine on April 28. Miura’s last issue before his death was Chapter 364, “Tear of Morning Dew.” , published on September 10, 2021.
After news of Miura’s death, Kouji Mori – a close friend of Miura – announced that he would continue Berserk based on information passed to him by the late creator of the series. Studio Gaga, Miura’s production studio, handles the illustration duties. After a nine-month hiatus following Miura’s death, Mori and Studio Gaga released Chapter 365, “Lullaby of the Crescent Moon” in June 2022. Six more chapters were released before entering the hiatus. three months starting in January.
Miura died on May 6, 2021 from acute aortic dissection. He was 54 years old. The news of Miura’s passing highlighted the topic of health issues concerning manga authors, especially those suffering from physical exhaustion. Eiichiro Oda, the author of One Piece, believes that the series could continue without him if he died suddenly. Oda’s disturbing statement from a 2017 interview resurfaced after the author announced his struggle with sleep deprivation in March.
The Legacy of Kentaro Miura
Berserk is an epic and adult action series that began publication in 1989. The series stars “Black Swordsman” Guts, as he wanders through a brutal, fantasy world. with the “Band of the Hawk”, a group of mercenaries led by its mystery. leader Griffith. The popular manga is known for its brutal presentation and tragic storytelling, which deals with heavy subject matter. Berserk was inspired by series like Fist of the North Star and in turn, went on to inspire series like Attack on Titan and the video game Dark Souls.
Various animated shows and movies based on Berserk have been released over the years, beginning with the 1997 television series, which ran for 25 episodes. A tribute to Miura is played in the final episode of Berserk: The Golden Age Arc – Memorial Edition.