Berserk of Gluttony offers a fresh twist on the magical sword story, adding a dark and mysterious element to the story. The close connection between Fate and the sword Greed raises intriguing questions, creating excitement and anticipation for the anime. Greed and Gluttony’s powers create a symbiotic relationship, as they both steal the other’s abilities, deepening the complexity of their dynamic.
Warning: Spoilers for Berserk of Gluttony episode #5
A dark interpretation of Crunchyroll’s usually light-hearted sword magic The madness of gluttony helps new anime stand out from other similar and established series. The close relationship between the hero Fate Graphite and his sword Greed naturally also raises many questions providing an exciting atmosphere of mystery that the most popular anime benefits from. This effective subversion comes as Berserk of Gluttony’s spin on another popular game that put the series on everyone’s watchlist.
Similar to the heroic host trope, some heroes stumble upon weapons that can only communicate with them, often providing the user with vital information that will help them succeed in their epic quest. me. Additionally, these swords often possess an unprecedented power that separates their new owner from other heroes and enemies on the battlefield.
This formula is applied almost perfectly in Berserk of Gluttony, an adaptation of the light novel series Berserk of Gluttony: The One That Exceeds the Concept of Levels by famous writer and illustrator Ichika Isshiki . The difference is how Greed possessed Fate and the similarity in their powers added a dynamic to their relationship.
Greed and gluttony steal power to the detriment of others in a feeding frenzy
In a fortuitous and unusual display of courage, Fate’s fate changes forever when he learns the true potential of his skill, Gluttony, forcing him to constantly feed on his power to avoid starve to death or harm those around you. Then a sword turns into a peerless weapon in exchange for greedily stealing its owner’s stats and coincidentally convinces Fate to buy him. As the description of their powers makes clear, the sword and the wielder are one and the same, as both greedily devour skills or stats like gluttons to the detriment of others.
Although humorous and even friendly at times, Greed is clearly shrouded in mystery and tends to withhold important information until it is too late. For example, in episode #3, Greed fails to inform his master that to fully benefit from his power, Fate must give up some of his stats so that his sword can transform into more powerful weapons. Of course, this happens after Fate has tasted true power through Greed, making it harder for him to refuse. There’s also the question of why Greed was so insistent that Fate buy him despite their obvious similarities.
The power and bond shared between Fate and Greed is preceded by a more intriguing parallel that Fate first creates when Greed’s failed state causes him to compare it to himself. Initially just a transaction for Greed to evolve, Fate later viewed Greed’s absorption of his newly acquired skills as a purification as he stole the abilities of a powerful enemy that had once tormented him. he is at the beginning of the series. The symbiotic relationship and metaphorical power of Fate and Greed is expected to develop even further as Crunchyroll continues to air. The madness of gluttony This waterfall.
The madness of gluttony available from Crunchyroll
Watch on Crunchyroll