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  • TV-MA
  • 1997
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.7  (51,751)

Berserk is an anime television series that aired from 1997 to 1998. It is based on the manga series written by Kentaro Miura. The show follows the story of Guts, a mercenary warrior who is seeking revenge against his former friend and leader, Griffith. Guts was previously a member of Griffith's mercenary group, the Band of the Hawk, but after a series of betrayals, Guts is left traumatized and alone. He embarks on a journey of revenge and redemption, encountering various friends and enemies along the way.

Berserk is a dark and violent series, with themes of betrayal, revenge, and psychological trauma. The show has been praised for its complex characters, fluid animation, and stunning fight scenes. Marc Diraison voices the English dub of Guts, and his performance has been praised for its intensity and emotional depth. Nobutoshi Canna plays the Japanese voice of Guts, while Carrie Keranen voices several female characters in the series.

Throughout the show, Guts battles a variety of demons, monsters, and other supernatural beings. His sword-fighting skills and strength are constantly tested as he faces increasingly difficult opponents. However, the true heart of the show lies in Guts' character development and relationships with other characters. He is a complex and tragic figure, struggling to come to terms with his past while also fighting for a better future.

One of the major themes of the show is the corrupting influence of power. Griffith, the leader of the Band of the Hawk, becomes consumed with his own ambition and desire for power. This eventually leads to catastrophic consequences for both himself and his followers. Guts, on the other hand, must learn to let go of his own desire for revenge and find a new purpose in life.

Overall, Berserk is a classic anime series that is beloved by fans of the manga and anime genres. It is a gritty and mature series that tackles complex themes and characters. The show's stunning visuals and intense action scenes make it a must-watch for fans of fantasy and action. If you're looking for a dark and thought-provoking anime series, Berserk is definitely worth checking out.

In conclusion, Berserk is a powerful and intense anime series that has stood the test of time. With its captivating story and compelling characters, it is a must-watch for fans of the genre. The show is a masterclass in animation and storytelling, and is sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone who watches it.

Berserk is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (37 episodes). The series first aired on October 7, 1997.

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City of Humans
12. City of Humans
June 23, 2017
In order to find a ship to head to Skellig Island, Guts and his band head into the Port of Vritannis. As Schierke wanders around the port, she encounters things that she has never seen before.
Proclaimed Omens
11. Proclaimed Omens
June 16, 2017
Guts and his band make it to the sea and get to enjoy some quiet time. That night, Guts and Schierke encounter the Skull Knight. He tells them about the history of the Berserker armor and the Fairy King who could possibly restore Casca.
A Journey Begins in Flames
10. A Journey Begins in Flames
June 9, 2017
In his new cursed armor, Guts does not feel pain. This makes him near unstoppable, to the point that even one of the apostles of light cannot defeat him. But even if he doesn't feel pain, the damage still remains.
The Berserker Armor
9. The Berserker Armor
May 26, 2017
After rescuing Casca and Farnese, Guts has retained grievous injuries from his encounter in the spiritual realm. The group decides to take Guts back to Flora for treatment, only to discover that Griffith has sent an assault force to kill Flora.
The Corruption of Qliphoth
8. The Corruption of Qliphoth
May 19, 2017
Guts and crew venture into the Qliphoth to rescue the trapped villagers. Once inside, they're met with a parade of nightmares, and must fight for their lives against hideous creatures.
The Arcana of Invocation
7. The Arcana of Invocation
May 12, 2017
The villagers take shelter in the church from the trolls. Shierke puts up a barrier around the church and that keeps the trolls out, but then an ogre and kelpie also appear in the village. Guts and Serpico go to deal with them to buy Shierke some time.
Fight for Survival Against the Demonic Legion
6. Fight for Survival Against the Demonic Legion
May 5, 2017
Though Guts and crew manage to make their way to Morgan's village, they receive less than a warm welcome. Nevertheless, Guts' quick wits allow them to stay. After too brief a respite, trolls attack the village once again.
Spirit Realm
5. Spirit Realm
April 28, 2017
When Guts decides to take Morgan to the witch in the forest, the last thing he expects is that the witch not only knows about the brand that marks Casca and him, but has also been expecting them.
Forest of Demonic Beasts
4. Forest of Demonic Beasts
April 21, 2017
Farnese has a moment of self-realization as she tries to adjust to her change in circumstance. Her abrupt about-face surprises Guts and his comrades, but nothing prepares them for a surprise audience with a witch.
Banner of the Flying Sword
3. Banner of the Flying Sword
April 14, 2017
Guts receives unexpected visitors with a surprising request. Meanwhile, Griffith and his force continue their advance, gaining new allies both fair and foul along the way.
Winter's Journey
2. Winter's Journey
April 7, 2017
In order to get away from the disasters that the brand brings to them, Guts decides to head toward Puck's homeland. However, traveling with Casca was proving to be difficult, and darkness was stirring within Guts.
The Rent World
1. The Rent World
April 7, 2017
Guts manages to get Casca back at Albion and returns to Godo's shack. There, he sees Rickert talking to Griffith, who had just regained physical form in Albion. Guts is unable to hold back his rage and attacks, but Zod gets in his way.
Where to Watch Berserk
Berserk is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Berserk on demand at Max, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 7, 1997
  • IMDB Rating
    8.7  (51,751)