Berserk (1997)

  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation
  • Creator: Kentaro Miura
  • First Air Date: 1997-10-07
  • Last Air Date: 1998-03-31
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 25
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 25 min.
  • Production Company: Video Audio Project (VAP)
  • Networks: NTV
  • Director:
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Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and intelligent man named Griffith, together they battle their way into the royal court, and are forced into a fate that may change their entire lives.

  • Keywords: suffering, mercenary, blood splatter, gore, woods, waterfall, sword fight, slaughter, torture chamber, torture, corpse, based on manga, massacre, muscleman, eclipse, violence, demon, middle ages, self mutilation, macabre, white horse, dark fantasy, anime, sinister, young animal, white hawk
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    Berserk Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 2012-02-04
    9 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1997-10-07
    25 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date:
    0 Episodes

    Berserk Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The Black Swordsman25 min
    Season 1Episode 2Band of the Hawk25 min
    Season 1Episode 3Baptism of Fire25 min
    Season 1Episode 4Hand of God25 min
    Season 1Episode 5Sword and the Wind25 min
    Season 1Episode 6Zodd the Immortal25 min
    Season 1Episode 7The Sword Master25 min
    Season 1Episode 8Conspiracy25 min
    Season 1Episode 9Assassination25 min
    Season 1Episode 10Nobleman25 min
    Season 1Episode 11Battle Engagement25 min
    Season 1Episode 12Two People25 min
    Season 1Episode 13Suicidal Act25 min
    Season 1Episode 14Campfire of Dreams25 min
    Season 1Episode 15The Decisive Battle25 min
    Season 1Episode 16The Conqueror25 min
    Season 1Episode 17Moment of Glory25 min
    Season 1Episode 18Tombstone of Flames25 min
    Season 1Episode 19Parting25 min
    Season 1Episode 20The Spark25 min
    Season 1Episode 21Confession25 min
    Season 1Episode 22The Infiltration25 min
    Season 1Episode 23Eve of the Feast25 min
    Season 1Episode 24Eclipse25 min
    Season 1Episode 25Perpetual Time25 min
    • Toshiyuki Morikawa

      as Griffith (voice)
    • Nobutoshi Canna

      as Guts (voice)
    • Yuko Miyamura

      as Caska (voice)
    Sound Susumu Hirasawa Original Music Composer
    Visual Effects Yuriko Chiba Animation Director
    Writing Naohito Takahashi Series Composition
    Directing Naohito Takahashi Director
    Visual Effects Hiroyoshi Iida Animation Director
    Art Shichirou Kobayashi Art Direction