Ranked #393

Berserk: Ougon Jidaihen II - Doldrey Kouryaku

Alternative Titles

English: Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey
Synonyms: Berserk Movie, Berserk Saga
Japanese: ベルセルク 黄金時代篇Ⅱ ドルドレイ攻略

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 23, 2012
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Studio 4°C
Source: Manga
Duration: 1 hr. 32 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 8.111 (scored by 30,154 users)
Ranked: #3932
Popularity: #957
Members: 46,970
Favorites: 160
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Synopsis

This second Berserk film will cover the part of the series dealing with the taking of the important Band of the Hawk stronghold.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Guts
Guts
Main
Iwanaga, Hiroaki
Japanese
Iwanaga, Hiroaki
Griffith
Griffith
Main
Sakurai, Takahiro
Japanese
Sakurai, Takahiro
Casca
Casca
Main
Yukinari, Toa
Japanese
Yukinari, Toa
Judeau
Judeau
Supporting
Kaji, Yuki
Japanese
Kaji, Yuki

Staff

Kubooka, Toshiyuki
Kubooka, Toshiyuki
Director
Hirasawa, Susumu
Hirasawa, Susumu
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Composition
Miura, Kentarou
Miura, Kentarou
Original Creator
Sagisu, Shirou
Sagisu, Shirou
Music

Opening Theme

"Aria" by Susumu Hirasawa

Ending Theme

Suite 'Blood and Guts' by Shiro Sagisu



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ParaParaJMo
Jun 24, 2012
The story continues where the last movie leaves off. The main focus is Guts reflecting on what Griffith defines an equal and true friend and the decision that Guts comes to and the effects it has on the team. Of course by revealing this, if you have any familiarity with the manga and/or the 1997 series, you have an idea of where it starts and where it ends. However, there will be 3 cameos from manga exclusive characters in this movie which is quite a treat.

The animation feels more uneven in this than it does in the last movie. This is more prevelant in slow read more
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LegionWrex
Jan 31, 2015
The story continues in this second installment of the Berserk movie trilogy. Does it continue the stream of mediocrity from the first film? Or did they improve on their missteps?

Story: 7/10

The second film, titled The Battle for Doldrey, is about just that, mainly focusing on the massive fight for Doldrey, one of the biggest fights of the series. As such, along with a much better runtime of 95 minutes, the film feels much more streamlined, and finally has a focus.

Trimming down where it needs to and making the film into more of a 3 act structure, this Berserk film feels more like the film we read more
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literaturenerd
Apr 1, 2015
The 2nd Berserk movie picks up exactly where the first one left off: watering down the Berserk story and character development, and assaulting our eyes with CGI that would be decent for a late PS2 or early PS3 title, but completely unacceptable for a modern movie that got released in theaters!

SPOILERS!

We get to see the epic battle between the Band of the Hawk and the hilariously named Purple Rhino Heavy Cavalry. As you no doubt already surmised...the battle looks like total crap! Then we get tons of scenes with the Hawks celebrating because there is a very limited amount of time and this movie wants read more
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Luquillo
Jun 26, 2015
The Band of the Hawk have risen through the ranks of Midland's military and have earned great respect along with plenty of jealous scorn. Guts continues to serve Griffith loyally fulfilling his dream yet at the same time experiences a certain uneasiness. He soldiers on for his comrades, and the stakes begin to rise when the enemy make one final stand at their impenetrable fortress. -summary

This new Berserk remake remains somewhat of a chore to get through and it's not completely due to its very own merit. In fact, Berserk has moments of being quite good as it's jam-packed with some explosive action, above average read more
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