Berserk

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Alternative Titles

English: Berserk
Japanese: ベルセルク

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 1, 2016 to Sep 16, 2016
Premiered: Summer 2016
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Studios: Millepensee, GEMBA
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DemonsDemons, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, MilitaryMilitary, RomanceRomance, SeinenSeinen, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.351 (scored by 122662122,662 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #66732
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #576
Members: 270,029
Favorites: 2,007

Recommendations

They gonne berserk and kill demons. And very bad past 
report Recommended by Berserkerhealer
- Both series are sitting in fantasy worlds where there are Knights and is used Magic. - Both main characters are related to demons and have big massive sword. - Both main characters are rivals with their best friend, but in Berserk it's more like hatred, but in both they are related through their past. 
report Recommended by reimei_no_ai
Psychological 'horrors' that serve as character studies of devastated men out for revenge. Between Guts, Griffith and Isidro, and Tenma, Johan and Dieter, I see essentially no difference. 
report Recommended by madfrieza
The stories follow two men who must travel a fantasy world fighting demons to rescue the woman they love. Also, these both are the pinnacle of Quality Animation! 
report Recommended by MuscleRobo
Both shows have got a simple minded male MC. Their social skills aren't the best but they have the charisma to make them the leaders of their group. Also, both shows are dark and have got a lot of gore. 
report Recommended by iwsifakismag
If you like Goblin slayer you will probably like Berserk as well. Both have some pretty dark moments and are basically about combating evil. The main characters are both clad in armor and both let there fighting do the talking. While you may start watching berserk and notice that Guts is not as scarred as Goblin Slayer, I would just say watch the first season and then you will see where I am coming from. Without trying to spoil berserk in any way I will just say that by berserk season 2, Guts is a lot more like Goblin slayer in many ways. If you have  read more 
report Recommended by qwestchinmark
Nearly the same adventure, action fantasy genre, where in involves warriors whom were duking out with other warriors from different group, the differences was Berserk was more of a reboot from the 1990's version, while F/A was more like a spin off of Fate/ stay night. 
report Recommended by Whoahoho
Both are a great action anime with lots of blood. Include sword fight. If you like seeing fighting with blood, then you will like it. 
report Recommended by kriso4os
Both anime are hilariously bad seinens that will make you cringe several times (although Berserk 2016 wins the cringe section). If you are looking for anime that are bad in comedic ways, watch either one of the two, with Gantz especially in the English dub. 
report Recommended by IronicExArmFan
Both have a medival badass rampaging around, they also both contain alot of blood and violence. Both are a good watch and share common links 
report Recommended by Absolute_Unit_69
Both have gruff badass swordsmen who are even drawn similar enough to be brothers. Similar adult themes and general dark tone. 
report Recommended by tanme
It's something about the corruption of innocence that always drags to me the question, what would happen had they gone any other route but the one lead ahead by their natural fate. Berserk and Jormungand has a promising showcase of the youthful parent/child relationship if you were to ask me. The accomplishes these kids are fated with are only meant to prepare them for the biggest decisions they have to make going down the line of their journey.  
report Recommended by R3SURI
-Main character fights demons -Uses a huge awesome sword - Action packed and full of blood and violence  
report Recommended by King-of-souls
Both involves male bad ass characters whom were out to fight evil supernatural forces 
report Recommended by Whoahoho
In the aspect that the protagonist both have "trails" in their experiences that each has to go through. You personally might disagree but this is more so on a wide and vague way. Overall, a similar theme of perseverance though fate and destiny. 
report Recommended by Alufei
I chose this Berserk in particular because like Alicization, it is most interesting for me. This one is where Guts chases after Griffith and plows over demons. I think there was the Rape Horse scene which triggers people. You get to see Guts go crazy here with the Black Sword and if that wasn't enough, there are some bloody mutilation scenes where man have lost their humanity and are monsters deserved to be slain. 
report Recommended by iamKetranLang
Both have one who wants to become king, and when he gets his goal turns from evil 
report Recommended by elieltavares
An adaptation that had potential but is a mix of greatness and fail. Both failed at being faithful to their source material, since Berserk feels like a half-edgy shounen when it's one of the best dark fantasy seinen, and Terraformars lost the horror factor. Berserk condenses too much material while Terraformars is too dragged out, and both end of course incomplete. The fighting feems campy, as intended for Terraformars, but not in the original Berserk, and there is in particular a recurring sound effect of a punch getting sucked into void for Terraformars and the Dragonslayer hitting like a fry pan in Berserk... Watch only for some cool moments,  read more 
report Recommended by Roruman
Both are classic shows and deal with old fashioned politics and themes of war. Berserk however is told from a completely different perspective and has a lot of supernatural elements involved. 
report Recommended by Church_of_Yeezus
Both are dark fantasies with badass Protagonists that fight god awful cgi monsters that are so bad looking that its laughable. 
report Recommended by Jayage
Medieval setting, monsters, humans fighting like they never have before, it's all there 
report Recommended by Church_of_Yeezus
Dark plot, artsy direction and cgi. 
report Recommended by ManjoumeSandalo