Picture: Darkish Horse / Younger Animal
Following the loss of life of Berserk creator Kentaro Miura final 12 months, followers of the sequence worldwide mourned not solely the passing of one of the influential artists of his era, however the untimely finish of one of the highly-acclaimed manga of the previous 30 years.
That seems to not be the case. Late Monday night, the enhancing division of Younger Animal — the manga journal that has revealed Berserk in Japan since 1992 — introduced in an open letter that Miura’s assistants would proceed to attract and publish the sequence below the supervision of manga creator Kouji Mori, Kentaro Miura’s colleague and childhood pal.
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“We are going to resume the serialization of Berserk,” Younger Animal stated in a press release. “Please settle for our apologies(sic) for the lengthy wait earlier than we might make this announcement.” The assertion goes on to elucidate that earlier than his passing, Miura had spoken at size with Mori about tales and arcs he had in thoughts for Berserk, in addition to the sequence’ ending. Following Miura’s loss of life, Mori thought-about discussing what he knew about Berserk’s supposed ending via an interview or article, however selected as a substitute to simply accept a proposal by Studio Gaga — the manga studio based by Miura and staffed by his assistants and apprentices — to proceed the manga.
“I’ve a message and promise to everybody,” Mori stated within the assertion. “I’ll recall the main points as a lot as potential and inform the story. […] I’ll solely write the episodes that Miura talked to me about. I can’t flesh it out.” Mori went on to additional state that, “Lots of you might not be absolutely glad with the Berserk written with out Miura, however we hope everybody’s ideas might be with us.”
Transferring ahead, Younger Animal will publish six chapters that may conclude the “Fantasia Arc/Elf Island Chapter,” earlier than shifting on to a brand new arc that may start afterward. Henceforth, the manga may have the next credit: “Unique work by Kentarou Miura, manga by Studio Gaga, supervised by Kouji Mori.”
The ultimate quantity of Berserk accomplished by Miura might be revealed in English by Darkish Horse in November.
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