As Berserk fans eagerly await for the release of a fourth movie, there are a few options available to satisfy their cravings for more dark fantasy anime. Here are some recommendations on what to watch after the third Berserk movie.
Fans of Berserk will appreciate the similarities in the two series. Both shows are set in a medieval world and revolve around sword-wielding warriors fighting against demonic creatures. Claymore follows the story of female warriors known as Claymores who hunt Yoma, demon-like creatures.
2. Goblin Slayer
For fans looking for a darker and more violent anime, Goblin Slayer is a good choice. The series follows a young priestess who, after joining a party of adventurers, witnesses the brutal massacre of her comrades by goblins. She is saved by a mysterious and ruthless swordsman known as Goblin Slayer, who is on a personal mission to eliminate all goblins, no matter the cost.
3. Vinland Saga
Set in medieval Europe, Vinland Saga is a historical anime that follows the story of Thorfinn, a Viking warrior who seeks revenge against Askeladd, the man who killed his father. The series combines elements of action and drama, exploring themes of war, family, and honour.
4. Attack on Titan
While it may not share the same medieval setting as Berserk, Attack on Titan is an anime that shares similar elements of violence, horror, and dark fantasy. The story takes place in a world where humanity is forced to live behind walls to protect themselves from Titans, giant humanoid creatures who consume humans for pleasure.
This Netflix series, based on the popular video game franchise, is a great choice for fans of dark fantasy and action. Set in a gothic world, the series follows Trevor Belmont, a vampire hunter, as he fights against Dracula and his army of demons.
6. Samurai Champloo
Set in a fictionalized version of Edo-period Japan, Samurai Champloo follows three unlikely companions on their journey to find the “samurai who smells of sunflowers.” The series is known for its unique fusion of hip hop and traditional Japanese music, as well as its stylized action sequences.
Based on the classic manga by Osamu Tezuka, Dororo is a dark fantasy anime set in feudal Japan. The story follows a young orphan boy named Hyakkimaru, who was born without limbs, eyes, ears, or skin due to a deal made by his father with demons. Hyakkimaru sets out on a journey to regain his body parts, accompanied by a young thief named Dororo.
1. Is the fourth Berserk movie coming out soon?
There has been no official announcement about a fourth Berserk movie yet. However, there have been rumors and teasers suggesting that it might be in development.
2. Is Berserk recommended for children?
Definitely not. Berserk is a very violent and gory anime, with explicit scenes of sex and nudity. It is recommended for mature audiences only.
3. What is the best way to experience the Berserk story?
While the anime adaptations are a good introduction to the story, the best way to experience Berserk is by reading the manga. The manga has much more detailed storytelling and character development than the anime.
4. Are there any other adaptations of Berserk besides the movies and anime?
Yes, there is also a 1997 anime adaptation of Berserk, which covers the Golden Age arc. There is also a 2016 anime adaptation that covers the same arc but has been criticized for its poor animation quality. Additionally, there are several video games based on the series.