Berserk, Manga, Review

Berserk Manga Review (Part 1): The Black Swordsman

I've talked about Berserk many times on this blog. It's one of my favorite stories of all time. Yet I realized that I haven't actually taken the time to review the original manga. I had plans to do it earlier. A few months ago, in fact. Except... well, you probably know what happened. Miura's passing… Continue reading Berserk Manga Review (Part 1): The Black Swordsman

Berserk, Character Analysis, Manga, The Mind of a Character

In Defense of Puck

Berserk isn't the most pleasant manga ever written. I know. A series about demons that will kill you and rape you being fought by the angriest dude ever isn't pleasant. It's a dark series that explores complex themes with deep characters that suffer from horrible problems. Which makes this little dude kind of baffling. Me:… Continue reading In Defense of Puck

Berserk, Character Analysis, Manga, The Mind of a Character

Did Griffith Do Anything Wrong?

R.I.P. Kentaro Miura. Your legacy will last forever. Yes! Holy fucking shit, yes he did! This motherfucker did everything wrong! #GriffithDidEverythingWrong Okay, now that that's out of my system, let's analyze the character. Griffith is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, one of the most hated manga characters of all time. And for good reason.… Continue reading Did Griffith Do Anything Wrong?

Anime, Berserk

Berserk 2016/17 Gives Me Clinical Depression

Berserk's anime run has been a rough one. The 90s anime was good, but it didn't last. The Golden Age movies were decent, but dragged down by an overabundance of inconsistent CGI. Then, for years, the Berserk anime just... vanished. Until this disaster came out. What's wrong with Guts? What's wrong with Schierke? What did… Continue reading Berserk 2016/17 Gives Me Clinical Depression