In time for this week's North American home video release, Viz has posted a launch promo for Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King, the first movie in Studio 4°C's anime movie remake/adaptation of Kentaro Miura's medieval horror/action manga.
BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC I – THE EGG OF THE KING is rated ‘M’ for Mature Audiences and will carry a DVD MSRP of $19.98 U.S. / $24.98 CAN and a Blu-ray MSRP of $24.98 U.S. / $27.50 CAN. The film features both dubbed English dialogue and original Japanese subtitle dialogue options. Bonus features include a production art gallery.
The lone mercenary Guts travels a land where a hundred-year-old war is taking place. His ferocity and ability to kill enemies attracts the attention of Griffith, leader of the mercenary group “The Band of the Hawk,” and Guts is recruited to the unit. Thanks to their continued victories on the battlefield, the bond between Guts and Griffith deepens, but despite all their success, Guts begins to question his reasons for fighting for Griffith’s dream. Unknown to Guts, this unyielding dream is about to bestow a horrible fate on them both.
The dub cast on the feature includes:
Marc Diraison as Guts
Kevin T. Collins as Griffith
Carolyn Keranen as Casca
Christopher Kromer as Judeau
Doug Erholtz as Corkus
Jesse Corti as Julius
Michael Alston Baley as Nosferatu Zodd
Michelle Newman as Rickert
Patrick Seitz as Pippin
Rachael Lillis as Charlotte
There's also a new HD version of the trailer for the trilogy's finale, Berserk Golden Age III: Descent, which opens in Japan February 1st.
Are you planning on picking up a copy?