Crunchyroll to Stream "Berserk" Anime This Summer

Launch date/time and territories to be announced later

While the spring season announcements are still rolling in, Crunchyroll went ahead and announced a big acquisition for this summer. Crunchyroll will stream the new Berserk anime, with date/time, territories, and other details to be announced later.


In the meantime, you can check out the awesome new visual, followed by a synopsis and staff/cast details, below.



An immensely popular fantasy comic, with over 40 million copies in print worldwide, Berserk’s anime adaptation begins airing this July!


Boasting a deep story, fascinating characters, overwhelming and intricate art, and an unparalleled creative flair, it makes a strong impact on reader hearts and lives. It’s a fantasy comic that has fascinated not only Japanese readers, but people all over the world, and is widely considered to be one of the leading comics of all time. Set in a world where swordplay, magic, and monsters run wild, it portrays the protagonist Guts’ magnificent way of life. Packed to the brim with top-notch action, romance, spectacular scenes, and drama, it is sure to entertain the audience!


Miura Kentarou’s “Berserk” is currently serialized in Seinen Comics Magazine Young Animal. Volume 38 releases June 24th!




Original Creator/Story SupervisorMiura Kentarou

(Studio Gaga(Serialized in Hakusensha Young Animal

DirectorItagaki Shin

Series CompositionFukami Makoto

Series Composition AssistanceYamashita Takashi

Main Character DesignAbe Hisashi

MusicSagisu Shirou

Insert Song”Hai yo”by Hirasawa Susumu


Animation ProductionGEMBAMillepensee




GutsIwanaga Hiroaki   

PuckMizuhara Kaoru

FarneseHikasa Youko  

SerpicoOkitsu Kazuyuki

IsidroShimono Hiro    

AzanYasumoto Hiroki

CascaYukinari Toa    

GriffithSakurai Takahiro

Skull KnightOotsuka Akio

NarrationIshizuka Unshou  



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his new webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every Thursday at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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