Gut’s journey comes to a close in Berserk
Berserk‘s final chapter released a few hours ago, and fans are already reacting to the conclusion. This chapter appeared in Young Animal issue 18, alongside a memorial booklet that included messages from fans and publishers who were touched by Miura’s art. In addition, the new release is reportedly the last chapter which Miura himself would complete before his untimely death in May 2021. In conclusion, Fans are upset at the possibility of the series ending but also grateful to Miura and his work.
A tribute to Kentaro Miura
There is still some debate on whether the series should continue, but most viewers are in agreement if Chapter 364 is the last chapter in the series. Even so, it’s a fitting end for Guts’ long journey. Despite its publication, Hakusensha says that they can make no announcements about the series’ future. Therefore, there has been talk that the manga may be rewritten by a new author, possibly one of Miura’s assistants. Many fans are still waiting for a conclusive ending to Guts and Casca’s story. While some people view Miura’s artwork and unique vision for the story to guide Berserk as auteur work, others say the series simply wouldn’t exist without his detailed paintings and iconic vision.
A Tear Like Morning Dew
Berserk 364 continues the story from chapter 363. Moreover, Guts meets the mysterious kid who appears and disappears on numerous occasions on his journey during this chapter. Berserk final marks Casca’s first encounter with the kid. Before, she was losing her senses from visions of horrific pasts. And Griffith’s sudden appearance at the end. Initially, everyone was amazed by the sudden appearance of the kid. As a result, the Witches and the Valley are unclear about the kid’s signals. While keeping an eye on the group, we can see that they are on the island. Guts, on the other hand, noticed that his skills and fighting spirit had become rusty. Forcing him to think that without berserk armour. It’s impossible for him to match Griffith. Additional shots showing guts’ relationship with the kid. He remembers his past and his sorrow, grief, and guilt are visible in his eyes. In the last shot, Kid transforms into Griffith saying his final words to Guts. Finally, the manga ended with a cliffhanger ending. Everyone farewells Berserk with an appreciation for Miura’s art and inspires the future with his vision.