Berserk's setting is inspired by medieval Europe. It centers around the life of Guts, an orphaned mercenary warrior, and Griffith, the leader of a mercenary band called the Band of the Hawk. As he ages, Guts changes from a solitary boy to a man who realizes the value of comradeship. The story contains elements of both fantasy and horror, as it explores both the best and worst of human nature. Both the manga and anime are noted for their heavy violence.
Berserk may not be one of those mainstream animes that everyone knows about. But what I've found is that most people who watch this, say its one of the best, if not the best, anime they've ever seen. I personally think its the best ever due to preference. Berserk isn't like most anime where they throw in some humor/comedy here and there. There's no bulging eyes or perverted comedy scenes like most animes out there. This anime is straight up serious … more