Hamid403 > ReviewsLOVE4all

Berserk - 2 years, 4 months ago
Berserk is by far the best anime that I have ever seen. Nothing even comes close to capturing the interest of the viewer and holding it tightly throughout the ten hour duration of this masterpiece. Firstly, I must admit that it has its flaws, such as a few points of lazy animation, as in some of the battle scenes, as well as the somewhat disappointing ending, which leaves the viewer thirsting for more without the promise of any follow-up. Yet the fact of the matter is, and I speak for myself, that the positive aspects of Berserk outweigh the bad so drastically one cant help but overlook them in terms of the entire film. The frequent sub-par visuals mean nothing in comparison to the amazing plot depth and beautiful character development marbled throughout the film. In summary, Berserk is a ten hour mini-series that consists of 25 20+ minute episodes detailing the life of a rogue swordsman named Guts. Guts, in short, is simply the most intriguing fictional character ever constructed. Guts, first of all, is one of the finest examples of an individual driven entirely by self preservation and improvement. Throughout the series Guts grows stronger and more deadly before our eyes, with each thrust of his massive sword. The personal relationships that he develops over time, especially with Griffith and Caska, are totally believable and honest. In particular, the love/hate relationship that Guts has with Caska sucks the viewer into their world and with each episode end leaves you literally thirsting for more. I can honestly say that I had never so anxiously awaited a release as I did with each progressing volume. The score, other than being entirely redundant, creates an additional emotional appeal that quite literally leaves a mark in your mind. The opening theme song, although an acquired taste, becomes somewhat of a necessity to mark the beginning of each additional episode that will bring you deeper into the world of Guts and the Band of the Hawk. In no time at all you find yourself singing along with it as if it were a top forty tune. The climactic theme played every 3 episodes or so, is absolutely haunting, leading one to wonder how it came to be included in an anime. Berserk is a definite must-see for all fans of anime. For those who dislike anime or are indifferent to it, the mediocre visuals may tarnish your opinion of it, yet the rock solid plot and character depth with leave you amazed.

Join the site, its free!



Remember Me
Forgot Login | Sign Up

I can't watch movies! Help!

LetMeWatchThis Guide

Site Updates and News

Support the Site

Latest Comments

Edge of Tomorrow

justtakesome : Not even a kissing scene great movie tho btw the suctitles are anoing and there ...

Girls

Suzie516 : wait. what?! what was hannah thinking jessa's dad; gf was refurring to about the ...

Axeman at Cutter's Creek

halloween1 : Nothing really seemed to happen. It's like one of those horror films they show o ...

Naruto

bambirus : the only one that works is version 9

Ray Donovan

DreadPirateRobert : I thought the first season started well and then waned a bit near the end. This ...

Click

gretaroxx : nice concept and nice movie :D

Super Fun Night

gothlite : There's never been a show like this and probably never will be again. Maybe Yah ...

Leprechaun: Origins

SassinPr0ph3cy : Shame...had High expectations for this movie....till I seen WWE on it! This is u ...

Please Like Me

BellaMattata : omg how did I not see this before? That scene at the end... Josh IS his mother.. ...

Guardians of the Galaxy

OneStepAhead : Great movie, laughed so many times. I will definetly be buying this when it come ...

More Comments

Free Movie Newsletter

Tell Us Stuff

Support the Site