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Surely an epic chapter. It is not only the humans but also the apostles acting different. That is very amazing! To bad though… I have a feeling that eventually all of them will die cause Griffith wants so…
core: i think everyone is working together because of the behelit monster’s wish when he reincarnated griffith. its also possible imo that one of the powers griffith has in his new body is extreme persuasion as that is probably the most important trait for a great ruler/leader to have. since he lost his humanity when he became femto, i think it is something he really needs to progress his dream since he probably can’t relate deeply to normal humans anymore. its extremely obvious especially when you see how zodd and ganishka acted in his presence.
i can’t imagine guts giving up his humanity b/c it is pretty much everything he stands for.
i can picture griffith take the idea of evil’s speech to heart too and him going against the godhand eventually. i think guts might secretly fit into the idea of evil’s master plan too to go against the god hand and him and griffith winding up on the same side by the end of the series.
I’ve had the Angel Heart anime for quite sometime and finally got around to watching it. So I also picked up the manga recently… its great. I enjoyed City Hunter, but I really like this series much more. I hope you continue to release it so I can read the post-anime chapters. Thanks!
I think the main reason every human works with griffith is the same reason ganishka reincarnated himself in a monster that is bound to be defeated: Everyone and everything in berserk is in the flow of destiny, human and apostles, and they have no other choices in the end than follow it. Guts and the magician excepted, since the skelet knigth say that they exist slightly outside it.
Here’s your answer
A few weeks ago LordMune wrote:
“No, we have not dropped Biomega, but progress is slow due to a lack of manpower. Evil_Genius is always looking for experienced editors and translators, tell your friends!”
Now relax and wait impatiently, they are doing their best.
Was wondering if you guys will still be releasing Zetman on a regular schedule despite the lack of Berserk. I know a lot has been happening in the Manga, and things have really took a turn for the better regarding the story. For awhile it seemed Zetman releases really were making up ground in regards to the releases in Japan, with many releases offering multiple chapters.
Unlike Berserk, the material for Zetman for the next several volumes has been avaiable to work with for awhile. Can we be expecting a steady release schedule, independent of Berserk releases or will updates remain dependent on Berserk.
Man why is Berserk so amazing. Really it’s just to much for words sometimes. It’s going to be such a lovely shade of gray with Gutts coming back to battle the apostles and perhaps humans loyal to Griffith. It was stated way back that the apostles were also strange creatures who’s motivations were unknown etc.
I really do think the last true evil is Femto/Griff and by the time Gutts get’s to him the world will see him as the savoir and bringer of peace. If Griff doesn’t go all crazy and kill everyone in the end they may well have a point. What are you willing to sacrifice for ultimate peace?
Ok I’m kind of dense, but don’t tell me that stupid chicken thing in the middle of the manga was Grif in his uber form? It was shocking enough to see Archer guy or whatever his name growing out of a dog’s ass.
something strange has happened… i liked the zetman chapter much more than the berserk release. how is jin going to get out of this one? getting kicked around by that third generation player, all the homeless are getting killed off, his girlfriend is getting raped and there’s nothing he can do about it, kouga can’t help him, and the sweeper seems pretty dead, things are seeming thoroughly hopeless for him. can’t wait until the next chapter. as for berserk, i don’t really care anymore. another wait? miura is a bitch.
oops I’m stupid I guess it just took a little bit of time for it to be ‘moderated’.
Oh I’m not reading berserk until this guy dies, he wants to make one of the most long lasting mangas and we barely get releases. It’s like having an hour commercial every two minutes for a movie. It’s best to just wait till it’s done. Until myira (however you spell it) is done… or dead.
gents gents…. and dames….
I thought about berserk a lot…Really loving it…
I had the idea that maybe gutts may use a behelit to destroy or get revenge on gripphith/femto, which could be very ironic, since he’d probably sacrifice his party(like gripphit before him) to satisfy that dark beast in him…
Big maybe here, of course!
By the way, great great job on those scanslations, guys…
thank you for all!
Hi everyone, I hope you guys had a very Merry Christmas.
Now, just a status update, we are planning something special for New Years. Unfortunately, Christmas releases were planned but we all got quite busy with our own Christmas celebrations that we forgot to give you guys presents! But not to worry, you’ll get a little celebratory New Years gift from us (or belated Christmas gift). Now, I’m sure you guys want some status updates…
With Zetman, we have a couple of chapters lined up. If you’re wondering about the progress, the editor usually catches up with the translation quite quickly. miyagiCE is godly fast like that. uncempt does top notch work, and is a machine. If you’re wondering why we’re ‘behind’ as compared to latest released raws, as with every other answer, it’s because we have real life commitments. We simply can’t sit down and translate/edit a chapter when we want to. We do it out of our spare time.
Now, Biomega. If you know Japanese you would know how difficult it is to translate the manga. No, it’s not because our Japanese isn’t up to scratch (OK, it might be, who knows, right?) but Nihei likes to make up crazy sci-fi words that sound cool in Japanese but makes no sense in English. Remember that ‘reverse polymer’ thing we had a couple of chapters ago? That was actually quite hard to translate into English because like all sci-fi terms, they are made up. But we are translating it from the original source, so we try to stick very closely to the context of it. It’s usually those terms that we are stick on and takes us days to figure out and decipher them. It really makes no sense in Japanese, and makes even less sense in English. You know there’s a problem when there are Japanese threads dedicated to deciphering what Nihei meant when he wrote ‘sci-fi term X’. He likes to make up words with no major consequence, and it’s bad for us to try to come up with a translation without sacrificing the actual meaning.
Berserk, no release date. I can’t do anything about that. Some of you are probably pissed, but yeah, can’t do anything about that. If you’re so pissed off that you quit reading it, then goodbye. If not, get in line with the rest of us patiently waiting for it. I’m sure you have other things to occupy your time. I do.
What have I missed…? Other projects are still on their way, I guess. I can’t be bothered typing after the wall of text above.
Also, a final shout out to Gideon Zhi of Aeon Genesis for releasing a beta patch of Super Robot Wars Alpha Gaiden. I’m a fan of that series, and I totally love the game so far. I just want to thank you very much for your work and I love you very much for it. If you guys love giant robots, do yourself a favour and grab a copy of SRW Alpha Gaiden and try out that patch. You won’t be disappointed.
Don’t misunderstand me Eldo, you guys are doing a great job and after looking at some forums regarding translations of mangas i started to realize how much work is needed to bring us each chapter. If you ever need a norwegian translator be sure to give me a call. ;-p
Anyhow, regarding games: has anyone played the PS2 Berserk game and is it any good? Looks pretty decent in the youtube vids I’ve seen so far…
Berserk looks amazing on the ps2. unfortunately i haven’t played it…. yet, but i don’t immagine it could possibly be dissapointing. the duals look sweet. i do know that you can get Sword of the Berserk (i think it’s also for PS2) in english. and they even increased the blood flow a good amount just for the english version. but it doesn’t look that great. except caska comes back for about ten seconds at the end.
Ultra Lucky Cat! First of all a correction for Harold… I don’t know if The Sword of the Berserk was also made for PS2, but originally it was meant for Dreamcast! Now, for ベルセルク 千年帝国の鷹篇 聖魔戦記の章, Berserk, Millenium Falcon Arc, Chapter of The Holy Demon War!!
It’s neat, the game I would most try to compare it is Devil May Cry 3 as I have both and in term of Game play they are similar!
For one, Game play is better than in DMC3 and, obviously, the story as it is taken directly from the manga, with little changes; none to the whole story, just some add ons!
Graphic is a worse, but, especially in the prepared sequences, rightly depicts Miura’s style of drawing and the fact that it is taken from the manga! As for the story, it takes place after the battle with Zodd on the hill of swords, with some flashbacks (and so, fights, it actually lets you do the fighting) about it, and it ends after they escape the New Band of Hawks’ demon troops at Shilke’s!
Sincerely, I really liked it and still do. The music is excelent, it is easy to understand how to do things without knowing Japanese (at least I think so, you already know the story, I hope) and Gatsu’s movements are really cool. It is animated well, taking in account the weight of the sword! It makes it seem reallistic (as much as it can be, of course). The voices are incredibly good, just what you’d thing they sound like! I personally really like Pakku! (Pak, Puck) He is so cool… and does change into his Kuri (chestnut) version!
I hope I was useful to you and anyone interested in the game!
The only Berserk game i’ve played was Sword of the Berserk for the Dreamcast and it wasn’t a bad game either, but it’s too short.
However, the story didn’t followed the manga’s plot(so it’s like a big filler), probably because Berserk wasn’t very popular back then and so, they tried to reach a wider audience…
(To be honest, when i bought the game i didn’t knew it was based on a manga).
Techinally(graphics) the game was amazing specially for its time.
Happy new year my dear friends best wishes to all,
does anybody know when the new chapter of berserk will come out?
I am reading from the beginning all the volumes for third time ,it’s a truelly a masterpiece best of the best but with this pace it wll take more than 30 years to be finished (the best scenario lol) I start berserk less than 12 months ago ,do anyone have to recommend me another good manga like berserk?(I know there is no manga as berserk but if I don’t read anything else I ll kill myself from the depress lol,,,I also read one piece )
-a lot of (late) thanks to EG for Berserk (downloaded it instantly)
-yeah The Sword of the Berserk has been released for ps2, I liked it.
-well… I sure hope Miura has some humanity left inside his evil soul and releases 302 within the next 20-30 days….
-A Happy New Year to everyone around!
to Ripper21: i found the third time reading berserk to be the best, but when i started reading it for the fourth time it made me really depressed because realized that i had no life. as for other manga:
Zetman is a good contender to go against berserk in my opinion. it’s a sci-fi in case you didn’t know, and the main character portraits a true hero. always my first recomendation.
claymore seems to be quite popular if you can get past the first few chapters. i myself am not a big fan…
AIKI is a pretty fun read, especially if you like martial arts. it’s about a lazy master who seems to just want to have sex, but gets himself into a bit of a battle between some powerful martial artists. just a warning, it has a bit of excessive nudity in case you’re not a big fan of that.
Anuki is pretty cool, it’s about a kid abandoned and becomes an ace fighter pilot. but it’s drawn and story-boarded kind of strangely so it’s a little hard to follow at times.
Basalisk has the most amazingly drawn characters i’ve ever seen. this one’s about a battle between ninja, and it has several tragic love stories in it. i’m not going to lie, i cried at the end of this one. but it’s still pretty cool.
Fairy Tail is my favourite shounen style manga. it’s about a guild of mages that always go on overthetop epic missions. and of course screw them up.
Vegabond is the story of Myamoto Musashi. a good samurai story where the main character kills many a people.
Sekirei: the main character is the luckiest bastard in the world. read it and you’ll see why.
First of all i want to apologies fro my english .
Ok my dear harold I will start Zetman as you recommend I trust you.
about the other now.claymore I have heard it and maybe I ll read it soon, I will read AIKI too(where can I find it just kidding I will find it myself),
Anuki will be in my waiting list for a while lol .
I have seen the Basilisk anime and I have read the manga also I have buy the first volume (the fun and very annoying thing it that one is the background draws and the environment ,they are like pictures from the real world and the only hand made are the characters apart from that the story is really great
Fairy tail I think it’s copy of one piece I haven’t read it and I am not planning to do it soon thanks for the advice though
I ll check vegabond and then I ll tell you my impression about it
Sekirei; I have download it and I have read the first 2-3 chapters but I didn’t find it that good ,the story is little silly but it is generally good..
I recommend you ONE PIECE
vampire knight(pretty good story with vampires of course ! )
one more question is GATZ good manga?should I start it or I ll be disappointed ?
i didn’t know basalisk was an anime. i’ll have to check that out. and i tried reading one piece, i got about 150 chapters into it, but i found it a little redundant. although it is quite like fairy tail, but i’m pretty sure that all shounen manga follow the same formula. main character: “i’ll protect everyone!” “friends are the real treasure”
lol, I had forgotten I had already read this chapter. I understand that this is a lot for Miura to do all by himself, wish he would get some more help. I think he shouldn’t have done these epic battles, like hes doing now, too much detail, little importance to the story, really. We want more of Guts already, yeah?
Basalisk was manga and they make the anime after!i It’s pretty good too )))
And one piece it’s not like the other manga !it’s the best shounen manga. with story,art, plot etc good for adults too, not only for kids as bleach and naruto (the other 2 most popular manga).the maker of one piece has exceptional
talent Harold ))
If so, then I’ll reply, since I’m up the the latest chapter (289).
It has a great plot, and it’s different from most shounen mangas. Most characters die, so don’t get too emotionally attached to them when reading.
One of the things some people don’t like about GANTZ is that the main character (Kurono), instead of being the usual “hero of justice”, is a rather normal guy, and often reacts the way a “normal” person would react when he’s thrown into the world of GANTZ (though later in the story he matures a bit and resembles a “hero” a bit more)
Instead, the “hero” personality is given to his best friend, who some people, being used to that kind of personality on other shounen’s main characters, believe he should be the main character, instead of Kurono.
I consider this to be a good thing, as IT, combined with the story’s rather dark theme (where people CAN and WILL die) makes up for a very good manga.
While I read and enjoy mangas such as Berserk and Gantz, I also read One Piece. If you could read 150 chapters I’m sure you don’t hate it.
I also lost some interest on One Piece at some parts of the story, but that’s normal. There are Story Arcs much more interesting than others, in every manga, not just One Piece.
Around where you stopped (the “Snow Island” part, where Chopper shows up) I also didn’t like the story very much, but I kept reading, and honestly, there is much more to One Piece than just that.
After that Arc comes a much better one, and after that an even better one, one of my two favourite ones in the whole manga.
Also, you could watch the anime, since it’s well done, not just some crappy money eater, a good show. I watched the anime before I read the manga, so maybe that’s why I like it.
Seriously, I’d say keep reading, it’ll get better.
And as for Basilisk, the anime was very well done, though it’s not something as “happy” as One Piece, by far. The story is all about death, so I’d advise not to get too attached to the characters. Though, if you’ve read the manga, than you’d know what I’m talking about.
I start Zetman as I promise you m8 and you recommend and it’s really good(I have read the first 2 volumes) It’s not a masterpiece as berserk (in my opinion,,, so far at least) but it’s really great!I don’t want to continue it because there are only 8 volumes and I ll piss of waiting after for the new chapter every month or so lol (as I do for berserk and one piece) ..I ll see what I ll do tomorrow lol
I now read again berserk lol…
I look the other you told me in 2-3 days (then I be again in my home)
Welcome are all your suggestions