Berserk Deluxe Volume 1 (Hardcover)
A stunning deluxe edition collecting volumes 1–3 of the New York Times bestselling adult fantasy horror manga—now presented in the original oversized serialization format!
Experience Berserk as never before in this collector’s item featuring a leatherette hardcover, red foiling, a ribbon bookmark, and larger-than-life art.
Have you got the Guts? Kentaro Miura's Berserk has outraged, horrified, and delighted manga and anime fanatics since 1989, creating an international legion of hardcore devotees and inspiring a plethora of TV series, feature films, and video games.
Now the badass champion of adult fantasy manga is presented as it was originally intended—in an oversized serialization format! This high-quality deluxe edition includes:
- Berserk Volumes 1–3
- 7" x 10" leatherette hardcover and binding
- Red foiling details and ribbon bookmark
- Oversized art by Kentaro Miura
With nearly 700 pages, this is the ultimate collector’s item for new and longtime fans. Complete your manga set of Berserk Deluxe Editions and immerse yourself in the Berserk universe as never before. No Guts, no glory!
For mature audiences.
About the Author
While attending college at Nihon University, in 1988, Kentaro Miura debuted a 48-page manga known as Berserk Prototype, an introduction to the current Berserk fantasy world. It went on to win Miura a prize from the Comi Manga School. In 1989, after receiving a doctorate degree, Kentarou started a project titled King of Wolves based on a script by Buronson, writer of Hokuto no Ken (Fist Of The North Star).
In 1990, the first volume Berserk was released with a relatively limited success. Miura again collaborated with Buronson on manga entitled Japan. Miura's fame grew after Berserk began "The Golden Age" story arc and the huge success of this masterpiece made of him one of the most prominent contemporary manga artists.
In 1997, Miura supervised the production of 25 anime episodes of Berserk that aired in the same year on NTV.
The series has also spawned a whole host of merchandise, both official and fan made, ranging from statues and action figures, to key rings, video games, and a trading card game. In 2002, Kentaro Miura received the second place in the Tezuka Osamu (Astro Boy) Cultural Prize of Excellence for Berserk. The author lives in Tokyo, Japan.