Berserk, Vol. 8
The century-spanning war between Midland and Chuder continues unabated. The two warring kingdoms, vying for supremacy, launch headfirst into what will become the final battle. Leading the Midland forces are the Band of the Hawk, lead by the charismatic Griffith, with the fearless Guts as his... show more
The century-spanning war between Midland and Chuder continues unabated. The two warring kingdoms, vying for supremacy, launch headfirst into what will become the final battle. Leading the Midland forces are the Band of the Hawk, lead by the charismatic Griffith, with the fearless Guts as his trusted champion. But should the Hawks triumph again on the battlefield, the war with Chuder may end, but the secret war within Midland may begin as those who seek to rise within the court see the ambitious Griffith as an obstacle to obtaining power. And nothing is more formidable than an enemy unseen!
Publish date: in Japan in 1998
Publisher: Kodansha, Tokyo.nn
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
, Asian Literature
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Japanese Literature
, Dark Fantasy
, Comics Manga
Series: Berserk (#8)
Things come to a head and Griffith and Guts's destiny is finally fulfilled in this volume that again focuses on gore and shock value over real character development and story. Griffith is faced with an internal dilemma over his choices in one of the chapters that is mildly intriguing, but dubious in...
Now we're getting somewhere! With the fall of Doldrey and the neighboring Kingdom of Tudor surrender, Midland is finally at peace and the Band of the Hawks have earned reward and praise, but backstabbing highborn nobles, indignant at Griffith's fame and popularity have other things in store for the ...
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Here the manga gets a little more serialized, and drops the "Demon Of The Chapter" aspect of the story. For that matter, it also fleshes out the characters a little more - so while the villain of this volume, The Count, is certainly monstrous, he does have his humanizing elements.
Well, thanks, Berserk. That's nice, that's really nice... Oh, and also...GRIFFITH, YOU FUCKING SON OF A BITCH!!!
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