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Berserk: Kōji Mori pays tribute to Kentarō Miura and talks about his difficult grief

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jul10,2024

Three years after the tragic death of Kentarō Miura, volume 42 ofBerserk has just appeared in bookstores. The opportunity for its new screenwriter, Kōji Mori, to talk about his mourning.

Berserk: Kōji Mori pays tribute to Kentarō Miura and talks about his difficult mourning

Berserk: the tribute of Kōji Mori

Monument of dark fantasy and seinen,Berserkis Kentaro Miura's masterpiece. Infinitely dark, Guts' adventures have influenced very great artists, start with the legendary Hidetaka Miyazaki, at to which we owe the greatest successes of the Japanese video game studio FromSoftware, fromDark SoulstoElden Ring. The death of Kentarō Miura in May 2021, following an aortic dissection, could have brought a brutal end toBerserk, but ultimately the publisher Hakusensha commissioned the project. his best friend, Kōji Mori, and the artists from the Gaga studio to finish the manga. A very delicate mission that Kōji Mori accepted, being one of the few people to ; who Kentarō Miura told the story ofBerserkin its entirety.

Berserk: Kōji Mori pays tribute to Kentarō Miura and talks about his difficult grief

While volume 42 of Berserk – the first supervised by Kōji Mori – has just been published in France by Glénat,the screenwriter has accepted to answer questions from Nouvel Obs during an interview event. The opportunity for him to pay tribute to his former friend and to evoke his mourning: “We spent A lot of time together with Kentarō Miura. I probably spent some time more time with him than with my own parents or siblings. We were very close. The feeling of loss is therefore immense for me.

In the rest of the interview, Kōji Mori discusses the autobiographical nature ofBerserk , but also the processor for creating the sequel to the manga.Although he is aware of the scale of the task and its difficulties, the mangaka nevertheless seems confident in his ability to accomplish this. à bringBerserka satisfying ending

I have to say that for twenty or twenty-five years, Miura he repeated to me. loops its story. I heard several times how he envisioned the ending and what the developments were.

Berserk: Kōji Mori pays tribute to Kentarō Miura and talks about his difficult mourning

Words that should convince the last fans mé proud to throw themselves wholeheartedly into the conclusion of the greatest manga of all time. Did the topic interest you? ? So don't miss our selection of the best manga artists.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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