Following the announcement of Berserk manga’s continuation, it has been revealed that the manga will release two chapters at once on June 24, 2022, in the upcoming issue #13 of Young Animal magazine.
According to leaks on Twitter, the manga will also be getting a color page (lead or center).
The manga is currently in the Elf Island arc, which will conclude in six chapters.
On June 7, 2022, the editorial department of Hakusensha’s Young Animal magazine and Kouji Mori had released a statement saying that Kentaro Miura’s magnum opus will resume serialization. The manga will be supervised by Miura’s long time friend and fellow mangaka, Mori, and will be worked on by Miura’s studio, Studio Gaga, which comprises of his assistants and apprentices.
Berserk will now have the credits, “Original work by Kentarou Miura, manga by Studio Gaga, supervised by Kouji Mori.”
The statement also said that a new arc will begin once the Elf Island arc concludes.
The first volume of Berserk was published in 1990 with 28,000 copies released for the first edition.
Kentarou Miura first published a one-shot version of Berserk manga in Hakusensha’s Monthly Comicomi magazine in 1988. He later launched the Berserk manga in Hakusensha’s Monthly Animal House magazine in 1989 which later continued in Young Animal magazine till date.
The manga has 40 million plus copies in circulation.
The manga further inspired a TV anime series in 1997 and a trilogy of movies from 2012 to 2013. The anime series was relaunched in Japan in July 2016 with the then latest CGI tech which received a major backlash from fans, globally.