Tokyo Ghoul and Choujin X mangaka Sui Ishida posted a tweet on June 7, 2022, showing his support for the Berserk manga, hours after it was confirmed to resume serialization.
In his tweet, Ishida thanked the late Dr. Kentarou Miura for his work and said that he will support Berserk.
“I still miss you very much. Thank you, Dr. Miura. I will support Berserk,” Ishida wrote.
The mangaka also posted an illustration of Guts in a separate tweet. Fans have always speculated that Ishida is a huge fan of Berserk, with many of them pointing out instances from his work that drew inspiration from Miura’s opus magnum.
Ishida is currently working on Choujin X which is being serialized in Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump and Shonen Jump app.
Earlier today, Hakusensha revealed that Berserk manga will resume serialization in the Young Jump magazine starting with the issue released on June 24, 2022. Miura close friend Kouji Mori will be supervising the manga and Studio Gaga (Miura’s studio comprising of his assistants) will be working on it.
Mori and the editorial staff released a detailed statement regarding the same.
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.
Berserk 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.