Serpico and the Essence of Personal Growth

Digging into Serpico's development and motivations as a character: How does his background reflect on his actions?

How similar are Farnese and Golden Age Casca?

Short answer is: a lot. Their goals and motivations are so alike Miura even reused almost the same dialog in some spots. Casca and Farnese both struggle(d) to get closer to their idols, Griffith and Guts, respectively, but there are still a few small, but important differences.

How did Farnese’s life take a 180° turn?

Farnese's character was shook and burnt down a couple of times before she eventually ended up joining Guts on his travels. She mostly invoked the change on her own during rebirth scene, but through Guts' subtle guidance after she joined him she found purpose and meaning. How this happened you can read in this article!

What is the Beast of Darkness?

Note: In the meantime I've written a newer article that more concisely describes what the Beast of Darkness is, more independent from concepts such as Idea of Evil or the Godhand, and closer to actual world building presented to us. However, this article still holds up well in the face of new insights. The short … Continue reading What is the Beast of Darkness?

Berserk Chapter +358 Predictions Megapost

With Berserk being on hiatus once again, fans are violently discussing possible outcomes of events to come. Here are my predictions of the direction the next couple of Berserk chapters are perhaps going to take – especially in regards to Guts, Casca and his companions.