How did Guts and Casca connect throughout the Golden Age? With this I am analyzing their dynamic unfolding from the waterfall scene and beyond.
Guts is leaving the Hawks at their best. After all battles have been fought and the war has been won, no one truly needed his fighting power anymore, or maybe so he thought. To stop him, Casca calls Griffith to the scene, where they eventually would duel. How this duel plays out and what it says about the characters involved? Read more here!
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!
A few visual parallels I managed to make out in the newest episode.
One of the main reason Guts is one of the sexiest (if not the sexiest) fictional characters ever created is that he appears to be a complex and passionate personality with deep emotions and complex motives. His sex-appeal also lays in the combination of his personality, body language and appearance. While his looks definitely are enthralling, it's really only the frosting on the cake!
I feel like the reason why Casca screams seeing Guts in chapter 359 is similar, yet different from chapter 355. There, it was somehow somewhere connected to Griffith and completely losing her dream of being something invaluable Griffith. In chapter 359 however... it becomes clear to us why she really is having this kind of reaction on seeing Guts.
Do you think we’ll ever get another love scene between Guts and Casca? I hope they’re able to reconcile and heal from their trauma together. It seems like from the current episode (note: episode 359) that Casca isn’t consciously deciding to react like that to Guts (she very well may feel guilty for her ptsd, … Continue reading Will Guts and Casca get back together romantically? [Episode 359 Spoilers]
The short answer is, the Beast of Darkness is like a link to the Idea of Evil (assuming it's still canon), laying inside of Guts' subconsciousness. It is both part of him and part of the Idea of Evil. That also means Guts giving into it or not is still in his might and also … Continue reading What is the Beast of Darkness?
Header image courtesy of ficpen. (Used with permission) Thank you! Casca is modelled after Guts in many respects. They are very alike, but somewhere also different, but in a way one complements the other. Casca is someone who knows what she wants, has her pride, goals and passions, is dutiful, strong, iron-willed and also good … Continue reading How Guts and Casca grew together – Part 2
At some point in the story Farnese believed Guts to be the Hawk of Darkness. Sadly it never has been brought up much after this but it always had me thinking whenever I was reminded of it. Just what does Farnese knew and why the hell did she never bring it up??? Hot take: What … Continue reading Similarities between The Moonlight Boy and The Beast of Darkness