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Berserk manga sweeps sales after Kentarou Miura’s death

  • by Alba luz Leal

Amazon’s listings show how demand for the artwork has exploded in recent weeks. Just a few days ago, the entertainment world was completely shocked by the death of Kentarou Miura, the author of “Berserk”, at the age of 54. With this situation (for the moment) one of the most acclaimed and influential works of the last decades has been orphaned, which begins to experience a golden age in sales following the death of Miura-sensei. Berserk Explodes on Amazon Sell Lists Berserk Shines After Kentarou Miura Death This was reported by colleagues at ANN, who echoed Amazon’s new sell lists. The most visible effect of the tragedy is that, since its release, all eight books from the Dark Horse Comics Deluxe Edition of “Berserk” have crept into the top 100 best-selling books on Amazon. Likewise, the ANN itself was able to provide even more precise data. As they found, although official data from Amazon showed that the highest position it has ever occupied was ninth with Deluxe Edition volume 1, there is evidence that in reality , the performance was even higher. In this sense, it points the same volume 1 up to the fourth position, with as many among the top 10 and even the luxury 8 volumes being among the 20 best-selling books on Amazon. There is no doubt that these results are a consequence both of the magnificence of “Berserk” himself and, in turn, of the desire of many to pay homage to Kentarou Miura, one of the most revered mangakas of the history of the sector. Hopefully this will help “Berserk” stay alive for many years to come, possibly even the author’s assistants as a result of the currently inconclusive story. The manga “Berserk” has been in publication since 1989, with a first one-shot seen published in 1988. Up to 40 volumes of Guts’ tale had been published to date, accumulating at the same time 40 million copies in circulation. . Synopsis for Berserk “Guts, a former mercenary now known as ‘Black Swordsman’, seeks revenge. After a difficult childhood, he finally finds someone he respects and believes he can trust … something which changes when that person delights him. Guts cares about everything simply for the sake of fulfilling his desires. Now marked for death, Guts is doomed to a spell in which demonic entities continually pursue him.