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K-On! Movie, Berserk Anime Add to Sequel Mania

Posted on: September 28, 2010

These two announcements could not be more different, and I’m lumping them together for just that reason. The above video is the cutesy, fluffy announcement of a K-On! movie from Kyoto Animation, which is sure to cause paroxysms of joy in the hearts of its many devoted fans. Me, I’ve never bought into it. But given its massive popularity within the cute-girls-doing-cute-things genre, it’s certainly going to find a large and willing audience once it comes out.

Meanwhile, the 35th volume of Miura Kentarou’s epic fantasy manga Berserk has given word that a new anime project is finally in place. The last time there was a Berserk anime was all the way back in 1998, so this announcement has been a very long time coming. The bloody, gritty, and often uncomfortably dark Berserk manga has been running for 20 years with only 25 episodes of Guts being awesome to show for it, so this new anime should be awesome.

Which project are you most excited for?

Edit: updated with the trailer for the new Berserk.

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2 Responses to "K-On! Movie, Berserk Anime Add to Sequel Mania"

Definitely Berserk, K-On is just…so….BLAH. That’s the only description I can really spit out for it that’s accurate, because there’s not much really WRONG with it…it’s just….yeah.

Berserk. I don’t like K-ON at all and Berserk is excellent.

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