BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC III – THE ADVENT Now on Blu-ray and DVD
VIZ Media, LLC, the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, offers the action-packed, bloody conclusion to the BERSERK anime feature film trilogy with the release of BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC III – THE ADVENT (ベルセルク 黄金時代篇Ⅲ 降臨, Berserk Oogon Jidai-Hen III: Koorin, 2013) on DVD and Blu-ray, available now.
The new release is rated ‘M’ for Mature Audiences and will carry a DVD MSRP of $19.98 U.S. / $24.98 CAN and a Blu-ray MSRP of $24.98 U.S. / $27.50 CAN. The DVD edition features Japanese and English 5.1 audio with both subbed and subtitled dialogue options. The Blu-ray version features crisp 1080p HD resolution along with Japanese and English DTS-HD audio and subbed and subtitled dialogue options.
DVD bonus features include a production art gallery, theatrical trailers, original Japanese TV spots and the ending theme, “breakthrough.” The Blu-ray edition also includes all DVD features with additional content, including a special highlight reel for the U.S. theatrical premiere of BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC II – THE BATTLE FOR DOLDREY, outtakes from THE ADVENT and THE EGG OF THE KING, and an interview with Eiko Tanaka, President of Studio 4ºC, which produced the entire BERSERK anime trilogy.
In BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC III – THE ADVENT, the horrifying conclusion to the Golden Age unfolds in a magnificently violent nightmare, signifying the birth of a new era. It’s been a year since Griffith’s imprisonment by the Kingdom of Midland. Once praised as the saviors of the Midland, the Band of the Hawk has been on the run and is on the brink of breaking apart. Much to everyone’s surprise, Guts returns to the Hawks, and the search for Griffith begins!
“The drama and on-screen action reaches a feverish climax in the stunning finale to the BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC trilogy,” says Charlene Ingram, Senior Manager, Animation Marketing. “Audiences will not want to miss even a second of this stirring adventure, depicted in a lush blend of traditional and CGI animation, as the events set in motion in the previous two movies come to a head! Anime and action fans everywhere are going to delight in the violent but satisfying conclusion to the acclaimed trilogy.”
Also catch BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC I – THE EGG OF THE KING (ベルセルク 黄金時代篇Ⅰ 覇王の卵, Berserk Oogon Jidai-Hen I: Haoo no Tamago, 2012) and BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC II- THE BATTLE FOR DOLDREY (ベルセルク 黄金時代篇 II ドルドレイ攻略, Berserk Oogon Jidai-Hen II: Doldrey Koryaku, 2012) available now on DVD and Blu-ray from VIZ Media.
The Berserk manga series, by Kentarou Miura, debuted in Japan in 1989 and quickly drew a devoted following, going on to sell more than 30 million copies worldwide. The series, still ongoing in Japan, has been published in North America and the UK, as well as in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Latin America. The Berserk manga has also inspired a popular anime television series and has spawned a variety of related video games, collectable figures and toys, and music soundtracks, as well as the current BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC film trilogy.
For more information on the BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC film trilogy, please visit the official Facebook page at facebook.com/BerserkFilm.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan. Owned by three of Japan’s largest manga and animation companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media has the most extensive library of anime and manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa.
With its popular digital manga anthology Weekly Shonen Jump and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, BLEACH and INUYASHA, VIZ Media offers cutting-edge action, romance and family friendly properties for anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages. VIZ Media properties are available as graphic novels, DVDs, animated television series, feature films, downloadable and streaming video and a variety of consumer products. Learn more about VIZ Media, anime and manga at viz.com.
For more information on BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- VIZ Media Becomes Master Licensor for BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC Film Trilogy
- Madman Acquires BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC Trilogy
- VIZ Celebrates BERSERK GOLDEN AGE ARC Anime Trilogy at Comic-Con
- BERSERK to Premiere in Canada at Fantasia International Film Festival
- BERSERK THE GOLDEN AGE ARC Movie 1 Debuts on Neon Alley This Sunday
- BERSERK Anime Film Premieres at 2012 St Louis International Film Festival
- VIZ Media’s New Anime Releases for the Holidays
- BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC I – THE EGG OF THE KING on Australian Blu-ray and DVD
- BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC Movie 2 Premieres in Double Feature Event
- BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC II – THE BATTLE FOR DOLDREY Comes to America
- BERSERK MOVIE 2 to Screen at REEL ANIME Special Events in July
- BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC II – THE BATTLE FOR DOLDREY Now on DVD and Blu-ray from VIZ Media
- BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC II – THE BATTLE FOR DOLDREY on Australian Blu-ray and DVD
- Alamo Drafthouse to Host BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC Triple Feature
- BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC III – THE ADVENT on Blu-ray and DVD from VIZ Media