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Director:
Writers:
Kentaro Miura (manga)
Ichirô Ôkôchi (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 April 2012 (Russia) See more »
Plot:
He trusts no one, only his sword. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Get ready to be Berserk'ed! See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Hiroaki Iwanaga ... Guts (voice)

Carrie Keranen ... Casca (voice: English version) (as Carolyn Keranen)
Takahiro Sakurai ... Griffith (voice)

Kevin T. Collins ... Griffith (voice: English version)
Toa Yukinari ... Casca (voice)

Yuki Kaji ... Judeau (voice)
Yoshiro Matsumoto ... Corkus (voice)
Minako Kotobuki ... Rickert (voice)
Takahiro Fujiwara ... Pippin (voice)

Kazuki Yao ... Gaston (voice)
Aki Toyosaki ... Charlotte (voice)
Kenta Miyake ... Nosferatu Zodd (voice)
Nobuyuki Katsube ... King of Midland (voice)
Rikiya Koyama ... Adon Coborlwitz (voice)
Hiroshi Arikawa ... Hassan (voice)
Hôchû Ôtsuka ... Laban (voice)
Kendô Kobayashi ... Bazuso (voice)
Shingo Egami ... General Guillén (voice)
Yasunobu Iwata ... Gambino (voice)
Maki Mizuma ... Adonis (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Chris Jai Alex ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
J. David Brimmer ... Nosferatu Zodd (voice: English version) (as Michael Alston Baley)

Jesse Corti ... Julius (voice: English version)

Colin DePaula ... Adonis / Guts (Young) (voice: English version)
Marc Diraison ... Guts (voice: English version)

Doug Erholtz ... Corkus (voice: English version)

Christopher Kromer ... Judeau (voice: English version)

Rachael Lillis ... Princess Charlotte (voice: English version)
Russell Nash ... Gambino / Bazuso / Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Michelle Newman ... Rickert (voice: English version)
Chris Niosi ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Lisa Ortiz ... Anna (voice: English version)

Sean Schemmel ... Gaston / General Gien (voice: English version)

Patrick Seitz ... Pippin / Black Ram Captain / Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Michael Sinterniklaas ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Christopher Corey Smith ... King of Midland (voice: English version) (as Chris Smith)
Michael Sorich ... Hassan / Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Marc Thompson ... Major General / Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Directed by
Toshiyuki Kubooka 
 
Writing credits
Kentaro Miura (manga)

Ichirô Ôkôchi (screenplay)

Produced by
Takanori Aki .... executive producer
Naohiro Futono .... associate producer
Fumihiro Hirai .... executive producer
Brian Ige .... executive producer
Eiichi Kamagata .... producer
Hiroaki Kitano .... executive producer
Hiroshi Kubota .... executive producer
Eiji Matsuo .... associate producer
Mitsuru Ohshima .... producer
Marimi Sakurai .... associate producer
Akira Shimada .... producer
Manabu Tamura .... associate producer
Eiko Tanaka .... executive producer
Eiko Tanaka .... producer
Tsutomu Yanagimura .... associate producer
Masaki Yasuda .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Shiro Sagisu (original music by)
 
Sound Department
Matthew Himmelstein .... adr intern: new york
 
Animation Department
David James Henderson .... animator
Satoshi Iwataki .... animation director
Toshiyuki Kan'no .... animation director
Keiichirô Kimura .... key animator
Masahiko Kubo .... animation director
Toshihiko Masuda .... key animator
Chie Nishizawa .... key animator
 
Music Department
Masamichi Amano .... orchestrator
John Barclay .... trumpet
Catherine Bott .... musician: soprano
Andrew Busher .... musician: tenor
Jon Carnac .... musician: trumpet
Rupert Coulson .... recording engineer: London
David Fuest .... musican: trombone
Michael George .... musician: bass
Miho Hazama .... musician: piano
Stephen Henderson .... musician: timpani
Nick Ingman .... conductor: studio orchestra
Skaila Kanga .... musician: harp
Masahiro Kawaguchi .... recording & mixing engineer
Gary Kettel .... musician: percussion
Peter Lale .... musician: viola (Principal)
Chris Lawrence .... musician: contrabass
London Studio Orchestra .... music performed by
Martin Loveday .... principal cello
Steve Mair .... musician: double bass
Gavin McNaughton .... musician: Bassoon
Deborah Miles-Johnson .... musician: alto
Junko Miyagi .... performer: piano
Perry Montague-Mason .... violin: 1st Principal (as Perry Montague Mason)
Anna Noakes .... musician: flute
Frank Ricotti .... musician: percussion
Shiro Sagisu .... music arranger
Emlyn Singleton .... violin: 2nd Principal
Richard Skinner .... musician: Bassoon
Owen Slade .... musician: tuba
Teho .... orchestrator
Bruce White .... musician: viola
Mike Wyzgowski .... lyricist: choir lyrics
 
Transportation Department
Virgil Bienemy .... driver
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Beruseruku: Ougon jidai-hen I - Haou no tamago" - Japan (original title)
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Runtime:
76 min
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Griffith:Why do men like to shed blood, you asked. You are right in saying that it is one of the facets we, men, possess. However, it is but a tool to obtain what our heart desires and keep it from harm's way. I believe it to be a double-edged blade.
Charlotte:What your heart desires... a lover? A knight's honor?
Griffith:Both are important, aren't they? Fighting and dying for love and honor is what a knight desires above all else. But for men there exists something even more important than that. You know of it, I believe.
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Movie Connections:
Remake of "Berserk" (1997)See more »
Soundtrack:
Utsukushikimono (Something Beautiful)See more »

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3 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Get ready to be Berserk'ed!, 30 January 2013
Author: ymeer_maxi

After enjoying the episodic Anime series ages ago and left bitter with the cliff hanger ending, I was definitely looking forward to this movie.

"Berserk: Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King" (That's quite a long title isn't it?) tells the story about a warrior named Guts, who wields a large sword and is quite skilled in weapon based combat, he is hired as a mercenary by kingdoms in the battlefield and gets paid for the job well done and then he drifts away. Just after his recent victory he crosses paths with a mercenary group named "The Band Of The Hawk" led by a very charismatic leader named Griffith.

I won't dip into the story any further because it would rob you the enjoyment of watching the movie if you are new to the series. The story progresses in a very interesting manner and it has it's twists and turns that keep the story engaging and makes you question the motives as it builds up the bigger premise behind it, with that said the fight scenes in this movie are quite fantastic and the gore level has been used to the max, the animation is very crisp and sharp and is definitely eye candy.

Berserk: Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King gives you a start on the series and keeps things interesting throughout the movie, I barely noticed the time and soon it was all over and I was left with the feeling that I want to watch it more and how the story unfolds, it gives you a preview of the second arc towards the end of the movie. I would most definitely be looking forward to it. Give this one a chance, if you like it and let yourself immerse in it's world, you would definitely have a good time watching it.

My final verdict for this movie would be a very solid 7 out of 10.

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