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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)

Beruseruku: Ougon jidai-hen III - Kourin (original title)
A year has passed since Guts parted ways with Griffith. The Band of the Hawks is plotting a rescue mission to save Griffith who is confined to prison.

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Toshiyuki Kubooka

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Kentaro Miura (manga), Ichirô Ôkouchi (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc Diraison ... Guts (voice)
Hiroaki Iwanaga ... Guts (voice)
Carrie Keranen ... Casca (voice)
Takahiro Sakurai ... Griffith (voice)
Kevin T. Collins ... Griffith (voice)
Toa Yukinari Toa Yukinari ... Casca (voice)
Akio Ôtsuka ... Skull Knight (voice) (as Akio Ohtsuka)
Kazuki Yao ... Gaston (voice)
Kenta Miyake Kenta Miyake ... Nosferatu Zodd (voice)
Minako Kotobuki ... Rickert (voice)
Takahiro Fujiwara Takahiro Fujiwara ... Pippin (voice)
Yoshiro Matsumoto Yoshiro Matsumoto ... Corkus (voice)
Yûichi Nakamura ... Silat (voice)
Yûki Kaji ... Judeau (voice)
Aki Toyosaki Aki Toyosaki ... Charlotte (voice)
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A year has passed since Guts parted ways with Griffith. The Band of the Hawks is plotting a rescue mission to save Griffith who is confined to prison. One night, a group of assassins attack the band, and a bloody battle for survival begins. Just as things are beginning to look grim for them, Guts reappears and saves them. Guts rejoins his friends and embarks on a mission to save Griffith, however. Written by Sddq.Shahid

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Release Date:

1 February 2013 (Japan) See more »

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Skull Knight: Pay heed, struggling one. Soon, a storm of death and madness that will rage around you that no mortal can atone for. But, pay heed struggling one. Struggle, squirm and fight. That is the only sword with which you can hold death at bay. Ne'er forget this.
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A letdown
2 September 2017 | by tenshi_ippikiookamiSee all my reviews

After the first two good movies of this trilogy, this last one,"The Advent", is a disappointment.

The story continues after the events that ended the previous one. Guts is back, and he gets back with Casca and the others. Pretty soon there is a rescue mission to get Griffith back and out of the dungeon where he is languishing.

What follows is a mess that lasts for over an hour.

What could have been a cool rescue mission or some nice fight scenes (as in the previous two), here descends into purposeless carnage, with gore, blood and monsters just making their appearance for not particular reason, and characters that had been developed in the previous two movies left as little more than just caricatures of themselves. We are not getting into this kind of action movies for their plot, but at least a little bit of interest in developing it and the characters is expected. And the action does not help in this case, because, as said, it is boring, repetitive and lazy.

Fans may enjoy reuniting with the characters, but there is little else to recommend.


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