Parents' Guide to

Berserk

By Jeremy Looney, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Dark fantasy anime has extreme graphic and sexual content.

Berserk TV show poster: Guts is screaming with an intense look of rage on his face, he is swinging his sword, and a large blood spray shoots out from off screen.

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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

Anime for kids if your kid is looking a good first anime to watch pick this

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This dark fantasy series is known for its grim and mature themes and brutal fantasy world filled with monstrous and supernatural creatures. Berserk is a visceral series filled with graphic and intense violence, action, and thought-provoking storytelling that explores the human experience in a brutal and unforgiving world. Berserk's strange supernatural aspects and bizarre imagery also make it visually compelling as well. The extreme levels of violence and dark sexual themes definitely make it a choice for mature audiences.

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