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Legendary Manga Artist Kentaro Miura, Creator Of 'Berserk,' Has Died

Manga creators and fans across the globe have taken to social media to mourn the celebrated Japanese manga artist Kentaro Miura, whose aesthetic and commercial impact on the genre was substantial. His defining serial, the 30-year, 40-volume saga Berserk, is known for both its sophisticated artwork and a story that infuses sword fights and supernatural encounters with poignant emotionalism, knotty moral dilemmas and complex themes.
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Manga creator Kentaro Miura dies at age 54

Kentaro Miura, who reached a worldwide readership for more than 30 years with his Japanese manga series, "Berserk," which set the standard for artistic originality and narrative boldness in the fantasy media industry, with successes in card games, comics, video games and animated series, died May 6. He was 54.
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Manga Creators Honor Berserk's Kentaro Miura Following His Death

The worlds of anime and manga lost a legend earlier this month when Kentaro Miura, the mangaka who brought to life the epic fantasy of Berserk, passed on and fellow artist have assembled on social media to talk about the creator, honor his life, and discuss how the world he created influenced their lives. Ranging from the creators of Vinland Saga, Fairy Tail, Black Lagoon, Hajime No Ippo, and more, it seems as though the works of Miura have influenced the world of entertainment to a large degree and his presence will definitely be missed.
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Final Fantasy 14's Naoki Yoshida on the death of Berserk creator Kentaro Miura: 'It's unfathomable'

Earlier this week it was announced that Kentaro Miura, the creator of the manga Berserk, had died at the age of 54. It's hard to overstate the influence Berserk has had on videogames, from Final Fantasy 7's iconic Buster Sword to the monster and world design of the Dark Souls series. But news of Miura's death seemed to particularly affect the Final Fantasy 14 community, who quickly organized enormous gatherings to pay tribute to him.
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Final Fantasy 14 Players Honor Berserk's Kentaro Miura With "Dark Knight Tribute"

Anime fans were rocked when it was revealed that the prolific creator of Berserk, Kentaro Miura, had passed, with a large number of players of the multiplayer massively online role-playing game, Final Fantasy XIV, putting together a "Dark Knight Tribute" to honor the mangaka. Berserk has been running since the 1980s, telling the story of Guts and the Band of the Hawk dealing with a world that is besieged by demons, with the anime franchise never afraid to dive into some serious blood and guts throughout. Though it doesn't have an anime series running now, Berserk remains a fan favorite.

Berserk Fan Compiles The Frighteningly Beautiful Monsters of Kentaro Miura

Berserk fans are still mourning the loss of the anime franchise's creator, Kentaro Miura, who passed earlier this month and left a major hole in the world of manga and anime, and one fan has taken the opportunity to compile the gorgeously terrifying monsters known as Apostles that helped make the series so beloved. The monsters referred to as "Apostles", where once human that were granted supernatural abilities as a result of the pacts they made with these god-like beings known as the Godhand and Miura was able to depict them with such detail that they remain some of the scariest in the medium of manga.

Final Fantasy XIV Players Hold Dark Knight Vigils for Berserk Creator Kentaro Miura

Players of the MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV have reportedly been holding online vigils for the belated creator of Berserk Kentaro Miura. According to Twitter user @SirBadOpinions, users in game have been switching to the Dark Knight class whose weapon is similar to the one used by Guts in the series Berserk; and the class’s animations and weapon are speculatively inspired by the popular character.

‘Final Fantasy XIV’ players pay tribute to Berserk creator Kentaro Miura

Final Fantasy XIV players are holding in-game memorials to pay respects to the late Berserk manga creator, Kentaro Miura. Today (May 20), news broke that the world-renowned manga artist Kentaro Miura, best known for his creation of the popular dark fantasy manga series, Berserk, had passed away at the age of 54.
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Final Fantasy XIV Community Pays Respects To Berserk Creator Kentaro Miura

Kentaro Miura, the creator of the highly influential manga Berserk, passed away at the age of 54. Fans of the massively talented storyteller have rallied around his work to honor his passing, and one such tribute comes by way of the passionate Final Fantasy XIV community. When looking at his...

Final Fantasy XIV players gathered to pay final respects to Berserk creator Kentaro Miura

Last night, it was announced that Kentaro Miura, creator of the dark fantasy manga Berserk, passed away two weeks ago. The manga has influenced many works across all media, from anime, to film, and, of course, to video games. On that latter point, I do feel inspired by the players of Final Fantasy XIV who, last night following the news of Miura’s passing, banded together to pay their final respects to the famed creator of Berserk.