The official website for Berserk: The Berserk Anime PFP has announced that it will release the Berserk Series 2 anime on September 24, 2017.
The announcement also details the new series that will adapt the original manga of the same name.
The original Berserk manga series ran in Kadokawa Shoten’s Monthly Shonen Jump from 2009-2011.
The new series will adapt a sequel story set after the events of the first manga, and focuses on a new girl who has come to live in a town that is haunted by the ghost of her deceased mother.
The manga adaptation was originally slated for a 2018 theatrical release, but the new anime series was delayed until 2021, and will now be released in 2020.
The official synopsis for Bersero’s sequel series is as follows: “Berserk 2: Berserkan: A New Beginning, Part 2” The new Berserk movie is set to be released on December 22, 2020, and the new Bersero film is scheduled to open on April 9, 2021.
Both films will be directed by Hideki Kaji, who also directed the first film, and is producing the sequel.
The two films will star the returning voice actresses from the first Berserk film, Ayaka Kitagawa and Ai Kayano, as well as newcomer Akane Tachibana.