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Berserk, Vol. 30

(ベルセルク / Berserk #30)

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4.47  ·  Rating details ·  2,600 ratings  ·  51 reviews
Thanks to Lady Farnese's selfless sacrifice, Guts, the Black Swordsman, and the rest of his companions are free to carry on their journey aboard the ship of Farnese's brother, Magnifico — that is, if they're willing to leave Farnese behind. But having to choose between their mission and their loyalties might not be a problem for long if the Kushan emperor and his legion of ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Dark Horse (first published April 5th 2006)
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Maria
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
this whole volume made me really happy. 100/10 teamwork. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 GOD TIER. I love these guys so much.
Grace
Oct 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
YES!
Action and intrigue!
Karissa
Dec 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the 30th volume of the Berserk series. Guts and Serpico face off and finally get their fight. Then Guts insists on seeing Lady Farnese; Guts and crew arrive at the fancy party just as evil tiger monsters attack the guests. Guts and crew fight and defeat said monsters; then an Apostle shows up. Lady Farnese makes the decision to continue traveling with Guts and her intended offers to take them to Elf Home on his ship.

Another well done volume in the Berserk series. This was a bit slower th
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Anirudh
Jul 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
Puck's imitations are hilarious as always. One of the funniest characters I've come across. ...more
Kelly K
Jun 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, 2019
Those vine snakes though. CUUUUUTE
Aleksandra
Sep 08, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Guts and Serpico fight looked so cool. Farnese was so good in this volume, I love her character development.
And once again, it's havoc, battlefield and monsters. It's fun to see people reacting to Guts & Co in a "wow they killed these monsters so effieciently how are they?!?!" way.

When will we finally get on the damn ship.
...more
توفيق عبد الرحيم
Nov 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
The Volumes still seem slower then usuall we went abit far from our destination
and the final battle in this volume is the same battle from last volume and from the begining of this volume all over again
The best thing in this volume is the battle between Guts and Serpico and Guts won again no surprise there Serpico is smart but Guts isnt stupid either
Farnese coming to the aquistion of the thorn snakes is amazing now she can finally do a better job protecting Casca
Isidiro and Puck team work is ac
...more
Philip Mastandrea
May 13, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: berserk
I thought I had marked this as read a bit ago. Anyway, I've been done.

It has been a bit since I read one of these, and I know they are slowing down in the real world as well, but this one was fun. Guts is always great and it was good he got his new family back together again. It would be nice if they could just get on a boat and sail away, but I'm finding that the story is moving forward nicely and it all makes sense.

I haven't looked, but I remember watching the anime 20 years ago (yikes I'm old
...more
Jess📘
Jun 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
This volume has a great balance of action and storytelling. Literal giant tigers crash the Vandimion pre-war toast, but not before Papa V. insists on controlling his daughter’s future. Watching Serpico fight Guts was a highlight, because we’ve never witnessed someone fight Guys from their perspective and live. A complaint I’ve had about past issues is characters repeating ‘wHo Is ThAt!? HiS SwOrD is HuGe’, but in this volume Serpico comments that Guts can’t do that anymore thanks to the demon ar ...more
Kassilem
Oct 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
We get back into the action here. Guts comes back in and saves the day. You’d like that maybe that would get old, Guts always saving everyone else, but for some reason it doesn’t. I instead find myself smiling when the ‘everyone else’ always exclaims over him being able to swing his massive sword. I guess because I am so invested in him, I love it when he shows everyone he’s stronger than he looks. And it’s true not just physically but also mentally. Guts has put up with hell, literally. But he’ ...more
Timothy Pitkin
Jul 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
Good volume that allows underwhelming characters like Farnese to get a moment to shine and she is actually become a much better character. Also again we see Serpico use his wit and intelligence as we get another cool fight between Guts and him. Serpico is still my favorite character and would love to see him get more awesome fights. Also nice that the Church is getting more fleshed out as we finally get to meet some of the leaders of it and we get a glimpse of Griffith's plan. ...more
Kyle Berk
Dec 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2020
30 volumes in Berserk is still great, I thoroughly enjoy each volume. And I acknowledge once an ending is in sight it can effect the rest of the story but it’s the simple appeal of somebody struggling against life trying to box them into a role that I enjoy seeing again and again no matter how often the beats can be repeated.

I am always in awe of Guts overpowering everyone else in a fight and his capsule disregard for “normalcy” or the notions of people who are determined to make the decisions o
...more
Eulercauchy
Jul 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was the volume that I got burned out on Nd quit reading for a year or so. Pretty great, but my limit was 29 volumes in a row. It kind of felt like it started repeating itself and the story was meandering. Good to pick up after a year though.
M. Ashraf
Nov 15, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: berserk
Berserk
Volume#30

We continue Guts Vs. Serpico fight
A surprise attack on the party
The tiger monsters attack and artwork are great
An Apostle appears to deliver a warning
A war is coming
Good volume but still something is missing
Bradley
Feb 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
So dark and so good. Every time I read one of these I have to grab another. It's my crack cocaine. This is just good. ...more
Hamid
Apr 30, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018manga, seinen
3.5 stars
Peter Barr
Jun 24, 2018 rated it liked it
Berserk continues as the group seeks their destination and obstacles continue to get in their way. It's a likeable saga. ...more
Zachariah
Jun 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
That was it?!

It was dumb!
It was pointless!
It was nothing!
It was...short.

I loved it!
Alyza Raine
yassss flaunt your badassery

please take care tho :((

u guys aren't infallible 😭😭😭😭😭
...more
Shell
Nov 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great volume as always.
Shiv
Nov 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Another fantastic volume.
David
Jan 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020
Finished this in the middle of December. Miura knows how to make art and tell stories.
Sina Tavoosi
Mar 06, 2021 rated it liked it
Shelves: manga
Not much happens.
Spencer
A lot of fun but not much story progression.
ej
May 05, 2021 rated it really liked it
good volume, prolly least favorite of the recent ones just cause miura’s action illustration can get super hard to decipher, don’t trust this fiancé guy or the brother, want em outta the picture asap
Jesse Slater
May 28, 2021 rated it really liked it
I love seeing the Black Swordsman Party get to show how badass they are, and the stark contrast with the aristocracy.
Cat Randle
Apr 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
Our odd bunch of travellers invite themselves to Farnese fathers party. Her engagement will be announced but the Kurusham emperor intends to start the war. There is a ship and our group battle to get to it, through a city of demons. Farnese's fiancee and her brother go with but have so much to understand. Guts find another apostle. Will he be able to manage the armour? We'll have to read 31 to find out. ...more
Emily
Jul 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
The introduction of the tigers was very well executed, being paced and framed like a horror movie. And the action that followed was pretty great (as was the fight with Serpico). It feels like getting to the confrontation with Ganishka was kind of rushed, but it had to be done right now since Guts is about to leave the mainland.
Mati
Sep 04, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013, manga
The good old manga was picked up for the season. The blood is flowing, the carnage was almost on every second page as Guts, the black swordsman, made his way trough the country. He saved little Elf named Puck, who became his unwanted but devoted companion and one would say he was making Guts remembering that there is something more then gutting random people, monsters and accidentally some little girls.
William Hayman
Dec 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The only fault with this series is that one can never get enough of it. The series has been going strong for more than 20+ years and I believe that it has at least another 15. The writing is detailed, impressive and cannot be compared. The writing/release of volumes is tediously slow in comparison to the hype one experiences whilst reading Berserk's dark, gritty, and strangely realistic themes that we experience in our every day. ...more
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Kentarou Miura (三浦建太郎) was born in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, in 1966. He is left-handed. In 1976, at the early age of 10, Miura made his first Manga, entitled "Miuranger", that was published for his classmates in a school publication; the manga ended up spanning 40 volumes. In 1977, Miura created his second manga called Ken e no michi (剣への道 The Way to the Sword), using Indian ink for th ...more

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