|Berserk wins the SLA's Judges Award 2012||Mon, 22 Oct 2012|
Scotland Loves Animation is proud to announce that the winner of the 2012 Judges Award at Scotland Loves Anime is Berserk - Egg of the King, directed by Toshiyuki Kubooka.
Berserk - Egg of the King beat off competition from Blood-C The Last Dark, Afterschool Midgnighters and Nerawareta Gakuen.
Judges in 2012 included:
Garry Marshall (Red Kite Animation, Super Umami)
Julia McLean (Chair, Scottish Animation Network)
Simon Hart (Festival Director, Puppet Animation Scotland)
Andrew Osmond (Freelance writer, critic)
Chaired by Jonathan Clements.
Set in a foreboding, medieval European-insired world, where a hundred year war rages on. Lone mercenary Guts travels the land, cutting down his opponents with unrivalled swordsmanship. His ferocity and strength attracts the attention of Griffith, leader of the mercenary group "The Band of the Hawk," and Guts is recruited to the unit. Thanks to their continued victories on the battlefield, the bond between Guts and Griffith deepens - but despite all their success, Guts begins to question his reasons for fighting for Griffith's dream. Unknown to Guts,this unyielding dream is about to bestow a horrible fate on them both.
It will be released on home video by KAZE via Manga UK on December 24th on DVD, Blu-Ray and Collectors Editions.
From Scotland Loves Anime website
Congratulations to Berserk for winning the Golden Partridge!
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