All eight currently published Deluxe Edition volumes of Kentarou Miura’s Berserk manga from Dark Horse Comics have ranked in the list of top 100 overall best-selling books on Amazon.com since the announcement of Miura’s passing. Miura passed away on May 6, 2021 due to acute aortic dissection. He was 54 years old at the time of his passing.
While Anime News Network confirmed that the highest-ranking book was the first volume at #9, Stray Dog of Anime: The Films of Mamoru Oshii author Brian Ruh posted on Twitter on May 20, 2021 that several volumes of the manga ranked in the top 10 (including Volume 1 at #4) and all eight volumes ranked in the top 20 on May 20, 2021.
Miura published the one-shot version of the Berserk manga in Hakusensha’s Monthly Comicomi magazine in 1988. He launched the full Berserk manga series in Hakusensha’s Monthly Animal House magazine in 1989, and the series continued in Hakusensha’s Young Animal magazine until now.