Hundreds of Final Fantasy 14 players have been paying tribute to Kentaro Miura, the creator of the manga Berserk who died at the age of 54.
Images and videos began to appear on Twitter and reddit in the last few hours, showing hundreds of characters lined up around one of the original cities, Ul’dah, and others also gathered in Limsa Lominsa. All players have switched to the Dark Knights class, which causes a strong Berserk influence, with many characters posing with their swords on the ground.
Server players like Balmung, Cactus, Leviathan, i Midgardsormr they have participated, with players from many other servers reporting that people are running out to honor Miura. A video from the Twitter user @localhyurzen shows so many people lined up on the Balmung server that the game can't load everyone at once said another on reddit "The line stretches from one side to the other of Uldah. I went to check the other parts and was not allowed to return to the main part for a few moments because of its congestion ".
Dark Balmung Knight Memorial to Berserk Author Kentaro Miura. I love this community. pic.twitter.com/QYveSkQ9GoMay 20, 2021
It is an amazing tribute to Miura and has been a way for the community to come together to mourn and celebrate her life and work. Redditors reported Leviathan players handing out gaps and bonfires to those queuing up, while others have talked about finding comfort in meeting other players.
Kentaro Miura died on May 6 from acute aortic dissection. The editorial department of Young Animal magazine announced his transfer on Berserk’s official Twitter account today, with an automatic translation of the tweet that says “we would like to express our utmost respect and gratitude” to Miura.