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Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Anime Gears Up for Next Arc in New Trailer

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With the new year comes a new arc for the ongoing Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End anime, which is getting ready to dive into a fresh storyline starting with episode 17 on January 5, 2024. To get everyone ready, a new trailer and key visual arrived along with info on the new opening theme and a bunch of new cast members.

First up, the new trailer:


New cast members include Azumi Waki as Kanne, Sayumi Suzushiro as Lavine, Kisho Taniyama as Viabell, Ikumi Hasegawa as Übel, Jiro Saito as Denken, Shohei Komatsu as Lunt, Eiji Hanawa as Richter, Shizuka Ishigami as Laofen, Kanae Ito as Ehre, Haruka Terui as Zenze and Tarusuke Shingaki as Genau. 

The new opening theme will be “Hareru” by n-buna. 

The anime is being made at Madhouse, with Keiichirō Saitō of Bocchi the Rock! helming the project as director. The person in charge of series scripts is Tomohiro Suzuki, who has worked on One-Punch Man and Boogiepop and Others. The music is being composed by Evan Call, known for working on Violet Evergarden and Josee, The Tiger and the Fish. Credit for character design goes to Reiko Nagasawa of takt op. Destiny.

VIZ Media is publishing the original Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End manga by Kanehito Yamada and Tsukasa Abe in English and gave this description for the plot:

The adventure is over but life goes on for an elf mage just beginning to learn what living is all about. Elf mage Frieren and her courageous fellow adventurers have defeated the Demon King and brought peace to the land. But Frieren will long outlive the rest of her former party. How will she come to understand what life means to the people around her? Decades after their victory, the funeral of one her friends confronts Frieren with her own near immortality. Frieren sets out to fulfill the last wishes of her comrades and finds herself beginning a new adventure…

The manga began in 2020 and has nabbed the 2021 14th Manga Taisho Award and the 2021 New Creator Prize for the 25th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.

The Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End anime will air until March 2024.

Via Crunchyroll News