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Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Anime to Run Through Fall and Winter


The Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End anime is about to kick off with a two-hour premiere that consists of the first four episodes, with Crunchyroll kicking off the stream on September 29 at 8:00am PT. We also learned that the series is scheduled to air until March 2024, so look for this one to span both the Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 anime seasons. 

Beyond that, it was announced that the first part of the premiere broadcast will include a special ending theme song in milet’s “Bless,” featuring Evan Call as composer. 

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.

Find out more about why Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End is a must-read for fantasy fans!

Source: Official Twitter