Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Will Have 2 Consecutive Cours

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The upcoming fantasy anime Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End will run for two consecutive cours, it has been announced. This means the show will begin on September 29 and run until March 2023.

It was also revealed that the anime’s two-hour premiere will feature a special ending song, “Bliss,” which is performed by milet.

Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End is based on the Shogakukan-published manga written by Kanehito Yamada and drawn by Tsukasa Abe, which was the grand prize winner of Manga Taisho 2021. Crunchyroll, Muse Asia, and Bilibili are some of the sites streaming the show overseas. 

Viz Media describes the manga’s premise as:

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 anime is produced by MADHOUSE with Keiichirou Saitou (Bocchi the Rock!) as director, Tomohiro Suzuki (One-Punch Man) as series composer, Reiko Nagasawa (takt op.Destiny) as character designer, and Evan Call (Violet Evergarden) as music composer. Other staff include:

• Daiki Harashina (takt op.Destiny D2 designer) as magical creature designer
• Tooru Iwazawa (takt op.Destiny) as action director
• Sawako Takagi (Bleach) as art director
• Harue Ohno (A Place Further Than the Universe) as color designer
• Akane Fushihara (Spy x Family) as compositing director

Meanwhile, the cast includes:

• Atsumi Tanezaki as Frieren
• Nobuhiko Okamoto as Himmel
• Hiroki Touchi as Heiter
• Youji Ueda as Eisen
• Kana Ichinose as Fern
• Chiaki Kobayashi as Stark

The Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End manga began serialization in Weekly Shonen Sunday in 2020 and has 11 tankoubon volumes published under the Shonen Sunday Comics label as of September 2023. 


Source: @Anime_Frieren

Melvyn originally wanted to write about video games, and he did so for a few years starting from his college days. Now, he primarily focuses on anime-related content, although he also writes about games, light novels, manga, and VTubers sometimes. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese. Every anime season, Melvyn looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences.
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