Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Reveals 2nd Cour Trailer, Visual, Cast Additions

©Kanehito Yamada, Tsukasa Abe/Shogakukan/ ”Frieren”Project

Following the end of Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End‘s first cour, a trailer has been released for the upcoming second cour’s “First Class Mage Exam Arc.” There’s also a key visual and additional cast reveals.

The new cast members include:

Azumi Waki as Kanne
Sayumi Suzushiro as Lavine
Kishou Taniyama as Wirbel
Ikumi Hasegawa as Ubel
Jirou Saitou as Denken
Shouhei Komatsu as Land
Eiji Hanawa as Richter 
Izuka Ishigami as Laufen
Kanae Itou as Ehre
Haruka Terui as Sense
Tarusuke Shingaki as Genau

The second cour’s opening will be “Sunny” by Yorushika. The song is previewed in the trailer.

The new cour will premiere in Japan on January 5, 2024. 

The first cour of Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End premiered on September 29 with its first four episodes dropping on the same day. Crunchyroll, Muse Asia, and Bilibili stream the show. The fantasy anime 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. 

©Kanehito Yamada, Tsukasa Abe/Shogakukan/ ”Frieren”Project

Viz Media describes the manga 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 Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End manga began serialization in Weekly Shonen Sunday in 2020 and has 12 tankoubon volumes published under the Shonen Sunday Comics label as of December 2023. 


Staff

• Director: Keiichirou Saitou (Bocchi the Rock!)
• Series composer: Tomohiro Suzuki (One-Punch Man
• Character designer: Reiko Nagasawa (takt op.Destiny)
• Music composer: Evan Call (Violet Evergarden
• Magical creature designer: Daiki Harashina (takt op.Destiny D2 designer) 
• Action director: Tooru Iwazawa (takt op.Destiny
• Art director: Sawako Takagi (Bleach
• Color designer: Harue Ohno (A Place Further Than the Universe
• Compositing director: Akane Fushihara (Spy x Family
• Animation production: MADHOUSE 

Cast

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


Source: @Anime_Frieren

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