Confirmed the anime adaptation of Frieren: Beyond the End of the Journey

Confirmed the anime adaptation of Frieren: Beyond the End of the Journey

Confirmed the anime adaptation of Frieren

Some time ago we reported a rumor that it was likely that the manga Frieren: Beyond the End of the Journey (Sousou no Frieren), written by Kanehito Yamada and drawn by Tsukasa Abe through the pages of Weekly Shonen Sunday (Shogakukan), would have been transposed into an anime. Well, now the rumor has been confirmed. The anime will happen and to confirm it was the Shogakukan publishing house to report the news.

Little information on the anime adaptation of Frieren: Beyond the End of the Journey

Very little information has been revealed about adaptation. In fact, Shogakukan hasn't even revealed the anime's format, so we don't know if it's going to be a series, a movie or an OVA. However, the publisher has revealed the key visual and stated that it will announce more details at a later time.

Here is a synopsis of the manga:

The elven sorceress Frieren and her brave adventure companions have defeated the Demon King, finally bringing peace to their land. Now the heroes can each take their own path, towards the common goal of a peaceful life. As an elf, Frieren is destined for a very long existence and to survive the rest of the group: how will she be able to deal with the mortality of her friends? Will she be able to find fulfillment in her life and learn to understand what it means to live for the human beings around her? For Frieren, the battle may have ended but the inner journey that awaits her will be just as hard and difficult. | ); } The manga reached over 2 million printed copies and placed second in the contest "Kono Manga ga Sugoi!" by Takarajimasha for the best children's reading category. In 2022, however, he finished sixth in the same competition. In 2021, the fantasy manga series took 2nd place in the Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics competition organized by the Honya Club. The manga also finished 17th in the "Book of the Year" competition organized by Da Vinci magazine.

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End Manga's Anime Adaptation Confirmed

Shogakukan announced on Tuesday that Kanehito Yamada and Tsukasa Abe's Frieren: Beyond Journey's End (Sōsō no Frieren) manga is inspiring an anime adaptation. Shogakukan did not reveal the anime's format. Shogakukan revealed the below visual for the anime, and will announce more details at a later date.

The Animate retail shop listed the cover of the manga's ninth compiled book volume with an anime announcement. The volume will ship on Thursday.

Viz Media has licensed the manga, and it describes the story:

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…

Yamada and Abe launched the manga in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in April 2020. The eighth volume shipped on June 17. The fantasy story follows the travels of Frieren, an elf who once journeyed on perilous adventures to defeat evil with stalwart comrades. When peace comes, she bears the burden of her long-lived race, and sees her friends pass away before her one by one. At the same time as she mourns the aging and passing of old relationships, she forms valuable new relationships in her travels.

The manga has won several awards, including the New Creator Prize for the 25th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2021 and the 14th Manga Taisho Award in 2021.

In addition, the manga was nominated for Best Shōnen Manga for Kodansha's 45th annual Manga Awards in 2021 and the 46th awards in May.

The manga also ranked at #6 for male readers in the 2022 edition of Takarajimasha's Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This Manga Is Amazing!) guidebook, and ranked at #17 on the Da Vinci magazine's 21st annual 'Book of the Year' list for manga in December 2021.

Source: Comic Natalie