Kanehito Yamada’s Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End is getting an anime adaptation, as confirmed earlier. The 9th volume of the manga is set to publish on September 15. There are no details about the adaptation as of now, but a website along with an official Twitter for the anime have been launched. Teaser visual has also been revealed:
The manga written by Kanehito Yamada and illustrated by Tsukasa Abe has been serialized in the Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine since 2020. Viz Media licensed it in English and describes the plot as:
Elf mage Frieren and her courageous fellow adventurers have defeated the Demon King and brought peace to the land. With the great struggle over, they all go their separate ways to live a quiet life. But as an elf, Frieren, nearly immortal, will long outlive the rest of her former party. How will she come to terms with the mortality of her friends? How can she find fulfillment in her own life, and can she learn to understand what life means to the humans around her? Frieren begins a new journey to find the answer.
Both the author and the illustrator commented thanking fans for the support.
Thanks to all the readers and to Mr. Tsukasa, the artist, we were able to make it into an anime. I am very grateful.Kanehito Yamada
I was surprised by the enthusiasm of the production team when I heard their stories at the production site and received their drawings of the settings for each episode. I am amazed at the enthusiasm of everyone in the production team.
I am also very happy to know that they are thinking about the Frieren in various ways. I am looking forward to seeing the her in action in the anime.Encouraged by this, I will do my best to make a better work!
Frieren will be animated! It’s a dream come true. Thank you so much to all the readers who always supported me.Tsukasa Abe
And thank you to Yamada-sensei, the original author, and everyone involved in this work. We are excitedly looking forward to seeing them come to life. Thank you so much. Looking forward to it!
Source: Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Anime Website
SOSO NO FRIEREN © Kanehito YAMADA, Tsukasa ABE/SHOGAKUKAN