The Best Boy of the Season ranking results for Fall 2023 are out, and Stark from Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End won first place. The warrior from Frieren’s party took 8.81% of the votes from a total of 30,425 respondents. He was followed by Kento Nanami from JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2 and Akira Tendo from Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead. He’s had a lot of cool moments, and we’ll be seeing more of him this season. Check out the full results, or you can look at the top 10 graphic below:
Top 10 Best Boy of the Season of Fall 2023 – Stark Wins First Place
To make it even better, Fern was voted as the Fall 2023 Best Girl of the Season. She ranked ahead of Frieren, who was a close second place.
The Frieren anime returned today with its 2nd cour, and it will run until March 24. Studio MADHOUSE is animating, while Crunchyroll is streaming it outside Japan. The Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End main anime staff consists of Keiichiro Saito as the director, Tomohiro Suzuki as the scriptwriter, Reiko Nagasawa as the character designer and Evan Call as the music composer. Atsumi Tanezaki will be voicing the titular protagonist Frieren.
The anime is based on the manga written by Kanehito Yamada and illustrated by Tsukasa Abe. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s shonen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday since April 2020. Viz Media licensed the manga in English, and they describe the story:
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.
Source: Anime Corner Ranking
© Yamada Kanehito, Abe Tsukasa / Shogakukan / “Sousou no Freiren” Production Committee