Fantasy anime enthusiasts have a thrilling addition to their must-watch list with the much-anticipated arrival of “Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End”. Adapted from Kanehito Yamada and Tsukasa Abe’s acclaimed manga, the series has generated immense excitement among fans, and this anticipation is entirely justified given the manga’s warm reception by critics and readers alike.
The announcement of the anime adaptation in September 2022 has only heightened the fervor surrounding the enchanting tale of the titular elf. What’s particularly promising is that the esteemed Madhouse studio, under the direction of Keiichiro Saito, is at the helm of animating Frieren’s journey. While visuals are undeniably crucial, a stellar cast of voice actors has also been assembled to breathe life into the characters of Frieren.
The talented cast includes Atsumi Tanezaki as Frieren, Kana Ichinose as Fern, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Himmel, Hiroki Touchi as Heiter, Yoji Ueda as Eisen, Chiaki Kobayashi as Stark, Atsuko Tanaka as Flamme, and Hiroki Yasumoto as Qual. With such dedicated talent in the recording booth, “Frieren” is poised to make a significant mark in the realm of fantasy anime. However, eager viewers will need to know when and how to catch this captivating series.
‘Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End’ release date
“Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End” is set to debut on Friday, September 29, at 9 PM JST, with a special two-hour episode. The premiere will be aired first in Japan via Nippon TV, giving local audiences the first glimpse of the series. Subsequently, episodes will move to Nippon TV’s 11 PM JST time slot and will be released every Friday until the season reaches its conclusion.
For fans residing outside Japan, fret not, as the anime will be accessible for streaming in various regions around the world.
For those accustomed to relying on Crunchyroll for the latest anime releases, you’re in luck! The streaming platform has secured the rights to distribute the first season of “Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End” and has already confirmed its inclusion in their Fall 2023 lineup. This means that viewers in Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, CIS, India, and North, Central, and South America can expect to find the series available for streaming.
While the exact release times for each episode have not been disclosed, it’s safe to assume they will likely be accessible a few hours after their initial premiere in Japan, following Crunchyroll’s customary release schedule.