The Shangri-La Frontier anime series is finally airing, and fans can expect two cours of the series. We’ve compiled the entire schedule and release dates for the first half of the Shangri-La Frontier anime airing throughout the fall.
Katarina began the Shangri-La Frontier web novel series on the “Let’s Be Novelists” website in May of 2017. The series grew in popularity and made its debut in Weekly Shonen Magazine just a few years later in July 2020. The highly-anticipated anime series is finally here with a weekly schedule across two cours, or quarters of a year.
Shangri-La Frontier Release Dates & Where To Watch
The Shangri-La Frontier anime series airs weekly on Sundays at 5 p.m. JST in Japan across MBS and TBS networks. Fans outside of Japan may watch the Shangri-La Frontier anime on Crunchyroll with each episode being added to the service on Sundays at 2 a.m. PDT / 5 a.m. EDT. A total of 12 episodes will be released in the first and second cours in this 24-episode run. The second cour will premiere sometime in 2024.
The release dates and schedule for the Shangri-La Frontier anime (first half):
- Episode 1 – October 1
- Episode 2 – October 8
- Episode 3 – October 15
- Episode 4 – October 22
- Episode 5 – October 29
- Episode 6 – November 5
- Episode 7 – November 12
- Episode 8 – November 19
- Episode 9 – November 26
- Episode 10 – December 3
- Episode 11 – December 10
- Episode 12 – December 17
- Episode 13 – 24 (2nd Half) – TBA
Each new episode premieres at the following times:
- Pacific Daylight Time (PDT): 2:00 a.m. PDT
- Mountain Daylight Time (MDT): 3:00 a.m. MDT
- Central Daylight Time (CDT): 4:00 a.m. CDT
- Eastern Daylight Time (EDT): 5:00 a.m. EDT
- British Summer Time (BST): 10:00 a.m. BST
Lastly, Crunchyroll’s official description of the series is available below:
Rakuro Hizutome only cares about one thing: beating crappy VR games. He devotes his entire life to these buggy games and could clear them all in his sleep. One day, he decides to challenge himself and play a popular god-tier game called Shangri-La Frontier. But he quickly learns just how difficult it is. Will his expert skills be enough to uncover its hidden secrets?