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    Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Novel Adaptation Announced

    A prequel featuring five short stories.

    Shogakukan confirms the Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End manga and anime series will receive an official novel adaptation. The novel will serve as a prequel to the original series featuring five short stories. 

    The first cour of Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End premiered on September 29, quickly becoming one of 2023’s most popular anime series. The second cour of Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End began on January 5 with a focus on the second stage of the First-Class Mage Exam. Fans of the series will be able to explore the past of certain characters before the events of the anime.

    Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Novel Adaptation

    Mei Hachimoku is writing the new Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End novel series, with original manga author Tsukasa Abe supervising it. The novel will release via Shogakukan Books on April 17 featuring five shorts stories featuring Frieren, Fern, Stark, Lawine and Kanne, and Aura. This novel will depict Frieren before her journey to “get to know people.” 

    New Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End episodes air on Fridays at 11:00 p.m. JST and 11:00 a.m. EDT each week (subject to change). Fans in Japan may watch the anime on Nippon TV and various streaming services, while fans in the west may watch new episodes on Crunchyroll

    Lastly, here’s an overview of the anime series, via Crunchyroll:

    The mage Frieren defeated the Demon King alongside the hero Himmel’s party after a 10-year quest. Peace was restored to the kingdom. Because she is an elf, she is able to live over a thousand years. She promises Himmel and the others that she will be back to see them and then sets out on a journey by herself. Fifty years later, Frieren goes to visit Himmel and the others. She remained unchanged, but Himmel and the others have aged and only a little of their lives remain. Later, she witnesses Himmel’s death. Frieren is pained by her desire to have spent more time getting to know people. With that regret in her heart, she then goes on a journey to do just that. On her journey, she meets many people and many events await her.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack: https://muckrack.com/raul-landaverde-1

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