Beyond Journey’s End Releases New PV Trailer Teasing 2nd Exam

A new PV trailer has been released for the currently airing Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End TV anime, shortly after the broadcast of the anime’s 22nd episode. The 28-episode series first premiered in Japan on September 29, 2023. 

The anime is in its second cour, which premiered on January 5, 2024 and adapts the “First Class Mage Exam Arc.”

Keiichirou Saitou (Bocchi the Rock!) is serving as the anime’s director, with Tomohiro Suzuki (One-Punch Man) as series screenwriter, Reiko Nagasawa (takt op.Destiny) as character designer, Evan Call (Violet Evergarden) as music composer, Daiki Harashina (takt op.Destiny D2 designer) as magical creature designer, Tooru Iwazawa (takt op.Destiny) as action director, Sawako Takagi (Bleach) as art director, Harue Ohno (A Place Further Than the Universe) as color designer, and Akane Fushihara (Spy x Family) as compositing director. MADHOUSE is handling the animation production. 

Meanwhile, the anime’s voice cast for the second cour includes:

  • • Atsumi Tanezaki as Frieren
  • • Kana Ichinose as Fern
  • • Chiaki Kobayashi as Stark
  • • Azumi Waki as Kanne
  • • Sayumi Suzushiro as Lawine
  • • Kishou Taniyama as Wirbel
  • • Ikumi Hasegawa as Ubel
  • • Jirou Saitou as Denken
  • • Shouhei Komatsu as Land
  • • Eiji Hanawa as Richter 
  • • Izuka Ishigami as Laufen
  • • Kanae Itou as Ehre
  • • Haruka Terui as Sense
  • • Tarusuke Shingaki as Genau
  • • Nobuhiko Okamoto as Himmel
  • • Hiroki Touchi as Heiter
  • • Youji Ueda as Eisen

The original manga series was first launched in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday on April 28, 2020 and has released 12 tankoubon volumes as of December 2023. Muse Asia and Bilibili are streaming the anime in select Asian regions. 

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Crunchyroll is streaming Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End in English and select western territories, describing the synopsis as: 

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.

Source: Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Official Anime Twitter