The recent creation of a dedicated website domain would suggest a possible animated adaptation inspired by Frieren: Beyond the End of the Journey (Sousou no Frieren), the manga written by Kanehito Yamada and designed by Tsukasa Abe through the pages of Weekly Shonen Sunday (Shogakukan).
At the moment there is nothing else, but as soon as we know more we will inform you.
The manga that already boasts over 2 million copies printed And published in Italy by J-POP (here for the review of the 1st issue) from 13 October 2021 and at the moment the first 3 volumes are available for purchase. In Japan, however, the manga has reached 6 volumes.
Frieren Beyond the End of the Journey: what the manga is about and awards
Here is a synopsis of the manga:
The elven sorceress Frieren and her brave adventure companions have defeated the Demon King, finally bringing peace to their land. Now the heroes can each take their own path, towards the common goal of a peaceful life. As an elf, Frieren is destined for a very long existence and to survive the rest of the group: how can she deal with the mortality of her friends? Will she be able to find fulfillment in her life and learn to understand what it means to live for the human beings around her? For Frieren, the battle may have ended but the inner journey that awaits her will be just as hard and difficult.
With regard to the awardsin March 2021 the manga had reached over 2 million printed copies and placed second in the contest “Kono Manga ga Sugoi! ” Of Takarajimasha for the best children’s reading category. In 2022on the other hand, he placed at sixth place In the same competition. In 2021 the fantasy manga series grabbed the 2nd place to the best comic book competition recommended (Nationwide Bookstore Employees’ Recommended Comics) organized by Honya Club. The manga also ranked at the 17th place for the competition “Book of the Year”Organized by the magazine Da Vinci.
The manga was awarded the 14th place to the contest “Manga Taisho“And received the recognition”New Creator“On the occasion of 25th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize. The manga received the nomination at the 45th edition of the “Kodansha Manga Award“For the shonen category. And, as if that were not enough, the manga has placed itself at the 3rd place (of 50) to the contest “Next Manga Awards“.
If you were intrigued by the history of recognition of this relatively new work on the Italian market, we invite you to reach the purchase form on Amazon and give the first issue a chance.