Sousou no Frieren
Frieren: Beyond Journey's End
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Sousou no Frieren

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Frieren at the Funeral
Japanese: 葬送のフリーレン
English: Frieren: Beyond Journey's End
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Apr 28, 2020 to ?
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Award Winning Award Winning, Fantasy Fantasy
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Yamada, Kanehito (Story), Abe, Tsukasa (Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.571 (scored by 1335213,352 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #912
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #282
Members: 46,538
Favorites: 1,920

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Synopsis

The demon king has been defeated, and the victorious hero party returns home before disbanding. The four—mage Frieren, hero Himmel, priest Heiter, and warrior Eisen—reminisce about their decade-long journey as the moment to bid each other farewell arrives. But the passing of time is different for elves, thus Frieren witnesses her companions slowly pass away one by one.

Before his death, Heiter manages to foist a young human apprentice called Fern onto Frieren. Driven by the elf's passion for collecting a myriad of magic spells, the pair embarks on a seemingly aimless journey, revisiting the places that the heroes of yore had visited. Along their travels, Frieren slowly confronts her regrets of missed opportunities to form deeper bonds with her now-deceased comrades.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Sousou no Frieren has been published in English as Frieren: Beyond Journey's End by VIZ Media since November 9, 2021.

The series won the New Work Prize at the 25th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize awards in 2021.

Characters

Frieren
Main
Fern
Main
Stark
Main
Himmel
Supporting
Heiter
Supporting
Eisen
Supporting
Kraft
Supporting
Flamme
Supporting
Edel
Supporting
Übel
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

May 15, 2020
PowerPras (All reviews)
Well this is an early review but from what i can see, it is truly worth to read.

A common thing every hero vs demon lord manga has is the presence of an elf in the party.

This manga can be dubbed as "After happily ever after" by showing us the life of the elf years and years after defeating the demon lord.

This will truly be a change of pace for all the isekai type anime/manga fans.

People should be ready to be hit in the feels with every chapter so i suggest everyone to keep some tissues with them while reading this one.
May 23, 2020
SiriusTimeKeeper (All reviews)
What the hell!? This is not the normal fantasy that I have been reading!? No ecchiness. No heroes seeking revenge or victory. None of those flashiness and cliche plots.

Only about life, death, and memory. Bittersweet.

In this manga, we are going to see how Frieren, an elf, deals with the "unfortunate" immortality inherited from her race and the memories she made through a seemingly never-ending life journey.

It has been a long time since I kinda teared up while reading a manga. Goosebumps.

P.S. The first chapter of this manga hits me like a truck as if the time I finished "Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana read more
Oct 19, 2020
mosenco (All reviews)
Wow, this is kinda a new way to tell a fantasy story. The plot is something new, and the story so sad. When the apex of a story about heroes vs king demon is the beginning, the final fight and the victory, this part of the story is so sad, it's like a shadow of a great past.

Each chapter has this sad feeling of something you lost, something precious that you lost and don't know that you lost it.

If you looking for a manga like naruto, dragonball, well this is not for you, but if you looking for something else, here you go
Jun 30, 2020
Est (All reviews)
If I had to describe this story with a single word, it'd be "emotional". This is a story that is largely about emotion, as we follow the titular elf Frieren in her attempt learn about and understand humans, and it is fittingly jam-packed with emotion. It's rare for a series to make me feel so consistently emotional with every chapter.

This series has one of my favourite depictions of the way different fantasy races must interact and view each other, due to their lifespans, as well as a great depiction of magic as a technology that progresses over time in the same way technologies do read more

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