Crunchyroll announced that they will start streaming Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End English dub, with the first four episodes of the dub releasing on the streaming platform on Oct 13, 2023.
Main cast and staff of the English dub have also been revealed.
Cast for Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End English dub includes:
- Mallorie Rodak as Frieren
- Jill Harris as Fern
- Chris Guerrero as Eisen
- Jason Douglas as Heiter
- Clifford Chapin as Himmel
- ADR Director: Jad Saxton
- ADR Producer: Colleen Clinkenbeard
- ADR Script Writer: Macy Anne Johnson
- ADR Mixer: Gino Palencia
- ADR Engineer: Sawyer Pfledderer
Sousou No Frieren anime started airing on Sep 29, 2023, with a 2-hour special episode.
- Atsumi Tanezaki as Frieren
- Hiroki Touchi as Heiter
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Himmel
- Yōji Ueda as Eisen
- Director: Keiichirō Saitō
- Series Composition: Tomohiro Suzuki
- Music: Evan Call
- Character Design: Reiko Nagasawa
- Art Director: Sawako Takagi
- Chief Animation Director: Reiko Nagasawa
The anime adaptation of Sousou No Frieren was announced in the manga’s 9th volume, which was shipped on Sep 15, 2022.
Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End is a Japanese manga series written by Kanehito Yamada and illustrated by Tsukasa Abe. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s shonen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday since April 2020, with its chapters collected in nine tankobon volumes as of September 2022.
The series is licensed for English release in North America by Viz Media.
As of September 2022, the manga had over 7.2 million copies in circulation. In 2021, Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End won the 14th Manga Taisho and the New Creator Prize of the 25th annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
Crunchyroll describes the plot of Sousou no Frieren as:
After the party of heroes defeated the Demon King, they restored peace to the land and returned to lives of solitude. Generations pass, and the elven mage Frieren comes face to face with humanity’s mortality. She takes on a new apprentice and promises to fulfill old friends’ dying wishes. Can an elven mind make peace with the nature of life and death? Frieren embarks on her quest to find out.