Frieren: Beyond Journey's End Manga Resumes on March 22
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
This year's 16th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine revealed on Wednesday that Kanehito Yamada and Tsukasa Abe's Frieren: Beyond Journey's End (Sōsō no Frieren) manga will resume in the magazine's next issue on March 22. The manga went on hiatus on January 18.
Viz Media has licensed the manga, and it describes the story:
The adventure is over but life goes on for an elf mage just beginning to learn what living is all about. Elf mage Frieren and her courageous fellow adventurers have defeated the Demon King and brought peace to the land. But Frieren will long outlive the rest of her former party. How will she come to understand what life means to the people around her? Decades after their victory, the funeral of one her friends confronts Frieren with her own near immortality. Frieren sets out to fulfill the last wishes of her comrades and finds herself beginning a new adventure…
Yamada and Abe launched the manga in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in April 2020. The 10th volume shipped on Thursday. Viz Media published the seventh volume on January 17.
The manga is inspiring a television anime that will premiere this fall.
The manga has won several awards, including the New Creator Prize for the 25th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2021 and the 14th Manga Taisho Award in 2021. In addition, the manga was nominated for Best Shōnen Manga for Kodansha's 45th annual Manga Awards in 2021 and the 46th awards in May 2022. The American Library Association's Graphic Novels & Comics Round Table (GNCRT) included the manga in its top ten list of 2022 Best Graphic Novels for Adults Reading List.
Source: Weekly Shonen Sunday issue 16