TOHO Animation’s official YouTube channel uploaded a new trailer for Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End anime series, on Feb 9, 2024, which previews the 2nd stage of the First Class Mage Exam Arc.
The trailer dropped after the release of episode 23 on Feb 16.
The 2nd stage of the First Class Mage Exam is set to begin airing on Feb 16, 2024.
In addition to this, a special livestream event called “~The Magic of Talk~ Special Edition [First Class Mage Exam]” will be held in Japan on Feb 13. It will feature cast members Atsumi Tanezaki (Frieren), Kana Ichinose (Fern) and Ikumi Hasegawa (Übel), who will recap and discuss the first stage of the exam arc and preview the second stage, along with additional behind-the-scenes details.
It will be livestreamed on TOHO’s official YouTube channel on the aforementioned date.
(Livestream event key visual)
About Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End:
Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End is a manga series written by Kanehito Yamada and illustrated by Tsukasa Abe. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday since April 2020, with its chapters collected in twelve tankōbon volumes as of December 2023. The manga had 8 million copies in circulation as of March 2023.
Viz Media Describes the manga as follows:
‘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 of 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…”