Kodoani.com – This year’s eighth 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 be on hiatus. The magazine did not reveal when the manga will resume.
The adventure is over but life goes on for an Elf mage just starting to learn what life is like. Frieren and her brave adventurers defeated the Demon King and brought peace to the land. But Frieden will outlast the rest of her old group. How will she understand what life means to the people around her? Decades after their victory, the funeral of one of her friends leaves Frieren confronted with her own near-immortality. Frieren begins to fulfill the last wishes of his teammates and embarks on a new adventure…
Yamada and Abe launched the manga in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in April 2020. The ninth volume was published in September 2022. Viz Media published the seventh volume on Tuesday.
The manga is adapting a television anime that will premiere this year.
The manga has won several awards, including the New Creators Award for the 25th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Awards in 2021 and the 14th Manga Taisho Awards in 2021. The manga was nominated for Best Shōnen Manga for the 45th Kodansha Annual Manga Awards in 2021 and the 46th award in May.
The manga also ranked 6th for male readers in the 2022 edition of Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This Manga Is Amazing!) and ranked at number 17 on Da Vinci magazine’s 21st annual “Book of the Year” list for manga in December 2021.