If you’ve recently finished the Frieren anime adaptation and are eager to delve deeper into the story, or if you’re looking for a captivating comic series to add to your reading list, look no further than the Frieren manga.

Written by Kanehito Yamada and illustrated by Tsukasa Abe, the Frieren manga debuted on April 28, 2020, serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine.

Within a year of its release, the manga had already amassed over two million copies in circulation.

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Notably, in 2021, the Frieren manga received prestigious accolades, including the Grand Prize at the 14th Manga Taisho awards and the New Creator Prize at the 25th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.

In this article, we’ll provide all the details about the Frieren manga, including its status, volumes, story arcs, and more.

What is the Frieren manga about?

Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End (Sousou no Frieren) follows the story of Frieren, an elven mage, who goes on a journey with a group of adventurers.

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Despite her immortality, Frieren grapples with the passage of time and the ephemeral nature of life, as she witnesses her human companions age and eventually pass away. Through their adventures, Frieren learns about friendship, mortality, and the meaning of life.

The manga explores themes of companionship, loss, and the bittersweet beauty of fleeting moments, all set against a backdrop of fantastical landscapes and mythical creatures.

Where to read the Frieren manga

Frieren manga in Weekly Shonen Sunday
Credit: Shogakukan, Kanehito Yamada, Tsukasa Abe

You can easily access all volumes of the Frieren manga for purchase on multiple platforms.

They are available in both print and e-book formats on the Shogakukan website for about US$4 (JP¥550).

Additionally, you can find all volumes on the official VIZ Media website, where paperbacks are priced at US$11.99 each and digital copies at US$6.99.

Frieren manga volumes and chapters

11. The Journey’s End
2. The Priest’s Lie
3. Blue-Moon Weed
4. The Mage’s Secret
5. Killing Magic
6. New Year’s Festival
7. The Land Where Souls Rest
August 18, 2020
28. One One-Hundredth
9. Phantoms of the Dead
10. Solar Dragon
11. The Hero of the Village
12. The Northern Checkpoint
13. Liberation Festival
14. Monsters That Speak
15. Draht
16. The Murder of a Guard
17. Frieren the Slayer
October 16, 2020
318. The Undead Army
19. Raid
20. Master’s Technique
21. Coward
22. The Scales of Obedience
23. A Victory and a Funeral
24. The Elves’ Wish
25. The Village of the Sword
26. A Gift to a Warrior
27. A Priest from an Ordinary Village
December 18, 2020
428. The Priest and His Regret
29. Ideal Adult
30. Mirrored Lotus
31. Chaos Flower
32. The Orden Family
33. Old Man Voll
34. The Statues of Heroes
35. A Reason to Begin the Journey
36. Emotional Support
37. The First-Class Exam
March 17, 2021
538. Stille — Meteoric Iron Bird
39. Commence Capture Strategy
40. A Spell to Capture a Bird
41. Time for Resolve
42. A Reason to Fight
43. Privilege
44. Recapture the Stille
45. Water-Manipulation Magic
46. An Even-Better Flavor
47. Fern and Her Baked Sweets
July 16, 2021
648. The Ruin’s of the King’s Tomb
49. Dungeons and Magical Items
50. Spiegel—A Water-Mirror Demon
51. Dungeon Battle
52. Strategy Meeting
53. An Era of Humans
54. A Spell that Slashes Almost Anything
55. The Second Exam Ends
56. Fern’s Staff
57. The Third Exam
November 18, 2021
758. Serie’s Intuition
59. With a Little Help
60. Departure and Farewell
61. Magic-Nullifying Crystal
62. Why I Set Out on This Journey
63. The Hero of the South
64. The Demon with a Sword
65. The Secret Hot Spring of the Etwas Mountains
66. The Places She Would Like
67. Peaceful Time
March 17, 2022
868. Northern Plateau
69. Boshaft-The Emperor’s Spirit
70. The Norm Company
71. Subjugation Request
72. The General
73. Encounter Battle
74. Divine Revolte
75. Erilfrachte-The Spell to Dispel Fog
76. Settling
77. A Thunder of Dragons
June 17, 2022
978. Lake Korridor
79. The Great Tor Canyon
80. Holy Snow Crystals
81. The Golden Land
82. Diagoldze — The Spell to Transmute All Creation into Gold
83. The Stone Bracelet of Servitude
84. Daredevil
85. Malice
86. Discussions
87. Affection
September 15, 2022
1088. Solitar
89. Guilt
90. Gluck
91. Onstage
92. The End of Weise
93. The Great Barrier
94. Analysis
95. Nameless Greater Demon
96. Master and Apprentice
97. Observation
March 16, 2023
1198. Retribution
99. Offense and Defense
100. The Fundamentals of Mages
101. Breakthrough
102. A Tie
103. Time for Retribution
104. A Visit to Her Grave
105. Golem
106. Sky-Mountain Dragon
107. The Monument of the Goddess
September 15, 2023
12108. Reunion
109. Zart the Remnant
110. The Party of Heroes
111. Escort Mission
112. Faith
113. Abyssal Dragon
114. The Sword of the Hero
115. Best Friend
116. Spell to Return
117. Miraculous Illusion
December 18, 2023
13118. Vialathor
119. Memories
120. False Image of a Hero
121. Monsters on the Road
122. The Titan Fortress Ruins
123. Proof of Perseverance
124. Shadow Warrior
125. Family
126. A New Mission
127. Retrieval Mission
April 17, 2024

(To be updated)

Is Frieren over? Status of the Frieren manga

The Frieren manga has a total of 12 volumes and 117 chapters.

It’s important to note that the Frieren manga is still ongoing and has not reached its conclusion at the time of writing.

(To be updated)

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