New character Stark appears for the first time
Anime Funeral Freelen
Nippon Television every Friday at 11pm starting October 6th
Broadcast on FRIDAY ANIME NIGHT (30 stations nationwide)
Regular broadcasts of the anime Furairen will begin every Friday at 11pm on FRIDAY ANIME NIGHT on Nippon Televisions network of 30 stations nationwide from October 6th. The synopsis and preliminary scene cuts for the first broadcast episode Phantom of the Dead were released today, October 3rd.
The anime Funeral Freeren is based on the manga of the same name by Kaneto Yamada (author) and Tsukasa Abetsu (illustrator), which is currently being serialized in the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday. Set in a world after the Demon King was defeated by the Hero and his party, the story depicts the journey of Freelen, a wizard who has lived for more than a thousand years, who defeated the Demon King with the Hero, and the new people she meets.
On September 29th, the anime Foureren no Freeren began broadcasting as a 2-hour special on Nippon Televisions Friday Road Show. It was the first TV anime series to be aired for the first time in history on Friday Road Show, and on the day of the broadcast, it got off to a good start, with Freeren ranking in the trending word rankings on X (formerly Twitter).
Regular broadcasts on FRIDAY ANIME NIGHT will start from October 6th. The story continues from the departure of Freelen (voice: Atsumi Tanezaki) and her disciple Fern (voice: Kana Ichinose) depicted in the first special.
In the first episode of the regular broadcast, Phantom of the Dead, Freelen and Fern decide to aim for the Areol, the place where souls rest, which was written in a note left by Freelens master, the great wizard Flamme, and meet the villagers. visits a village where many missing people have been taken away by ghosts.
Furthermore, from this episode, one of the main characters, the warrior Stark (voiced by Chiaki Kobayashi), appears for the first time. It will be interesting to see what kind of drama Stark, who also appears in the opening video of the anime, will develop with Freelen and Fern.
Funeral Freeren Anime
Broadcast on Nippon Televisions FRIDAY ANIME NIGHT every Friday at 11:00 pm starting October 6th (30 stations nationwide)
Together with the hero Himmel and his friends, the wizard Frelen defeats the Demon King and brings peace to the world after a 10-year adventure. She is an elf who has lived for more than a thousand years, and she makes a promise to reunite with Himmel and her friends and sets out on a journey alone.
Fifty years later, Freelen visits Himmel, but while she is still the same as she was 50 years ago, Himmel is old and has only a few days left to live. Afterwards, she witnesses Himmels death, and she becomes acutely aware of the fact that she has not done anything to get to know people. Go on a journey to find out. Along his journey, he was faced with encounters with various people and various events.
- Original work: Kaneto Yamada, Tsukasa Abetsu (serialized in Shogakukans Weekly Shonen Sunday)
- Director: Keiichiro Saito
- Series composition: Tomohiro Suzuki
- Character design/chief animation director: Reiko Nagasawa
- Concept art: Seiko Yoshioka
- Monster design: Daiki Harashina
- Action Director: Toru Iwasawa
- Design Works: Ayaka Minoshima Emi Yamazaki Todama. Keita Nagasaka Ran Kamezawa Yoshiko Matsumura Takase Maru
- Art Director: Sawako Takagi
- Art Setting: Shinji Sugiyama
- Color Design: Harue Ohno
- 3DCG Director:
- Shigenori Hirosumi Director of Photography: Akane Fushihara
- Editor: Yoshiko Kimura
- Sound Director: Shōji Hata
- Music: Evan Call
- opening theme: Yusha YOASOBI Ending theme: Anytime Anywhere milet
- Animation production: Madhouse
- Freelen: Atsumi Tanezaki
- Fern: Kana Ichinose Stark
- : Chiaki Kobayashi Himmel:
- Nobuhiko Okamoto
- Heiter: Hiroki Higashichi
- Eisen: Yoji Ueda