Anime like Sousou no Frieren

also known as Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End

What is Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End about?

Studio: MADHOUSE
Status: Finished

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…



Tags: Travel , Magic , Elf , Female Protagonist , Philosophy , Time Skip , Coming of Age , Kuudere , Iyashikei , Demons , Adoption , Tragedy , Shounen , Dungeon , Rural , Heterosexual , Episodic , Dragons , Religion , Clone

Here is a list of Anime similar to Sousou no Frieren

Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden

Also known as Violet Evergarden.

Studio: Kyoto Animation , Lantis , Pony Canyon , Rakuonsha , Madman Entertainment , ABC Animation
Status: Finished
Genres: Drama , Fantasy , Slice of Life

A certain point in time, in the continent of Telesis. The great war which divided the continent into North and South has ended after four years, and the people are welcoming a new generation. Violet Evergarden, a young girl formerly known as “the weapon”, has left the battlefield to start a new life at CH Postal Service. There, she is deeply moved by the work of “Auto Memories Dolls”, who carry people's thoughts and convert them into words. Violet begins her journey as an Auto Memories Doll, and comes face to face with various people's emotions and differing shapes of love. There are words Violet heard on the battlefield, which she cannot forget. These words were given to her by someone she holds dear, more than anyone else. She does not yet know their meaning but she searches to find it.



Tags: Rehabilitation , Writing , Tragedy , Coming of Age , Female Protagonist , Kuudere , War , Work , Military , Disability , Episodic , Historical , Travel , Steampunk , Primarily Adult Cast , Philosophy , Orphan , Foreign , Heterosexual , Age Gap , Trains , Guns , Assassins
Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina

Majo no Tabitabi

Also known as Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina.

Studio: C2C , Lantis , Kadokawa Shoten , Movic , Bandai Namco Arts , AT-X , SB Creative , Kadokawa Media House
Status: Finished
Genres: Adventure , Fantasy , Slice of Life

Inspired by her favorite book, Elaina ventures out to see the world she's read so much about. Like a leaf on the wind, she travels from one country to another, looking to sate her inquisitiveness and searching for new experiences. She's confronted by humanity in all its forms, whether strange, bizarre, or emotional. Exploration and curiosity drive her journey. Where to next, Elaina?



Tags: Witch , Episodic , Magic , Female Protagonist , Travel , Time Skip , Primarily Female Cast , Achronological Order , Cute Girls Doing Cute Things , Tragedy , Anti-Hero , Philosophy , Time Manipulation , Gore , Foreign , Iyashikei , Alternate Universe , Incest , Feet , Body Swapping , Gangs , Slavery , Suicide , Amnesia
To Your Eternity

Fumetsu no Anata e

Also known as To Your Eternity.

Studio: Brain's Base , NHK Enterprises , NHK
Status: Finished
Genres: Adventure , Drama , Fantasy , Psychological , Supernatural

In the beginning, an "orb" is cast unto Earth. "It" can do two things: change into the form of the thing that stimulates "it"; and come back to life after death. "It" morphs from orb to rock, then to wolf, and finally to boy, but roams about like a newborn who knows nothing. As a boy, "it" becomes Fushi.

Through encounters with human kindness, Fushi not only gains survival skills but grows as a "person". But his journey is darkened by the inexplicable and destructive enemy Nokker and cruel partings with the people he loves.



Tags: Shapeshifting , Tragedy , Coming of Age , Rural , Philosophy , Travel , Survival , Ensemble Cast , Body Horror , Agender , Foreign , Shounen , Animals , Gore , Time Skip , Afterlife , Prison , Language Barrier , Gender Bending , Historical , Primarily Female Cast , Memory Manipulation , CGI , Orphan , Zombie , Adoption , Demons , Battle Royale , Yandere
Kino's Journey

Kino no Tabi: the Beautiful World

Also known as Kino's Journey.

Studio: WOWOW , Genco , A.C.G.T. , Sentai Filmworks , Studio Wombat
Status: Finished
Genres: Adventure , Drama , Fantasy , Psychological , Slice of Life

Based on a hit light novel series by Keiichi Sigsawa, the philosophical Kino's Journey employs the time-honored motif of the road trip as a vehicle for self-discovery and universal truth. Deeply meditative and cooler than zero, the series follows the existential adventures of the apt marksman Kino along with talking motorcycle Hermes as they travel the world and learn much about themselves in the process. Imaginative, thought-provoking, and sometimes disturbing, Kino's journey is documented in an episodic style with an emphasis on atmosphere rather than action or plot, though still prevalent.

Tags: Female Protagonist , Philosophy , Episodic , Travel , Foreign , Tragedy , Motorcycles , Achronological Order , Dystopian , Guns , Rural , Steampunk , Agender , Politics , Cannibalism , Robots , Kuudere , Mopeds , Tanks , Denpa
Girls' Last Tour

Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou

Also known as Girls' Last Tour.

Studio: White Fox , Sentai Filmworks
Status: Finished
Genres: Adventure , Sci-Fi , Slice of Life

Civilization is dead, but Chito and Yuuri are still alive. So they hop aboard their beloved Kettenkrad motorbike and aimlessly wander the ruins of the world they once knew. Day after hopeless day, they look for their next meal and fuel for their ride. But as long as the two are together, even an existence as bleak as theirs has a ray or two of sunshine in it, whether they're sucking down their fill of soup or hunting for machine parts to tinker with. For two girls in a world full of nothing, the experiences and feelings the two share give them something to live for…



Tags: Post-Apocalyptic , Lost Civilization , Philosophy , Female Protagonist , Environmental , Tragedy , Iyashikei , Survival , Urban , War , Travel , Military , Episodic , Primarily Female Cast , Chibi , Cute Girls Doing Cute Things , Seinen , Robots , Cosmic Horror , Tanks , Artificial Intelligence , Kuudere , Aliens , CGI , Guns , Photography , Denpa , Snowscape
MUSHI-SHI

Mushishi

Also known as MUSHI-SHI.

Studio: Artland , Marvelous Entertainment , Funimation , Delfi Sound
Status: Finished
Genres: Adventure , Fantasy , Mystery , Psychological , Slice of Life , Supernatural

Neither good nor evil, they are life in its purest form. Vulgar and strange, they have inspired fear in humans since the dawn of time and have, over the ages, come to be known as "mushi." The stories of the Mushi and the people they effect are all linked together by a traveling Mushi-shi, or "Mushi Master," who seeks rare Mushi sightings and uses his shaman-like knowledge of Mushi to help the effected people.

What are the Mushi and what do they want?



Tags: Environmental , Youkai , Mythology , Episodic , Philosophy , Male Protagonist , Rural , Travel , Tragedy , Outdoor , Seinen , Historical , Primarily Adult Cast , Amnesia , Urban Fantasy , Cult , Suicide , Coastal , Snowscape
Delicious in Dungeon

Dungeon Meshi

Also known as Delicious in Dungeon.

Studio: Trigger , KADOKAWA , Ultra Super Pictures , Good Smile Company , Tencent
Status: Releasing
Genres: Adventure , Comedy , Fantasy

When young adventurer Laios and his company are attacked and soundly thrashed by a dragon deep in a dungeon, the party loses all its money and provisions...and a member! They're eager to go back and save her, but there is just one problem: If they set out with no food or coin to speak of, they're sure to starve on the way! But Laios comes up with a brilliant idea: "Let's eat the monsters!" Slimes, basilisks, and even dragons...none are safe from the appetites of these dungeon-crawling gourmands!



Note: A world premiere screening of Episode 1 was shown in the Studio TRIGGER panel at Anime Expo on July 1, 2023.

Tags: Dungeon , Food , Environmental , Primarily Adult Cast , Magic , Ensemble Cast , Elf , Seinen , Body Horror , Dragons , Necromancy , Anthropomorphism , Gore , Monster Girl , Foreign , Episodic , Nekomimi , Shapeshifting , Ninja , Nudity , Zombie , Ghost
Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou

Also known as Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms.

Studio: P.A. Works , Lantis , Hakuhodo DY Music & Pictures , Bandai Visual , Rakuonsha , Cygames
Status: Finished
Genres: Drama , Fantasy , Psychological

The people of Iorph live far away from the lands of men, weaving the happenings of each day into a fabric called Hibiol. They live for centuries while maintaining their youthful appearance. Maquia, an orphaned Iorph girl, lives her life in an oasis surrounded by friends, yet somehow feels “alone”. But the tranquil lives of the Iorph are shattered in an instant when the Mezarte army invades their territory on a dragon fleet, seeking the blood that grants the Iorph long life. Maquia manages to escape, but loses her friends and her home in the chaos. She then encounters an orphaned baby who is “alone”. Maquia raises this boy "Ariel", with the help of some new friends. But as the era changes, the bond between Maquia and Ariel changes too, amidst a backdrop of racial tensions between the Iorph and the Mezarte. This is a story of irreplaceable time, woven by two lonely people who can only find solace in each other.



Tags: Family Life , Coming of Age , Orphan , Adoption , Female Protagonist , Tragedy , Time Skip , Urban Fantasy , Fugitive , Espionage , Travel , Heterosexual , War , Dragons , Assassins , Photography , Work , Foreign , Ensemble Cast ,
Spice and Wolf: MERCHANT MEETS THE WISE WOLF

Ookami to Koushinryou: MERCHANT MEETS THE WISE WOLF

Also known as Spice and Wolf: MERCHANT MEETS THE WISE WOLF.

Studio: Toho , Passione , KADOKAWA , TV Tokyo , Movic , Good Smile Company
Status: Releasing
Genres: Adventure , Fantasy , Romance

Lawrence is a traveling merchant selling various goods from a horse-drawn cart. One day, he arrives at a village and meets a beautiful girl with the ears and tail of an animal! Her name is Holo the Wisewolf and she brings bountiful harvests. She wishes to return to her homeland, and Lawrence offers to take her. Now, the once-lonely merchant and the once-lonely wisewolf begin their journey north.



Tags: Economics , Kemonomimi , Rural , Primarily Adult Cast , Work , Heterosexual , Travel , Gods , Historical , Foreign , Politics , Nudity , CGI
Spice and Wolf

Ookami to Koushinryou

Also known as Spice and Wolf.

Studio: Imagin , Funimation , Kadokawa Pictures Japan , Victor Entertainment , Pony Canyon , Movic
Status: Finished
Genres: Adventure , Fantasy , Romance

The peddler Kraft Lawrence travels through the world selling all kinds of things. After visiting a village, he discovers a sleeping girl under the pelts in his cart. She has wolf ears and a tail. The wolf girl explains that she has been called a "god", but that her name is Holo and nothing more. Lawrence teases the girl a little, but after hearing more of her story, he is moved and decides to accompany her further north. On their travels the two have many adventures, often getting into trouble, but the bond between them grows stronger.

Tags: Economics , Male Protagonist , Work , Primarily Adult Cast , Historical , Kemonomimi , Monster Girl , Female Protagonist , Politics , Heterosexual , Travel , Rural , Foreign , Gods , Agriculture , Nudity

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