Recently, anime has shifted towards faster-paced series like Jujutsu Kaisen and Demon Slayer, skipping filler content and lengthy explanations disliked by older fans. Some argue that quick-paced shows enhance storytelling, but there is an anime demonstrating that a slower pace can be just as effective, if not better.
A slower narrative pace, seen in Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End since its Fall 2023 debut, excels in long-term world-building and character development. This series has captured viewers’ attention, proving that a deliberate pace can still create a masterpiece.
Fans are excitedly responding to the iconic scenes in Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End, solidifying its reputation as the next big anime.
Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Sparks Fan Frenzy – The Next Big Anime on the Horizon
A Twitter user (@AniTrendz) shared a post about episode 14 of Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End on Twitter.
Death will not part these eternal feelings
Anime: Frieren: Beyond Journey's End pic.twitter.com/O6LwUwOcVO
— Anime Trending (@AniTrendz) December 9, 2023
The post includes a flashback showing a scene where Himmel and Frieren buy a ring. In the episode, Himmel puts the ring on Frieren’s finger, emphasizing their relationship dynamics.
Fans reacted positively, calling the scene heartwarming and praising Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End as the best anime of the year.
This scene killed me. It was so heartfelt but also heartbreaking in a lot of ways. Their love is one that will never be realized.https://t.co/0yVwKIqGFh
— Brandon Varnell (@BrandonBVarnell) December 9, 2023
Such a beautiful episode— spent all day thinking about how this is a master class in storytelling
— Herrschersan (@herrscher_san) December 9, 2023
I just finished watching this episode & this moment was so beautiful & sweet 😊
— skuukzky • noodle.zip 🍉 (@annaz13suria) December 9, 2023
We have seen THE anime of the year
— utb kuyy (@utbkuy75) December 9, 2023
This scene took me by surprise but it was so heartwarming
— Jugemu Jugemu (@Kuraok_Ami101) December 9, 2023
Honestly, this was just a really beautiful slow paced episode that shows the emotional depth of various characters. The lighting during the Himmel scene with the setting sun really put it a cut above.
— Demon_Maid (@DemonMaidAuthor) December 9, 2023
One fan expressed excitement, describing the anime as beautiful and slow-paced with excellent character involvement and development. They believe the show is proving itself and has the potential to be a standout anime of the year.
The episode, Fern got upset with Stark for not giving her a birthday present. Fortunately, with the help of Sein, they were able to patch things up and resolve their argument.
What Happened in Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Episode 14?
In Frieren anime episode 14, Stark left the inn upset after arguing with Fern on her birthday. Sein, an elder, sympathized with Stark, understanding how Fern’s harsh words might have hurt him. Sein advised Fern to handle relationships, and after some reflection, she apologized to Stark.
Later, Sein encouraged them to reconcile, and the duo made up by buying a gift together. Frieren and Sein observed from a distance and Frieren praised Sein for reuniting them. The episode continued with their journey, encountering a helpful merchant in Bande Woods.
During the journey, Frieren noticed Fern’s bracelet, similar to her own ring from Himmel. A bird monster attacked and caused chaos but Frieren devised a strategy to save everyone. Sein healed the injuries and Frieren noticed the lotus design on Fern’s bracelet symbolizing eternal love.
While waiting for the wagon to be repaired, Fern discovered Frieren’s nightly excursions and learned about the lost ring. The group received a spell from the merchant to find lost accessories, and Frieren found her precious ring. The episode concluded with Frieren asking Fern about her mirrored-lotus bracelet, and Fern amusingly credited it to Stark’s influence.