In the previous episode, we saw Frieren, the experienced adventurer, sitting by a welcoming campfire lost in memories. She remembered one day when one of the other members of Eisen’s group was afraid of a dragon. Himmel, another member, inspired the group by sharing similar concerns.
Interestingly, this common flaw helps ease Eisen’s anxiety before his upcoming encounter with the dragon. Meanwhile, Fern is grateful that she was able to catch the elusive Stille. The real difficulties ahead for Fern are the battles with the other magicians as Ubel and his companion Land warn her.
The group discussed the possibility of not catching Stille as they reflected on their experience with them the next morning. Frieren shows a binding spell she has created but she warns that since Stille can sense their presence it may not work. The team comes up with a dangerous plan that could put the other teams in danger.
Wirbel’s team confronts Fern’s team and tells them to leave Stille behind while Frieren’s team puts their plan into action. Lawine steps in and freezes the water, bringing chaos with it.
As things are going, Denken and his team monitor and analyze the other teams’ choices. Denken compliments Frieren on his party planning, saying that to win the test, they must unravel it. Let’s see when episode 20 of Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End comes out, when and where to watch it.
In Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End episode 19, we see Frieren and the others embark on their adventure. Frieren opens the episode by recalling the time her friend Eisen was afraid of a dragon. Himmel admits that fear is a common emotion among even the most seasoned travelers like Eisen, and this vulnerability helps them cope with what lies ahead.
Meanwhile, Fern’s group feels relieved because they have captured a tough monster named Stille. Fern’s friends Ubel and Land are looking forward to facing off against other magic users but warn her that the hard part is still ahead. Frieren spoke to her team the next morning about the lessons they learned from their experience with Stille.
Frieren points out that she used a binding spell to capture the creature, but due to Stille’s knowledge of its presence, its effectiveness is questionable. They decided to execute the strategy despite the uncertainty. Land suggests hiding in the cave until the test is over but Ubel objects admitting they are out of water.
After talking, they decided not to go to the lake to refuel because of possible problems. Suddenly, Wirbel’s group attacks Fern’s group and demands they leave Stille. Lawine steps in by freezing the water causing chaos.
Wirbel continues to attack Fern’s staff while Frieren and her team execute their strategy. While observing the chaos, Denken and his team looked for flaws in the other teams’ picks. Denken thinks Frieren’s idea is brilliant and sees it as a puzzle that they need to figure out to pass the test.
Laufen offers to take the body away when Denken’s crew finds the remains of another group, but Denken forbids it because of detect magic used by creatures known as Geisel. He explained that the goal of the test is to eliminate weaknesses. They discover a watering hole filled with mana and relax as Denken guesses where Frieren might be.
Back to Frieren, Lawine and Kanne; they were at a well where there was no mana. Kanne revealed that to capture Stille, she added portions of mana to each watering hole. Frieren uses his folk magic to successfully catch one, but they realize they have been discovered.
Lauren shows up with a plan to attack them. As this is going on, Wirbel’s past reveals that Ubel is unlikely to come out on top in the match between Fern and Wirbel’s team. As the episode ends, tensions rise with confrontations between different groups.
To put it more simply, Episode 19 of Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End takes us through the mixed emotions and challenges that Frieren and her friends face. Frieren recalls a time when her friend Eisen was very scared, showing that even seasoned adventurers feel scared.
Meanwhile, Fern’s group is happy to capture a complex creature named Stille, but they are warned that the real tests are yet to come. The next day, Frieren and her group discuss a plan to capture Stille with a binding spell.
There was uncertainty about its success because Stille could sense them, but they decided to try. In another group led by Wirbel, chaos ensues as they attack Fern’s group, demanding that they leave the captured Stille behind. Lawine intervenes by freezing a lake.
Wirbel continued to attack Fern’s team while Frieren’s team carried out his plan. Denken and the group observe the chaos, praising Frieren’s clever plan but admitting that it will be difficult to execute. The bodies of another group are discovered, although Denken warns against removing the bodies because of detecting magic.
They return to Frieren to capture Stille, but their joy is short-lived when they learn that someone has discovered them. Lauren shows up and gets ready for a fight. A closer look at Wirbel’s past shows that Fern’s partner Ubel has little chance of winning as the rivalry between Fern and Wirbel’s team heats up.
Release date and where to read
Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Episode 20 will be released on January 26, 2024. Let’s see the Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Episode 20 broadcast schedule for different regions:
- Canada time: 9:00 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2024
- Pacific Time: 6:00 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2024
- Greenwich time: 2 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2024
- Japan time: 11:00 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2024
- Central Time: 8 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2024
Fans can watch Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End Episode 20 on Crunchyroll.