The American Library Association’s Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table has announced its 2022 Best Graphic Novels for Adults Reading List, and the top 10 list includes Kanehito Yamada and Tsukasa Abe’s Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End manga.
The full list also includes Junji Ito’s Black Paradox manga, Yamada Murasaki’s Talk to My Back manga, and Daisuke Igarashi’s Witches: The Complete Collection under its “Fiction” category. Taki Soma’s Sleeping While Standing made the full list under the “Non-Fiction” category.
Yamada and Abe launched Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in April 2020. The manga went on hiatus on January 1, 2023. VIZ Media is releasing the manga in English.