Simultaneous broadcast of the second season in January 2023
︎Makoto Yukimura, KODANSHA Project/VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2
Watch the first trailer HERE
Watch the new trailer HERE
Crunchyroll has acquired the streaming rights to simulcast the upcoming second season of the highly acclaimed anime series VINLAND SAGA from Japan later in January 2023 in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.
Based on the award-winning manga of the same name, written and illustrated by Makoto Yukimura, and published by Kodansha in Japan’s Monthly Afternoon magazine with over seven million copies sold, the story follows young Thorfinn who joins the mercenary band of the murderer of his father. , Askeladd, who awaits revenge while Askeladd plots politics.
The second season of VINLAND SAGA is produced by MAPPA (the man with the chainsaw; JUJUTSU KAISEN; Attack on Titan: The Final Season) with Shuhei Yabuta as the director of the first season.
Additional credits for VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2, which is the same as the first season, includes a script by Hiroshi Seko (the man with the chainsaw; The attack of the Titans; JUJUTSU KAISEN); character design and chief animation direction by Takahiko Abiru (Death Note; Attack on Titan Season Finale); artistic direction by Yusuke Takeda (Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song; penguin highway), Kentaro Onuki (Gintama: The Last Movie; Sword Art Online), and Izumi Hirabayashi (The Bride of the Ancient Magus); and music composed by Yutaka Yamada (Alice in Borderland; Tokyo Avengers; tokyo ghoul).
The opening theme is “River” performed by Anonymouz.
Official VINLAND SAGA Synopsis of Season 2:
A new millennium begins in the southern part of the Jutland peninsula in Denmark. After the death of his longtime enemy, Askeladd, Thorfinn lost his purpose in life. He was bought by landowner Ketil as a “slave” and engaged in reclamation work on his farm. Thorfinn meets a young man there, Einar, who was also a slave like him. Meeting Einar led Thorfinn to face the sins he had committed and he began to find meaning in life. On the other hand, Canute, having become king of England, tried to extend his territory for the establishment of “the promised land”. This is “The Story of a True Warrior (Saga)”.
“The Story of Atonement and Salvation (Saga)” which lies beyond the prologue.
The Japanese voice cast includes:
Yuto Uemura as Thorfinn
Shunsuke Takeuchi as Einar
Kensho Ono as canut
Mayumi Sako as Arnheid
Yu Hayashi as Olmar
Hideaki Tezuka as Ketil
Taiten Kusunoki as Thorgil
Fuminori Komatsu as Snake
Mugihito as Sverkel
Yoji Ueda as Leif
Akio Otsuka as Thorkel
Copyright: Makoto Yukimura, KODANSHA/VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2 Project