Vinland Saga is an epic thrilling historical anime based on the manga novel series, written and illustrated by Makoto Yukimura.
Tales of the Vinland saga are related to the myths and stories about the Vikings from the 11th century but these tales are not historically accurate. The characters of the series are somehow related to history but their story has been changed according to the demand of the anime.
Season 1 of Vinland Saga comprises a total of 24 episodes and was streamed in Japan from July 7, 2019, to Dec 29, 2019. This series gained a huge fan base in the last two years. This exciting series is directed by Shuhei Yabuta and produced by Naokado Fujiwara and Yoko Ueda.
The Plot of the Vinland Saga Season 2
The story of season 1 begins when Viking commander Thors Snorresson left a sea battle and started a peaceful life in Iceland with his small family. One day a man named Floki came to the village to get the help of Thors. however, his real purpose was to take retribution for that fifteen years ago incident. He takes Thorfinn hostage and kills Thors.
After the death of his father, Thorfinn joins Askeladd’s squad in order to take revenge for his father’s death.
Thorfinn has been shown as the hero. The story of this series revolves around Thorfinn, how he became a true warrior exemplified by his father.
Canute is the youngest son of the king of Denmark and England, Swen Forkbeard.
The last episode of season 1 has left its fans spinning. Canute, Askeladd, Thorkell, and Thorfinn planned to dethrone and kill King Sweyn and put Canute in power. Auckland killed the king but Canute with his associates planned to kill Askladds after the king’s assassination. Unable to take his revenge, Thorfinn lost control. He was sent to an unknown place as a slave before he could hurt Canute.
In season 2 fans can expect to watch that, How Thorfinn becomes free and rediscovers his real purpose in life.
The Cast of the Vinland Saga Season 2
The cast of season 2 will be same as the season 1, following are the main characters of season 1-
- · Thorfinn voiced by Shizuka Ishigami,
- · Grown-up Thorfinn voiced by Yuuto Uemura,
- · Thors voiced by Kenichiro Matsuda,
- · Askeladd dubbed by Naoya Uchida,
- · Canute dubbed by Kensho Ono,
- · Thorkell voiced by Akio Ootsuka.
The Release Date of Vinland Saga Season 2
Well, there is no formal announcement regarding season 2 but the showrunners have given clear hints about its release and production. Series director Shuhei Yabuta tweeted a drawing of three main characters of ”Vinland Saga”, in September 2020. According to the Cinemaholic, Phonetics on the drawing spell out season 2.
Cinnaholic has speculated that Vinland Saga Season 2 can start streaming in late 2021 or early 2022.
Is there any trailer of Vinland Saga Season 2
With a very heavy heart, I have to say that there is no trailer treasure of season 2 is released yet. We can expect it just after the official announcement of season 2.
You can watch the trailer of season 1 on youtube.
Ratings on the Various Platforms
Its relation to history makes people watch this anime, and people showed their love for this masterpiece through ratings.
IMDB RATING– Vinland Season 1 got a rating of 8.8 out of 10. The series is fantabulous and its rating will insist you watch.
Where to Watch Vinland Saga season 2
24 episodes of season 1 of the series were broadcasted on Japanese television from July to December 2019 and were streamed with the same simulcast on Amazon Prime video with English subtitles.
You can download the movie from a different site to watch it offline.
FAQ on Vinland Saga Season 2
What is the connection between real history and Vinland Saga?
Many of the characters of the series are based on historical figures but their name and story have been molded to suit the plot of the anime. The hero of the anime Thorfinn is based on the real-life explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni. Even his father’s character is based on the Norse legends named Thord Horsehead, but in anime, his name is changed to Thors.
Canute was a real Danish king in History.
Historically, Vikings have been described as violent and fierce raiders and victors in history, yet the idea of the anime is structured around non-violence.
The characters that have shown in the series actually existed thousands of years back. This fact solely makes the series thrilling for the viewers.
Vinland Saga is one of those series many anime viewers expected to be a show loaded with action since it is set in the era of Vikings. If you are searching for action here, then it is definitely not for you. Vinland Saga is much more than senseless revenge, it’s a multifaceted tale, with excellent characterization, with stuff like anti-revenge and pacifism. It tells a lot about human behavior and tending through war and violence.
If you like Japanese anime, then this series is a must-watch for you. If you have any queries related to the Vinland Saga Season 2 just drop them into the comment box.
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