The second season of the "Vinland Saga" starts in January 2023
Mb | Jun 9, 2022 | Reading Time: 2 Min.
New details and a new promotional video for the second season of the anime series Vinland Saga have been released. The video announces that the second season will be broadcast on Japanese TV in January 2023.
Shuehei Yabuta, who worked on the first season, also tweeted that the staff will be returning. Yabuta currently works at MAPPA, although he freelanced directing the first season of Vinland Saga.
Newly announced cast members include:
- Shunsuke Takeuchi as Einar
- Mayumi Sako as Arnheid
- Fuminori Komatsu as Snake
- Yuu Hayashi as Olmar
- Taiten Kusunoki as Thorgil
Recurring cast members are:
- Yūto Uemura as Thorfinn
- Kensho Ono as Canute
- Akio Ohtsuka as Thorkell
The first season of the anime aired in 2019 and consisted of 24 episodes.
Vinland Saga is based on a manga by Makoto Yukimura originally published in Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine. In late 2005, the manga moved to Afternoon magazine, where it still continues. The series now comprises 26 volumes with a total circulation of over 7 million copies. The story is a dramatization of the story of Canute the Great, with a strong focus on Thorfinn Karlsefni Thórdarson, who is given a dour personality and a target for revenge.