Vinland Saga revealed new info about the anime’s second season that will be aired in January 2023 and produced by studio MAPPA. We now have a PV, key visual and main cast members.
Staff and Cast:
The first season’s staff will return for the second season at animation studio MAPPA instead of Wit Studio, like it was the case for Shingeki no Kyojin: The Final Season. Yabuta Shuuhei (Inuyashiki Last Hero director, Attack on Titan 3D director) is returning to direct the anime. Seko Hiroshi (Banana Fish, Ajin) will again supervise the series scripts and write them. Abiru Takahiko (Hunter x Hunter animation director) is returning for the character design . Yamada Yutaka (Tokyo Ghoul, Donten ni Warau Gaiden: Ketsubetsu, Yamainu no Chikai) is doing the music composition.
As for the voice actors, the newly announced cast includes:
Takeuchi Shunsuke as Einar
Sako Mayumi as Arnheid
Komatsu Fuminori as Snake
Hayashi Yuu as Olmar
Kusunoki Taiten as Thorgil
Returning cast members include:
The anime’s first season will re-broadcast in Japan on Tokyo MX and BS11, starting on July 11.
The anime’s first season premiered in July 2019. Amazon Prime Video streamed the anime both in Japan and overseas.
Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime for home video release, and it describes the story:
Raised on tales of the legendary land of Vinland, where warmth and plenty abound, young Thorfinn dreams of leaving behind the cold climate of Iceland and venturing into the great unknown. But when Viking sails appear on the horizon, the young boy is conscripted into a life of violence and brutality at the hands of merciless Viking Askalaad. With nothing left to him save revenge, Thorfinn swears vengeance against the man who slew his family, plunging headlong into a sprawling, blood-soaked, coming-of-age epic that marches to the drums of war.
Yukimura launched the series in Kodansha’s Weekly Shounen Magazine in 2005, but Kodansha moved the series to Afternoon later that year. Yukimura started drawing the fourth and final arc of the manga in November 2019. Kodansha published the manga’s 26th compiled book volume on May 23. The series has over 7 million copies in circulation.