Based on the Japanese historical manga series Vinland Saga Season 2 was announced on 8th July 2021 with a teaser and a key visual confirming that Season 2 of the popular series Vinland Saga is in production with the same director who worked on the series’ Season 1.
Three other visuals are also released for the anime by the staff working on Vinland Saga anime and manga to celebrate the Season 2 announcement. You can check all the details below including Staff members, Key Visuals, Teaser/Trailer, Release Date.
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The first season of the Vinland Saga anime series was released in July 2019 and it ran for a total of 24 episodes completing its six-month run on 29th December 2019. The series was distributed by Amazon Prime Video worldwide.
Vinland Saga Season 2 Key Visuals
The key visual shows a grown-up Thorfinn with his dagger.
Vinland Saga Season 2 Trailer Shows a brief recap of what happened in ‘Vinland Saga Season 1’. Then we see a new red-haired character that is yet to be introduced in the series. The trailer ends with Thorfinn and Season 2 announcement. Check out the official trailer here-
Vinland Saga Season 2 Release Date
There was nothing said about Vinland Saga Season 2 release date in the announcement but it is already in production and looking at the trailer it will be safe to say that series will have its premiere in Spring 2022 or Summer 2022. But this will be confirmed once the official word gets out.
|Vinland Saga Season 2 Release Date
|Spring 2022 or Summer 2022
Vinland Saga Season 2 Animation Studio
Wit Studio was in charge of animating Vinland Saga season 1 and looking at the little glimpse of the animation in the trailer and the staff it is very likely that ‘Wit Studio’ will be returning to animate the series. So, we can rest assured on the animation side as we all know how good Wit Studio is.
Vinland Saga Season 2 Staff
- Shuhei Yabuta is returning to direct the series. Other than Vinland Saga, Shuhei Yabuta worked as 3D Director for ‘Attack on Titan‘ and Director for ‘Inuyashiki Last Hero‘.
- Takahito Abiru will also be returning as chief animation director and character designer for the Vinland Saga Season 2.
- Rest of the staff is not announced yet.
Vinland Saga Season 2 Plot and Episode Count (Caution: Minor Spoilers)
Vinland Saga Season 2 will be covering the ‘Farmland Arc’ or ‘Slave Arc‘ from the manga. The arc starts in manga from chapter 55 and ends in chapter 99. Given that this will follows the same pace as Season 1 then Vinland Saga Season 2 will be having 22-24 episodes.
Thorfinn gets sold at a slave market and now he works at a farm. He makes a new friend named Einar. They both together plan to work for their freedom while Thorfinn has his past in his mind.
While on the other side, Canute is executing his plans to make a paradise on Earth and tries to end the curse of the crown by his own methods. Season 1 was full of action and battles but This arc is more focused on dialogues and story.
The manga is written and illustrated by Makoto Yukimura who started writing it in 2005 in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine. Later, the manga turned from weekly to monthly and now it is currently serialized in Afternoon (A monthly publication by Kodansha).
There is a total of 24 Volumes available for Vinland Saga in the market. The chapter count for manga is 184 and it is still ongoing, it is in the final arc (Vinland Arc) though.