How many of you are fans of anime? Or Vinland Saga? I bet a lot of you are. Why wouldn’t you be? There’s no other art form that so seamlessly blends elements of animation and realism together. Taking its root in the old Manga comic books, anime is now the bread and butter of every other teen with an obsession for Japan. And we support it with all our heart and soul. If you don’t watch anime, you really are missing out on a lot. We highly recommend that you give this amazing and tasteful art form a go. You’re bound to love it.
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How many of you are fans of the popular anime Vinland Saga? If so, you’re part of an elite group. And to be honest, we would get along quite well. Vinland Saga first came out in 2019 and was met with high critical acclaim. Yet, fans of the show were left in the blue about whether the show was going to be renewed for another exciting season. Now we finally know that the show has in fact been renewed for a second season and fans just can’t wait. So when does Vinland Saga Season 2 come out? Read on to find out.
Vinland Saga: What’s The Show About
A brutal anime, Vinland Saga is a show about anger. It’s a revenge story, one with a lot of rage and vengeance driving it. The story revolves around the main character Thorfinn who pursues a journey; not just any regular journey, but one with his father’s killer. His main intent? To take his life in an honorable duel and avenge his father, putting a rest to the fire that rages inside his heart, and paying a much overdue homage to his dead father.
The IMDb synopsis for the show reads:
A young man named Thorfinn finds himself in a quest for revenge against his father’s killer. Firstly indulged in the aparent greatness of war and honor, Thorfinn quickly changes as he endures having to survive alone and then alongside the man he vows to kill, developing conflicting emotions towards the causality of his past and present life.
As you can understand from the description, the show follows Thorfinn on his journey to achieve his much needed peace of mind and quench his thirst for vengeance. The show is one full of suspense and thrill and keeps the viewer on their toes throughout the entirety of the show.
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The Cast of the Anime
The show is credited with a number of excellent voice actors. The voice acting for the show is superb and it can be credited to the voice actors themselves who manage to bring about an atmosphere of vengeance, urgency, and aggression. The cast of Vinland Saga is as follows:
- Yûto Uemura as Thorfinn
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Bjorn
- Naoya Uchida as Askellad
- Kenshô Ono as Canute
- Akio Ôtsuka as Thorkell
- Atsushi Ono as Floki
- Satoshi Hino as Willibald
- Takayuki Sugô as Sweyn
- and Yôji Ueda as Leif Erikson
With such a talented voice cast, the anime slays and gives tough competition to others in the same genre. So we have to say that the showrunners have done a really great job with the cast and it shows. The effort shows, and so does the creativity.
Season 2: What to Expect
With the second season right around the corner and following the success of the first season. expectations are certainly high for the second season. And that might just be its downfall if it fails to deliver on those expectations.
The Vinland Saga series takes place during the era of Vikings, the era of raiders, the 11th century. As such, the series is based on a number of true events and is inspired by the true lives of the Vikings.
This is especially great news for fans of the Netflix series Vikings. If you’re a fan of Vikings, Vinland Saga is one you must not miss. It’s a must watch and we recommend you catch it at the earliest. Both the series take true inspiration from the real lives of Vikings and make for an amazing watch and we would recommend that you watch both of them if you’re into that sorta thing.
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From what we’ve seen from the first season of Vinland Saga, the series is full of drama, thrill, and suspense. Suspense plays a strong role in carrying the vibe of the show as you never know what is going to happen next.
Vinland Saga: Release Schedule
The first season for Vinland came out in 2019. It was an almost instant hit among anime fans. The season 1 of the show received very favourable reviews. The show also currently holds a rating of 8.8 on IMDb. That is a pretty high bar for a show that has only been on for one season. So it’s understandable that fans are really excited to watch the second season of the show. The initial tentative date for the release of the second season of Vinland Saga was set to be 2020. But due to the COVID pandemic and the worldwide, the date was then pushed to April 2021. However, earlier this year, the showrunners yet again postponed the second season of the show, owing to the deadly pandemic.
The showrunners have not yet given another new release date for the second season of the show. But it is confirmed though that there will be a second season of the show, as is evident by the director’s tweets. These are the tweets which sent the internet out for a search for clues which revealed that season 2 was definitely happening. However, the “when” of it is still unknown to us.
But What Do You Speculate?
According to our speculations, season 2 of Vinland Saga should dropright around the end of 2021 or early 2022. Still, some have speculated that the season might land in 2021 December but we would take that with a grain of salt. So the time frame we have mentioned seems to be a suitable enough estimate for the release of the much awaited season 2.
Anyhow, it is going to be quite some while before the anime producers give us the much needed dose of content that we need. So buckle in for a long ride. At least till the end of 2021.
How to Watch Vinland Saga
Currently, to watch Vinland Saga, you need a subscription to Amazon Prime Video. The entire season 1 of the show is available on Prime. You can catch it here: Prime Video
Or if you’re someone who prefers to keep a copy of the season on hand, then you can buy it here on Amazon.com.
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