The official website of Vinland Saga anime revealed a new PV and key visual for Vinland Saga Season 2. The anime will air on Tokyo MX and BS11 in Japan from Jan 2023.
The PV introduces Einar, who is described as Thorfinn’s friend in the official website. Shunsuke Takeuchi will be voicing Einar in Season 2 of the anime. Other new characters including Olmar, Thorgil, Arnheid and Snake are introduced in the trailer.
Director Shuhei Yabuta and character designer Takahiko Abiru both tweeted their comments after the trailer was revealed. While Yabuta thanked the fans for their patience, Abiru assured that the entire creative staff was working hard to improve the quality of Vinland Saga Season 2.
Abiru also tweeted a new illustration for Season 2.
Studio MAPPA is in charge of animating Vinland Saga Season 2. The staff and cast from Vinland Saga Season 1 will be returning for the second season. The plot for season of the anime has not been revealed yet.
The cast for Vinland Saga season 2 is as follows;
- Yuto Uemura as Thorfinn
- Kensho Ono as Canute
- Shunsuke Takeuchi as Einar
- Akio Otsuka as Thorkell
- Yoji Ueda as Leif Erikson
- Fuminori Komatsu as Snake
- Mayumi Sako as Arnheid
- Yuu Hayashi as Olmer
- Taiten Kusonoki as Thorgil
- Mugihito as Sverkel
The website also released the comments from the cast of Vinland Saga Season 2. The official twitter account for Vinland Saga anime tweeted the translated comments from the cast.
The staff for the anime is as follows:
- Director: Shuhei Yabuta
- Character Designer/Animation Director: Takahiko Abiru
- Series Composition: Seko Hiroshi
- Art Director: Yusuke Takeda, Kentaro Ohnuki, Izumi Hirabayashi
- Color Design: Satoshi Hashimoto, Minori Nishita
- 3DCGi Director: Kohei Ogawa
- Sound Effect Director: Shoji Hata
- Sound Effects: Yakuya Hasegawa
- Music: Yutaka Yamada
- Sound Production: Don Juan and Sound Team
Additionally Vinland Saga Season 1 will be rebroadcast on Tokyo MX and BS11 from Monday, July 11, 2022 at 24:30 JST.
Vinland Saga is a Japanese historical manga series written and illustrated by Makoto Yukimura. The series is published by Kodansha and was first serialized in the youth-targeted Weekly Shōnen Magazine before moving to the monthly manga magazine Monthly Afternoon, aimed at young adult men.
As of July 2021, the series has been compiled into twenty-five bound volumes. Vinland Saga has also been licensed for English-language publication by Kodansha USA.
An anime adaptation by WIT Studio premiered on July 7, 2019, to December 29, 2019, consisting of 24 episodes.
Source: Official Website of Vinland Saga Anime