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Vinland Saga

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Japanese: ヴィンランド・サガ


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2019 to Dec 30, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:10 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Wit Studio
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, HistoricalHistorical, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.771 (scored by 109516109,516 users)
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Ranked: #312
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Popularity: #317
Members: 310,220
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Young Thorfinn grew up listening to the stories of old sailors that had traveled the ocean and reached the place of legend, Vinland. It's said to be warm and fertile, a place where there would be no need for fighting—not at all like the frozen village in Iceland where he was born, and certainly not like his current life as a mercenary. War is his home now. Though his father once told him, "You have no enemies, nobody does. There is nobody who it's okay to hurt," as he grew, Thorfinn knew that nothing was further from the truth.

The war between England and the Danes grows worse with each passing year. Death has become commonplace, and the viking mercenaries are loving every moment of it. Allying with either side will cause a massive swing in the balance of power, and the vikings are happy to make names for themselves and take any spoils they earn along the way. Among the chaos, Thorfinn must take his revenge and kill the man who murdered his father, Askeladd. The only paradise for the vikings, it seems, is the era of war and death that rages on.

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Nabatame, Hitomi
Yasumoto, Hiroki
Erikson, Leif
Ueda, Youji
Hino, Satoshi
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Sugou, Takayuki


Yabuta, Shuuhei
Hata, Shouji
Sound Director
Itabisashi, Michiru
Episode Director
Uchida, Shingo
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Dec 29, 2019
ThatShiny_Hex (All reviews)
*This review contains spoilers*

What means to be a true warrior?

Vinland Saga is a bloody tale of revenge, in 11th century England, the brutal and barbaric age of Vikings. Vinland Saga surprisingly has a brilliant adaptation in spite of being a seinen historical epic – a genre cursed for having an anime adaptation reminiscent of titles like berserk, kingdom, and Vagabond. You can see the passion and care Yabuta Shuuhei, and the staff has for this adaptation. From the gorgeous background art to an incredible direction, WiT studio deserves every bit of appreciation.

Set in the 11th century Europe, Vinland Saga tells a bloody epic in read more
Dec 29, 2019
AndoCommando (All reviews)
“From the distant north, beyond the frozen sea… They came, bringing with them the black clouds of war.”

As the struggles between English and Danes grew worse each passing year, calls for peace had diminished, and death became commonplace. In the wake of these restless times were Vikings; violent raiders who reaped the spoils of war and marched to the beat of their drum. Brutal, merciless and unfeeling, they pillaged whoever they pleased and left only wreckage behind them. And raised by the band who murdered his father is Thorfinn, a young boy driven by hatred, longing to cut down the one responsible and avenge his read more
Dec 29, 2019
RebelPanda (All reviews)
Revenge, betrayal, murder, warrior’s pride, loss of innocence, and the quest for the biggest bounty. This is what it means to be a Viking in Vinland Saga. All of these themes are presented in one solid package. What this series lacks in narrative depth, it makes up for with an authentic depiction of the eleventh-century European war.

Many of this season’s flaws can be attributed to a slow start. This first arc is considered the prologue to the rest of the saga. For one, the main character Thorfinn slowly—and frustratingly—grows over the course of the season. From the beginning, he is just a kid, and his read more
Dec 29, 2019
XHellLyterX (All reviews)
Tales of Vikings pillaging and plundering have always been exciting in my eyes, so the setting of Vinland Saga really grasped my attention. An anime produced by Wit Studio featuring a more historical take on the adventures of Vikings? What could possibly go wrong? A lot apparently. While it started off really promising, Vinland Saga got increasingly worse as it went along. And just like the pure English maidens that the Vikings violated and messed up, the Vikings did the same to the quality of this anime. Though it was primarily one Viking in particular.

Frickin Thorfinn

This dude is apparently the protagonist of the story, read more


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