Vinland Saga

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ヴィンランド・サガ

Information

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)

Statistics

Score: 8.721 (scored by 250867250,867 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #392
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #182
Members: 542,727
Favorites: 13,181
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Synopsis

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 Askeladd, the man who murdered his father. The only paradise for the vikings, it seems, is the era of war and death that rages on.

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Background

The anime adapts the first eight volumes of the manga of the same name.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Askeladd

Main
Uchida, Naoya
Japanese

Thorfinn

Main
Uemura, Yuuto
Japanese

Canute

Main
Ono, Kensho
Japanese

Thorkell

Supporting
Ootsuka, Akio
Japanese

Thors

Supporting
Matsuda, Kenichirou
Japanese

Hild

Supporting

Ylva

Supporting
Nabatame, Hitomi
Japanese

Gudrid

Supporting

Bjorn

Supporting
Yasumoto, Hiroki
Japanese

Erikson, Leif

Supporting
Ueda, Youji
Japanese

Staff

Ueda, Youko
Producer
Yabuta, Shuuhei
Director, Episode Director
Hata, Shouji
Sound Director
Kobayashi, Atsushi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


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Opening Theme

#1: "MUKANJYO" by Survive Said The Prophet (eps 1-12)
#2: "Dark Crow" by MAN WITH A MISSION (eps 13-24)
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Ending Theme

#1: "Torches" by Aimer (eps 1-12)
#2: "Drown" by milet (eps 13-24)



Dec 29, 2019
HellLyter (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
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
Stark700 (All reviews)
If Don LaFonaine narrated Vinland Saga from the start, he’d begin the show with “In a world….” In Vinland Saga, we are introduced to a Viking world, a world of historical fiction rich with culture and testing the limits of survival. Based on the manga of the same name, it’s a show that teaches more than about survival. If you’re ready to embark on this epic adventure, then be ready for a 24-episode saga like you’ve never experienced before.

Thorfinn Thorsson is the Icelandic protagonist, a character with complex personality driven with an ambition. After the death of his father, he becomes a warrior, someone who read more
Dec 29, 2019
RebelPanda (All reviews)
Warrior’s pride, loss of innocence, betrayal, 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.

This season is the prologue to the rest of the real saga. In the beginning, the hero of Vinland Saga, Thorfinn, slowly—and frustratingly—grows throughout the season. From the start, he was just a kid and his immaturity is prevalent throughout the series. His father, the great Viking general Thors, raised read more

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