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Vinland Saga


Alternative Titles

Japanese: ヴィンランド・サガ

Information

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

Statistics

Score: 8.561 (scored by 36,155 users)
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Ranked: #822
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #524
Members: 197,335
Favorites: 1,492
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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 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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Characters & Voice Actors

Thorfinn
Main
Ishigami, Shizuka
Japanese
Askeladd
Main
Uchida, Naoya
Japanese
Canute
Main
Ono, Kensho
Japanese
Thorkell
Supporting
Ootsuka, Akio
Japanese
Thors
Supporting
Matsuda, Kenichirou
Japanese
Ylva
Supporting
Nabatame, Hitomi
Japanese
Erikson, Leif
Supporting
Ueda, Youji
Japanese
Bjorn
Supporting
Yasumoto, Hiroki
Japanese
Willibald
Supporting
Hino, Satoshi
Japanese
Forkbeard, Sweyn
Supporting
Sugou, Takayuki
Japanese

Staff

Yabuta, Shuuhei
Director
Hata, Shouji
Sound Director
Itabisashi, Michiru
Episode Director
Uchida, Shingo
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "MUKANJYO" by Survive Said The Prophet
#2: "Dark Crow" by MAN WITH A MISSION

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Torches" by Aimer
#2: "Drown" by milet



More reviewsReviews

Aug 11, 2019
R0win (All reviews)
After Wit Studio's incredible job with Attack on titan, they are back this time to tackle a manga who is often compared with the likes of Vagabond and Berserk and was once thought unadaptable.

Are you interested in Vikings and Norse mythology? you want stunning animated action scenes? Good world building? Great character development? If so, then wait no more as you are bound to enjoy this series.

The very first scene of the series sets you in the mood and gets you immersed in the story.From the stunning visuals, gorgeous artwork to the ruthless,merciless and outstanding action packed scenes and astonishing directing. The plot is based read more
Aug 11, 2019
AstralBread (All reviews)
Every. Damn. Time.

You hear a ton of hype for a series, assume it must be good, check it out - and it’s a “transitional” (aka midwit) shlock. Meaning, a series that 15 y.o. think is really smart and mature because its themes are more complex and nuanced than the kids show they’ve experienced so far, yet at the same time is familiar (read: cliched and primitive) enough to not alienate its target audience. Which in the end makes it the same juvenile cheese-fest anyway. Here is a bunch of its massive flaws:

1. The title would make you think this is a story about vikings. Yeah, read more
Aug 11, 2019
Karhu (All reviews)
Anime series that are exclusively aimed for adult audience have been disappearing from this medium faster than top anime lists on the Internet have been overtaken by overrated seasonal garbage. That's quite a tempo. Long gone are those days when maturity meant more than throwing in couple gore scenes and tagging the production with an R. Vinland Saga is not a blast from the past. It won't automatically please every soul that mourns for what anime once was. Nevertheless, Vinland Saga is already one of the most successful series from this ongoing decade when it comes to combining maturity with mainstream appeal.

[Story and characters]

The read more
Aug 11, 2019
Tista (All reviews)
A wonderful piece of work. Vinland Saga is without a doubt one of the best anime released in recent years.

The story speaks of Thorfinn, a guy who joins Askeladd's crew of Vikings only to be able to kill him in revenge for the death of his father "Thors". Every time the boy completes an Askeladd mission, he gives him a duel, Thorfinn's only way of killing him because, by winning him in a regular duel, he can honor his father's memory and carry out his revenge. This basic plot is followed by many battles full of dead characters and blood, many new characters who will read more

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