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: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Wit Studio
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama
Themes: GoreGore, HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.751 (scored by 893790893,790 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #472
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #74
Members: 1,547,129
Favorites: 48,541

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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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Characters & Voice Actors

Thorfinn

Main
Uemura, Yuuto
Japanese

Askeladd

Main
Uchida, Naoya
Japanese

Canute

Main
Ono, Kensho
Japanese

Thorkell

Supporting
Ootsuka, Akio
Japanese

Thors

Supporting
Matsuda, Kenichirou
Japanese

Björn

Supporting
Yasumoto, Hiroki
Japanese

Ylva

Supporting
Nabatame, Hitomi
Japanese

Willibald

Supporting
Hino, Satoshi
Japanese

Erikson, Leif

Supporting
Ueda, Youji
Japanese

Ear

Supporting
Furukawa, Makoto
Japanese

Staff

Hasegawa, Hiroya
Producer, Production Manager
Yabuta, Shuuhei
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


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Opening Theme

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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)

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Reviews

Dec 29, 2019
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 ...
Dec 29, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Greetings ladies and gentlemen, I will cut straight to the point.

Have you ever experienced a work with an intriguing premise capable of appealing to you… being undermined by a plethora of flaws and handled half-heartedly?

Vinland Saga is such a case. I do not consider this to be a great anime, let alone the AoTY; for all (or actually, because of) my love of medieval history, I couldn’t resist reviewing this too ambitious-for-its-own-good work.

Note: this work may contain spoilers, at the final section for the plot.

[1. Starting with the visuals]

...
Dec 29, 2019
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 serene land of England that the Vikings damaged and maimed, 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, ...

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