The director of the animated manga adaptation Vinland saga, Shuuhei YabutaHe has been very open with fans about the production of the upcoming second season of the show, suppressing rumors and generally allaying public fears. The director recently confirmed on Twitter that the second season “will have enough episodes to fit the story properly“. The director wrote:”The second season plays a big role in Vinland Saga. So it is hoped that a sufficient number of episodes will be ensured to accurately portray the characters’ emotions.».

Vinland saga

Yukimura started publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen magazine from the publisher Kodansha in April 2005 and then moved to the magazine Monthly afternoon in December 2005. The piece inspired a 24-episode anime adaptation produced by WIT Studio, Headed by Shuuhei Yabuta and scripts written by Hiroshi seko Yes Kenta Ihara, released July 2019. The second season has been confirmed, but a premiere date has not been announced.

Vinland Saga Synopsis

Thorfinn, the son of one of the greatest warriors of the Vikings, is one of the best fighters in the mercenary band, led by the cunning Askeladd. However, Thorfinn is not part of the group due to the looting, instead the boy has promised to kill Askeladd in a fair duel as he caused a great tragedy for his family. Thorfinn grew up with the mercenary crew, honing his skills on the battlefield among the Danes, where killing is just another joy in life.

One day, when Askeladd receives news that the Danish Prince Canute has been taken hostage, he forges an ambitious plan: one that will decide the next King of England and drastically change the lives of Thorfinn, Canute and his own. Set in the 11th century in Europe, Vinland Saga tells a bloody epic at a time when violence, insanity and injustice are inevitable and provides a haven for the maddened hell and the rest of those who live in it.

Source: Official Twitter account

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