Vinland Saga TV Anime Teases Viking Violence with 2nd Cour Trailer

New OP / ED theme song performers revealed for ongoing adaptation based on Makoto Yukimura's seinen manga

Thorkell the Tall leads his warriors into a brutal melee in the Vinland Saga TV anime.


Beware the Norsemen! Vinland Saga, a TV anime based on the historical fiction seinen manga by Makoto Yukimura about revenge and redemption in the era when Viking raiders terrorized the seas, is continuing into its second cour soon, and now a new trailer and new OP / ED theme song performers have been revealed for the series.


The new opening theme, entitled "Dark Crow", is performed by MAN WITH A MISSION, and the song is highlighted in the new trailer below. The new ending theme, entitled "Drown", is performed by milet.



The original Vinland Saga manga is serialized in Kodansha's Monthly Afternoon seinen manga magazine, and an English language version is also available from Kodansha Comics, who describe the story as follows:


As a child, Thorfinn sat at the feet of the great Leif Ericson and thrilled to wild tales of a land far to the west. But his youthful fantasies were shattered by a mercenary raid. Raised by the Vikings who murdered his family, Thorfinn became a terrifying warrior, forever seeking to kill the band’s leader, Askeladd, and avenge his father. Sustaining Thorfinn through his ordeal are his pride in his family and his dreams of a fertile westward land, a land without war or slavery … the land Leif called Vinland.

The main cast of Vinland Saga arrayed against a scene of medieval carnage and bloodshed.


The Vinland Saga TV anime is directed by Shuhei Yabuta and features animation production by Wit Studio. The series began broadcasting in Japan on the NHK network in July 07, 2019, and Vinland Saga is also streamed in Japan and in other world markets on Amazon Prime Video.


Source: Comic Natalie


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