Anime Central, an annual Midwest anime convention, will be inviting the Vinland Saga creative staff. The stacked guest lineup includes Director Shuehi Yabuta, Character Designer Takahiko Abiru, Series Composer Hiroshi Seko Music Composer Yutaka Yamada and Animation Producer Hiroya Hasegawa.
Vinland Saga was recently awarded “Anime of the Year” during the 6th Anime Trending Awards along with “Best Sceneries and Visuals” and “Best in Action/Adventure Anime.”
Based on the manga series by Makoto Yukimura, Wit Studio is in charge of the animation production of the TV anime series. The show began broadcasting this past July 2019.
The series is described as:
Thorfinn is son to one of the Viking’s greatest warriors, but when his father is killed in battle by the mercenary leader Askeladd, he swears his intent to have revenge. Thorfinn joins Askeladd’s group in order to challenge him to a duel, and ends up caught in the middle of a war for the crown of England. (via ANN)
The show is currently streaming on Amazon Prime.
Anime Central (also known as ACEN) will be held this year on 15-17 May 2019 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, just outside Chicago. The convention has dubbed itself as “the largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention in Chicago and the Midwest.”