Vinland Saga Season Two Teases “Big Announcement” on June 8

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The anime production team for Vinland Saga has teased a special “big announcement” for its upcoming second season that will be made on June 8, 2022 at 21:00 (JST). A video premiere link has been uploaded to the Twin Engine YouTube channel. 

Director Shuuhei Yabuta (Inuyashiki) also announced on Twitter that he and the season one animation production staff are all returning to work on the second season. 

In addition to Yabuta, the first season’s staff consisted of Hiroshi Seko (Mob Psycho II) as screenwriter, Takahiko Abiru (Vinland Saga) as character designer and chief animation director, Yuusuke Takeda (Aoashi) as art direction, and Yutaka Yamada (Great Pretender) as music composer. 

Vinland Saga has previously won the Anime of the Year Award at the 6th Anime Trending Awards in 2019. WIT Studio was in charge of the animation production of the first season. MAPPA is reportedly taking over animation production for the second season. 

The original manga series is written by Makoto Yukimura and published in Kodansha’s Monthly Afternoon magazine in Japan. Kodansha USA is publishing the manga series in English for North America. 

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Sentai Filmworks is releasing the series on home video in North America. Amazon Prime Video is currently streaming the first season and describes the show as: 

Around the end of the millennium, Viking, the mightiest but atrocious tribe, had been outbreaking everywhere. Thorfinn, the son of the greatest warrior, lived his childhood in the battlefield. He was seeking the land of reverie called Vinland. This is the story of a true warrior in an age of turmoil


Source: Vinland Saga Official Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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