2023 is also shaping up to be a big year for the Japanese animation industry. Many very popular franchises will be making a comeback. One of the most anticipated titles is undoubtedly the second season of the anime Vinland Saga.
After several months of waiting, the name of the streaming platform that will broadcast this second season has been confirmed. And as you might have guessed, it’s Crunchyroll.
The return of Thorfinn Karlsefni
Whether you know this anime around the world of vikings or not, you will still have to keep an eye on it. Like Attack on Titan, Demon Slayer, or even Jujutsu Kaisenthe second season of Vinland Saga is one of the most anticipated titles.
Additionally, anime fans will be thrilled to hear that Vinland Saga Season 2, directed by Mappa, will premiere exclusively on Crunchyroll. As you can already imagine, Thorfinn is always the character at the center of attention.
That said, don’t expect to see it in the same vein as it did during its prime in the first season. Moreover, he will not be the only headliner, because new warriors will appear. So don’t miss the return of Vinland Saga on January 9 in Japan.
The plot of season 2
In Vinland Saga’s first season finale, Thorfinn suffered a terrible disappointment. He who trained relentlessly to beat Askeladd, his father’s assassin, in single combat, saw his prey stolen. Askeladd died by the hand of Knut (Canute) before his eyes.
Seized with uncontrollable rage, he violently attacks Knut and is arrested. As for what happens next, that’s another story. After Askeladd’s death, Thorfinn is like an empty shell having lost his sole purpose in life. For attacking the new king of Denmark, he should have paid with his life.
But Knut decides to spare him and condemns him to become a slave. This is how Thorfinn finds himself working on the farm of a man named Ketil. There he will meet a young man named Einar with whom he will befriend.
Thorfinn’s New Dream
Since becoming a slave, Thorfinn has been questioning himself and trying to find new meaning in his life. It is in contact with Einar that Thorfinn will find a new objective which will become the ultimate goal of his life.
Remembering the stories his father and old Leif told him when he was a child, Thorfinn wants to go to Vinland. However, his demons from the past continue to haunt him. During his years glued to the Basque of Askeladd, Thorfinn fought and killed countless people in cold blood.
He realizes that he has committed a lot of sins. And although he can’t forgive himself for it, he still takes the path of redemption. Supported by his new companions, the son of Thors is about to begin an incredible odyssey.
Source : comic book