Vinland Saga Season 2 is one of the most anticipated sequels of this year. The pilot season has been in the league the most successful anime adaptations of a drama series. Fans of the show are consistently churning out theories and speculations about the upcoming plot. Moreover, even the parent companies are keeping up with the hype by releasing constant updates about the sequel. So, when can fans hope to see the second season? What is the production status? Here is everything you need to know about the much-awaited sequel.
The Vinland Saga anime series is based on the historical manga of the same name. Makoto Yukimura is the creator of this franchise. The 2005 manga has published twenty-five volumes so far. Later in July 2019, the anime adaptation by Wit Studios hit the floors. The anime was a massive success, and it paved the way for a much-anticipated second season.
Vinland Saga Season 2: Production Status
In the first week of July 2021, the first visual of Vinland Saga Season 2 was released. Since then, the makers are consistently posting and releasing updates about the show. Moreover, a full-length trailer of the series has also been released. Thus, it is safe to say that most of the post-production work of the anime is complete. Only the refining and editing bits are under the rug. Later in the month, Sentai Filmworks announced that they would be releasing the Blu-ray discs of the pilot season in multiple dubs. Thus, it can be assumed that a freshly brewed sequel is only waiting to find a release window.
So far, the official synopsis of the second season is not in the public domain yet. But the latest trailer tells a lot about what fans can expect from the sequel. The second season will officially inaugurate the Ketil Farm Arc in Vinland Saga Season 2. The series has four major arcs, namely the War arc, the Slave arc, the Eastern Expedition arc, and the concluding Vinland arc. The Slave act of the story accounts for the Ketil farm arc. The act covers chapters 56 to 99 of the manga. Here, Thorfinn will experience the slavery system in the kingdom all by himself.
He will be sold to a slaver on the Ketil farm. Moreover, he will also meet Einar, a friend for life, in the place. The two will struggle to escape the drowning system and lead towards the Capitol once again. Meanwhile, King Canute will continue with his quest to make Earth a better place. He will fight the Curse of the Crown while Thorfinn leads his way to the King’s palace. So, fans will get to see a grown-up version of the protagonist. The Ketil farm act will end the journey of the naive and stubborn boy that they were introduced to in the pilot season.
Vinland Saga Season 2: Release Date
For the time being, the makers of the show have not announced a definite release date for the sequel. But it was confirmed by the end of the former season that the second edition would arrive real soon. Hence, Vinland Saga Season 2 will likely release in Winter 2022. If the show’s production does not have any uncalled delays, fans can expect to watch the sequel by Christmas 2022.