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Vinland Saga Season 2 Premieres On 9th January, New Opening Song Shown In New Trailer

Vinland Saga Season 2

On 24th October, the Vinland Saga Twitter account confirmed that the anime series will be returning with Season 2 on 9th January 2023. The announcement was followed by a new trailer uploaded onto the MAPPA CHANNEL and TWIN ENGINE YouTube channels. 

Vinland Saga Season 2 2nd trailer 

Disclaimer: this section contains spoilers of Season 1’s ending.

Vinland Saga follows a young boy, Thorfinn, in his quest for revenge against the man who killed his father. However, Season 1 ended with the target of Thorfinn’s revenge murdered by someone else.

Vinland Saga Season 2 - promotional poster
Image credit: TWIN ENGINE

Vinland Saga Season 2 picks up from the aftermath, and the 1st trailer showed Thorfinn devoid of any will to live after losing his ultimate life goal. 

Vinland Saga Season 2 - Thorfinn with no will to live
Thorfinn, who’s lost his will to live.
Image adapted from: MAPPA CHANNEL

Nevertheless, thanks to those around him, Thorfinn begins to get over his failed revenge and seeks a new reason for living.

Watch the 1st trailer here:

Video credit: MAPPA CHANNEL

The 2nd trailer features Thorfinn interacting with a new character named Einar, who seems to play a major role in helping Thorfinn find his purpose in life. 

Vinland Saga Season 2 - Thorfinn and Einar together
Thorfinn and Einar.
Image adapted from: MAPPA CHANNEL

Einar is the same fellow who briefly appeared on a ship at the end of Season 1 of Vinland Saga. He appears more well-groomed in the 2nd season’s trailers, suggesting that he met Thorfinn in a different timeline. 

Vinland Saga Season 2 - Einar on a ship in season 1
Einar in Vinland Saga Season 1.
Image adapted from: Wit Studio

The 2nd trailer reveals the new opening song, River by Anonymouz, for Season 2 of Vinland Saga. Anonymouz is also the singer behind Boruto: Naruto the Next Generationslatest ending song, Ladder.

Vinland Saga Season 2 - Japanese singer-songwriter Anonymouz
Japanese singer-songwriter, Anonymouz.
Image adapted from: TWIN ENGINE

Watch the 2nd trailer here:

Video credit: MAPPA CHANNEL

Ongoing lottery for Vinland Saga fans

Fans of Vinland Saga stand a chance of winning a drawing of selected iconic scenes via the Vinland Saga voting lottery

Vinland Saga Season 2 - lottery promotional picture
Image credit: @V_SAGA_ANIME

Simply follow Vinland Saga’s official Twitter account, then click the “vote” button tagged to whichever scene you like best and post the auto-generated tweet on a public Twitter account. The lottery ends on 20th December, 11.59pm JST.

Vinland Saga Season 2 in 2023

Finally putting a closure to Thorfinn’s gruelling revenge-centred life, Vinland Saga Season 2 illustrates how he learns to live for himself. The upcoming anime series will premiere in Japan on 9th January 2023, with its Netflix and Crunchyroll streaming schedule yet to be announced.

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Cover image adapted from: MAPPA CHANNEL