Vinland Saga Season 2 Reveals Episode 2 Preview
Vinland Saga Season 2 has revealed a preview for episode 2, titled “Ketil’s Farm,” which is scheduled to air on Monday, January 16. Studio MAPPA animated the series. The official website describes the plot of the upcoming episode as:
The Danish landowner Ketil orders his slave Einar to work with Thorfinn to exploit a vast forest.
Einar is excited by the condition that he will be given “freedom” if the value of the crops from the cultivated fields exceeds his own price. However, Thorfinn’s expression remained as grim as ever.
The episode’s staff includes:
- Storyboard: Tadahito Matsubayashi
- Director: Michiru Itabisashi
- Animation directors Syuichi Inoue, Koki Tsujimura, Kenji Wakasa
The theme songs for this season of the anime are “River” by Anonymouz (opening theme) and “Without Love” by LMYK (ending theme). Crispy roll andNetflixare airing the anime, which is set to have 24 episodes that will air in two back-to-back courses. Crunchyroll describes the plot of the second season as:
A new millennium begins in the southern part of the Jutland peninsula in Denmark. After the death of his longtime enemy, Askelad, Torfin loses his purpose in life. He was bought by the landowner Ketil as a “slave” and engaged in land reclamation on his farm. Thorfinn meets a young man there, Einar, who was also a slave like him. Meeting Einar makes Thorfinn face the sins he has committed and begins to find meaning in life. On the other hand, Cnut, who became king of England, tried to expand his territory for the creation of the “promised land”. This is “The Story of a True Warrior (Saga)”. The “Story of Redemption and Salvation (Saga)” that lies beyond the prologue.
The cast includes:
- Yuto Uemuralike Thorfinn
- Shunsuke Takeuchilike Einar
- Kensho Onolike Cnut
- Mayumi Sakolike Arnheid
- Yu Hayashilike Olmar
- Hideaki Tezukalike Ketil
- Taiten Kusunokilike Torgil
- Fuminori Komatsulike a snake
- Mugihitolike Sverkel
- Yoji Uedalike Leif
- Akio Otsukalike Torkel
Source: Press release, Official site
© Makoto Yukimura, Kodansha Project/VINLAND SAGA SEASON 2