Vinland Saga Season 2revealed a preview for episode 7 titled “Ketil Iron Fist,” which is scheduled to air on Monday, February 20. Studio MAPPA animated the second season of the series. The last episode gave us an insight into Ketil’s family situation while also showing us Thorfinn’s growth.
The official website describes the plot of the upcoming episode as:
Food thefts continue at Ketil’s farm and the guests investigate. At the same time Thorgil, the eldest son of the Ketil family, returns home. Unlike his quiet father Ketil, Torgil has a strong Viking temper and was Canute’s squire. A young boy and girl who are siblings are caught as the culprits of the robbery. A meeting begins to decide their punishment.
The staff for episode 7 ofVinland Saga Season 2includes:
- Storyboard: Tadahito Matsubayashi
- Director: Michiru Itabisashi
- Animation Directors: Mutsumi Murata, Shinobu Isoko, Saki Nishihara, Lee Eun-Young
In the previous week, the anime also revealed a special video showing Torfin’s struggles. The special is labeled as episode 6.5 and is titled “Drowning in the Shadow”:
The theme songs for this season of the anime are “River” by Anonymouz (opening theme) and “Without Love” by LMYK (ending theme).Crispy rollandNetflixare 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 consists of:
- 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