Vinland Saga season 3, when will it happen?
There are a few anime series that the fandom looks forward to every year, and Vinland Saga is part of that anticipation.
The story follows Young Thorfinn, who grew up listening to the stories of old sailors that had traveled the ocean and reached the place of legend, Vinland.
It is said to be warm and fertile, a place where there would be no need for fighting, not at all like the frozen village in Iceland where he was born, and certainly not like his current life as a mercenary.
Though his father once told him, “You have no enemies, nobody does. There is nobody who it is okay to hurt,” as he grew, Thorfinn knew that nothing was further from the truth.
The war between England and the Danes grows worse with each passing year. Death has become commonplace, and the Viking mercenaries are loving every moment of it.
Allying with either side will cause a massive swing in the balance of power, and the Vikings are happy to make names for themselves and take any spoils they earn along the way.
In the chaos, Thorfinn must take his revenge and kill Askeladd, the man who murdered his father.
The only paradise for the Vikings, it seems, is the era of war and death that rages on.
After the conclusion of season two, fans were wondering when studio MAPPA will renew for Vinland Saga Season 3.
To find the answer, keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on Vinland Saga season 3.
Vinland Saga is rated 8.7/10 and ranked #90 with 1.2 million members on MyAnimeList.
WHAT IS THE VINLAND SAGA SEASON 3 RELEASE DATE?
Vinland Saga season one aired from 7th July 2019 to 29th December 2019 for 24 episodes. The series was renewed for a second season which aired from 10th January 2023 to 20th June 2023 for 24 episodes.
As of writing, there is no update from studio MAPPA on the renewal of Vinland Saga season 3.
|Vinland Saga Season 1||7th July 2019|
|Vinland Saga Season 2||10th January 2023|
|Vinland Saga Season 3||Yet to be Announced|
Production studios consider various financial and commercial metrics before announcing a renewal.
Vinland Saga Season 2 was the top-rated anime of Winter 2023 and, like the first season, was well-received by the fandom.
However, fans are concerned with the renewal of Vinland Saga season 3 since the sequel took four years to release after the premiere season.
Of course, there are mitigating factors towards a late renewal, such as the pandemic and the change in studios.
Despite the popularity of the anime, a crucial point for renewal will be the availability of studio and source material.
Studio MAPPA is one of the biggest production houses, and with that status comes a hectic schedule.
Currently, the studio is busy with the third and final season of Attack on Titan, the second season of Jujutsu Kaisen, and Hell’s Paradise Jigokuraku.
Hence, it’s clear that the studio is booked with other projects, and it’s highly unlikely that a renewal for Vinland Saga season 3 will come any time soon.
Nevertheless, the best fans can hope for is that studio MAPPA provides updates on Vinland Saga season 3 trailer and Vinland Saga season 3 release date by Winter 2024.
VINLAND SAGA MANGA CATCHUP
Vinland Saga manga is written and illustrated by Makoto Yukimura. It began serialization in April 2005 in the shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine.
In December 2005, it moved to the monthly seinen manga magazine Monthly Afternoon.
The manga has been published into 27 volumes, with the latest issue released on 22nd June 2023.
The manga was nominated for the 1st Manga Taisho Award in 2008.Vinland Saga was awarded the Grand Prize of the Manga Division at the 13th Japan Media Arts Festival in 2009.
It was also a Jury Recommended work at the 25th edition in 2022.It won the 36th Kodansha Manga Award for Best General Manga in 2012.
Vinland Saga has been commercially successful in Japan, with combined sales of 1.2 million copies for the first five volumes by June 2008.
It had over 5 million copies in print by 2018.Several volumes have appeared on the Taiyosha top ten best-selling manga list.
By August 2022, the manga had over 7 million copies in circulation.
Vinland Saga manga is rated 9/10 and ranked #8 with 276k members on MyAnimeList
VINLAND SAGA SEASON 3 PLOT
In the finale of Vinland Saga season 2, “Home”, Leif’s boat with Thorfinn and Einar on board shows up at Thorfinn’s town in Iceland. However, nobody remembers him, not even his sister Ylva.
Anyway, Thorfinn’s mom Helga checks what his identity is, and ultimately, he is acknowledged once again into the family and his town.
He relates the significant occasions of his life over the sixteen years that he has been away and the way in which it has affected him.
He makes sense of that he needs to venture out to Vinland and make a tranquil land and accepts his mom’s approval.
Leif offers to help monetarily, and they start to get ready for the journey.
Vinland Saga Season 2 is covered till Chapter 101 off the manga, which means Vinland Saga Season 3 will begin by adapting Chapter 102.
Vinland Saga season 3 characters Thorfinn, Einar, and Leif Ericson, is going to ask Halfdan to lend them some money.
While there, they bump into Gudrid, who is much older now than she appeared at the start of this chapter.
Gudrid wants to sail a boat, but Leif says to her that only men sailboats and that women protect the house.
To prove her point, Gudrid cuts off her ponytail. Gudrid runs towards the boat, slips, and falls. She hit the back of her head and is unconscious.
VINLAND SAGA CAST, CHARACTER, AND CREW
Vinland Saga season two was directed by Shuehi Yabita with a series composition by Hiroshi Seko.
Characters are designed by Takahiki Abiru, and the music is composed by Yutaka Yamada.
You can find the list of Vinland Saga characters and voice cast below:
|Thorfinn Thordarson||Yūto Uemura|
|Leif Ericson||Yōji Ueda|
Vinland Saga season 3 will happen, but similar to season two, it will be a patience tester.