The Vinland Saga Season 2 Project Movie livestream revealed on Wednesday additional cast, staff, a key visual (pictured), and the first promotional video. The new season is scheduled to premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 in January 2023.
Einar: Shunsuke Takeuchi (Akudama Drive)
Arnheid: Mayumi Sako (Kyokou Suiri)
Olmar: Yuu Hayashi (Tokyo Revengers)
Ketil: Hideaki Tezuka (Shingeki no Kyojin)
Thorgil: Taiten Kusunoki (Enen no Shouboutai)
Snake: Fuminori Komatsu (JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 3: Stardust Crusaders)
MAPPA is producing the second season, replacing animation studio Wit Studio. Kouhei Ogawa (Charlotte) is replacing Mayu Takehana as the CG director.
Kentarou Oonuki (Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song background art) and Izumi Hirabayashi (Great Pretender background art) are joining Yuusuke Takeda as art directors. Minori Nishida joins Satoshi Hashimoto as color designer and Satoshi Matsumuko (Digimon Ghost Game photography) is joining Yuuki Kawashita as the director of photography.
Vinland Saga adapts Makoto Yukimura's action adventure viking-themed manga, which he originally launched in Weekly Shounen Magazine in April 2005 before switching it to Monthly Afternoon in December that year. Kodansha published the 26th volume on May 23.
Kodansha USA licensed the manga in English in October 2012 and began publishing it in 2-in-1 omnibus format the following October. The 12th volume, covering volumes 23 and 24, shipped on December 14.