Thorfinn, son of 1 associated with the Vikings’ greatest warriors, is one of the best fighters when you look at the merry musical organization of mercenaries run by the cunning Askeladd, a remarkable feat for an individual their age.

nonetheless, Thorfinn just isn’t area of the team for the plunder it entails—instead, for having triggered their family members great tragedy, the child has vowed to destroy Askeladd in a duel that is fair.

perhaps maybe Not yet skilled adequate to beat him, but not able to abandon their vengeance, Thorfinn spends the mercenary crew to his boyhood, honing their abilities regarding the battlefield among the list of war-loving Danes, where killing is simply another pleasure of life.

1 day, whenever Askeladd gets term that Danish prince Canute was taken hostage, he hatches a committed plot—one that will determine the second King of England and drastically affect the everyday lives of Thorfinn, Canute, and himself. Set in 11th century European countries, Vinland Saga informs a bloody epic in an period where physical violence, madness, and injustice are inescapable, supplying a haven for the battle-crazed and utter hell for the remainder who reside in it.

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Vinland Saga won the 13th Japan Media Arts Award Grand Prize when you look at the Manga division therefore the 36th Kodansha Manga Award for Best General Manga (which mangaka Makoto Yukimura accepted in complete viking gear). a crossover that is animated Vinland Saga and Ponkotsu Quest titled Ponkotsuland Saga premiered on October 24, 2015.