On Monday, Crunchyroll announced that the English dub for the second season of Makoto Yukimura’s Vinland Saga television anime will be available for streaming now.
In the second season, Mike Haimoto will reprise his role as Thorfinn, and Josh Grelle will reprise his role as Canute. The two are reprising their roles from the English dub by Sentai Filmworks.
- Ian Sinclair as Einar
- Wendy Powell as Emma
- Doug Jackson as Ketil
- John Swasey as Leif
- Marisa Duran as Lotta
- Kent Williams as Narrator
Ashe Thurman, Jennifer Alyx, Josh Martin, Jeff Plunk, Mac McGee, Tom Laflin, Gerardo Davila, Ivan Jasso, Marcus Stimac, and Jennifer AuBuchon provide additional voices.
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Jerry Jewell is directing the English dub alongside Jill Harris as an assistant. The ADR engineers are Jeremy Woods, Olivia Harris, and Sawyer Pfledderer. James Cheek’s script is being overseen by Jarrod Greene. ADR preparation is overseen by Benjamin Tehrani.
The second season of the anime debuted on January 9 on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Gifu Broadcasting. In Japan, the anime is available on Netflix and other services. Netflix is also streaming the anime outside of China, and Crunchyroll is streaming the season outside of Asia. The season is also available on Crunchyroll in English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, and French dubs.
Instead of Wit Studio, the first season’s staff will return for the second season at animation studio MAPPA. The anime will be directed by Shohei Yabuta again. Hiroshi Seko is once again supervising and writing the scripts for the series. Takahiko Abiru (animation director for Hunter X Hunter in 2011) is back to design the characters.
Yukimura debuted the series in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine in 2005, but Kodansha later moved it to Afternoon. Yukimura began drawing the manga’s fourth and final arc in November 2019. Over 7 million copies of the series have been sold. The manga will be published in English by Kodansha USA Publishing.