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Vinland Saga: the origins and themes of the series discussed by the author Yukimura

by Harry Brown

The first season of Vinland Saga has been a great success, and waiting to find out what Thorfin’s future will be in the second season, Makoto Yukimura, answered some questions, delving into the origins of the series, his original idea and how, in the end, he ended up in build a story that has the Vikings as protagonists.

In the initial concept, in fact, as admitted by Yukimura himself during the interview available on the official website of the anime, the Vikings were not foreseen. “I thought about the theme I wanted to write aboutand the best way to deal with it, and in the end I found a meeting point with the Vikings “, explained Yukimura referring to the brutality of violencewhich characterized the barbarism and actions of this population.

“The Vikings of that era had a society in which it was normal not to consider someone who committed acts of violence as if they were evil. I personally hate violence, and therefore one of the key elements in writing this story was mine a modern sense of morality”, An answer that is found in the fantastic tables he designed, and which appears evident from the first episodes of the anime. Tell us what you think of these revelations in the comments. To conclude we leave you to Yukimura’s comment on the second season of Vinland Saga.

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