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Vinland Saga  
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Description
Thorfinn is son to one of the Vikings’ greatest warriors, but when his father is killed in battle by the mercenary leader Askeladd, he swears to have his revenge. Thorfinn joins Askeladd’s band in order to challenge him to a duel, and ends up caught in the middle of a war for the crown of England.

Won the 36th Kodansha Manga Award for Best General Manga.

Type
Manga

Related Series
Ganso Ylva-chan (Spin-Off)

Associated Names
ヴィンランド・サガ
海盗战记

Groups Scanlating
4chan
Anonymous Spore
Binktopia
Colony Drop
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Latest Release(s)
c.105 by 4chan (28d ago)
c.104 by 4chan (64d ago)
c.103 by 4chan (88d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
14 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
Vinland Saga by canucks

Forum
6 topics, 70 posts
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User Rating
Average: 9 / 10.0 (1324 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.94 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 21st 2014, 5:25pm PST

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Year
2005

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Afternoon (Kodansha)
Shuukan Shounen Magazine (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Kodansha USA (4 Omnibuses - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #313 decreased(-7)
Monthly Pos #134 decreased(-31)
3 Month Pos #134 decreased(-27)
6 Month Pos #111 decreased(-25)

List Stats
On 5120 reading lists
On 1483 wish lists
On 75 unfinished lists
On 415 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Where is this going? 244 days, 1 hours, 35 minutes ago
Discussion up to ch.56 900 days, 20 hours, 19 minutes ago
Farmland Saga 1305 days, 0 hours, 56 minutes ago
1st topic 1453 days, 21 hours, 43 minutes ago
Thank You Anonymous Spore! 2307 days, 1 hours, 22 minutes ago

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very good manga   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by darkgenio
July 11th, 2007, 3:21am
A promising historical manga. Art is very good and fighting scenes are really well done. I like character and environment. If it keeps its present level and maybe goes a little more in depth it will be a great work. Lots of potentialities
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Excellent   
Rating: N/A
by spduke
June 23rd, 2007, 11:06pm
Excellent manga. The art is nice, the story fully builds the characters and builds toward climatic fights. I wish more was released...but such is always desired of great manga!
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I never know what to put here   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Avalon
April 29th, 2007, 7:15pm
The art kind of reminds me of Berserk, only more...clean? Not quite as sketchy, i guess, but very close in terms of quality imho. Plot is just a bit linear, revolving around Thorfin trying to avenge his dead father, but Vinland makes up for it in sheer badassness (is that a word?). The fighting scenes are really amazing; they have this sense of speed, motion, impact, etc that makes it seem like you're watching a movie, not pictures on a page.
I love how Yukimura is able to manipulate the mood so perfectly...from the tranquility of an elder telling tales to children to the chaos of an army storming a fortress.
An easy 10 from me.

And the HQ scans really do the art justice...
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Promising? Sure!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Raide
December 15th, 2006, 11:29pm
This is the story about the Medieval era and the Vikings. Based on the historical/realistical side, not fantasies like One Piece. So you can't compare those two. If you've read Planetes, you'll get what I mean.

Right now for the 2 volumes, we got finely realistic battles here and there, but not much explanation about weapons, the culture, or fighting style I'm interested about. We got intense good story instead.

In short, this manga got historical sense, one you would hardly get at any other manga. But since the story is pretty slow, even it feels like just beginning at the end of volume 2, I give the rating 8.
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Finally, a vikings manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ChaperonNoir
December 10th, 2006, 9:07am
This manga feels a bit different from One Piece huh huh huh smile

So far, read 2 volumes, and it's very good. The drawings are the best (Looks like Berserk sometimes). I can't wait for the next release.

The story is about Thorfinn, a crazy blonde teenager fighter you see on the picture above. He fights with 2 shorts swords, and he's strong. He currently sails with Askeladd, a man who killed his father. And of course, he wants to take revenge in a duel with him.

Oh, and mangascreener is doing a wonderful job with this project. Read it!

... Last updated on December 10th, 2006, 9:09am
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yes.   
Rating: N/A
by guybrush
February 4th, 2006, 8:40am
new manga
good manga
best manga
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Very promising   
Rating: N/A
by barbapapa
October 18th, 2005, 6:54pm
only 2 chapters released but I have already fallen in love with it
more a shounen approach from Yukimura but in an unexpected setting
Hear he switched to Afternoon btw, in stead of Shonen Magazine
anyway, think this is gonna be big and I urge everyone to check it out!
Artwork is beautifull and the characters kick ass
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