© Makoto Yukimura/kodansha 2022

25th Manga Division Jury Selections

Vinland Saga

YUKIMURA Makoto[Japan]


During the endless wars in Northern Europe in the early 11th century, a young boy named Thorfinn joined the Vikings to avenge his father’s death. He became stupefied after unexpectedly taking his revenge, and was captured to be a slave at a farm. After this experience, he decided to pursue colonization in the warm new continent of Vinland. Modeled after a real person, this epic adventure unfolds against detailed authentic historical backgrounds.