15 Anime To Watch If You Love Vinland Saga

    Vinland Saga was a worldwide sensation when it was released. Wit Studio, the team behind Attack on Titan, is behind the revenge story. There’s nothing to dislike about this show, and there’s nothing to criticize. It’s unquestionably one of the greatest anime series of all time.

    Fans of coming-of-age stories with historical elements will enjoy Thorfinn’s saga. Thorfinn Karlsefni, the son of a legendary ex-warrior named Thors, is the protagonist of the series. Despite his prowess, Thors is a pacifist who gives up his life to protect his village.

    The show takes pride in Thorfinn’s growth as a character, as well as his tragic history. Stunning artwork, incredible action scenes, and top-notch historical tale descriptions are all given their credit. There are also a number of other anime that are comparable to Vinland Saga.

    Vinland Saga has a lot of positive aspects. As previously stated, the design is incredible, which is saying a lot in the world of anime. In addition, the characters have a lot of depth to them. It’s not just a fighting show, to put it that way. This is why fans adore it and keep looking for similar anime.

    1. Shingeki no Kyojin

    Shingeki no Kyojin

    Titans, gigantic humanoid creatures, nearly extinguished humanity years ago, driving humans to hide behind massive concentric walls in fear. What makes these monstrous creatures so terrifying is that they appear to be motivated by pleasure rather than hunger.

    To ensure their survival, humanity’s survivors began to build defensive walls around themselves, resulting in a century without a single titan encounter. When a Colossal Titan breaches the apparently impregnable outer wall, the delicate peace is destroyed, rekindling the struggle for survival against man-eating abominations.

    Eren Yeager joins an elite military force, the Survey Corps, that combats the brutal humanoids outside the walls after suffering a devastating personal loss at the hands of the invading creatures. Eren, along with his childhood friend Armin Arlert, and his adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman, join the Titans’ cruel war and race to find a way to defeat them before the last walls fall.

    2. Kenpuu Denki Berserk

    Kenpuu Denki Berserk

    Guts, a young traveling mercenary who will one day be known as the Black Swordsman, is distinguished by the large greatsword he wields. He takes on the jobs that pay the best, but he never stays with one group for long—until he meets the Hawk Band.

    Guts is ambushed after completing a job, and many of its members are crushed by him in combat. Griffith, the Band of the Falcon’s leader and founder, is intrigued by Guts and challenges him to a duel. Griffith defeats Guts in one blow, while the others are no match for him.

    Guts wake up two days after being incapacitated and taken to the Band of the Hawk’s camp to recover. He confronts Griffith, and the two fight once more, but this time with a catch: if Guts loses, he must join the Band of the Falcon. Guts lose the fight due to his recent injuries and is inducted by Griffith.

    Guts has risen through the ranks of the Band of the Hawk to become one of its commanders in just three years. On the battlefield, he is only second to Griffith in terms of combat prowess, as he takes on large groups of enemies on his own. The Band of the Hawk dominates every battle they participate in, thanks to Guts’ immense strength and Griffith’s leadership. But something sinister lurks in the shadows, threatening to permanently alter Guts’ life.

    3. Dororo


    Daigo Kagemitsu is a selfish samurai lord whose land is withering, and he is willing to give up Buddha and form a pact with demons to gain power. His prayers are answered by 12 demons, who grant him the power he craves by assisting his prefecture’s growth but at a price. When Kagemitsu’s first son is born, he lacks limbs, a nose, eyes, ears, and even skin, but he lives.

    This child is forgotten and thrown into a river. But, by chance, he is rescued by a medicine man, who equips him with prosthetics and weapons, allowing him to survive and fend for himself. The boy lives and grows, and despite his inability to see, hear, or feel, he must defeat the demons who took him as a sacrifice.

    With each one’s death, he reclaims a piece of himself that was rightfully his. He wanders alone for many years until an orphan boy named Dororo befriends him. In an unforgiving, demon-infested world, the unlikely pair of castaways must now fight for survival and humanity.

    4. 91 Days

    91 Days

    Growing up in Lawless as a child, Angelo Lagusa witnessed a tragedy: the Vanetti mafia family ruthlessly murdered his parents and younger brother. He abandons his name and hometown, taking on the identity of Avilio Bruno after losing everything he holds dear.

    When Avilio receives a mysterious letter prompting him to return to Lawless seven years later, he finally has his chance for revenge. Obliging, he soon encounters the Vanetti don’s son, Nero, and uses the skills he has quietly honed for years to befriend him.

    Set during the Prohibition era, 91 Days follows Avilio on his dark, bloodstained path to vengeance as he slowly eliminates each of the men responsible for his family’s murder.

    5. Mushoku Tensei: Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu

    Mushoku Tensei Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu

    Despite being harassed, scorned, and oppressed his entire life, a 34-year-old shut-in found the guts to attempt something heroic, only to end in a fatal accident. However, by a bizarre twist of fate, he awakens as Rudeus Greyrat, a baby born to two loving parents.

    Rudeus quickly adjusts to his new environment by retaining his memories and knowledge from his previous life. He begins to demonstrate the magical talent that exceeds all expectations, honing his skill with the assistance of a mage named Roxy Migurdia. Rudeus is taught swordplay by his father, Paul, and meets Sylphiette, a young girl who quickly becomes his best friend.

    Rudeus’ second chance at life begins, and he sets out to make the most of it while overcoming his traumatic past. And maybe one day, he’ll find the one thing he couldn’t find in his previous life: love.

    6. Akame ga Kill!

    Akame ga Kill!

    Night Raid, the Revolutionary Army’s covert assassination wing, was formed to topple Prime Minister Honest, whose avarice and hunger for power have led him to take advantage of the child emperor’s inexperience. Without a strong and benevolent leader, the rest of the country will drown in poverty, strife, and ruin.

    Despite the fact that the Night Raid members are all experienced killers, they recognize that taking lives is unethical and that they will almost certainly face retaliation as they ruthlessly eliminate everybody who opposes the revolution.

    The most recent addition to this merry band of assassins, Tatsumi, is a naive boy from a remote village who began on a mission to help his impoverished hometown and was won over not only by Night Raid’s principles but also by their resolve. Tatsumi is followed as he fights the Empire, encountering powerful weapons, enemy assassins, challenges to his own morals and ideals, and, finally, discovering what it means to be an assassin with a cause in Akame ga Kill!

    7. Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu

    Kiseijuu Sei no Kakuritsu

    They came out of nowhere: parasitic aliens who descended upon Earth and quickly infiltrated humanity by burrowing into the brains of unsuspecting victims. These insatiable entities assume complete control of their host and can morph into a variety of forms in order to feed on unsuspecting prey.

    Shinichi Izumi, a sixteen-year-old high school student, is afflicted with one of these parasites, but it fails to take over his brain, instead of landing in his right hand.

    Because it is unable to relocate, the parasite, now known as Migi, must rely on Shinichi to survive. As a result, the pair is forced into an uneasy coexistence and must defend themselves against hostile parasites hoping to eradicate their species’ new threat.

    8. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

    Magi The Labyrinth of Magic

    A Magi is a magician who is so skilled with magic that they can be said to shape the world. Each Magi selects a deserving candidate for king, then assists them in overcoming strange labyrinths known as “Dungeons” and earning the power of mythological djinns therein. Above all, the Magi oversees their elected representatives as they construct a country that could bring the entire world to its knees one day.

    Aladdin is a young Magi on a quest to discover his true self. His journey, however, is not alone, as he is accompanied by his mentor and friend Ugo, a djinn he summons with his flute.

    Aladdin befriends Alibaba Saluja and leads him to a nearby Dungeon during his travels. They embark on an incredible adventure around the world, witnessing various irregularities that seem to be occurring more frequently than ever before, thanks to their newfound friendship.

    9. Fate/Zero

    Fate Zero

    The omnipotent Holy Grail sparked three wars in the past with the promise of granting any wish, each too cruel and fierce to leave a victor. Regardless, the wealthy Einzbern family is confident that the Fourth Holy Grail War will be different, as they now possess a Holy Grail vessel.

    TThe Einzberns hire the hated “Magus Killer” Kiritsugu Emiya for this specific purpose, with a binding contract to marry their only daughter Irisviel.

    Kiritsugu is now in the midst of a violent survival game in which he is faced against six other players, each equipped with an ancient familiar and driven by various passions and goals. The notorious mercenary, accompanied by his own familiar, Saber, soon encounters his greatest opponent in Kirei Kotomine, a priest seeking salvation from the emptiness within himself in pursuit of Kiritsugu.

    The events of Fate/Zero take place during the Fourth Holy Grail War, ten years before Fate/stay night. Witness a battle royale where no one knows who will survive.

    10. Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom

    Phantom Requiem for the Phantom

    Assassinations on the streets are common in America, where the mafia is rife. Most of these dealings are carried out by Inferno, a mysterious company that employs “Phantom,” a near-invincible human weapon.

    Phantom’s latest murder is accidentally witnessed by a Japanese tourist one day. The tourist hides in a secluded building, desperate to getaway. Phantom, who is revealed to be a young woman named Ein and the leader of Inferno, “Scythe Master,” kidnaps and brainwashes the tourist.

    This once peaceful tourist is now an Inferno puppet with no memories, given the name “Zwei.” Zwei is drawn into a world of lies, deception, and violence, and he must fight to survive in order to reclaim his memories and escape the world where he is constantly on the verge of death.

    11. Goblin Slayer

    Goblin Slayer

    Goblins are notorious for their ferocity, cunning, and speedy reproduction, yet their lowly status makes them an overlooked threat. As the adventurers turn a blind eye in favor of more profitable assignments with higher bounties, these creatures are free to continue their onslaught of kidnapping females of different species for breeding.

    On her first day as a Porcelain-ranked adventurer, the 15-year-old Priestess joins a group of young, eager rookies to investigate a tribe of goblins suspected for the disappearance of many village women.

    The group, unprepared and inexperienced, is ambushed while exploring a cave and meets its inevitable demise. The terrified Priestess accepts her fate because no one else is left—until the Goblin Slayer appears out of nowhere to not only save her but also to destroy the entire goblin nest.

    As a Silver rank holder, the Goblin Slayer allows her to accompany him as he aids the Adventurer’s Guild in any goblin-related matters. The armored warrior, along with the Priestess, High Elf, Dwarf, and Lizard-man, will not rest until all goblins in the frontier lands have been eradicated for good.

    12. Tokyo Revengers

    Tokyo Revengers

    Middle school’s second year was the pinnacle of Takemichi Hanagaki’s life. He had respect, a strong group of friends, and even a girlfriend. That was twelve years ago, though. He’s a nobody now, a washed-up nonentity mocked by children and forced to apologize to his younger boss on a regular basis.

    An unexpected news report about the Tokyo Manji Gang brutally murdering his only girlfriend ever and her brother only adds insult to injury. Takemichi then flashes back to the same day twelve years prior, when he was still dating Hinata Tachibana, barely half a second before a train ends his pitiful existence forever.

    Takemichi meets Hinata’s younger brother after being forced to relive the day that started his downward spiral. He admits to his supposed death without thinking before flashing back to the past. Before inexplicably returning to the future, Takemichi urges him to protect his sister. He is miraculously alive.

    Stranger still, the future has been altered. Takemichi seems to have the ability to change the flow of time. Takemichi decides to fly through time to alter history in order to prevent his ex-girlfriend’s death due to the Tokyo Manji Gang.

    13. Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

    Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

    The 150-year stalemate between the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance comes to an end when a new generation of leaders emerges: Reinhard von Lohengramm, the idealistic military genius, and Yang Wenli, the FPA’s reserved historian.

    While Reinhard advances through the Empire ranks with the assistance of Siegfried Kircheis, his childhood friend, he must not only fight the war but also the remains of the Goldenbaum Dynasty in order to liberate his sister from the Kaiser and unite humanity under one true ruler.

    In the meantime, on the opposite side of the galaxy, Yang, a firm believer in democratic ideas, must hold fast to his beliefs despite the FPA’s struggles and show his pupil, Julian Mintz, that autocracy is not the way.

    As ideologies clash amid the war’s many casualties, the two strategic masterminds must ask themselves what their true motivation is for fighting.

    14. Tokyo Ghoul

    Tokyo Ghoul

    Tokyo is under siege by flesh-eating “ghouls” who appear to be human and blend in with the local population. Ken Kaneki, a reserved college student, buries his nose in his books to avoid news about the growing crisis. His solitude is disrupted when an attractive woman named Rize Kamishiro approaches him and asks him out on a date.

    Kaneki realizes when walking Rize home that she isn’t as sweet as she appears and has duped him. Following a tragic struggle, he awakens in a hospital to learn that his life was saved by transferring the now-deceased Rize’s organs into his own body.

    Kaneki’s body begins to transform into a frightening human-ghoul hybrid. Kaneki clings to his humanity in the evolving bloody conflict between society’s new monsters and the government agents who hunt them as he embarks on his new dreadful journey.

    15. Elfen Lied

    Elfen Lied

    A “Diclonius,” Lucy is a special breed of human with a short pair of horns and invisible telekinetic hands who becomes a victim of the government’s inhumane scientific experimentation. Lucy, corrupted by confinement and abuse, unleashes a torrent of bloodshed as she flees her captors once she can escape.

    She sustains a crippling head injury during her breakout, leaving her with a split personality: a childlike mentality with limited speech capacity.

    In this state, she meets Kouta and his cousin Yuka, two college students who unwittingly take in an injured fugitive, oblivious of her murderous tendencies. This act of goodwill will change their lives forever, drawing them into the bizarre world of government secrecy and conspiracy.

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