Parents' Guide to

Vinland Saga

By Danae Stahlnecker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Violent Viking drama about revenge has graphic war imagery.

Vinland Saga TV poster: An emaciated, older Thorfinn holds his hand out towards a dagger

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+
This show is not for kids. It's much swear meaning of life. And the most of the show is bloody revenge and what meaning with life is. The theme is a lot of swear specially the first intro. This show will comfuse many kids so i don't recommend it to kids. And this is no fantasy show either and not family friendly but it's amazing for adults.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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This grim historical drama offers thought-provoking complexity to a warrior's experience. Vinland Saga is graphic and emotionally heavy, showing the gruesome realities of war and a Viking culture of violence. While the constant stream of blood and gore can be overwhelming, Thorfinn's journey towards peace and personal growth is compelling enough to keep viewers watching for more than just the violence. Beyond that, the other characters' differing motivations for fighting offer interesting insights into real-world historical events, cultures, and legends.

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