"Ragnarok" is the 10th episode of the Vinland Saga anime.
After having a dream involving his homeland and father, Thorfinn meets Askeladd on top of a hill and the two talk. A messenger for King Sweyn’s army informs Askeladd and his men that Thorkell’s raided Prince Canute’s base and captured him too. Delighted by this news, Askeladd kills the messenger and proclaims to his men that they’ll rescue the captured prince.
Characters in Order of Appearance
- Helga (dream)
- Ylva (dream)
- Mord (dream)
- Magni (dream)
- Ari (dream)
- Grimm (dream)
- Harkon (dream)
- Thors Snorresson (dream)
- This episode features anime original content depicting Thorkell breaking the siege of London and kidnapping Canute and expanded characterization for Asgeir.
- In the manga Thorfinn leaves the barn after waking up from his nightmare because some of Askeladd's men dragged an English girl into it to rape her. This is removed in the anime and Thorfinn leaves the barn because the band is being too loud for him to fall back to sleep.
- This episode was originally meant to air on September 8, 2019, but it was delayed to September 15, 2019, due to TV coverage of a typhoon affecting Japan.