The Rising of the Shield Hero may be a Japanese light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi. The novel series was adapted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and published by Media Factory, with twelve volumes released as of December 21, 2018. The worldwide premiere of episode 1 of The Rising of the Shield Hero anime debuted at Crunchyroll Expo on September 1st. The Crunchyroll co-production are going to be available to members worldwide apart from Asia when the series kicks off as a part of the winter 2019 anime season.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Plot
Naofumi Iwatani was summoned to a parallel world along side three people to become the people of this world’s Heroes. Each of the heroes were respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned. Naofumi happened to receive the Legendary Shield, the only defensive equipment, while the others received weapons capable of attacking. Due to Naofumi’s lack of charisma and knowledge , he ended up with only one teammate, a gorgeous woman, while others had several. Unfortunately, on his second day Naofumi was betrayed, falsely accused of rape, and robbed by the said teammate.
Shunned by everyone from the King to peasants, Naofumi’s thoughts were crammed with nothing but vengeance and hatred. Thus, his destiny in a parallel world begins. He tries to level up, despite his weak attack skills. He meets Berocas, a slaver , Berocas shows him a touch girl named Raphtalia and he decides to shop for her.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2: Plot
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 will show the young Japanese protagonist Naofumi Iwatani, young tanuki demi-human girl Raphtalia, and the bird-like monster Filo coming across new companion. They will also confront a new enemy in the second season. The new enemy is likely to be more powerful and dangerous than any other character they have ever confronted before.
The casting for The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 has yet to be revealed. But we are sure that Naofumi Iwatani, Raphtalia and Filo will return with their respective roles in the second season. Apart from them, new faces will also be seen in interesting roles in the second season.
The anime aficionados will be severely glad to learn that even The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 has also been renewed. The show creators already declared that the anime series would get a third season. The success of Season 1 has opened doors for multiple seasons and the series creators are all set to work on Season 2 and Season 3.
The second season is yet to get an official trailer yet. Once the production work gets completed, fans are highly expecting a trailer for it.The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 doesn’t have an official airing date. But it is expected to premiere anytime in 2020 or atleast 2021.Cast
The original cast won’t be replaced, and will see Naofumi, Filo, and Rapthalia reprising their purposes. But, there is a possibility of introducing new friends and enemies during the upcoming seasons.