The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Postponed To April 2022

The official website for The Rising of the Shield Hero season 2 television anime series announced on Thursday that the anime’s premiere date has been postponed to April 2022 due to “various reasons”.

Shield Hero Season 2

Staff

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 cast is as follows:

RoleStaff
DirectorMasato Jinbo
StudioKinema Citrus and DR MOVIE
Series CompositionKeigo Koyanagi
Character DesignsMasahiro Suwa
MusicKevin Penkin

Synopsis

One Peace Books describes the novels’ first volume:
Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world!

The Rising of the Shield Hero anime series debuted in January 2019 with a two-hour special and lasted for 25 episodes. Crunchyroll broadcasted the series as it aired in Japan.

Aneko Yusagi’s The Rising of the Shield Hero is a dark fantasy isekai light novel series originally released as a web novel on the user-generated novel site Shōsetsuka ni Narō. The series was later published by Media Factory with an extended storyline and artwork by Seira Minami. One Peace Books is publishing the novel in English for North America.

On June 29, 2021, One Peace Books announced on Twitter that it had released an audiobook for the volume one of the series which is narrated by Kurt Kanazawa (Tad on Grey’s Anatomy).

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