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The Rising of the Shield Hero Anime Season 2 Delayed April 2022

The official website for The Rising of the Shield Hero 2, the second season of the television anime series The Rising of The Shield Hero, announced on Thursday that the anime’s premiere date was pushed back to April 2022. The anime was initially scheduled to premiere in October 2021, with Crunchyroll also scheduled to stream the anime alongside the Japanese broadcast.

Masato Jinbo Is directing the second season at Kinema Citrus and DR MOVIE, replacing Takao Abo. Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars) is once again in charge of series composition. Masahiro Suwa (animation director for Chaika the Coffin Princess) is once again adapting Seira Minami’s original character designs for animation. Kevin Penkin returns to compose the music.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Anime Season 2 Delayed April 2022
Season 2 Visual | © 2021 Aneko Yusagi / KADOKAWA / Shield Hero Production Committee

Crunchyroll had announced in 2019 that the anime would have a second and third season.

Iwatani Naofumi, a run-of-the-mill otaku, finds a book in the library that summons him to another world. He is tasked with joining the sword, spear, and bow as one of the Four Cardinal Heroes and fighting the Waves of Catastrophe as the Shield Hero. Excited by the prospect of a grand adventure, Naofumi sets off with his party. However, merely a few days later, he is betrayed and loses all his money, dignity, and respect. Unable to trust anyone anymore, he employs a slave named Raphtalia and takes on the Waves and the world. But will he really find a way to overturn this desperate situation?

Season 1 Description
TVアニメ『盾の勇者の成り上がり』Season2 1st PV|2021 ON AIR

The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese dark fantasy isekai light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi. Originally published as a web novel on the user-generated novel site Shōsetsuka ni Narō, the series has been published by Media Factory with an expanded story with illustrations by Seira Minami. As of June 25, 2019, twenty-two volumes have been published.

The novel series was adapted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and published by Media Factory, with seventeen volumes released on November 21, 2020. Both the novel and the manga series were licensed by One Peace Books and published in North America. from September. 2015. The 25-episode television anime series adaptation produced by Kinema Citrus aired from January to June 2019.


Source – The Rising of the Shield Hero 2 anime’s website via Crunchyroll

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