The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese dark fantasy isekai light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi. The series premiered on January 9, 2019. It aired 25 episodes before the season concluded in June. The unique storyline of the series was appreciated by the audience and soon the series started to create its own fan base.
The story revolves around a determined man who has lost everyone’s trust in him. This causes some dramatic situations. But, he continues his life by doing his best to gain everyone’s confidence again. In short, the story will inspire you, make you believe in yourself, give you a kickstart to improve yourself no matter how hard you fall.
As soon as the first season concluded, all eyes were set upon the next one. So without wasting any more time, let’s talk about the release date of Season 2. Also, make sure to check out the official streaming platform for the anime.
At 2019’s Crunchyroll Expo, it was announced that The Rising Of The Shield Hero will receive a second and third season. But, no confirmed dates were announced back then.
At the 2020’s virtual Crunchyroll Expo, it was announced that the second season will premiere in 2021. Although, no fixed date or month was confirmed. But, according to some sources, it will be out by early 2021.
Don’t worry as soon as any confirmed news is out, you’ll be the first one to know. Also, check out the official trailer of the series here.
Streaming Platform for The Rising of the Shield Hero
The Rising of the Shield Hero Synopsis
The Rising of the Shield Hero follows Naofumi Iwatani, a 20-year-old university student who has whisked away to a fantasy game-like realm of monsters and magic after discovering a book about Four Heroes. Iwatani is chosen as one of these four and given the mantle of the Shield Hero.
The other three were also young males summoned from worlds similar to Iwatani’s, but it was he who got the short end of the stick. The least charismatic of the bunch, only one woman joined his party, and that person soon betrayed him and falsely accused him of rape! Now the cynical Iwatani must somehow survive in a new and dangerous world that despises him.