If you love a tragic hero who rises against his fate, you are surely bound to fall in love with The Rising of The Shield Hero. For those who are not aware, The Rising of the Shield Hero is an anime series adapted from the light novels of the same title written by Aneko Yusagi. An anime adaptation was announced in June 2017. The television series is produced by Kinema Citrus and directed by Takao Abo.
The anime has elements of Dark Fantasy and is of an isekai genre, which is really picking up in Anime. The show revolves around Naofumi Iwatani, an easygoing Japanese youth, who is summoned into a parallel world along with three other young men from parallel universes to become the world’s Cardinal Heroes and fight inter-dimensional hordes of monsters called Waves. However, the situations are drastically changed making the heroes cynical and vile, the struggle and hardships they face are brutal and emotionally exhausting in their quest to freedom the viewers experience a wholesome show.
Release Date: The Rising Of The Shield Hero
The first season of the show aired in 2017, after a massive success a second season followed which aired in 2019. The response of the viewer is still not diminished and the show is always welcomed the warmly by its fans. Thus, the showrunners recently declared the renewal of the anime for a third season. The third season is in the production stage. Nonetheless, the creation has been paused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Hopefully, it is expected to release by December 2020.
Cast: The Rising Of The Sheild Hero 3
With no deaths in the previous seasons, a majority of the cast is set to reprise their roles in the third season. The fans may expect to see Kaito Ishikawa as Naofumi, Asami Seto as Raphtalia, Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Malty and
Jun Fukuyama as L’Arc
If you haven’t watched the show yet, now is the right time to binge-watch this series. You can stream Rising Of The Shield Hero on Crunchyroll and Netflix.