The Rising of the Shield Hero – Introduction
The Rising of the Shield Hero is one of the most fascinating isekai anime out there currently. After this hit Japanese anime’s Season 1 got wrapped up in 2019, the fans were eagerly waiting for The Rising Of the shield Hero Season 2. Fortunately, it seems that their wait didn’t last long. Here’s all you have to know about The Rising Of the Shield Hero Season 2.
The Rising Of the Shield Hero is a light isekai Japanese novel written by Aneko Yusagi. The story plot sets around Naofumi Iwatani, who gets summoned along with three others from a parallel world. To fight inter-dimensional hordes of monsters called Waves. And become The World’s Cardinal Heroes.
In The Rising Of The Shield Hero season 1 finale, Naofumi Iwatani and Glass ( a hero-like protagonist who came from another world to save its world ) got into the straight head clash. Glass reveals that she believes that The Cardinal Heroes and The Waves are somehow related. And in order to defeat the Waves, she had to fight with the cardinal heroes. In the end, Glass retreats to her own world. This means in the upcoming new The Rising Of The Shield Heroes Season 2, we can see more of her.
The Rising Of The Shield Heroes Season 2: Release Date
The creators of the anime series through their official Twitter account announced that The Rising Of The Shield Season 2 will release in October 2021. There has been no exact date for the release of the show. The caption of the post reads “I’ll protect them, no matter what. ShieldHero Returns this October”. Read the tweet below:
— The Rising of the Shield Hero (@ShieldHeroEN) March 6, 2021
The Rising of the Shield Heroes Season 2: Expected Plot
The official plot of The Rising of the Shield season 2 is not revealed. But we can expect that the show will pick up from where The Rising of The Shield Season 1 left. Naofumi Iwatani along with Raphtalia and bird-like monster, Filo continues with their adventures. This time we can expect adventures that are beyond his kingdom. To protect the world. As told by the director Masata Jibo. In the season 1 finale ended, Glass retreated in her own world vowing that she will end The Cardinal Heroes. To protect her own world. That’s why in the upcoming season 2, we can expect to see more of her.
Watch out the trailer of “The Rising of the Shield Heroes ” season 2 as released by Kadokawa anime:
The Rising of the Shield Heroes Season 2: Cast
The trailer of season 2 slightly revealed the plot of the upcoming season. But it seems the former cast is returning to reprise their role. To give voice to their characters.
- Kaito Ishikawa as Naofumi Iwatani
- Rina Hidaka as Filo
- Asami Seto as Raphtalia
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Ren Amaki
- Yoshitaka Yamaya as Itsuki Kawasumi
- Makoto Takahashi as Motoyasu Kitamura,
- Maaya Uchida as Melty.
From the production unit, the anime character designer Masahiro Suwa will return. Along with soundtrack composer Kevin Penkin. However, the production staff did have a slight change for the upcoming season 2. Takao Abo is the director of the upcoming season instead of Masato Jinbo. This season will have South Korean animation studio DR Movie as an animation studio.