Kodoani.com – Information from The Rising of the Shield Hero 2 anime, the second season of the television anime series The Rising of The Shield Heroannounced on Wednesday that MADKID will perform the opening theme song “Bring Back” and Chiai Fujikawa will perform the ending theme song “Yuzurenai.”
MADKID and Fujikawa also performed the theme songs for the first season of the anime series.
The anime will premiere in April 2022 after a delay. The anime was originally slated to premiere in October 2021, and Crunchyroll is also slated to premiere the anime alongside the airing in Japan.
Masato Jinbo (Chaos; Child, Fate / kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!) will direct the second season at Kinema Citrus and DR MOVIE, replacing Takao Abo. Keigo Koyanagi ( Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars ) is in charge of composing the series. Masahiro Suwa (animation director Chaika the Coffin Princess) is again adapting Seira Minami’s original character designs for the anime. Kevin Penkin is returning to composing music.
Crunchyroll announced in 2019 that the anime would have a second and a third season.
One Peace Books is publishing the original novel series and adaptation of Aiya Kyū’s manga in English. The publisher describes the first volume of the novel:
Naofumi Iwatani, a no-nonsense otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers himself as one of four heroes armed with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all was not as one would expect. Naofumi is soon lonely, penniless and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he was left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Hero of the Shield and save the world!
The anime series The Rising of The Shield Hero premiered with a two-hour special in January 2019 and lasted 25 episodes.