The return of Naofumi, Raphtalia and Filo set in the popular isekai anime has finally announced the premiere date for the second season.
Kodoani.com – Part 2 of Rising of the Shield Hero will premiere on April 6.
The return of the popular isekai anime was announced through the anime’s official Twitter account. Crunchyroll has confirmed that they will be offering a simulation of the new season, with the new episodes coming to the streaming platform as soon as they air in Japan.
『#盾の勇者の成り上がり Season 2』の放送＆先行配信情報を公開しました????
— TVアニメ『盾の勇者の成り上がり』Season2 2022年4月6日より放送開始 (@shieldheroanime) March 10, 2022
The story for Season 2 was previously previewed with a trailer introducing a new character that will join Naofumi’s group, Ost Horai. The new season will see the famous Shield Hero, as well as his loyal companions Raphtalia and Filo, try to stop the rampage of a gigantic mythical monster, the Spirt Tortoise. The first season’s voice actors will all reprise their roles for the anime’s sequel, and they’ll feature voice actor Kana Hanazawa, who will voice the new addition to Naofumi’s team. While the anime’s first season was produced by Made in Abyssstudio Kinema Citrus, production for the second season has been transferred to South Korean animation studio DR Movie. The second season will be directed by director Masato Jinbo, who previously worked on both seasons of another popular fantasy series, Restaurant to Another World.
The isekai series tells the story of Naofumi Iwatani, an easygoing college student who suddenly finds herself transported to a fantasy world. Soon after arriving, Naofumi is heralded as one of the four Heroes of this world, and is then given a magical shield. While the other three heroes receive substantial financial backing and powerful allies, Naofumi is betrayed by the kingdom’s princess and shunned by the nobility. Now skeptical and bitter, Naofumi sets out with a new pair of companions to rebuild her reputation and save the world from a mysterious threat.
Rising of the Shield Hero is composed by Aneko Yusagi. Originally published as a web novel in 2012, the series has since been adapted into both an anime and a manga. Although the series received some criticism at the start, all of the various adaptations of the series since then have received critical acclaim for its likable cast of characters and changes to the film industry. traditional isekai recipe. The first season of the anime was so successful that the second and third seasons were immediately green-lit, a rarity for anime works.
The complete first season of the anime is now available to stream on Crunchyroll, while the manga and novel are both available in English from One Peace Books.