The Crunchyroll Expo 2022 event officially confirmed that Tower of God is in production for a second season as well as The Rising of the Shield Hero will continue season 3.
Tower of God 2 – Official Trailer
Crunchyroll announced at its site at the Crunchyroll Expo on August 6 that the Tower of God anime will get a second season.
The new season will still be streamed on Crunchyroll. In addition, the WEBTOON platform will release the first volume of the upcoming graphic novel edition from WEBTOON Unscrolled on November 22, 2022.
The first anime season premiered on Crunchyroll on April 1, 2020 with 13 episodes spanning the two-story climb of the Tower.
The collaboration between Crunchyroll and WEBTOON is part of the Crunchyroll Originals franchise. Crunchyroll describes the anime:
The upcoming film revolves around a young man’s journey as he fights his way inside a mysterious tower, forging friendships, discovering the rules governing the tower, and confronting his fears. unimaginable horror, as he tried to find the only friend he had ever known.”
SIU launched manhwa Tower of God on NAVER WEBTOON in 2010. WEBTOONS launched manhwa in English in July 2014.
>>> See more: SIU author shares about how Tower of God was born
The official website for The Rising of The Shield Hero has announced new visuals and new main staff changes for the upcoming 3rd season of the anime.
Hitoshi Haga, who has storyboarded five episodes and directed four episodes from the anime’s first season, will be the new director of the third season, becoming the series’ third director after Takao Abo from the first season and Masato Jinbo from the second season.
Keigo Koyanagi will continue to write and supervise the anime’s script. Kevin Penkin also returns to the music scene and Kinema Citrus returns as producer.
The Rising of the Shield Hero 2, the second season of The Rising of The Shield Hero television anime series, premiered on April 6, 2022. The anime was previously delayed, as it was originally slated to premiere in October 2021.
The Rising of The Shield Hero anime series premiered with a two-hour special first episode in January 2019 and consisted of a total of 25 episodes.
The original novel series and the manga adaptation by Aiya Kyu describe the first volume of the novel:
“Naofumi Iwatani, an otaku who spends his days playing games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to another world. He discovers he is one of four heroes armed with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction.
As the Hero of the Shield, who is considered to be the weakest among the heroes, but not as one would expect. Naofumi is soon lonely, penniless and betrayed. With no one to support him 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!”
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