It was announced during Crunchyroll Expo that the popular isekai series The Rising of the Shield Hero (Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari) will receive a second and third television anime season! Beyond that, we did not get an announcement as to when the seasons will debut. The official website; however, did release a key visual along with the announcement in Japanese which you can view below: describes the anime as follows:


Iwatani Naofumi is summoned to another world to become one of the 4 heroes, namely the Shield Hero. Starting out with poor popularity and labeled as the weakest, Naofumi found himself betrayed on the 3rd day of his adventure. Losing faith and money, all that left is just his shield. Vowing to exact revenge to those who had betrayed him, Naofumi’s path is…

For those who would like to read the light novel series, One Peace Books is publishing the original series and The Reprise of the Spear Hero spinoff series in English.


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Josh (or J.J. as some have come to call him), is a long-time geek culture enthusiast with a deep passion for anime, manga and Japanese culture.Josh also has a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design and is a creative writer who has created original content for over 20 years! He is also the author of the original English light novel Final Hope.