Naofumi and company’s next wave-busting adventure awaits in Spring 2022 with The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2, which just released a new visual, trailer and theme song details!
MADKID and Chiai Fujikawa, who performed the first season’s opening and ending themes, will be returning for the sequel with “Bring Back” and “Yuzurenai,” respectively.
Furthermore, Kana Hanazawa (Cells at Work!) will be voicing Ost Horai, one of the Four Guardian Beasts.
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Based on the light novels by Aneko Yusagi and Seira Minami, The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 is being directed by Masato Jinbo as studio Kinema Citrus, with series composition by Keigo Koyanagi and character design by Masahiro Suwa.
If you’re a fan of isekai adventure anime, don’t miss the first season of The Rising of the Shield Hero in sub or English dub, right here on Funimation!
Synopsis: Geeky university student Naofumi Iwatani goes from second-class citizen to second-class hero when he’s summoned to the videogame-like kingdom of Melromarc.
Known as the weakest of four heroes, the Shield Hero, he’s tasked with defending the world from calamity. But when Naofumi ends up betrayed and belittled from the start, will this cynic even be willing to help?
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