The Rising of the Shield Hero is originally a Japanese light novel written by Aneko Yusagi. The story was so loved that the manga, spin-off series, and anime adaptation were released. The anime adaptation of the story, directed by Takao Abo, originally aired on AT-X, Tokyo MX, TVA, KBS, SUN, TVQ, BS11 on January 9, 2019. The series created by Kinema Citrus studio, and licensed by Crunchyroll. Its broadcasting also on the anime viewing platform Funimation is one of the reasons that makes it viewable all over the world. The Rising of the Shield Hero, which has plenty of comedy elements, was released in 25 episodes and completed its first season on June 26, 2019. Fans are asking will there be a second season of the anime, what will be the plot-line and when will it air?
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The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 2 Plot
The Rising of the Shield Hero is the story of a man who has been unjustly charged with crimes he has not committed. He begins his journey alone, searching for vengeance, after being labeled as an expelled criminal. He doesn’t have any money, and he has lost his trust. All he owns is his shield. He vows vengeance against those who abused him, by framing and deceiving.
Season 1 closed with a new surprise, where we saw Glass and L’arc identify themselves as heroes of the other world. Naofumi had to protect himself against their combined assaults and was able to drive Glass into a corner while L’arc had to face with Raphtalia, Filo, and Princess Melty. But that’s when a crucial question hits him: does he really want to defend this new world?
Naomi and her friends developed up in the first season of The Rising of the Shield Hero. In season two, to confront new obstacles, they will take all they learned from the first season? Naomi and her friends are going to have to face a lot of different difficulties like a giant enemy called Turtle Spirit, or moving to a new world. Now that they are mature, how can Naofumi, Raphtalia, and Filo take them over?
REVENGE! The Rising of the Shield Hero
It seems that the war violence around our main character, who has experienced the injustice in the different world he is drawn into and then turned into a violent person compared to the past, will increase. Where do we get that from? Of course, from the new visual and clip for Rising of The Shield Hero / Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari.
Is The Rising of The Shield Hero renewed for season 2?
Good news, Crunchyroll announced at Crunchyroll Expo on Sunday, September 1, 2019 that there will be two additional seasons of The Rising of The Shield Hero anime. We will be able to watch the second and third season of the series. Crunchyroll has not announced a release date for the new seasons. A new visual of the anime has been released. The manga also provided enough resources for a new season of the series. When the ratings are good as well, a second season was inevitable.
When is the release date of the 2nd season of the anime?
Although Crunchyroll did not make any statement regarding the release date of the series at Expo 2019, it was learned that the new season of the series will be released in 2021 at the event, Expo 2020 held online in September 4–6, 2020. Masato Jinbo will direct the second season of the series. A while before the event, The director Masato Jinbo announced on Twitter that the new season premiere will be either late of 2020 or early of 2021. We attribute its absence in 2020 to pandemic effects and the series will meet with the audience in the first quarter of 2021. The season 2 of the series will be prepared by South Korean animation studio DR Movie.