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“The Rising of the Shield Hero” Season 2 Broadcast Postponed

Due to various reasons, “The Rising of the Shield Hero” Season 2 that was set to air in October of 2021 is going to be postponed.
Currently, it has been rescheduled to broadcast in April of 2022.
When we have a specific date, we will let you know further details on the official site.

2nd Season New Visual and New PV revealed.

We have revealed the New Visual and New PV of the TV Anime “The Rising of the Shield Hero” 2nd Season.

Announcement of 2nd Season Broadcast schedule

TV Anime “The Rising of the Shield Hero” will be broadcast in 2021. Following Season 1, Crunchyroll will simultaneously stream this anime in worldwide excluding Asia.

Announcement of the main staff and cast members of the 2nd Season

The main staff and cast members of TV Anime “The Rising of the Shield Hero” 2nd Season have now been announced.

<Main Staff>
Original Work: Aneko Yusagi MF Books “The Rising of the Shield Hero”published by KADOKAWA
Original Illustration: Seira Minami
Director: Masato Jimbo
Series Composition: Keigo Koyanagi
Character Design: Masahiro Suwa
Animation director: Masahiro Suwa / Kota Sera
Design leader: Takeshi Takakura
Prop Design: Ryo Hirata/Mikio
Costume design: Kahoru Fujiki
Art Director: Masaru Sato(Y.A.P.Ishigaki Production Ltd.)
Art Design: Art Design
3DCGDirector: Hiroshi Gō 郷博(GOES)
2DArtist: hydekick
Motion Graphic: Hidekatsu Kamimura
Color Coordination: Aiko Matsuyama
Director of Photography: Yukiyo Kajihara(T2 Studio)
Editor: Hitomi Sudo
Sound production: Glovision
Sound Director: Fumiyuki Gō(Groove)
Music: Kevin Penkin
Music Producer: Shuichi Uemura/Hiromitsu Iijima(IRMA LA DOUCE)
Animetion Production: Kinema Citrus
Production: Shield Hero S2 production committee

<Main Cast>
Naofumi Iwatani: Kaito Ishikawa
Raphtalia: Asami Seto
Filo: Rina Hidaka
Ren Amaki: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Motoyasu Kitamura: Makoto Takahashi
Itsuki Kawasumi: Yoshitaka Yamaya
Lecia: Natsuko Hara
Melty: Maaya Uchida
Mirelia: Kikuko Inoue

Season 2 and Season 3 Production Confirmed!!

TV animation series “The Rising of the Shield Hero” Season 2 and Season 3 Production has been Confirm.
Please look forward for the upcoming information!

Panel stage of Junichiro Tamura; animation producer will will come to SMASH! the anime and comic event in Sydney

A panel stage will be held at the anime and comic event SMASH! in Sydney (13th ~14th July.)
Junichiro Tamura, Animation Producer and popular Anime YouTuber Joey The Anime Man will that discusses what makes “The Rising of the Shield Hero” so special as well as some behind the scenes production developments.
Also, do not miss to come and enjoy the Photo Spots at KADOKAWA booth and Crunchyroll booth at the exhibition hall.

Stage nameThe Rising of the Shield Hero Producer Tamura Junichiro and The Anime Man Panel Stage
Date & VenueJuly 13th sat, 2019 13:00~14:00 Sakura Room

-Photo Sopt
KADOKAWA booth Level 4:6-14
Crunchyroll booth Level 4:7-15

For more information check the official site of SMASH!

Commemorative illustration for the Final episode on air and distribution has arrived!

To celebrate the on air and distribution of the final episode, illustration of the original novel Seira Minami and Anime Staff has arrived. Thank you for watching all 25 episodes!

Original novel illustration :
Seira Minami
Director :
Takao Abo
Character Design/Drawing Director :
Masahiro Suwa
1st quell Opening Storyboard/Producer :
Shinpei Wada

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Final Episode is coming up! Cast’s comment released!

Final Episode is coming up!
Message has arrived from Ishikawa Kaito as Iwatani Naofumi, Seto Asami as Raphtalia and Hidaka Rina as Filo !
Do not miss the final episode!!> Special

Legendary Heroes Assemble for the Shield Hero Training Room

Are you ready to be a hero? Well grab your shield and test your skills to level up in the Shield Hero Training Room, exclusively at the Crunchyroll booth at Anime Central from May 17- 19. Brave rising heroes will get a chance to pop balloon monsters with their very own legendary shield! The pressure is on since you'll only have limited time to battle some balloon monsters. Get ready for the level grind of your life! This event will have a limited availability, get there early to better guarantee your participation.