The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2
Photo Credit: Kinema Citrus / DR Movie

Kadokawa Light Novel Expo 2020 event announced on their first day that The Rising of the Shield Hero anime‘s second season will premiere in October.

Crunchyroll likewise affirmed on Saturday that it will stream the anime beginning in October under the title The Rising of the Shield Hero 2.

The anime’s staff includes:

  • Masato Jinbo as the Director
  • Animation Studio: Kinema Citrus and DR MOVIE
  • Keigo Koyanagi as the Series’ Composer
  • Masahiro Suwa as the Character Designer For The Animation
  • Seira Minami is credit for Official Character Designs
  • Kevin Penkin as the Music Composer

Crunchyroll had reported back in 2019 that the anime would have a second and third season.

The anime’s first season 25-episode adaptation produced by Kinema Citrus aired from January to June 2019.

The Rising of the Shield Hero light novels has been portrayed as following:

“Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world!”


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