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

One of the Spring 2022 anime season’s most anticipated anime series’ The Rising of the Shield Hero has debuted with its second season, and fans are so happy to have their favorite dark fantasy/isekai series back.

Well, more good news are here as the worldwide streaming giant Crunchyroll has the premiere episode out on Youtube for free. You can watch it out right now:

The Rising of the Shield Hero anime’s second season will premiere on April 6.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 anime is listed with 13 episodes.

MADKID will play out the opening theme song “Bring Back” and Chiai Fujikawa will be playing out the ending theme song of the upcoming series “Yuzurenai.”

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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