Rising Of The Shield debuted on Tokyo MX in January 2019. The anime is based on the light novel series by the same name written by Aneko Yusagi. Since its release, the show has been highly popular and has a decent viewership. Simultaneously, the show has racked up an impressive fanbase.
The show tells the story of a person who has been betrayed and framed for crimes he didn’t commit. He is branded as a criminal and thrust out of society. With hatred filling his heart, he sets out alone, vowing vengeance against those who wronged him.
With an IMDb rating of 8.1/10, the anime has been a smash hit. It has been a year since the first season, and now the fans are eagerly waiting for season 2. And apparently, the show has been officially renewed for season 2 as well as season 3.
Season 2: Release Date
It was recently announced that Rising Of The Shield Hero is officially renewed for seasons 2 and 3. Both seasons are currently in the production phase. However, there has NO official announcement regarding the release date of season 2. The second season is expected to release by the end of 2020. However, in the wake of the chaos caused by the pandemic, it can be postponed to early 2021.
What To Expect From Season 2?
The show revolves around Naofumi, who has betrayed and branded as a criminal. For his alleged crimes, he thrust out of society. Filled with anger, he sets out exact revenge against the society that hurt him.
Fans are curious to see Naofumi back in action fighting the outer threat once again. However, details regarding the plot of season 2 are kept under wraps. The cast and crew have been tightly lipped regarding the storyline for the coming season. Season 2 is likely to pick up after the events of the previous season. It is expected that season 2 will follow the volume 12 of the light novel series. For those who have read the novel, you may have a fair idea regarding what will happen in the coming season.
The second season revolves around 20-year-old Naomi Lavatani. The new season will adapt from the Spirit Turtle Arc. In the upcoming season, Naofumi and his friends embark on an adventure to defeat the undefeated beast.
With no major exits in the previous season, a majority of the cast is set to reprise their roles in the second season. This is how the voice cast stands:
- Kaito Ishikawa as Naofumi
- Asami Seto as Raphtalia
- Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Malty
- Jun Fukuyama as L’Arc
The Rising Of The Shield Hero Is Currently Streaming on Crunchyroll.