Aneko Yusagi’s light novel work, The Rising of the Shield Hero, has been made into an anime series. The second and third seasons of the series were revealed during this year’s Crunchyroll Expo. Crunchyroll Expo 2020 revealed the second season would debut in 2021 during the virtual event.
In the absence of Takao Abo as director, Masato Jinbo took over and the rest of the cast and crew returned to their positions. Kadokawa Light Novel Expo 2020 announced that the second season will launch in October 2021, however that date was subsequently changed.
The second season began on AT-X and other networks on April 6, 2022. It will last for a total of thirteen episo
des. MADKID’s “Bring Back” and Chiai Fujikawa’s “Yuzurenai” perform the opening and closing themes, respectively.
Season 2 of Rising of the Shield Hero might include a number of different storylines.
Season 2 of Rising of the Shield Hero will be directed by Masato Jinbo, who replaces Takao Abo as the show’s initial director. Crunchyroll Expo was a good time for him to reveal the storyline. In order to rescue the planet and learn more about Waves, Naofumi Iwatani, Raphtalia, and Filo are teaming together to do just that.
“The Spirit Turtle? What’s that? It seems like we’re getting closer to another planet. Naofumi and his companions will have to deal with a number of new difficulties.”
“With their maturity, how will Naofumi, Raphtalia, and Filo deal with them? Rishia and Kizuna, the two new characters joining Naofumi’s group, are also eagerly anticipated “Masato Jinbo mentioned this.
Naofumi Iwatani and his best buddy may grow up in the second season of Rising of the Shield Hero. Everything he’s learnt as a youngster will stick with him. After the battle between Glass and Naofumi’s group, the drama will continue, according to the official trailer. It is Naofumi’s mission to find out why monster waves are targeting the Cardinal Heroes of the globe.
Raphtalia, Naofumi Iwatani, and Filo will also face a new adversary. This time, the opponent will be much more formidable. Filo, Raphtalia and Naofumi Iwatani are working together to preserve the planet. Almost the whole cast returned to reprise their roles as actors in the anime series.
Is there a second season of the Shield Hero?
Even though the teaser for “The Rising of the Shield Hero” Season 2 only hinted at what Naofumi and his companions would be up to next, the cast for the second season was revealed in the video. According to what we’ve seen thus far, most of the voice actors from Season 1 will be back for Season 2. In addition to Naofumi, Asami Seto portrays Raphtalia, and Rina Hidaka portrays Filo in the cast, which also includes Makoto Takahashi as Motoyasu Kitamura; Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Ren Amaki; Maaya Uchida as Melty; and Kaito Ishikawa as Naofumi.
As part of the 2021 Crunchyroll Expo, Ishikawa, Seto, and Hidaka will all appear on a panel (via ComicBook.com). Then, keep an eye out for further information about their characters and the future of the series.
Season 2’s production team has also been revealed in the clip. For starters, Takao Abo has been replaced as director by Masato Jinbo for the current season. While Kinema Citrus was responsible for the first season’s animation, they’ll be collaborating with DR Movie for Season 2. Composer Kevin Penkin and character designer Masahiro Suwa are also returning.
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