“The Rising of the Shield Hero” Season 2 will definitely arrive. Unfortunately, those involved in its production remain tight-lipped and not much is known about the upcoming season. Here’s what’s known at the moment.

“The Rising of the Shield Hero” Season 2 Release Date

Due to the popularity of season 1, “The Rising of the Shield Hero” will be getting two more seasons. This was already announced during the Crunchyroll Expo 2019, AnimeNewsNetwork reported.

Unfortunately, the announcement did not reveal a release date window. Be sure to stay tuned for more updates on the hit anime series.

“The Rising of the Shield Hero” Season 2 Plot

The plot for “The Rising of The Shield Hero” Season 2 is expected to base most of its content from the manga series. Of course, it’s not expected to totally stick to the manga’s plot as proven in the anime’s first season.

While there may be some variations, the second season will likely be based on the manga’s Volume 12, according to Union Journalism. Thus, it will be about the Spirit Tortoise and the will also introduce a major villain to be introduced in the plot. Meanwhile, season 3’s plot is expected to be adapted from Volume 10 of the light novels.

‘The Rising of the Shield Hero’ Season 2 Cast

The anime’s main cast in the first season will likely be reprising their respective roles, Thus, fans can expect Naofumi Iwatani to still be voiced by Billy Kametz. Erica Mendez is expected to return as Raphtalia, Brianna Knickerbocker will be returning as Filo, and Sarah Bridcutt will be back as Myne.

What ‘The Rising of the Shield Hero’ Is About

“The Rising of The Shield Hero” anime series premiered on January 9. The first season contained a total of 25 episodes so it’s probably reasonable to expect the upcoming second season to have around the same number episodes as well. For those who are yet to watch the anime, the summary is given below.

“Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe!” reads the summary of the first season. “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!”

The Rising of Shield Hero Naofumi Iwatani is summoned to another world to become one of the four heroes, namely the Shield Hero. RIsing of Shield Hero Official Website