Howdy, everyone, we are getting a new Anime release. The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi. The novel series was adapted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and published by Media Factory, with ten volumes released as of February 23, 2018. Both the novel and manga series were licensed by One Peace Books. Subscribe to our Reddit Community for latest updates.
Popular Japanese light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi “Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari” (The Rising of the Shield Hero) TV anime releases its first Promotional Vedio.
The anime is scheduled for January. Also the anime have received its premiere at Crunchyroll Expo.
Here are the synopsis by MyAnimeList
“Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world’s Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his weapon. Due to Naofumi’s lack of charisma and experience he’s labeled as the weakest, only to end up betrayed, falsely accused, and robbed by on the third day of adventure. Shunned by everyone from the king to peasants, Naofumi’s thoughts were filled with nothing but vengeance and hatred. Thus, his destiny in a parallel World begins…”
The anime production staff includes:
- Director: Takao Abo (Norn9: Norn+Nonet)
- Series Composer: Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars, Go! Go! 575)
- Anime Character Designer: Suwa Masahiro (The World God Only Knows and Hitsugi no Chaika Animation Director)
- Key Animators: Satoshi Shigeta (Mobile Suit Gundam, Fullmetal Alchemist) and Shinpei Wada (Shirobako and Yuri Kuma Arashi)
- Music Composer: Hiromitsu Iijima (Made in Abyss, Aki no Kanade)
- Sound Director: Fumiyuki Go (Overlord, Rail Wars!)
- Animation Studio: Kinema Citrus (Barakamon, Yuyushiki)
The officials also have revealed two key visuals one as Character Preview and one as teaser visual.
Character Key Visual