The Rising of the Shield Hero

The Rising of the Shield Hero (2019)

  • Genre: Animation, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama
  • Creator: Takao Abo, Keigo Koyanagi
  • First Air Date: 2019-01-09
  • Last Air Date: 2019-06-26
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 25
  • Status: Returning Series
  • Episode Runtime: 24 min.
  • Production Company: Kinema Citrus
  • Networks: AT-X, TV Aichi, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, TVQ, BS11, KBS Kyoto
  • Director:
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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...

  • Keywords: saving the world, magic, teamwork, training, dysfunctional family, romance, betrayal, religion, sibling rivalry, dragon, violence, parallel world, dark fantasy, seinen, based on light novel, anime, antihero, corrupt church, isekai
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    The Rising of the Shield Hero Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2019-01-09
    25 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date:
    0 Episodes

    The Rising of the Shield Hero Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The Shield Hero60 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Slave Girl30 min
    Season 1Episode 3Wave of Catastrophe30 min
    Season 1Episode 4Lullaby at Dawn30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Filo30 min
    Season 1Episode 6A New Comrade30 min
    Season 1Episode 7The Savior of the Heavenly Fowl30 min
    Season 1Episode 8Curse Shield30 min
    Season 1Episode 9Melty30 min
    Season 1Episode 10In the Midst of Turmoil30 min
    Season 1Episode 11Catastrophe Returns30 min
    Season 1Episode 12The Raven Invader30 min
    Season 1Episode 13The Devil of the Shield30 min
    Season 1Episode 14Everlasting Memory30 min
    Season 1Episode 15Raphtalia30 min
    Season 1Episode 16Queen of the Filolials30 min
    Season 1Episode 17A Promise Made30 min
    Season 1Episode 18A Conspiracy Linked30 min
    Season 1Episode 19The Four Cardinal Heroes30 min
    Season 1Episode 20Battle of Good and Evil30 min
    Season 1Episode 21Naofumi's Triumphant Return30 min
    Season 1Episode 22Four Heroes Council30 min
    Season 1Episode 23Cal Mira Archipelago30 min
    Season 1Episode 24Guardians of Another World30 min
    Season 1Episode 25The Rising of the Shield Hero30 min
    • Kaito Ishikawa

      as Naofumi Iwatani
    • Asami Seto

      as Raphtalia
    • Rina Hidaka

      as Filo
    • Hiroki Yasumoto

      as Elhart
    • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

      as Ren Amaki
    • Maaya Uchida

      as Melty Q Melromarc
    • Kikuko Inoue

      as Mirellia Q. Melromarc
    • Makoto Takahashi

      as Motoyasu Kitamura
    • Megumi Han

      as Glass
    • Sarah Emi Bridcutt

      as Myne
    • Yoshitaka Yamaya

      as Itsuki Kawasumi
    • Yutaka Nakano

      as Aultcray Melromarc XXXII
    Directing Takao Abo Director
    Writing Keigo Koyanagi Series Composition
    Production Jun'ichirou Tamura Producer
    Production Mitsuhiro Ogata Producer
    Production Shoei Nakata Producer
    Editing Hitomi Sudou Editor
    Sound Kevin Penkin Music
    Production saechan Associate Producer