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Shield Hero Season 2 in 2021!

We can't wait to see Naofumi, Raphtalia and Filo again!~

5 Sep 2020

It has been announced that the second season of The Rising of The Shield Hero will premiere in 2021! A new visual, teaser video and main staff have been revealed as well.

The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 2 new visual

The latest visual features Naofumi with Raphtalia and Filo, along with their latest party member Rishia (who joined at the final episode of S1) and two other characters who will make their appearance in the new season.

An English subbed version was also released on the official English twitter of the series:

The main staff of the second season has also been revealed. Masato Jinbo (ChaoS;Child, Fate/kaleid Iiner Prisma☆Illya series) will take over as Director and Kinema Citrus will continue to handle the animation, this time working with DRMOVIE.

TV Anime The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 2

Slated for 2021 release


Original Creator: Yusagi Aneko (author), Seira Minami (illustrator)
Director: Masato Jinbo
Character Design: Masahiro Suwa
Series Composition: Keigo Koyanagi
Chief Animation Director: Masahiro Suwa / Kota Sera
Design Leader: Takakura Takeshi
Prop Design: Ryo Hirata / Mikio
Costume Design: Kahoru Fujiki
Art Director: Masaru Sato
Art Design: Naomi Ogura
3DCG Director: Hiroshi Go
2D Artist: hydekick
Motion Graphics: Hidekatsu Uemura
Color Setting: Aiko Matsuyama
Photography Director: Sachiyo Kajiwara
Editor: Hitomi Sudo
Sound Production: Glow Vision
Sound Director: Fumitaka Go
Music: Kevin Penkin
Music Procuder: Shunichi Uemura / Hiromitsu Iijima
Animation Production: Kinema Citrus / DRMOVIE
Production: Shield Hero Production Committee S2


Kaito Ishikawa as Naofumi Iwatani
Asami Seto
as Raphtalia
Rina Hidaka
as Filo
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
as Ren Amaki
Makoto Takahashi
as Motoyasu Kitamura
Yoshitaka Yamaya
as Itsuki Kawasumi
Natsuko Hara
as Rishia
Maaya Uchida
as Melty
Kikuko Inoue
as Mirellia

It was revealed during the Crunchyroll Expo which happened in 30 Aug to 1 Sep 2019 that both a second and third season were in production.

Check out the congratulatory tweet by Seira Minami, the illustrator of The Rising of The Shield Hero light novel series!

How will these two characters come together and be involved with Naofumi’s party?

No exact release date has been announced yet; let’s look forward to 2021!

The Rising of The Shield Hero was simulcast from January to June 2019 on ANIPLUS Asia in Southeast Asia.

Source: The Rising of The Shield Hero Official Twitter

©2019 Aneko Yusagi/KADOKAWA/Sheild Hero production committee

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