The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese dark fantasy series written by Aneko Yusagi. The Rising of the Shield Hero is an adaptation of a manga series that was published by Media Factory. This series has been one of the most popular series among the fans and did really well on the screens. Earlier, it was originally published as a web novel but now it has been re-written as an expanded story. Now, the fans are waiting for the arrival of the next installment and they are quite disappointed because the show has been delayed for a longer time and earlier it was supposed to arrive in 2021 but now its date of release is extended. Read further to get more updates on it.
Season one has been one of the most liked and most-watched anime. It has been rated by various platforms like IMDb and MyAnimelist. This series managed to secure a pretty positive response from fans as well as few criticisms. The Rising of the Shield got 8.1 ratings out of 10 on IMDb and the series also managed to secure 8 out of 10 ratings on MyAnimelist, and we can say that by comparing overall ratings this season has been loved by the fans. Let’s know more about the possibilities of Season 2.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2: Is there any release date?
It’s been two years since the first season aired and the fans out there are eagerly looking for the arrival of season 2. In March of this year, the makers revealed that seasons 2 and 3 will arrive, but they have not disclosed any official dates for season 2. Earlier, the date for the release of the show was supposed to premiere in 2021 but recent updates by the creators have revealed that the second season will premiere somewhere in 2022 and left fans fuming. However, it is difficult to rule out the possibility of early renewal because everything remains as per the schedule then it can be released a bit earlier. However, in the coming days if we get any updates or news regarding the release date of the show then most probably we will update this section at the earliest. So, keep an eye out for this space.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2: Expected Cast
As it is expected that season 2 might be renewed in the coming years and most probably we can expect that many of the characters might be retained for the upcoming show. New faces can be seen in the list of cast. Here, we are sharing a list of a few notable members of the show, who are expected for a comeback in season 2.
- Kaito Ishikawa as Naofumi Iwatani
- Asami Seto as Raphtalia
- Billy Kametz as Naofumi Iwatani
- Erica Mendez as Raphtalia
- Rina Hidaka as Filo
- Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Myne
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Ren Amaki
- Yoshitaka Yamaya as Itsuki Kawasumi
- Makoto Takahashi as Motoyasu Kitamura
- Maaya Uchida as Melty
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Elhart
- Sakura Tanga as Fitoria
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2: What will be the story?
As of now, the makers haven’t announced the exact date of the show nor have revealed any storyline for the upcoming show. As we know, season one served 25 episodes, so we have some clues after watching the season one finale that the story will revolve around the character Naofumi Iwatani, a protagonist. Naofumi Iwatani was called into a parallel world with three other guys from parallel universes to become the world’s heroes. So, Naofumi and the other three guys have to face lots of challenges in season 2. There will be a new antagonist in season 2 that could be more dangerous and powerful as compared to others. Everyone is looking forward to seeing the new faces in season 2. No wonder, fans are waiting eagerly for season 2. Since it’s just a prediction and it can be changed, for further updates stay tuned with us.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2: Is there any trailer?
As we have mentioned above, the maker didn’t announce any update about season 2 neither story nor trailer, so we can predict that trailer would come after the announcement of season 2. It might air in 2022. But, it can be delayed due to the global pandemic. As soon as we get any updates regarding the renewal of the story, then we will update this section at the earliest. But for that, we have to wait, as it is in the phase of development.
The makers have disclosed that the next installment of the show will arrive, as it is renewed this year only. Earlier, it was supposed to hit the screens in 2020 but due to certain circumstances, the release date slipped to 2022. This is quite disappointing for the fans, but the day the season hits the screens, it will be worth watching the season for fans. Till then, you can stay in touch to catch all the updates on your favorite stories.