Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2: Release Date and Cast Announced!

The season of Isekai is booming right and Rising of the Shield Hero will become another addition to it as the release date for Season 2 is out. Upon its release, Rising of the Shield Hero immediately became the talk of the town because of its unusual deviation from the Isekai troupe.

Fans expect the anime to deliver the same quality with this upcoming season. Read below to find out more news related to the release of Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2.

What is the Release Date of Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2?

Rising of the Shield Hero will get its release starting from October 2021. There hasn’t been any announcement made regarding the release date, however, fans can expect it to get out soon. The anime will probably get 24 episodes for this just like its previous season.

Which Studio Will Be Producing Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2?

DR Movie is announced to be animating season 2 of this popular anime. Season 1 of Rising of the Shield Hero was animated by Kinema Citrus. For this season we will be seeing the staff from DR Movie produce this spectacular show.

DR Movie is a popular animation studio having involvement in some of the iconic anime. The popular anime that DR Movie has worked on include One Punch Man, Naruto, Sword Art Online, etc.

Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Poster

Who Are the Cast Members for Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2?

The voice actors from the first season will resume their roles for all the characters. There hasn’t been much change in the cast apart from the director. For this season Masato Jinbo will be directing the anime.

Quick Recap of Season 1

Rising of the Shield Hero Season 1

Season 1 of Rising of the Shield Hero started with the main character Naofumi getting summoned into another world. Along with him, three people also got summoned. All four of them had the task of becoming Cardinal Heroes and fight against inter-dimensional monsters.

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Due to some developments, Naofumi got banished from the kingdom and went on to do things in his way. In his journey, he met a slave Raphtalia who went on to become his partner. Similarly, Naofumi met a bird monster Filo who became his companion.

Season 1 concluded with the kingdom finally recognizing Naofumi as a hero and some more reveal on inter-dimensional monsters. Season 2 of Rising of the Shield Hero will provide us more information on these inter-dimensional creatures called waves.

Impact of Rising of the Shield Hero

Isekai anime generally don’t have favourable reviews. Most of them revolve around cliché plots so many people don’t like to invest their time in them. However, when Rising of the Shield Hero got out, it somewhat changed the perspective on Isekai. It did possess some of the usual Isekai troupes but the themes and story of the anime were quite different.

Impact of Rising of the Shield Hero

After the release of Rising of the Shield Hero, a lot of people got into the genre of isekai. Now in 2021, we are seeing the release of some of the most popular isekai titles. Rising of the Shield Hero will continue this trend with its upcoming season and deliver a great story.

Final Thoughts

What do you think will be the plotline of Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2? Now that Naofumi is getting the recognition, how will he treat those who wronged him? What enemies lie ahead in the path of our protagonist? Don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below.

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Faisal
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