The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Release Date, New Visual + Staff

On the Twitter account of “The Rising of the Shield Hero” new information about the anime production of the third season was announced today. You can find a new visual below.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Release Date

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Release Date

At first glance, it is noticeable that there is a change in the post of director. While Masato Jinbo still wielded the scepter during the production of the second season, Hitoshi Haga (assistant director on “Made in Abyss“) will now take his place. Haga already wrote the storyboard for five episodes during the first season and directed a total of four episodes.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Release Date is announced yet, we will update here when it’s announced as always.

It remains to be seen whether this will allow the show to return to the successful track of the first season. The rest of the production team remains unchanged. Like its two predecessors, the third season will be produced by Kinema Citrus and Keigo Koyanagi will once again be responsible for the series composition. Kevin Penkin will return for the musical score.

The anime adaptation of “The Rising of the Shield Hero” includes two seasons so far, which can be streamed in this country on Crunchyroll. The third season does not yet have a start date. The anime is based on a light novel by Yusagi Aneko.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Visual

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Visual

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Trailer

The Trailer for The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 is not released yet, we will update it here when it’s released, for now here’s the trailer of season 2.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Characters, Cast, Staff and Studio

I. Characters & Cast

CharacterCast
RaphtaliaAsami Seto
Naofumi IwataniKaito Ishikawa
ElhartHiroki Yasumoto
L’Arc BergJun Fukuyama

Naofumi Iwatani, is the protagonist of The Rising of the Shield Hero series. He was summoned to another world to serve as the Shield Hero, one of the Four Legendary Heroes.

Raphtalia, is the main heroine and Deuteragonist of The Rising of the Shield Hero series. She is the first real companion of the Shield Hero Naofumi Iwatani. Although she was originally bought as a slave, she was never treated badly and the two forged a strong bond. She later travels to another world and obtains the Vassal Katana, becoming the Katana Hero. Additionally, she becomes the Heavenly Emperor of Q’ten Lo after overthrowing the previous emperor.

Bitch, known earlier as Malty S Melromarc, is the primary antagonist of the series. She is the former first Princess of Melromarc who betrayed Naofumi Iwatani by lying about him sexually assaulting her. After her lies were exposed, she was disowned from the royal family where she soon betrayed the other 3 heroes and she became a wanted criminal.

Melty Q Melromarc, was the Second and Crown Princess of Melromarc who becomes the new Queen of Melromarc following the death of her mother and the war against Faubrey. She promoted Naofumi Iwatani to Archduke out of spite, however, it backfired after realizing the position was only second to the Queen, which in name, caused them to be technically engaged with each other.

Kizuna Kazayama, was summoned to another world to serve as the Hunting Hero, one of the Four Legendary Heroes from Glass’ World.

Mirellia Q Melromarc, commonly referred to as the Queen, is the previous Queen of Melromarc who holds the true power behind the throne. She is generally a just ruler who is known for her diplomatic and negotiating skills. After her death, her second daughter, Melty Q Melromarc, the crown princess, succeeded the throne and became the new Queen of Melromarc.

Glass, comes from a race of spirit people. She was later revealed to be a Vassal Wielder from another world, the Fan Hero. She is also best friends and the lover of Kizuna Kazayama the Hunting Hero.

L’Arc Berg Sickle, also known as the Scythe Hero, is the wielder of the Vassal Scythe of the other world beyond the Wave. He’s also the current king of the country that summoned Kizuna Kazayama, the Hunting Hero.

II. Production Team & Studio

PositionStaffOther Works
DirectorHitoshi HagaMade in Abyss (Assistant Director)
Series Composer & ScreenplayKeigo KoyanagiSirius the Jaeger
MusicKevin PenkinTower of God
Animation ProductionKinema CitrusBottom Biting Bug

Where to Watch The Rising of the Shield Hero?

You can watch The Rising of the Shield Hero online (Stream) on Crunchyroll, Netflix, HULU, Funimation, Prime Video, Apple TV, and Disney+.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Storyline

Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe. He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world.

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