Crunchyroll revealed a special trailer for The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 finale, which is set to air on June 29. The trailer is available in both subbed and dubbed versions.
The dub cast for the second season includes:
- Stephen Fu (Wonder Egg Priority) as Naofumi Iwatani
- Erica Mendez (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as Raphtalia
- Brianna Knickerbocker (The Seven Deadly Sins) as Filo
- Amber Lee Connors (Komi Can’t Communicate) as Ost Horai
- Dawn M. Bennet (Black Clover) as Eclair Seaetto
- Sean Chiplock (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind) as Kyo Ethnina
Stephen Fu recently replaced Billy Kametz, who voice Naofumi in the first season. Kametz died earlier this month, after pausing his activities due to a colon cancer diagnosis. He was 35.
Season 2 of Shield Hero anime adaptation premiered in April of this year, after originally being scheduled for October 2021 premiere. Studios Kinema Citrus and DR Movie are animating the series under Masato Jinbo’s direction. The anime is based on a light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi and illustrated by Minami Seira.
Crunchyroll is streaming the anime and describes the plot as:
Iwatani Naofumi, a run-of-the-mill otaku, finds a book in the library that summons him to another world. He is tasked with joining the sword, spear, and bow as one of the Four Cardinal Heroes and fighting the Waves of Catastrophe as the Shield Hero. Excited by the prospect of a grand adventure, Naofumi sets off with his party. However, merely a few days later, he is betrayed and loses all his money, dignity, and respect. Unable to trust anyone anymore, he employs a slave named Raphtalia and takes on the Waves and the world. But will he really find a way to overturn this desperate situation?
Source: Press Release
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