The preview images and staff for episode 3 of The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 were revealed on Monday. The upcoming episode titled “The White Tiger Siblings” will be released on Friday, October 20. Crunchyroll is streaming the series with English subtitles. You can check out the preview images below:
Shield Hero Season 3 Episode 3 Staff and Synopsis
- Episode Director: Shunsuke Kishi
- Storyboard: Masayuki Kojima
- Chief Animation Directors: Sana Komatsu, Yuka Kuroda, Franziska van Wulfen
- Screenplay: Takuya Asahina
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 episode 3 synopsis:
Naofumi visits the slave market and is begged by Fohl, a demi-human slave, to save his sick sister. Naofumi asks if he is prepared to pay the price, but… A major crisis is about to approach Lurolona Village, which has welcomed the rescued demi-humans and is thriving.
Takao Abo directed Season 1 of the series at Kinema Citrus, which ran for a total of 25 episodes in 2019. Studio DR Movie helped co-produce Season 2 with Masato Jinbo as its director and ran for 13 episodes. Now the series is back with Hitoshi Haga directing the new season at Kinema Citrus alongside Keigo Koyanagi who is handling the script and series composition.
Crunchyroll describes the plot of The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 as such:
Learning that other nations are enduring the Calamity Waves, Naofumi vows to fight. But before he can begin, word comes that the massive Spirit Tortoise is free. Left unchecked, this rampaging monster could destroy the world. He assembles companions Raphtalia and Filo and a few new allies, one of which reveals scary news—this was no accident. Someone deliberately unleashed the legendary beast!
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 episode 3 will be released on Friday, October 20, 2023.