The preview images for the season two premiere of The Rising of the Shield Hero were released on the official site. After a long wait, the series is finally coming back! Season 2 will begin airing on April 6 on Crunchyroll.
Season two of the series was delayed back in July after the official site made the announcement. It was originally supposed to air in Fall 2021 but was pushed back to Spring 2022. Now, for the first time since 2019, Shield Hero fans everywhere can rejoice as our favorite heroes make their return! You can watch all three official trailers that were released for season two below. Season two will run for a total of 13 episodes.
Season two of the anime will start with volume six of the light novel written by Aneko Yusagi. The synopsis for volume six below is provided by One Piece Books—the publishing company that licensed the series in English back in 2019.
After their battle with Glass, Naofumi and his friends work to revitalize the Cal Mira islands before returning to the castle. On the ship back to Melromarc, they meet a young girl named Rishia, who claims to have been tricked and abandoned by her companions. Naofumi, sympathizing with her fate, agrees to listen to her story, and she joins the party. Eventually, Naofumi discovers that she has a talent for transformation magic, but before they can discuss it, someone comes running to beg the heroes for assistance. A monster wearing something like a turtle shell needs to be chased off. The monster is so powerful that even the mightiest adventurers cannot defeat him—so what hope is there for Naofumi? Those answers and more in volume 6 as the epic fantasy continues!One Piece Books
Source: Official Website
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