Season 3 of The Rising of the Shield Hero has released a new trailer ahead of its premiere on October 6. Studio Kinema citrus is animating the series under the direction of Hitoshi Saga.
The theme songs for season 3 include “SIN” by Mad Kid as the opening theme, and “Suki ni Natte wa Ikenai Riyu” by Chiai Fujikawa as the ending theme. Keigo Koyanagi is doing both the scriptwriting and series composition, while Kevin Penkin is composing the music.
The first season of the anime aired from January to June 2019 for 25 episodes. Studio Kinema citrus animated it under the direction of Takao Abo and series composition by Keigo Koyanagi. The second season, which was supposed to air in October 2021, aired from April to June 2022 for 13 episodes. Korean DR Movie worked on the animation, alongside Kinema Citrus. It was directed by Masato Jinbo with Keigo Koyanagi on the series composition.
Crunchyroll is currently streaming the anime (in both sub and dub versions) 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?
The Rising of The Shield Hero anime is based Japanese light novel series by Aneko Yusagi, with Seira Minami’s illustrations.Media Factory has been publishing it since 2013, as well as the manga adaptation by Aiya Kyu since 2014.
Source: Official Website
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