About Rising Of The Shield Hero
The Rising of the Shield Hero, a web-published novel by Aneko Yusagi and illustrated by Seira Minami was adapted into a manga series by Aiya Kyu. It is a dark fantasy series that was adapted into an anime tv-series and was first aired in January 2019.
The series follows a story about Naofumi Iwatani, who was summoned into a parallel world with 3 other men from parallel universes. They were called to become the world’s cardinal heroes and fight the hordes of monsters called Waves.
But then, it is not as simple as it sounds. The twist comes when Naofumi is betrayed by his single companion, who turns out to be the kingdom’s princess, who steals all his belongings and frames him for the crime of sexual assault, which, in reality, he did not commit.
Shunned and mocked by everyone, Naofumi trains himself to become the hero alone and then buys a young tanuki, a demi-human girl called Raphtalia, and an egg that would hatch and give a bird-like monster. Both the girl and the bird grow under him.
He eventually and gradually wins the hearts and trust of the people with his actions. Then he is joined by his companion workers to fight the Waves, who are dangerous beyond imagination.
Where To Watch?
Suppose you haven’t watched Rising of the Shield Hero yet and are interested in protecting. In that case, you can tune into Crunchyroll Now to watch season 1, which consists of 25 episodes, and season 2, which contains 13 episodes.
And also, if you have protected both the series, then let me give you some good news: there is going to be a season 3 too.