Rising of the Shield is among the most elite and inspiring anime show written by Aneko Yugasi and produced by Kinema Citrus. The series is adapted from Manga, a Light Novel Series. The series premiered in January 2019 with 25 episodes, and due to overwhelming reception, it got a rating of 8/10 on IMDB. Although the series has received a good share of criticism but not without its wins too. Asami Seto was nominated for the Crunchyroll Anime Awards as the Best Girl of the Raphtalia character.
Rising of the Shield storyline:
The whole story of the Rising of the Shield of the Hero fluctuates on men protecting the world from monsters. The monsters are referred to as Winds. The series explores the tale of a guard bearer called Naofumi. Naofumi is believed to be the world’s splendid defender. He, however, loses human beings’ religion due to betrayal by his friends. To regain faith and trust of the people, he needs to prove himself worthy. The rest of the season explores Naofumi as he works towards restoring this faith.
Rising of the Shield season 2 release date:
In September 2019, the series was extended for two more seasons. The show creators have already announced about the series renewal for season 2, but an exact date is yet to be made public. The global COVID 19 pandemic has caused delays in production, but we are hopeful that the season will be out when filming resumes next year, 2021.
Rising of the Shield season 2 cast:
Most of the cast that was in season 1 will be making a comeback to season 2. The casting for Voice over Artists is, however, yet to be announced officially. So, when season 2 finally graces our screens, expect the following faces.
- Kaito Ishikawa played Naofumi Iwatani
- Rina Hidaka played Filo
- Asami Seto played Raphtalia
- Yoshitsugu Yamaya played Itsuki Kawasumi
- Maaya Uchida played Melty
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka played Ren Amaki
- Makoto Takahashi played as Motoyasu Kitamura
- Hiroki Yasumoto played Elhart
Rising of the Shield season 2 expected Plot:
Season 1 ended with suspense, twists, and turns. Naofumi came to find that Glass and L’arc are also heroes just like him. Naofumi will start questioning himself and other heroes that exist. Season 2 will be even more thrilling as Naofumi continue his enthusiasm to appeal to human beings. But will that happen? We can only wait to see.
Rising of the Shield Season 2 Trailer:
The trailer of the series has not been released yet. However, we should expect to get it as soon as the filming of the season is done. Until then, you can just watch the Rising of the shield season 1.