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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?

Series Cast

  1. Kaito Ishikawa as Naofumi Iwatani (voice)

    Kaito Ishikawa

    Naofumi Iwatani (voice)

    38 Episodes

  2. Asami Seto as Raphtalia (voice)

    Asami Seto

    Raphtalia (voice)

    38 Episodes

  3. Rina Hidaka as Filo (voice)

    Rina Hidaka

    Filo (voice)

    38 Episodes

  4. Maaya Uchida as Melty Q Melromarc (voice)

    Maaya Uchida

    Melty Q Melromarc (voice)

    25 Episodes

  5. Hiroki Yasumoto as Elhart (voice)

    Hiroki Yasumoto

    Elhart (voice)

    25 Episodes

  6. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Ren Amaki (voice)

    Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

    Ren Amaki (voice)

    25 Episodes

  7. Kikuko Inoue as Mirellia Q Melromarc (voice)

    Kikuko Inoue

    Mirellia Q Melromarc (voice)

    25 Episodes

  8. Makoto Takahashi as Motoyasu Kitamura (voice)

    Makoto Takahashi

    Motoyasu Kitamura (voice)

    25 Episodes

  9. Megumi Han as Glass (voice)

    Megumi Han

    Glass (voice)

    25 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 2 - The Rising of the Shield Hero

Season 2

2022 | 13 Episodes

With another Wave happening in a week, Naofumi Iwatani and his party have no time to waste. However, when bat familiars raid Lurolona Village and the Wave countdown comes to a halt, the Four Cardinal Heroes reconvene with the queen, Mirelia Q Melromarc, for a quick briefing. The queen presumes that the odd occurrences are linked to the Spirit Tortoise—a threatening creature that has awakened from its slumber, back to cause havoc once again. A plan to put the Spirit Tortoise to rest is devised—but out of the four men, only the cursed Shield Hero agrees to help.

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The Rising of the Shield Hero
The Rising of the Shield Hero


Original Name 盾の勇者の成り上がり

Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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