Shield Hero was originally titled The Rising Of The Shield Hero or Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari. It was first self-published in Shōsetsuka ni Narō by Aneko Yusagi in 2012 and is still releasing more. A subsequent light novel series illustrated by Seira Minami was published by Media Factory on 22nd August 2013 and released the 22nd volume in 2022. The 23rd volume will supposedly come out on 22nd June 2023.
A seinen manga written by Aiya Kyū was published on 5th February 2014 and is ongoing with the 22nd volume being the most recent one. The isekai anime adaptation of Shield Hero has been written by Keigo Koyonagi and published by Kinema Citrus and DR Movie. Takao Abo is the director of season one, Masato Jinbo directed season two and Hitoshi Haga is the director of Shield Hero Season 3.
The anime series was released on 9th January 2019 and the production companies renewed the series for its third installment. Shield Hero has garnered a rating of 7.9 from IMDb, 8 from MyAnimeList, and 4.7/5 from Crunchyroll making all the reviews positive.
Shield Hero Season 3 Release Date
The crew of this anime series has renewed Shield Hero Season 3 and the release month has been set. The production companies renewed the series for its third installment at the Crunchyroll Anime Expo in 2019. Shield Hero Season 3 will premiere on 3rd July at the Anime Expo in Los Angeles.
|Name Of The Show||Shield Hero|
|Season Number||Season 3|
|Shield Hero Season 1 Release Date||9 January 2019|
|Shield Hero Season 3 Release Date||Not Announced|
It will also be shown in the USA, Canada, France, and Germany before finally releasing in Japan. Shield Hero season 3 will be available on Crunchyroll in October 2023, but the release date is yet to be announced.
Shield Hero Season 3 Story
The story is about Naofumi Iwatani and three other young male protagonists who were summoned to another dimension to become Cardinal Heroes. Their job would be to defend every existing world and fight against a group of destructive monsters called Waves. These Cardinal Heroes were equipped with their own unique weapons and powerful allies.
Naofumi got the Legendary Shield, but his ally turned out to be a lying betrayer who falsely accused him of sexual abuse. As a result of it, he was shunned and mistreated. However, when he is joined by Raphtalia, a demi-human, and Filo, a bird monster, he slowly regains his confidence and sets out to help people. In time, everyone comes to terms with the truth while Naofumi uncovers the reality behind the Waves.
Shield Hero Season 3 Characters
The character list of Shield Hero is huge. The voice of Naofumi Iwatani is by Kaito Ishikawa, Billy Kametz, and Stephen Fu; the voice of Raphtalia is by Asami Seto and Erica Mendez; the voice of Filo is by Rina Hidaka and Brianna Knickerbocker; and the voice of Motoyasu Kitamura is by Makoto Takahashi and Xander Mobus.
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka and Alan Lee gave their voices to Ren Amaki; Yoshitaka Yamaya and Erik Scott Kimerer gave their voices to Itsuki Kawasumi; Miyu Tomita and Lizzie Freeman gave their voices to Kizuna Kazayama; Natsuko Hara and Kira Buckland gave their voices to Rishia Ivyred; and Yutaka Nakano and Jamieson Price gave their voices to Aultcray Melromarc XXXII.
Shield Hero Season 3 Trailer
A teaser trailer for Shield Hero Season 3 has already been released and gives us a glimpse inside the much-awaited third installment. An official trailer is yet to be released. Trailers for the previous seasons are available on various online sites like YouTube, Crunchyroll, and IMDb among others.
Where Can You Watch Shield Hero Season 3 Online?
Shield Hero season 3 will release all episodes on the OTT anime platform Crunchyroll in October 2023. The episodes of the previous seasons can be streamed on the same platform. Shield Hero was originally broadcast on BS11, Tokyo MX, TVA, AT-X, and TVQ among other Japanese local channels. Shield Hero is also available on Disney Plus Hotstar.
Frequently Asked Questions
Shield Hero season 3 is set to premiere in October 2023.
Shield Hero has received exceptional ratings and reviews.
Naofumi is the lead protagonist of Shield Hero season 3 and the previous ones.
Shield Hero season 3 will release on Crunchyroll during the fall season of 2023.
Shield Hero is one of the most-watched animes and fans are eagerly waiting for Shield Hero season 3.