The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese dim dream isekai light original series composed by Aneko Yusagi. Initially distributed as a web novel in the client created novel webpage Shōsetsuka ni Narō, the series has since been distributed by Media Factory with an extended story-line highlighting outlines by Seira Minami. As of June 25, 2019, 22 volumes have been distributed.
The original series was adjusted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and distributed by Media Factory, with nineteen volumes delivered as of September 22, 2021. Both the novel and manga series were authorized by One Peace Books and were distributed in North America beginning in September 2015. The 25-episode anime TV series variation delivered by Kinema Citrus broadcasted from January to June 2019. A subsequent season, co-created by DR Movie, is set to debut in April 2022. A third season has additionally been declared.
Naofumi Iwatani, an agreeable Japanese youth, was brought into an equal world alongside three other youngsters from equal universes to turn into the world’s Cardinal Heroes and battle between layered crowds of beasts called Waves. Each of the saints were individually furnished with their own amazing hardware when gathered. Naofumi ended up getting the Legendary Shield, the sole cautious gear, while the other saints got a sword, a lance, and a bow, weapons implied for assault. Dissimilar to the next legends who are completely upheld by the realm and gain a few in number partners each, Naofumi’s karma goes to the more regrettable after his single buddy, uncovered to be the realm’s Princess.
Ridiculed by the respectability and evaded by everybody from his kindred Heroes to laborers, a now negative Naofumi is compelled to prepare as a legend alone while attempting to earn enough to get by, until he purchases from a slave dealer a youthful tanuki demi-human young lady named Raphtalia and an egg that lids into a bird-like beast whom he names “Filo”, both rapidly developing into adulthood and turning out to be strong fighters under his consideration. As they gradually gain the trust and appreciation of individuals with their gallant activities, Naofumi and his buddies cooperate to do their main goal as friends in need as they disentangle the secret of the Waves and the motivation behind why they are a danger not exclusively to their reality, however to different universes too.
Initially distributed as a web novel, the series has been re-composed with an extended story-line. The series is as of now distributed by Media Factory and elements representations by Seira Minami. As of June 25, 2019, 22 volumes have been distributed. The clever series and the side project novel The Reprise of the Spear Hero was authorized by One Peace Books.
The Rising of the Shield Hero light clever series was adjusted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and distributed by Media Factory, with nineteen volumes delivered as of September 22, 2021. Both the novel and manga series were authorized by One Peace Books and were distributed in North America beginning in September 2015.
An anime variation was declared in June 2017. The TV series Hentai Pics is created by Kinema Citrus and coordinated by Takao Abo, with Keigo Koyanagi taking care of series arrangement, Masahiro Suwa planning the characters and Kevin Penkin forming the music. The series circulated from January 9 to June 26, 2019, on AT-X and different channels. It ran for 25 episodes.
The light original series had over 3.3 million volumes on paper by December 2018, and the manga series had 1 million tankobon volumes on paper by January 2019. As of April 2019, the light books and manga have sold a joined 6.2 million duplicates in Japan, after their deals expanded by 1.2 million duplicates in two months, chiefly because of the accomplishment of the anime series.