Staff for the new season also announced at Crunchyroll Expo 2022
Announced at Crunchyroll Expo 2022’s The Rising of the Shield Hero panel, a brand new teaser visual was revealed for the upcoming third season. Additionally, Crunchyroll is confirming today the new season will stream on the platform when it airs in the future.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3
Airdate: To Be Announced
Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS
The announced staff for Season 3 is as follows:
- Director: Hitoshi Haga
- Series composition, Script: Keigo Koyanagi
- Music: Kevin Penkin
- Opening Theme: MADKID
- Animation Production: Kinema Citrus
Season 3 was originally announced at Crunchyroll Expo 2019. Based on the light novels by Aneko Yusagi and Seira Minami, Masato Jinbo (Restaurant to Another World) directed Season 2 at studios DR Movie and Kinema Citrus, with series composition by Keigo Koyanagi, character designs by Masahiro Suwa and music by Kevin Penkin.
The Rising of the Shield Hero anime is described as such:
Learning that other nations are enduring the Calamity Waves, Naofumi vows to fight. But before he can begin, word comes that the massive Spirit Tortoise is free. Left unchecked, this rampaging monster could destroy the world. He assembles companions Raphtalia and Filo and a few new allies, one of which reveals scary news—this was no accident. Someone deliberately unleashed the legendary beast!