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    Tuesday December 10, 2019
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero Is The Most Continuously Watched Anime in 2019

    The TV anime's 25-episode first season is now available on Crunchyroll

    Culture Convenience Club has announced the results of its latest research on the watching rate of Japanese TV viewers in the Kanto Area (Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa). Check out the top 10 list for the most continuously watched TV anime in 2019 after the jump!

  • Tuesday June 11, 2019
  • Filo Shows Angelic Smile on The Rising of the Shield Hero 3rd DVD/Blu-ray Jacket

    The third disc also includes audio commentary by Kaito Ishikawa (Naofumi) and Maaya Uchida (Melty)

    The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Aneko Yusagi's fantasy light novel series The Rising of the Shield Hero has revealed the jacket illustration for its third DVD/Blu-ray volume. As with the previous volumes, the smiling Filo is newly-drawn by the novel's illustrator Minami Seira. Hit the jump for more details on the product.

  • Tuesday May 14, 2019
  • Novel Illustrator Draws Jacket Illustration for The Rising of the Shield Hero 2nd DVD/Blu-ray Volume

    Kinema Citrus-animated TV series has been simulcast on Crunchyroll

    The official Japanese website for the ongoing TV anime The Rising of the Shield Hero has revealed the jacket illustration for its second DVD/Blu-ray volume to be released on May 24, 2019. Following the protagonist Naofumi for the first volume, the novel's illustrator Minami Seira provided a newly-drawn illustraton of the main heroine Raphtalia. Check out the visual after the jump!

  • Thursday April 11, 2019
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero Novel/Manga Series Has Printed 6.2 Million Copies in Japan

    Kinema Citrus-produced TV anime is now simulcast on Crunchyroll

    In the web CM for the manga's next 13th tankobon volume, it was confirmed that Aneko Yusagi's The Rising of the Shield Hero fantasy novel series and its manga adaptations have printed an impressive 6.2 million copies since its launch in August 2013. It also means the whole series has added another 1.2 million copies only in two months. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday February 27, 2019
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero Novel Series Has Printed Impressive 4 Million Copies in Japan

    Crunchyroll has simulcast the Kinema Citrus-animated TV series

    On the release day of the novel series' latest 21st volume in Japan, it was announced on the author Aneko Yusagi's official blog that The Rising of the Shield Hero fantasy novel series has printed an impressive four million copies (with one million by its manga adaptations) in Japan since its launch in August 2013. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday November 6, 2018
  • Two More Adventurers Join the The Rising of the Shield Hero TV Anime

    Adaptation based on fantasy light novel series will stream on Crunchyroll as part of the Winter 2019 simulcast lineup

    Two additional cast members have been revealed for The Rising of the Shield Hero (known in Japan as Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari), an upcoming TV anime based on the fantasy light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi and illustrated by Minami Seira about an awkward otaku whose life is turned upside down when he summoned to a magical world to fulfill the role of a legendary hero. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday August 9, 2018
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero TV Anime Reveals Main Cast & New Key Visual

    Episode 1 of fantasy light novel adaptation will have its worldwide premiere at Crunchyroll Expo in September of 2018

    The main cast and a new teaser visual have been revealed for The Rising of the Shield Hero (known in Japan as Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari), an upcoming TV anime based on the fantasy light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi and illustrated by Minami Seira about an awkward otaku who is summoned to an alternate world in order to fill the role of a legendary hero. Hit the jump to learn more.