The Rising of the Shield Hero

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4.7
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Not What I Thought it Was
    Well, the way this started out, I imagined it would be yet another "players stuck in video game" re-hash. After just two episodes, I knew it was something far better. A hero that everyone hates, frames, blames, and fears is a much better story than the rest of these types of anime. It gets surprisingly dark for a shounen. Though, maybe it's more of a seinen. I dunno, I'm not an anime expert. ...
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    A nice change of pace, if a bit forced at times
    The author forces it a bit too hard with the "Woe is me, everyone sucks and is trying to screw me over just because I have a Shield" and "All the other heroes are stupid
    " sides of the story, but at least it creates ...
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  • 5 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    What's With All the Hype?
    Stumbled upon this series in my recommended, and I generally am completely burned out on harem anime, which so much consists of. I'm not going to bore you with a synopsis and threaten spoilers and just say that the hype is DESERVED.

    Just watch it.
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Just throwing in my 4 star rating leave me alone. Also fairly unbiased. I took it for what it was.
    This series is almost perfect. It does suffer from a few cliches and generic situations but Naofumi has some fantastic character experiences, growth,and a great supporting cast in Raphtalia the 3 other Heroes with issues, and some of the royalty. Only removed a star because they're trying to push a harem he doesn't need, and the other 3 heroes are a bit too dumb at first, yet they do show some ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    BEST ANIME OF 2019 NO CAP
    This anime is just amazing, Naofumi is just the perfect protagonist who has a serious cool vibe to him especially after getting exiled he just turned into a straight savage no cap, Everything about this anime is great and it should be a long series even though it might not be they should keep making more episodes. Also the manga is amazing as well
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    An anime that hits the mark, but does an awkward victory dance afterwards
    There are a lot of positives with this series. The art is great, the characters are interesting (well, most of them), the voice acting is good, and the RPG theme (similar to that of Goblin Slayer) works out great.

    I'd recommend that any anime fan atleast check it out.

    Then we have the negatives.
    1. The story is good in general, but it is driven in large part by the main characters being ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Made the list for me
    Worth the watch
    Only problem for me is it came off a little to warm in some area's but and wasn't my thing but it ended up becoming a top tier in the list for me despite it not being my style.
    would recommend watching a few episodes for sure really got locked into this one.

    Hope to see more episodes.
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  • 17 out of 32 people found this review helpful:
    Started off REALLY strong, but also dropped really strong.
    I feel so emotionally manipulated. Shield started off as an anti-hero story with a edgy, disillusioned main character. That's great, that's something we don't see a lot in normal isekai power fantasies. But then the show then goes on to ruin every single one of the characters I'm somewhat emotionally invested in by destroying their characterization. The other heros treat Naofumi like crap and then ...
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  • 3 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    12/10 Would recommend
    Refreshingly amazing anime with Beautiful aesthetic design. It has a different story than the typical anime. It tells the story of Naofumi (the protagonist) initially being unfairly treated, used and framed, all due to the fact that most of the country he was transported to wrongly believed the lies and manipulation of an organization that hate the legend of the shield hero. Without spoiling ...
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  • 3 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    LN reader has approved.
    As a Light Novel reader of the series, the did it justice. Its beautifully animated and sticks to the story. One of the few that I will say needs to be fully animated from start to finish because it only gets better. If you cant handle slaves and corrupt nobility you probably shouldn't watch because you'll get hung up on the first 2 ep's alone.
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