Are you a fan of dark fantasy anime in the isekai settings? If you are, then you must have heard the name of The Rising of The Shield Hero. Since the anime has received love from many fans around the world, the creators have decided to go on with the second season.

The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 2 release date was originally in October 2021. But unfortunately, it got postponed and was supposed to air in April 2022.

Now, we know that you are sad but we have some interesting facts regarding this issue. 

So, stay with us to the end to find out more.

First Release Of Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari:

The Rising of The Shield Hero or Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari is a Japanese animation series adapted from a dark fantasy light novel by Yusagi. This novel was first published on a web novel site in 2017. 

The fan reaction to the novel was overwhelming. And after the anime aired in 2019, the printed copies sales surged up to 6.2 million. 25 episodes were aired on Season 1. The first season was directed by Takao Abo and produced by Kinema Citrus Studio.


This series was based on a boy named Naofumi. He was the main character of this story. He was an ordinary Japanese boy who discovered himself in a different world where each person has his own power and a special weapon to fight.

Naofumi got a legendary shield to protect himself. He didn’t have any fighting weapons and so he could not fight against any enemy.

His condition became so bad when he was cheated by the princes of that kingdom. He was accused of sexual harassment which made his life terrible. 

After facing all kinds of worst situations in his life, he decided to overcome all of that. In his journey, he met a demi-human girl named Rapthalia (female protagonist) and an egg. Later, the egg turned into a monster Bird named Filo. 

Rapthalia and Filo both became extremely powerful by the special care of Naofumi. Day by day, they formed a strong warrior bond and stood in front of the evil power as a big threat.

Season 1 covered Cal Mira Island Arc and ended at the Seaetto. The Shield Hero decided to go back to his world but his responsibilities for his new village and the love of his companions didn’t let him to. So, he decided to stay and save the universe.

The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 2 Release Date

Where To Watch Season 1? 

As a Japanese Television series, the show was streamed through Crunchyroll and Funimation. But in different web portals, Facebook groups, Pinterest groups also contain the clips. Crunchyroll is the authorized web medium for watching this show.

The controversy of airing Season 1 in North America

The most interesting unknown fact regarding season 1 was its controversy surrounding facts on airing in North America. The audience of that region was not ready to accept the scenes of slavery in this show. 

After airing the first episode, this controversy arose. After realizing the conflict the production house promised them to solve any issues which may cause any harm to their society. The American authorities gave this show a B + rating. 

Release Date of The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 2

All of the preparation for the upcoming season is already complete. The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 2 release date was in October 2021. But the production studio postponed it to April 2022.

The anime adaptation is not too far from the LN. So, the source material might run out while airing. That can be the reason why They postponed it. 

Social Media Popularity:

235k people viewed the official trailer of Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Season 2 on Youtube.

80.2k followers are constantly updating themselves through hundreds of Instagram posts.

Facebook and Twitter users are also updating their status about the confirmation of the second season. Votes, poles, and recap of the debut season is also going on.


From IMDb, the score of this was 8 out of 10.  Myanimelist also rated this anime 8 out of 10. 


Does The Rising Of Shield Hero Have Good Animation? 

Answer– Yes, the art and animation are quite professional and organized. Color contrast, movements, and backgrounds were done using recent technology.

Is Naofumi A Bad Guy?

Answer– No, not at all. But he was accused and harassed by some unpredictable circumstances. But that made him stronger and fought for justice.

Does Naofumi kiss Rapthalia?

Answer– No. They didn’t kiss. It was only a hug and that was confirmed by the production panel experts. 

Ending Vibes 

So,  here was a brief of the most awaited show of the year. The fans are hoping that the second season will be full of action and exciting plot twists like the first one. Hopefully, The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 2 release date will clearly be announced by the legal authorities very soon. 

And if you liked watching Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Season 1, keep updated with the Chainsaw Man release date. I hope you will love watching it as well.

Happy watching. 

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