During a special broadcast of the event KADOKAWA Light Novel EXPO 2020It has been announced that the second season for the anime adaptation of the light novels by Aneko Yusagi and illustrated by Minami Seira, Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari ((The rise of the shield hero), will premiere next October. This new update has been revealed by the voice actresses Asami Seto Y. Rina Hidakawho have favourited the voices of Raphtalia and Filo. No further details were given.

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

Aneko Yusagi began publishing the novels through the service Shousetsuka ni Narou in 2012 and completed in 2015. Subsequently Kadokawa began its publication on paper with illustrations by Minami Seira in August 2013.

The piece inspired a 25-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Kinema Citrus, Headed by Takao subscription and scripts written by Keigo Koyonagi, released January 2019. The production of a second and third season is confirmed.

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Synopsis

Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who spends his days playing games and manga, is suddenly called into a parallel universe. He discovers that he is one of four heroes armed with legendary weapons, tasked with saving the world from its predicted destruction as the hero of the shield, the weakest hero. But not everything is as it seems, Naofumi is soon alone, destitute and betrayed. Since no one can turn around and there is nowhere to go, all that remains is his shield. Now Naofumi must rise to become the legendary hero of the shield and save the world!

Source: Official Twitter account

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