Right after the conclusion of the rising of The Shield Hero Season one, we got to know what would eventually happen to the anime series?
In the 2019 edition of Crunchyroll Expo, the showrunner renewed Shield Hero season 2 and season 3.
However, at the time of the announcement, exact release dates weren’t revealed.
Then next year, the Crunchyroll Expo went virtual, and there, Shield Hero season one was scheduled to release in October 2021.
Unlike one punch man, here, fans know when to expect the next season of their beloved anime series.
That’s a sigh of relief.
Anyone who has not watched this anime yet might even feel a bit confused.
So before I go ahead, talk more about the series, let me introduce you to its plotline.
The Rising of The Shield Hero Plotline
The Dark Fantasy anime series follows the life of Naofumi Iwatami. He is an otaku and is selected as a cardinal hero for the parallel world where he has the task of fighting hordes of monsters called Waves.
Originally, he is an otaku who equips Legendary Shield as his weapon & uses it to kill the monsters.
Everything was going great but then one day, his partner falsely accuses him of a sexual assault.
This results in him getting robbed of all his belongings.
Now, during the course of season 1, he takes on waves intending to rebuild his reputation with the public.
Rising of The Shield Hero Controversy
Now that you know the basic plotline of Shield Heroes season 1, it’s also important to share the controversy surrounding it with you.
When The Shield Hero Season, 1 was in its early days, many anime fans, popular anime review websites such as Anime News Network, CBR came together to question the showrunners for using sexual assault as a plot point.
However, despite this little controversy, nothing bad happened to the anime series as
It came out as a big hit in terms of viewership.
In fact, the anime series provided great help in driving the high sales of The Shield hero, novels, and manga series.
The Rising of The Shield Hero Season 2 Confirmed Release Timeline
Shield Hero season 1 aired its first episode on January 9, 2009, and after telecasting 25 episodes of 23 minutes each, the season concluded on June 26, 2019.
Later, the first season was available to stream on Crunchyroll and FUNimation for American viewers.
Talking about Shield Hero season 2, you can accept expect the same fate as this season is all set to be available in October 2021.
This was officially confirmed on the Twitter handle of the rising of The Shield hero. You can check that out from Below:
— The Rising of the Shield Hero (@ShieldHeroEN) March 6, 2021
Shield Hero Season 2 Official Trailer
What to expect from Shield Hero Season 2?
We are just months away from the release of Shield Hero season 2. But this won’t stop us from discussing what could happen next in season 2.
Besides the trailer has already spilled the beans as it clearly hints that the second season will pick up from where it had left off.
In the final episode of season 1, we saw Naofumi battling it out against Glass.
In case you don’t know, glass is also a hero but from another world.
Throughout the course of season 1, Glass revealed what she believed to be true.
There is a connection between the Waves and the Cardinal Heroes. So, once you destroy Cardinal Heroes, you’ll automatically get rid of monsters.
And right when the fight between Glass & Naofumi getting interesting, she managed to escape from it.
So, this means, you can expect to see a lot more of her in the upcoming Shield Hero episodes.
That is all for now.
I hope when Shield Hero season 2 ends, the show Runners would reveal the possible timeline for the already announced Shield Hero season 3.
Besides, no one likes to sit patiently & wait for what would happen next in the anime series.