What Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 has in store for us?

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 details

It’s rare to come across a good isekai that has a lot of potential for the future. The Rising of the Shield Hero proves that isekai stories can be more than just ecchi and cliched plots. But what can we expect from the next chapter of this epic tale? Be with us to know more about The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3.

In September 2019, during Crunchyroll Expo, it was announced that two more seasons of the isekai anime series were being made. Fans were thrilled and excited by the surprise announcement of two new seasons.

When is The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 coming out?

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 details
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  • It was in September 2019, when the production of ‘The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3’ was announced along with the second season at Crunchyroll Expo during a special panel.
  • The production team for ‘The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3’ has not yet released any official information about the show’s release date, as of the latest update.

What was the controversy that the show went through after the release of Season 1?

When the first episode of The Rising of the Shield Hero aired in the US, it sparked controversy. Many viewers criticized the show for its depiction of slavery and false rape accusations during the height of the MeToo movement.

The show caused a lot of uproar among activists and viewers. The producer, Junichiro Tamura, apologized for the controversial scenes and said he didn’t know about the MeToo movement because it wasn’t as well-known in Japan.

Expected Plot of The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3

The upcoming story will continue from Volume 10 of the Light Novel series. This is after Naofumi and his team have defeated Kyo and escaped from the other dimension.

The queen of Melromarc rewards Naofumi with a piece of land to create a settlement after he saves the kingdom from the Spirit Tortoise’s rampage. The first season covered this, but the third season will need to develop it further.

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Naofumi’s peace is disturbed when he’s invited to visit Zeltoble, a country known for its Coliseum where fighters compete and people gamble on their lives. Even the heroes can participate. But the Coliseum has a dark secret beneath its flashy exterior.

  • Raphtalia reunites with an old friend during a battle, while Naofumi tries to persuade the other heroes to work together.
  • The Coliseum battles become more exciting. The third season promises plenty of action and will reveal new mysteries and secrets.

Potential Staff and Cast of the Third Season

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No new cast or staff members have been announced yet, but the upcoming season will feature several new characters. For now, here are the staff and cast from the first season that will possibly return of the third season too:

Director Takao Abo
Series Composition Keigo Koyanagi
Character Design Masahiro Suwa
Music Kevin Penkin
Studio Kinema Citrus
Kaito Ishikawa Naofumi Iwatani
Asami Seto Raphtalia
Rina Hidaka Filo
Megumi Han Glass
Hiroki Yasumoto Elhart

Conclusion

There will also be new dungeons to explore and challenges to overcome, adding to the sense of danger and excitement. For now, all we can do is just hope that the wait for the third season isn’t too long.

Whether you’re a long-time fan or new to the series, this upcoming season is definitely one to watch out for. That’s everything to know about The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3. What do you think about it? Do let us know in the comments down below.

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