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Stories of old tell of four otherworldly heroes - wielding the sword, spear, bow, and shield - who defended the land from wave after wave of calamity. With the fate of the world in balance,... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Sôichi Abe Sôichi Abe ...  Minister 1 episode, 2018
Toshinari Fukamachi Toshinari Fukamachi ...  Priest 1 episode, 2018
Kaito Ishikawa Kaito Ishikawa ...  Naofumi Iwatani 1 episode, 2018
Billy Kametz Billy Kametz ...  Naofumi Iwatani 1 episode, 2018
Motoyuki Kawahara Motoyuki Kawahara ...  Knight 1 episode, 2018
Erik Scott Kimerer Erik Scott Kimerer ...  Itsuki Kawasumi 1 episode, 2018
Wakana Kowaka Wakana Kowaka ...  Woman 1 episode, 2018
Alan Lee Alan Lee ...  Ren Amaki 1 episode, 2018
Ben Lepley Ben Lepley ...  Additional Voices 1 episode, 2018
Eriko Matsui Eriko Matsui ...  Woman 1 episode, 2018
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ...  Ren Amaki 1 episode, 2018
Erica Mendez Erica Mendez ...  Raphtalia 1 episode, 2018
Atsuyoshi Miyazaki Atsuyoshi Miyazaki ...  Shop Owner 1 episode, 2018
Xander Mobus Xander Mobus ...  Motoyasu Kitamura 1 episode, 2018
Yutaka Nakano Yutaka Nakano ...  Aultcray Melromarc XXXII 1 episode, 2018
Keiichi Ogata Keiichi Ogata ...  Beloukas 1 episode, 2018
Yoshihito Sasaki Yoshihito Sasaki ...  Knight 1 episode, 2018
Asami Seto Asami Seto ...  Raphtalia 1 episode, 2018
Makoto Takahashi Makoto Takahashi ...  Motoyasu Kitamura 1 episode, 2018
Hiromichi Tezuka Hiromichi Tezuka ...  Official 1 episode, 2018
Frank Todaro ...  Beloukas 1 episode, 2018
Maaya Uchida Maaya Uchida ...  Malty Melromarc 1 episode, 2018
Yoshitaka Yamaya Yoshitaka Yamaya ...  Itsuki Kawasumi 1 episode, 2018
Hiroki Yasumoto Hiroki Yasumoto ...  Elhart 1 episode, 2018


Stories of old tell of four otherworldly heroes - wielding the sword, spear, bow, and shield - who defended the land from wave after wave of calamity. With the fate of the world in balance, the kingdom of Melromarc summons these legendary figures; in modern-day Japan, the call is answered, and the unwitting heroes are transported to this fantasy universe. Thrust into Melromarc and given the title of "Shield Hero," otaku Naofumi Iwatani is labeled the weakest due to his lack of offensive capability and apparent inexperience. When the heroes part ways to start their journeys, he only has one willing companion: the beautiful princess Malty Melromarc. However, she soon betrays him, steals all his money, and accuses him of taking advantage of her. For his alleged crimes, Naofumi is branded a criminal and made outcast of society. With hatred filling his heart, he sets out alone, vowing vengeance against those who wronged him.

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9 January 2019 (Japan) See more »

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The Rising of the Shield Hero See more »

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Yoshitsugu Matsuoka's Character, Rin Amaki, the Sword Hero, Is very similar to arguably one of Matsuoka's most popular roles, Kirito from Sword Art Online. both characters are Swordsmen, Wear Black Coats & are generally seen as Loners. See more »

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5 February 2019 | by danielsuarez-73507See all my reviews

I might be jumping the gun calling this a masterpiece when only 4 episodes are out but it is truly amazing. The voice, animation and just all around it really is a good anime. I can say it's really good and I've watched over 100 animes. Recommend it a lot.

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