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The Rising of the Shield Hero 

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari (original title)
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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:
Kaito Ishikawa Kaito Ishikawa ...  Naofumi Iwatani 25 episodes, 2018-2019
Asami Seto Asami Seto ...  Raphtalia 25 episodes, 2018-2019
Billy Kametz Billy Kametz ...  Naofumi Iwatani 25 episodes, 2018-2019
Erica Mendez Erica Mendez ...  Raphtalia 24 episodes, 2018-2019
Robbie Friedman Robbie Friedman ...  Additional Voices 24 episodes, 2019
Rina Hidaka Rina Hidaka ...  Filo 21 episodes, 2019
Sarah Emi Bridcutt Sarah Emi Bridcutt ...  Myne 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ...  Ren Amaki 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Yoshitaka Yamaya Yoshitaka Yamaya ...  Itsuki Kawasumi 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Makoto Takahashi Makoto Takahashi ...  Motoyasu Kitamura 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Maaya Uchida Maaya Uchida ...  Melty / ... 15 episodes, 2019
Ray Carsillo 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Katelyn Gault ...  Mirellia Q. Melromarc 12 episodes, 2019
Hiroki Yasumoto Hiroki Yasumoto ...  Elhart 11 episodes, 2018-2019
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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, 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 Myne 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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Kaito Ishikawa and Asami Seto also lend their voice for "Shomin Sample: I Was Abducted by an Elite All-Girls School as a Sample Commoner" Drama CD . Kaito Ishikawa voice Kimito Kagurazaka and Asami Seto as Aika Tenkubashi . See more »

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Incredible
8 February 2019 | by mitchlb452See all my reviews

Since Berserk blasted its way to the top of the charts, there hasn't been a halfway decent fantasy anime out there... not until The Rise of the Shield Hero. This show excels at the fantasy setting. It's both fun, lighthearted and cheery, as well as dark, brooding and intense. After Berserk, been searching for a replacement fantasy anime series for the past 10 years. This is it. I'm impatiently waiting the next episodes. Well done, guys.


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