Kadokawa has released The first PV for the anime adaptation of Aneko Yusagi’s (アネコユサギ)light novel series “The Rising of the Shield Hero” (Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari – 盾の勇者の成り上がり).
The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese light novel series written by Kneko Yusagi. The story revolves around Iwatani Naofumi, who is summoned to a parallel world alongside 3 other to become the heroes of the world. Naofumi was summoned to be the Shield hero, the only hero with no offensive capabilities. Because of this, Naofumi is soon betrayed an left penniless. With nothing but the clothes on his back and his shield, Naofumi sets out to gain strength for revenge for those who betrayed him.
The anime series will air in January 2019