The anime adaptation of Aneko Yusagi’s popular Japanese Light novel series, The rising of the Shield Hero, is now confirmed to air in Japan January 2019!
▍About the Series
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.