Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Season 3

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3

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Synonyms: Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari 3rd Season, The Rising of the Shield Hero 3rd Season
Japanese: 盾の勇者の成り上がり Season 3
English: The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2023 to Dec 22, 2023
Premiered: Fall 2023
Broadcast: Fridays at 21:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Kinema Citrus
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: IsekaiIsekai
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.121 (scored by 101055101,055 users)
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Ranked: #42242
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Popularity: #541
Members: 425,497
Favorites: 6,119

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After defeating the Spirit Tortoise, Naofumi has no time for rest. An attack from the next Guardian Beast is imminent, but the three other Cardinal Heroes have gone missing. So, Naofumi and his party set out to search for the legendary trio.

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Ending Theme

1: "Suki ni Natte wa Ikenai Riyuu (好きになってはいけない理由)" by Chiai Fujikawa (藤川千愛) (eps 2, 5-12)
2: "Kirakira Kyu (キラキラキュっ)" by Filo (CV: Rina Hidaka) (ep 4)


Dec 22, 2023
After the absolute disaster that was Tate no Yuusha season 2 was, the only way this franchise could go was up, and luckily it did. Season 3 is an improvement in every way over season 2, and as a massive fan of the books I’d place it over the first season as well. Sadly, it may have been too little too late.

Tate no Yuusha took the anime world by storm in 2019 with a gripping revenge narrative, a cool world, a unique mechanic with the MC only being able to defend, an awesome Kevin Penkin OST and one of the most popular waifus in recent ...
Dec 22, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Of all of the nearly limitless isekai out there, Shield Hero always seemed like it stood out from the rest. In hindsight, even early on it did not do all that much differently than other isekai, but it was the first time I saw the revenge subplot executed decent enough. Because the author was able to create such a gripping and interesting story in the first season, I was excited to see what they would be able to cook up in the next seasons when revenge and retribution were no longer the goals of the Shield Hero. Needless to say, the second season was awful, ...
Dec 22, 2023
Second chances are typically so rare in the entertainment industry. This is only natural considering that creative writers are always bidding for the favor of the audience, so massive flops generally turn into IP suicide as audiences are quick to fuck off to the next big thing. However, a rare second chance is precisely why you and I are watching the third season of Shield Hero, and at the end of it all, I can genuinely say that this series thoroughly squandered this opportunity to correct the absolute stinker of the second season.

I’m not even going to pretend that this season is downright ...

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If this anime ended at Season 1 it would have been a satisfying ending
Remocracy - Dec 15, 2023
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Okay I know she came back but Bitch is just not a good character or villian!
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About bad story
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