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Naofumi Iwatani (岩谷 尚文)Age: 20
Country: Japan (former), Melromarc: Rock Valley
Occupation: University Student (former), Legendary Hero
Weapon: Legendary Shield
Naofumi Iwatani is the main protagonist of The Rising of the Shield Hero.
He was a university student before being summoned to another world, where he had to fight against the waves of calamity, as one of the 4 heroes summoned, the Shield Hero.
Originally, Naofumi was an extremely trusting and positive person, he was also enthusiastic about his situation when initially summoned, however his mentality changed abruplty after he was betrayed by Princess Malty.
The Princess's betrayal left him in an almost permanent state of anger and hostility, even though he masks them behind a calm and level-headed personality.
Eventually, thanks to both Raphtalia and Filo he recovers more of his caring side and begins treating Raphtalia and Filo like a daughters rather than a slave.
(Source: Shield-Hero Wiki)
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