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Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

Alternative Titles

English: The Rising of the Shield Hero
Synonyms: Tate no Yusha no Nariagari
Japanese: 盾の勇者の成り上がり


Type: Novel
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Aug 22, 2013 to ?
Genres: Fantasy
Authors: Aneko, Yusagi (Story), Minami, Seira (Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 8.451 (scored by 3607 users)
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Ranked: #1702
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Popularity: #630
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Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his weapon. Due to Naofumi's lack of charisma and experience he's labeled as the weakest, only to end up betrayed, falsely accused, and robbed by on the third day of adventure. Shunned by everyone from the king to peasants, Naofumi's thoughts were filled with nothing but vengeance and hatred. Thus, his destiny in a parallel World begins...

(Source: Baka-Tsuki)


Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari has been published in English as The Rising of the Shield Hero by One Peace Books since September 15, 2015.

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More reviewsReviews

Nov 15, 2014
sliceranon (All reviews)
First review was taken down so figured I would try again.

This is a really good series and I highly recommend it, "why?" because it has unique twist to the transported to another world story that you can’t help but feel drawn to and it has amazing characters that you will appropriately hate or love depending on the authors intention. I can't recommend this enough for I truly love reading this and I feel anybody could pick it up and love it with its high amount of detail and unique twists so hope on the shield hero express and try it out.

Rough outline- A random read more
May 14, 2015
MainReaper6666 (All reviews)
Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari is something like a mix of akame ga kill, Sword art online/Log horizon, Dungeon Ni Deai Wo Motomeru No Wa Machigatteiru Darou ka and a main character that you can't dislike (almost like in Yahari ore no seishun love comedy wa Machigatteiru). Plot is just like in some other light novels about being sent to another world and that's the part that really grasped my heart, that the main character is just (more or less) like a normal person. You can see that he's not a hero type but yet, he's getting popular with everyone even after being framed and read more
Jan 29, 2015
metafalica (All reviews)
Tate no Yuusha has become tied with Sword Art Online as my favorite Japanese Light Novel as of writing this review.

The basis behind Tate no Yuusha is fairly simple. Four heroes are summoned from different Japans in order to fight against the invasion of monsters from something called the "Wave." At periodic intervals marked by a special hourglass, the monsters will attack and it is up to the four summoned heroes to defeat the monsters. However, what separates it is the fact that the main character, Naofumi, is rejected as a hero and quickly chooses to become an anti-hero due to circumstances. We also see read more
Feb 23, 2015
MadDanchi (All reviews)
When I first read manga I was mad when read both ch 1,2 and I really hate the king and draughter and three heroes and don’t get me start on spear hero but want get better understanding of why is so good I start read Light Novel first Volume and it’s really good and here’s why

The story start were this four boys summoned to another world to become one of the four heroes stop this great evil that was attacking people. so here we have mc who’s Shield Hero who got along with other three hero’s but when others talk and word came about if read more


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