The special stage panel of Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari
(The Rising of the Shield Hero
) at the Crunchyroll Expo convention announced both a second and third season for the anime series on Sunday. The official website also unveiled a new key visual (pictured above).
Voice actress Sarah Emi Bridcutt
, opening theme performers MADKID, character designer and animator Masahiro Suwa
, producer Junichirou Tamura, and music composer Kevin Penkin
attended the panel.
Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari
adapts Yusagi Aneko
's adventure fantasy light novel of the same title
, which originally launched
on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in October 2012. Kadokawa began publishing the novel with illustrations by Seira Minami
the following August. The novel reached a cumulative circulation of 7.8 million copies with the release of the 22nd volume on June 25.
began serializing a manga adaptation
in Comic Flapper
in February 2014. Kadokawa shipped the 13th volume on April 23, with the 14th volume planned for a September 21 release.
The first anime season produced by Kinema Citrus
aired in two cours between Winter and Summer 2019, covering the first five volumes and the beginning of the sixth volume. Crunchyroll—who participated in the anime's production committee—simulcast the show with subtitles. Funimation subsequently streamed an English dub.
One Peace Books licensed both the light novel and manga in English in 2015. The 13th light novel volume and the 11th manga volume shipped on December 18
last year and May 28, respectively.
Source: Comic Natalie
Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari 2nd Season
& 3rd Season