The official website for the anime adaptation of Aneko Yusagi’s The Rising of the Shield Hero (Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari) has revealed a new visual for the upcoming arc.
In addition, a preview for the 13th episode has been published.
Previous anime visual:
The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi. Originally published as a web novel, the series has since been published by Media Factory with an expanded story-line featuring illustrations by Seira Minami. As of February 25, 2019, twenty-one volumes have been published.
The novel series was adapted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and published by Media Factory, with twelve volumes released as of December 21, 2018. Both the novel and manga series was licensed by One Peace Books and were published in North America starting in September 2015. The 25-episode anime television series adaptation produced by Kinema Citrus premiered on January 2019. The anime series is licensed in North America by the Crunchyroll-Funimation partnership.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Synopsis:
Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world’s Heroes. Each hero is given their own respectively legendary equipment when summoned, but for Naofumi receiving the Legendary Shield as his weapon and with his lack of charisma and experience he is labeled as the weakest and ended up being betrayed, falsely accused, and robbed by everyone. Penniless, alone and with no one to turn too, his thoughts filled with nothing but hatred and vengeance, he begins his journey to becoming the legendary Shield Hero and saving the parallel world.