Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari Review


Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari Review

Tate no yuusha no nariagari (Japanese language : 盾の勇者の成り上がり) published in the english language with the tittle The Rising of the Shield Hero,is the Japanese light novel that written by Aneko Yusagi,until 25 September 2018,25 volumes have been published

this series of novel has been adapted to manga series by Aiya Kyu and published by Media Factory , 12 volume has been published until 21st december 2018,each of the novel series and manga is already licensed by One Peace Books and published in North America since December 2015. an adaptation anime which is produced by Kinema Citrus, aired since 9th of January 2019. the anime series is licensed in north america through the cooporation between Crunchyroll and Funimation

盾 の 勇者 の 成 り 上 が り

(Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari)

Genre: Dark Fantasy, isekai

Director: Takao Abo

Screenplay: Keigo Koyonagi

Music: Kevin Penkin

Studio: Kinema Citrus

Licensing: NA Crunchyroll Funimation

Original channels: AT-X, Tokyo MX, TVA, KBS, SUN, TVQ, BS11

Live: January 9, 2019 – present

Episodes: 25 (List of episodes)


A normal man from modern Japan named Iwatani Naofumi summoned to the parallel world with the three other people to be the World heroes. Four of them were invited to the melronarc kingdom for To be a savior. Melronarc is a country that is disturbed by a wave,the Disasters that is repeatedly destroyed the whole land And bring the disaster to its citizens for centuries.Each of the four heroes Will get the gift from God, That is weapon which will be obtained when they summoned,which is: sword,spear,bow and Shield to destroy the wave

Naofumi Iwatani, an otaku,Cursed with fate to be the “Shield Hero”.

The Legendary Shield,the tools with the absolute defense,When the Some heroes are given with the resources and friends to train with them, Naofumi go start his adventure with The only person who wants to train with him,Malty Melromarch

Naofumi have been Underestimated and got bullied from the Fellow heroes and the royal citizens because of weak offensive skill and lazy personality.Unfortunately On the second day He was betrayed,Accused and robbed By his partner.

Shunned by everyone and including the king till the villager.then, Naofumi became Very discriminated and hated by Melromarch people For something that he didn’t do

With the mixed feeling,Storm of pain,and Disbelief raged in his heart.therefore,his fate in the parallel world started. Naofumi start his adventure for strengthen his power and his reputation even his attack is weak.But the main problem is he had a hard time Being in a another world by himself

He met with Berocas who is the slave trader,and him Showing a little girl named Ralphtalia to Naofumi and Naofumi decide to buy her. Naofumi brought the demi human slave On the verge of death,accompanied by Ralphtalia,Naofumi start his adventure to increase his level and to Protect malmorac kingdom,in order to back to his world


light novel

originally written As a web novel,this series has been written With an expanded storyline.This story now is Published by Media Factory and showed the Illustration that written by Seira Minami. Until 25th December 2018, 20 volume have been published. Semaplan novels entittled The Reprise of the Spear Hero also has been licensed by One Peace Books


The light novel series has been adapted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and published by Media Factory, 12 volumes have been published as of December 21, 2018. Each of the novels and the manga series has been licensed by One Peace Books and published in North America since September 2015.


An anime adaptation was announced in June 2017.

The anime series was produced by Kinema Citrus and directed by Takao Abo, the scenario was written by Keigo Koyanagi, then Masahiro Suwa designed the characters and Kevin Penkin composed the music.

This series will begin airing on January 9, 2019 on AT-X and other channels.

This series will be aired with 25 episodes.


The opening theme song “RISE” was performed by MADKID, while the ending theme song “Kimi no Namae” (き み の 名 前) will be sung by Chiai Fujikawa.

The second opening theme song is titled “FAITH,” performed by MADKID, while the ending theme song is “While I’m Next to You” (あ た し が 隣 に い る う ち に Atashi ga Tonari ni Iru Uchi ni) performed by Chiai Fujikawa.

For the 4th episode, Asami Setō sang the insert song entitled “Falling Through Starlight” as his character, the character Raphtalia.

Crunchyroll and Funimation aired this series by streaming.

Funimation itself will provide an English voice over for this series.


This anime is very good, especially as we feel like we are in that situation where Tatsumi is in betrayal and a lot of it’s through humiliation,i like the opening song and the graphics was also good,but I don’t like that other characters have their IQs dropping just to increase the conflict there.


This post is written by Assep & translated by Rafa.

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