The Rising of The Shield Hero Anime Listed With 25 Episodes
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the television anime of Aneko Yusagi's The Rising of the Shield Hero (Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari) fantasy light novel series revealed on Thursday that the anime will have four Blu-ray Disc and DVD home video releases in Japan, with a total of 25 episodes. The volumes are slated to ship on April 24, May 24, June 26, and July 24.
The series premiered with a two-hour special on January 9 and will run for two consecutive cours (for a total of half a year). Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan, and will also offer an English dub. Funimation will also offer an English dub.
Crunchyroll premiered the first dubbed episode at Crunchyroll Expo on September 3 with guests from the anime.
Takao Abo (Norn9) is directing the anime at Kinema Citrus. Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars) is in charge of series composition. Masahiro Suwa (Chaika - The Coffin Princess animation director) is adapting Seira Minami's original character designs for animation. Crunchyroll is co-producing the show with Kadokawa.
Dance vocal group MADKID performs the opening theme song "RISE." Chiai Fujikawa performs the ending theme song "Kimi no Namae" (Your Name).