It is a piece of bad news for the fans who have been waiting for The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 2. Unfortunately, the popular Isekai period drama you have been desperately waiting for is not returning on its decided schedule. The announcement comes through the official website of TROTSH, which states that the sequel will not come out in October 2021. When the anime debuted back in January 2019, it became an instant sensation within the otaku community.
Even the English-speaking audience gave this show much love and appreciation. The new season would show the story of the Spirit Turtle that would be the new enemy of Naofumi, Raphtalia, and Filo. However, everything is at a halt now. So, here is all you need to know about the delay and the new release date.
The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 2: Why The Delay?
For now, neither Kinema Citrus nor Crunchyroll has opened up about the reason for the delay. Some sources suggest that this show also faces the same troubles that pandemic brings in due to emergencies. However, the inaugural season The Rising Of The Shield Hero, ended course way back in 2019. So, it seems highly unlikely for the producing company to not find enough time to finish works.
Moreover, a three-year break between two seasons does more harm than good. The speculations of a third season can also be a reason for the delay in the processes. Let’s wait for a few more weeks before we can get solid updates.
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Will There Be A Third Season?
In 2020, at the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo, the makers came up with an important announcement. They revealed that the Shield Hero anime would see a sequel as well as a third season. Later on, the second installment was confirmed for an October 2021 release. However, now even the sequel is finding it difficult to get a release window. The probable reason behind this is the fact that the coming seasons will be split-cour. This means that the makers will release 13 episodes each and call them season 2 and season 3.
On the other hand, the first season had complete twenty-five episodes. It is highly likely that Kinema Citrus wants to finish off both the seasons and release them in a short gap. Thus, the sequel is also pushed ahead. Scheme through the following subhead to find out the release schedule of the second season.
The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 2: New Release Date
Since January 2019, fans have been desperately waiting for the sequel to get a release window. Now, this delay has led to more disappointments. While the anime was initially set to release in October this year, the new release date is pushed ahead to April 2022. For now, the makers have not confirmed a definite premiere date. We will make sure to update you with the latest information as soon as they come in. Fans can find the sequel on Crunchyroll whenever it is out.
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