A great shield hero has to have a great soundtrack to follow them, right?
Earlier today, the official The Rising of The Shield Hero anime website updated with details on the show’s theme songs. MADKID will perform opening theme song RISE, while Chiai Fujikawa will perform closing theme Kimi no Namae (Your Name).
The Rising of The Shield Hero will air in January. Crunchyroll will stream the series as part of their digital lineup.
The title adapts Aneko Yusagi and illustrator Minami Seira’s novel series of the same name. Takao Abo (Norn9) will direct the project at Kinema Citrus, with Masahiro Suwa providing character designs. Keigo Koyanagi is in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Raphtalia: Asami Seto
- Naofumi Iwatani: Kaito Ishikawa
- Motoyasu Kitamura: Makoto Takahashi
- Itsuki Kawasumi: Yoshitaka Yamaya
- Ren Amaki: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
- Firo: Rina Hidaka
- Melty: Maaya Uchida
Kadokawa describes the title as:
Naofumi, an ordinary student, is summoned into another world as a ‘Shield Hero‘. What is waiting for him in this world? The popular novel series is being adapted into an anime!
Source: Twitter (shieldheroanime)