Crunchyroll Reveals The Rising of the Shield Hero 2 Anime's English Dub Cast, May 4 PremiereCrunchyroll launched on Monday that the English dub for The Rising of the Shield Hero 2, the second season of The Rising of The Shield Hero television anime assortment, will begin streaming on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Crunchyroll and Funimation.

Stephen Fu will substitute Billy Kametz as the voice of protagonist Naofumi Iwatani, following Kametz’s break from voiceover work consequently of his evaluation of stage IV colon most cancers.

The English solid, which choices returning members from the first season, consists of:

  • Erica Mendez as Raphtalia
  • Brianna Knickerbocker as Filo
  • Amber Lee Connors as Ost Horai
  • Dawn M. Bennett as Eclair Seaetto
  • Sean Chiplock as Kyo Ethnina

Steve Staley is directing the dub.

(*2*)The anime’s second season premiered on the AT-X channel on April 6. The anime was beforehand delayed, as a result of it was initially slated to premiere in October 2021. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime alongside the Japanese airing.

Masato Jinbo (Chaos;Child, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!) is directing the second season at Kinema Citrus and DR MOVIE, altering Takao Abo. Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars) is as soon as extra in price of assortment composition. Masahiro Suwa (Chaika the Coffin Princess animation director) is as soon as extra adapting Seira Minami‘s distinctive character designs for animation. Kevin Penkin is returning to compose the music.

MADKID perform the opening theme music “Bring Back” and Chiai Fujikawa performs the ending theme music “Yuzurenai.”

(*2*)Crunchyroll had launched in 2019 that the anime would have a second and third season.

One Peace Books is releasing the distinctive novel assortment and Aiya Kyu‘s manga adaptation in English. The author (*4*) the novels’ first amount:

Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who spends his days on video video games and manga, abruptly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of 4 heroes outfitted with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is simply not as a result of it seems. Naofumi is shortly alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no person to indicate to, and nowhere to run, he is left with solely his defend. Now, Naofumi ought to rise to develop to be the legendary Shield Hero and save the world!

The Rising of The Shield Hero anime assortment premiered with a two-hour specific in January 2019 and ran for 25 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the assortment as a result of it aired in Japan. Crunchyroll premiered the first dubbed episode at Crunchyroll Expo in September 2018 with firm from the anime.

Source: Press launch