The official website of The Rising of the Shield Hero anime revealed the third PV for the second season of the anime, featuring the ending theme song ‘Yozurunai’ performed by Chiai Fujikawa.
A new key visual too was released along with the video. The visual symbolizes the battle with the Turtle that will take place in The Rising of the Shield Hero 2 anime.
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 will start airing from April 6, 2022. It will be broadcast on AT-X, Tokyo MX, BS11, TV Aichi and other channels at 22:00 hrs JST. Crunchyroll will release the anime simultaneously with the Japanese release.
The anime was originally supposed to release in October 2021, but was delayed.
The Rising of the Shield Hero 2 is being animated by Kinema Citrus and DR MOVIE. Masato Jinbo will helm the series in place of Season 1 director Takao Abo. Keigo Koyanagi returns to handle the series composition and Masahiro Suwa is in charge of character designs for the anime.
The cast of the anime is also returning to reprise their roles with Kana Hanazawa joining as a new member to voice Ost Horai.
The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese dark fantasy isekai light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi.
Originally published as a web novel in the user-generated novel site Shōsetsuka ni Narō, the series has since been published by Media Factory with an expanded storyline featuring illustrations by Seira Minami.
As of June 25, 2019, twenty-two volumes have been published.
The novel series was adapted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and published by Media Factory, with twenty volumes released as of February 22, 2022.
Both the novel and manga series was licensed by One Peace Books and were published in North America starting in September 2015.
The 25-episode anime television series adaptation produced by Kinema Citrus aired from January to June 2019. A second season, co-produced by DR Movie, is set to premiere in April 2022. A third season has also been announced.
Source: Official website of The Rising of the Shield Hero