One Peace Books Adds The Rising of the Shield Hero Manga

Anime News Network is reporting that One Peace Books has licensed Aiya Kyu’s manga adaptation of The Rising of the Shield Hero light novel series.

The story is described as:

Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe. He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world.

The company plans to release the first volume of the The Rising of the Shield Hero manga on November 17, 2015.

Source: ANN

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