Two more cast members have been announced for the forthcoming anime adaptation of The Rising of The Shield Hero light novel series:
- Rina Hidaka is Firo
- Maaya Uchida is Melty
Takao Abo directs the anime at Kinema Citrus. Keigo Koyanagi is in charge of series composition. Masahiro Suwa is adapting Minami Seira’s original character designs for animation. Kevin Penkin is composing the music.
The Rising of The Shield Hero is scheduled to premiere in Japan in January 2019. Crunchyroll will simulcast the anime with both English subtitles and dubbing as it airs in Japan, after premiering the first dubbed episode at Crunchyroll Expo on September 3, 2018 with guests from the anime.