The first day of the “Kadokawa Light Novel Expo 2020” event has announced that the second season of The Rising of the Shield Hero anime will premiere on Japanese television in October 2021. Crunchyroll has also confirmed that it will simulcast the anime starting in October 2021 under the title The Rising of the Shield Hero 2.
Masato Jinbo is directing the second season at Kinema Citrus and DR MOVIE, replacing Takao Abo. Keigo Koyanagi is in charge of series composition. Masahiro Suwa is adapting Seira Minami’s original character designs for animation. Kevin Penkin is returning to compose the music.
The Rising of the Shield Hero anime series premiered with a two-hour special in January 2019 and ran for 25 episodes. Crunchyroll simulcast the series as it aired in Japan.