Crunchyroll Expo to Host The Rising of The Shield Hero Staff and Hold the World Premiere of the Somali and the Forest Spirit Anime

Crunchyroll Expo has announced that it will host five cast and staff members from The Rising of The Shield Hero anime at at its upcoming convention.

The Rising of The Shield Hero opening theme song performers MADKID, Myne voice actress Sarah Emi Bridcutt, character designer Masahiro Suwa, music composer Kevin Penkin, and producer Junichiro Tamura will appear at the convention.

Event staff also announced that the convention will host the world premiere of the first episode of the Somali and the Forest Spirit anime on August 30, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

Somali and the Forest Spirit will premiere in January 2020 after a delay from Fall 2019. Crunchyroll is co-producing the anime, and it will simulcast the series as it airs in Japan.

Source: ANN

The English Dub of The Rising of the Shield Hero Anime Will Have a Two-Week Delay on Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll has announced that its streaming of The Rising of The Shield Hero anime’s English dub will have a two-week delay, beginning with the show’s 19th episode until the end of the show’s second half, due to “unforeseen circumstances.” The new schedule for the dub is:

  • Episode 19 – May 19, 2019
  • Episode 20 – June 5, 2019
  • Episode 21 – June 12, 2019
  • Episode 22 – June 19, 2019
  • Episode 23 – June 26, 2019
  • Episode 24 – July 3, 2019
  • Episode 25 – July 10, 2019

The series premiered with a two-hour special on January 9, 2019 and will run for 25 episodes. Crunchyroll is simulcasting the series as it airs in Japan. The series was scheduled to launch on Crunchyroll with English subtitles on January 9, 2019, but Crunchyroll streamed the first 45-minute English-subtitled episode early on January 5, 2019.

Crunchyroll and FUNimation Entertainment originally announced plans to debut the English dub on January 9, 2019, the same day the show premiered on Japanese television. However, the staff announced on January 8, 2019 that the dub would be delayed. The first six dubbed episodes then premiered on February 13, 2019, and subsequent dubbed episodes debuted on the same days as the English-subtitled episodes until now.

Source: ANN

The Rising of the Shield Hero English Dub Debuts and Future Episodes to Debut Simultaneously With Japan

The official English Twitter account for the television anime of Aneko Yusagi’s The Rising of The Shield Hero (Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari) fantasy light novel series announced that it would begin debuting the first six episodes of the anime’s English dub at 4:00 p.m. on February 13, 2019. Each episode will debut 15 minutes apart.

Future dubbed episodes will debut on the same days as the English-subtitled simulcast episodes. Crunchyroll is referring to the series as an “instant dub.”

Crunchyroll confirmed the main cast. Billy Kametz is voicing Naofumi Iwatani and Erica Mendez is voicing Raphtalia, as previously announced.

Other cast members include:

  • Brianna Knickerbocker is Flo
  • Alan Lee will is Ren Amaki
  • Xander Mobus is Motoyasu Kitamura
  • Erik Scott Kimerer is Itsuki Kawasumi
  • Faye Mata is Myne

Crunchyroll and FUNimation Entertainment originally announced plans to debut the English dub on January 9, 2019, the same day the show premiered on AT-X in Japan. However, the staff announced on January 8, 2019 that the dub would be delayed.

The series was scheduled to launch on Crunchyroll with English subtitles on January 9, 2019, but Crunchyroll streamed the first 45-minute English-subtitled episode early on January 5, 2019. The series will run for 25 episodes.

Source: ANN

The Rising of the Shield Hero Anime’s First Dub Episode Delayed

The first dubbed episode of The Rising of the Shield Hero anime did not stream on January 9, 2019 as scheduled. According to Anime News Network, Crunchyroll said the episode is delayed and that the company would “share more info soon.”

Crunchyroll previously announced plans to debut the dubbed episodes on the same days as the subtitled versions. FUNimation Entertainment was also scheduled to premiere the simuldub of the series on January 9, 2019 in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

The series was scheduled to launch on Crunchyroll on January 9, 2019, but the site streamed the first 45-minute English-subtitled episode early on January 5, 2019. New episodes will stream on Wednesdays worldwide outside of Asia. The company is producing the dub as its first simultaneous dub title, and it plans to debut dubbed episodes on the same day as the subtitled episodes.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Previews the First Episode of The Rising of the Shield Hero Anime Ahead of Its Official Debut on January 9, 2019

Crunchyroll began streaming the first episode of The Rising of the Shield Hero (Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari) anime on January 5, 2019. The first 45-minute episode is available now to Crunchyroll premium members only. The series will officially launch on Crunchyroll on January 9, 2019, with new episodes on Wednesdays.

Crunchyroll is streaming the series worldwide outside of Asia with both English subtitles and dubbing as it airs in Japan. The company is producing the dub as its first simultaneous dub title, and the dubbed episodes will debut on the same day as the subtitled episodes.

FUNimation Entertainment will also stream the simuldub of the series starting on January 9, 2019 in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainment to Stream The Rising of the Shield Hero Anime, Crunchyroll Announces the Dub Cast

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will stream the simuldub of The Rising of The Shield Hero anime. The dub will premiere on FUNimation’s service in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand on January 9, 2019.

Crunchyroll already announced plans to stream the series with English subtitles and a dub, but confirmed its dubbed episodes will debut on the same day as its subtitled episodes. Crunchyroll also announced the show’s English dub cast:

  • Billy Kametz is Naofumi Iwatani
  • Erica Mendez is Raphtalia
  • Brianna Knickerbocker is Filo
  • Alan Lee is Ren Amaki
  • Xander Mobus is Motoyasu Kitamura
  • Erik Scott Kimerer is Itsuki Kawasumi

Source: ANN

More Cast Members Announced for the The Rising of The Shield Hero Anime

More cast members have been announced for the forthcoming anime adaptation of the The Rising of The Shield Hero light novel series:

  • Sarah Emi Bridcutt is Myne
  • Yutaka Nakano is Aultcray Melromarc XXXII
  • Hiroki Yasumoto is Elhart

Takao Abo (Norn9) is directing 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 will premiere with a two-hour special on January 9, 2019. The series will run for two consecutive cours.

Source: ANN