The Rising of the Shield Hero Debuts First Season 3 Poster

The Rising of the Shield Hero is readying to return for its third season, and the anime has launched a new poster to help hype up its comeback! The highly anticipated second season of the anime made its premiere during the Spring 2022 anime schedule, and thankfully it was already previously announced that a third season was already in the works. Confirmed to be on the way following the first season of the series, there's a question as to how the third season will approach things given the scattered response to the second season's episodes a few months ago.

The Rising of the Shield Hero has yet to set a release window or date for Season 3 as of this writing, but it was confirmed that Crunchyroll will be streaming the new episodes alongside their release in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. To help celebrate this update for this new season (which also confirms some returning staff for the third season), you can check out the first poster for The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 below that sets up a mysterious new figure: 

If you wanted to jump into the first two seasons of the series before the third season premieres, The Rising of the Shield Hero is now streaming with Crunchyroll. They tease the series as such, "Iwatani Naofumi, a run-of-the-mill otaku, finds a book in the library that summons him to another world. He is tasked with joining the sword, spear, and bow as one of the Four Cardinal Heroes and fighting the Waves of Catastrophe as the Shield Hero. Excited by the prospect of a grand adventure, Naofumi sets off with his party. However, merely a few days later, he is betrayed and loses all his money, dignity, and respect. Unable to trust anyone anymore, he employs a slave named Raphtalia and takes on the Waves and the world. But will he really find a way to overturn this desperate situation?"

How do you feel about this first look at The Rising of the Shield Hero's third season? What are you hoping to see in the new episodes? Let us know all of your thoughts about it in the comments! You can even reach out to me directly about all things animated and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!