The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Release Date and Trailer

The Rising of the Shield Hero is a popular Isekai anime series that already has two seasons, with the third one almost here.

So the second season of this anime aired almost a year ago. But the third season was already confirmed this year, in April 2023. The Rising of the Shield Hero season 3 premieres on October 6, 2023, with twelve episodes.

Many fans of this anime had mixed responses about the previous season’s pacing and the short twelve episodes. This isekai anime is also one of the short anime series with only twelve episodes.

So now the production team knows what to fix from the last two seasons to improve the series. This means that this upcoming third season has to be the best season yet so far.

Overall, the adventures of Iwatani Naofumi, Raphtalia, and others finally continue and you can expect an amazing season. There is a trailer available, a release date, a plot summary, and information about the voice actors

Here is everything you need to know about The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3:

The Rising of the Shield Hero 3 Season Release Date

The Rising of the Shield Hero season three officially releases on October 6, 2023. This information comes from the announcement of the official website of the anime. The episodes air weekly every Friday on Crunchyroll.

You can expect the same amount of episodes this season as the previous two, so a total of 12 episodes again. Hopefully, the fans find the pacing in this new season more enjoyable.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Official Trailer

Here you can see the official trailer for the third season of the anime series. This manga written by Aiya Kyū is becoming more popular because of the anime adaptations by Studio Kinema Citrus. There are over 23 manga volumes so there is plenty to adapt for the anime series.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 continues the story of Naofumi Iwatani, he is a young boy who one day gets summoned to a different world. He and three other boys become the four heroes of this world, with each of them getting a legendary weapon.

These weapons can become stronger the more you battle and explore the world, this is needed to save the world. Naofumi uses a legendary shield as a weapon, and he and his friends go on an adventure in this parallel world.

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Voice Actors


The production studio Kinema Citrus and DR Movie will produce the new season of The Rising of the Shield Hero.

So there is no change happening with the animation studio. Although there were different production teams responsible for the previous two seasons. This season’s story director is Hitoshi Haga, he replaces Masato Jinbo.

Here are the Japanese voice actors for the English sub version-:

  • Naofumi Iwatani – Kaito Ishikawa
  • Raphtalia – Asami Seto
  • ilo – Rina Kidaka
  • Ren Amaki – Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
  • Motoyasu Kitamura – Makoto Takahashi
  • Itsuki Kawasumi – Yoshitaka Yamaya
  • Rishia Ivyred – Natsuko Hara

Here are the English voice actors for the English dub version:

• Naofumi Iwatani – Stephen Fu
• Raphtalia – Erica Mendez
• Filo – Brianna Knickerbocker
• Ren Amaki – Alan Lee
• Motoyasu Kitamura – Xander Mobus
• Itsuki Kawasumi – Erik Kimerer
• Rishia Ivyred -Kira Buckland

The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Plot


The plot for the third season of The Rising Shield Hero consists of the Fallen Hero arc. This series of events takes place since volume 11 of the light novel. The other three heroes are missing and Naofumi and his crew are searching for them.

So after the Spirit Tortoise events, this arc is what you see happening in the first couple of episodes.

It is confirmed that this season has a total of 12 episodes, plenty of time for the Fallen Heroes arc.

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