- The Rising of the Shield Hero
- Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari
- Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari
The Rising of the Shield Hero Anime Plot In English
The Four Cardinal Heroes Are A Group Of Ordinary People From Modern Japan Who Were Called To The Melromark Kingdom To Become Its Saviors. Melromark Is A Country Ravaged By Waves Of Natural Disasters That Have Devastated The Land And Brought Disaster To Its Citizens For Centuries.
Four Heroes Respectively Receive A Sword, Spear, Bow, And Shield To Defeat These Waves. Naofumi Iwatani, An Otaku, Is Cursed By The Fate Of Becoming A “shield Hero”. Armed With A Pitiful Shield, Naofumi Is Underestimated And Ridiculed By His Fellow Heroes And The People Of The Kingdom Due To His Weak Attacking Abilities And Underdevelopment.
When The Heroes Are Given Resources And Comrades To Train, Naofumi Goes With The Only Person Willing To Train With Him – Malty Melromark. She Soon Betrays Him And He Is Falsely Accused Of Taking Advantage Of Her. Naofumi Is Then Severely Discriminated Against And Hated By The Residents Of Melromark For What He Did Not Do.
With A Furious Storm Of Resentment And Mistrust In His Heart, Naofumi Begins His Journey Of Strengthening Himself And His Reputation. However, In Addition To Finding It Difficult To Be Alone, Naofumi Buys A Near-death Demi-human Slave Named Raphtalia To Accompany Him On His Travels.
As Waves Approach The Kingdom, Naofumi And Raphtalia Must Fight For The Kingdom’s Survival And Protect The Inhabitants Of Melromark From Their Ill-fated Future.
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