The Rising of the Shield Hero – English Cast Now Revealed!

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The Rising of the Shield Hero

Recently, Crunchyroll  released the news of their English cast of “The Rising of the Shield Hero,” which is Crunchyroll’s first simultaneously launched dub title.

The subtitled and dubbed episodes will go live on Crunchyroll on January 9, with new episodes airing every Wednesday.

The Rising of the Shield Hero is based on the light novel of the same name. It is a Crunchyroll co-production with Kadokawa.

English Dub Cast List

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

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?

The curtain rises on a fantasy adventure about the rise of a man who has lost it all.

The Rising of the Shield Hero – English Cast Now Revealed!

Find out more about the series at Crunchyroll!

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Darth Mexican
Darth Mexican has been a geek since he first saw a lightsaber ignite. He has strong feelings on subbed anime. He strives to represent the stories of the common man and woman regardless of skin tone, age, sexual preference, or nationality. With every article he strives to bring representation to the voiceless. Unless he finds out they like dubbed anime.

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