Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic Otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world!
|Publisher:||One Peace Books, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.40(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Aneko Yusagi was born in Kanagawa. After growing interested in reading and gaming, Aneko began to write novels. Aneko wrote The Rising of the Shield Hero and began posting it online. After updating the story daily, an unprecedented amount of readers became addicted to the rapid pace of the advancing story, and the novel became an online hit. It was first collected and published by Media Factory in Japan in August of 2013. Aneko Yusagi was recently quoted saying, "I will rise and find great success in life."
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Volume 3 moves at a faster pace than either of the first two. Covering the next wave of destruction at the climax and setting up for the next volume with political intrigue and conflicts between the other heroes. No spoilers here but you're going to want to find out what happens next as the shield makes the sword question is way