‘The Rising of The Shield Hero’, also known as ‘Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari’, is a new anime release to catch global fancy. With a select episodes out, the show has already gathered positive response. Anime lovers all over the world are waiting for the upcoming episodes of the anime.
But while you’re at it, we have picked 10 anime like “The Rising of the Shield Hero”.
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime
The popular anime series That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime falls in the Isekai genre. The anime is popular among many anime lovers worldwide for its high-quality animation the self-awareness. The anime, which is a perfect binge-watching marvel, will be getting a second season in 2020. Already watched this one? Don’t fret!
The anime adaptation, directed by Minoru Ashina, is one of the best Log Horizon anime recommendations. The story follows Momonga, a middle-aged skeletal “Overlord” character, who decides to play his favourite MMORPG for the last time before it goes offline forever. Momonga was surprised to know that he was still a part of the game even after its end time and soon realised that all the NPCs of the game have become sentient and can talk to him out of their own free will. He decides to explore the world around him to get a better hold on this strange situation.
How Not to Summon a Demon Lord
The anime adaptation of the light novel series, written by Yukiya Murasaki, follows the adventures of Sakamoto Takuma, a hikikomori gamer who is mysteriously transported into a strange world of his favourite MMORPG, Cross Reverie, where he’s Diablo, the Demon King. Takuma starts his journey as a slave of two girls, and the adventure begins as he uses his clever powers to turn them into his subordinates.
No Game No Life
The anime series, created by Atsuko Ishizuka, is a colourful adaptation of the Japanese light novel series of the same name by Yū Kamiya. The story follows two hikikomori siblings, Sora and Shiro, who are known as Blank, an undefeated group of gamers. They are transported into an alternate world by the God of Game with a challenge to play chess match. They win against a character named Tet in a chess match and gets summoned to Disboard, a world in which everything is decided by games while obliging to the Ten Pledges to prevent conflicts. No Game No Life is one of the top anime like The Rising of the Shield Hero as both are set in a fantasy world with video game features and the protagonists are transported to another world.
One Punch Man
One Punch Man is a popular anime that belongs to the Japanese superhero franchise of the same name created by the artist ONE. The anime is set in a world filled with action and is centred around Saitama, an incredibly powerful superhero who can take out opponents, aliens, and monsters with just one punch. The shonen anime is a hilarious parody with fun action sequences, loveable characters, and biting moments of comedy. While portraying the grey moral of being a hero, this anime often flips the shonen tropes on their heads. Fun, this one!
Grimgar of Ashes and Illusions
The anime adaptation of the Japanese light novel series of the same name follows six adventurers who are sent to a fantasy world and have no memories about of the past. The anime takes us through their struggles to survive as goblin slayers. The anime will be a feast to the eyes of those who loved The Rising of the Shield Hero as the main characters of both the animes are transported from the modern world into an RPG-like world. The anime is more than just a harem, with the presentation of awkward emotions surrounding early puberty and the characters work hard to beat up slimes and goblins instead of having superpowers.
The classic adventure anime series, produced by Sunrise and directed by Yasunao Aoki, is an adaptation of the Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. The anime, set in both modern Japan and the Sengoku period, revolves around the adventures of a modern high school girl Kagome and a half-dog demon, Inuyasha. Kagome unintentionally shatters a jewel into many pieces and gets it dispersed across Japan when a powerful and evil half spider-demon, Naraku from Sengoku era, tries to take it. Inuyasha and Kagome start travelling to recover a magical Shikon Jewel embodied in Kagome before the monster finds all the shards.
The anime series, directed by Takashi Watanabe, is an adaptation of Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. The anime is about the adventurous quest of a teenager, named Haru Glory, to retrieve the five pieces of the sacred Rave Stones which are scattered around the world to bring peace to the world by defeating the criminal group Demon Card. The anime is similar to The Rising of the Shield Hero as both the main characters have weapons with special powers. The anime should be watched by those who love sword and sorcery adventures as it is packed with action and romance.
Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody
The anime is an adaptation of the Japanese light novel series, written by Hiro Ainana, focuses on the story of Ichirou Suzuki, a 29-year old gaming programmer, who spends most of his time debugging two MMORPGs his company is preparing for publication. After taking a nap, he surprisingly wakes up as a 15-year old named Satou Pendragon, a nickname he uses while running beta tests, in a parallel fantasy RPG world that he often works on. With no way to return to his world, Satou, he builds his little party and leads a big adventure in the new world.
Goblin Slayer is an anime adapted from the Japanese dark fantasy light novel series of the same name. The characters in the show don’t have specific names but are referred by their classes like Priestess, Goblin Slayer, High Elf Archer, Dwarf Shaman, Lizard Priest, Cow Girl and Guild Girl. The story, set in a fantasy world, follows priestess, an inexperienced adventurer who joins a group of adventurers in a guild for a contract job. All the member in the group gets killed and Princess is saved by a mysterious man called Goblin Slayer. Goblin Slayers and The Rising of the Shield Hero are anime that tops the isekai genre. For those interested, the series apparently is high on the political lessons quotient too.
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