Episode 1: A New Roar
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 1, “A New Roar,” Naofumi Iwatani tried hard to be a good ruler of Lurolona Village. It turned out he had a talent for it. He knew how to delegate to Raphtalia, Filo, and Melty. The kids even called him Shield-oneesan. Then one day, new and strange beasts attacked the village. Of course Raphtalia and Filo made quick work of them, but Naofumi was uneasy. Things took a turn for the worse when a magical shock reverberated across the entire continent, and Naofumi knew his unease had a source – and that source threatened them all.
Episode 2: Footprints of the Spirit Tortoise
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 2, “Footprints of the Spirit Tortoise,” Naofumi Iwatani, Raphtalia, and Queen Mirellia Q Melromarc met with the leaders of Haikazuya, Lowhirot, and Mideus to formulate a strategy against the Spirit Tortoise. But Naofumi became increasingly frustrated at the posturing from the other country’s leaders. Can he maintain his temper and patience long enough to steer the conversation in the right direction? Or is he doomed to take his small band into combat, alone, against the Spirit Tortoise?
Episode 3: Shaking Land
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 3, “Shaking Land,” Eclair Seaetto led her mounted knights in one prong of the attack on the Spirit Tortoise. At the same time, Naofumi Iwatani and his team attacked from a different direction using different tactics. Their goal was to maneuver the Spirit Tortoise into position for the artillery and bombs to be effective. But the Spirit Tortoise proved wildly resistant. And that was before it unleashed a shocking capability! Can Naofumi and the armies prevail against the Spirit Tortoise? Or will they be lucky to leave the field alive?
Episode 4: Ruins in the Fog
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 4, “Ruins in the Fog,” Naofumi realized that his team’s job is not complete. Since Ost Horai, the Spirit Tortoise’s familiar, had not disappeared, that meant the Spirit Tortoise was not really dead. So, he took his team up onto the Spirit Tortoise’s shell in the hope of learning how to finally defeat the monster. Amid the wreckage of a village, they found something both shocking and terrible. Naofumi had to confront something from his past. Ost Horai and Rishia Ivyred also had to confront their own demons. What will the experience teach them? Will they find out how to defeat the Tortoise? And will Naofumi ever stop scandalizing Raphtalia?
Episode 5: Ost Hourai
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 5, “Ost Hourai,” Naofumi thought the appearance of L’arc Berg, Therese Alexandrite, and Glass had shocked him. But that was nothing compared to his shock in response to L’arc’s request! Later, they plunge deeper into the interior of the Spirit Tortoise. The farther they went, the more Ost Horai remembered. Will she finally regain all of her memories? And if she does, what will that mean to Naofumi and his party?
Episode 6: Racing to Catch Up
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 6, “Racing to Catch Up,” Kyou Ethnina’s revelation about Ost Horai shocked Naofumi and his team. Kyou also revealed the next layers of his plan, which included the Spirit Tortoise rejuvenating and renewing its attack. Mirellia Q. Melromarc and Eclair Seaetto attempted to rally the troops, but it’s clear they have no chance against the Spirit Tortoise’s renewed magical onslaught. With Kyou unleashing a new attack against Naofumi, and with Mirellia and Eclair being pushed back, is there any hope our heroes can prevail? And speaking of heroes, where are the other three Cardinal Heroes?
Episode 7: Infinite Labyrinth
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 7, “Infinite Labyrinth,” Naofumi Iwatani regained consciousness to see a frantic Rishia kneeling over him. When he looked around, he saw that the two of them were alone in a prison cell. There was one bed mat, one heap of straw, and three stone walls to go with the prison bars. Where were Raphtalia and Filo? Who had placed them in the jail cell? How would they survive? And most importantly, how long would Rishia be able to suppress her scream reflex?
Episode 8: A Parting in the Snow
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 8, “A Parting in the Snow,” Naofumi Iwatani had escaped the labyrinth with Kizuna Kazeyama, Raphtalia, and Rishia Ivyred. But they still could not find Filo. Not only that, but the clock was ticking: the world they escaped into had a Wave problem, and there were only days away from another attack. Kizuna came up with a risky plan. Will it work? Can they generate enough money to put her plan into action? And what will its ultimate price really be?
Episode 9: Humming Fairy
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 9, “Humming Fairy,” Naofumi demanded that Kizuna take them back immediately to save Raphtalia from Kyo. To her credit, Kizuna tried. But their enemy had closed down the Dragon Hourglass on their side. Kizuna said that someone she knew, Ethnobalt, might be able to help them. But without serious firepower, was there any point to going back? And speaking of firepower, where is Filo?
Episode 10: Katana Hero
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 10, “Katana Hero,” a guard threw Raphtalia into a cell. She found that she was not alone. Kyo’s minions had also imprisoned L’arc, Glass, and Therese. They’re even armed! So, why are they still in the cell? How will they react to Raphtalia, after the battles they’ve fought against her and Naofumi? And speaking of Naofumi, will he find Raphtalia before it’s too late?
Episode 11: Kizuna
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 11, “Kizuna,” Kizuna was elated to see Glass again – though not nearly as elated as Glass was! That elation turned to outrage when Kizuna learned what Glass, L’Arc, and Therese had been doing in the world that Naofumi, Raphtalia, Filo, and Rishia had come from. Will Kizuna forgive her friends? And even if she does, will she be able to trust them again?
Episode 12: Reason to Fight
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 12, “Reason to Fight,” Naofumi, Raphtalia, Filo, Rishia, and Yomogi Emarl fought their way to Kyo’s lab. Their goal? Defeat Kyo and put a stop to the Waves attacking this world. But Kyo had some surprises waiting for them, including modified versions of some old acquaintances. Can Naofumi and company fight their way through? If they do, what other tricks will Kyo have waiting for them? And what was Kyo’s goal, anyway?
Episode 13: Flowers Offered in Recollection
In The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 episode 13, “Flowers Offered in Recollection”, Naofumi, Raphtalia, Filo, and Rishia bought some flowers and headed off on a day trip. As they traveled, they reflected on their journeys since the Spirit Tortoise entered their lives. At the same time, Kizuna and Yomogi Emarl also looked back on their experiences, starting when Kizuna became trapped in the Infinite Labyrinth. Where were Naofumi and his friends heading? What were they trying to do? And what was so embarrassing about what Rishia remembered Ost Horai talking about?