The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1 Release Date and Time, COUNTDOWN

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The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1 Release Date and Time

After what’s felt like forever for fans of the highly-praised first season, The Rising of the Shield Hero is finally returning to our screens. If you’re anything like us, you’ll be marking The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1 release date and time on your phone so you don’t miss a moment!

The first season of The Rising of the Shield Hero was aired in 2019. The second season was initially scheduled to air in 2021 but was pushed back to April 2022.

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When is the Release Date for The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1?

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The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1 will be released on April 6th, 2022.

The new release date was officially confirmed on the anime’s website and also via their official Twitter account.

Official stills from the upcoming first episode of season 2 have also been released:

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What Time Will The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1 Be Released?

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The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1 is set to be released in Japan at 10 PM on Wednesday, April 6th.

The first episode is forming part of Crunchyroll’s simulcast service, where the latest episodes are usually available one hour after they air in Japan. However, Crunchyroll has confirmed that the premiere of The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 will be available on Crunchyroll at the same time as its premiere in Japan!

With this in mind, we expect the following international release times for The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1:

  • Pacific Time: 6 AM PT (Wed 6th April)
  • Central Time: 8 AM CT (Wed 6th April)
  • Eastern Time: 9 AM ET (Wed 6th April)
  • British Time: 2 PM GMT (Wed 6th April)
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Where to Watch The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1

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The best place for international viewers to watch The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1 is on Crunchyroll.

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Crunchyroll will be streaming the series in most regions outside of Asia, and new episodes will be available just after they air in Japan. Funimation will be airing the series in many English-speaking regions outside of Asia and also in South America.

It has been announced that Crunchyroll will be stopping the free streaming of new series. Unlike with previous seasons, you won't be able to watch The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 unless you have a paid account on the platform.

Domestically, The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 Episode 1 will premiere on AT-X, before being available on other channels including Tokyo MX.

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