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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, Naof

Parental GuideTV-14

Status Returning Series

First Air Date 2019-01-09

Last Air Date 2022-06-29

Seasons 2

Episodes 38


TMDB 8.6


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kaitlyn_kendall_1308 shared a tip "A great show, can't wait for season 2 to come out!"

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Leaf.Kid shared a tip "It's really good. It has good a character complex and isn't super bothersome like a lot of other isekai animes!"

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jessica_7565 shared a tip "Starts out really frustrating, lots of emotions. The main character experiences some struggles for sure but it gets really good!"

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cetewayo_gammage shared a tip "An interesting story with a darker tone than most isekai. I would say it's a must watch for fans of the genera."

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amber_critchlow_3053 shared a tip "Honestly it was incredible! #anime #action"

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calvin_long_2464 shared a tip "Great anime it covered so many emotions. A Rollercoaster of anime fun."

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eric_seigler shared a tip "I loved it but fell off with the second season. Just not as interesting."

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midbro shared a tip "A bit overrated, and the second season wasn’t my favorite, but overall it’s a good watch."

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dreww0tm8 shared a tip "RIP Billy Kametz. Gonna miss you as Naofumi."

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cara_preston shared a tip "Great combination of action, fantasy, and gaming!"

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melissa_mora_1110 shared a tip "The first season captured me. I’m still on the fence with the second one."

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kat_island shared a tip "Just finished season 1 and LOVE IT, can't wait for season 2!"

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shawn_thornhill shared a tip "This is an amazing Anime. Lot of Character Development and lota of friendship and caring"

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brendan_huff shared a tip "The ultimate in falling from grace and picking oneself up from the dirt, extremely satisfying."

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alex2707 shared a tip "So good"

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chelsea_appiah-kubi shared a tip "Absolutely worth the watch!!"

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AskMyOpinion_Joy shared a tip "Yes this one is actually really good! I didn’t expect it to be as good as it was. I hope you enjoy it!"

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desi_emoji_w shared a tip "Definitely going into my top 10 of shoes I’ve watched this year"

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caitlynnn shared a tip "I love the plot, I got hooked on the first episode and couldn’t stop binge watching it! It’s also English dubbed too!"

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shay1 shared a tip "Where is season two...?"

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slide_hammer shared a tip "Well written, and animated."

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ryan_smith_5818 shared a tip "The best isekai anime I've ever watched"

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Mochiidawgy shared a tip "It was perfect. Nothing more. Nothing less."

snl shared a tip "another show a bit similar to this is, arifureta from commonplace to world's strongest"

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nomotaki_kim shared a tip "Amazing and dramatic story!"

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filip_nowak shared a tip "Definitely, the art is nice and the plot is amazing."

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icy_horizon shared a tip "I love how he went through all the pain. u-u"

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salina_morales shared a tip "Probably the one where mine almost dies. How about you?"

marquise_ferrette_8397 shared a tip "Great plot totally recommend"

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croix_chavis shared a tip "Similar to this?"

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theresa_sutter shared a tip "I absolutely LOVE this show!"

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julie_prouhet shared a tip "Good plot line with a twist at the end of season 1. Can't wait for season 2."

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drachen_takimoto shared a tip "Great show with action and amazing plot"

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otoko shared a tip "NAOFUMI IS HOT WATCH IT NOW"

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ZUFO shared a tip "really interesting"

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marvin_evangelio shared a tip "100% Worth the watch!"

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legend_nebula shared a tip "Romance, action"

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dylan_parker_5477 shared a tip "Re Zero is my number 1 right now"

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dylan_parker_5477 shared a tip "Re Zero is probably my favourite"

aidan_lugo shared a tip "The drama and the plot was really good"

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candice_felidae-tho shared a tip "It is the perfect combo of action and drama"

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shyteze_sinkler shared a tip "I'm waiting for another season."

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adrian-moltendew shared a tip "this show makes me so frustrated i hate it so"

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chrissie_taylor shared a tip "One of my all time favorite"

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