The very ordinary otaku university student Naofumi Iwatani finds a book in the library that summons him into an alternate world. He receives a mission as ‘hero of the shield’, who is one of four heroes, the others being sword, spear, bow. Their mission is to shake off the disaster called ‘Wave’ that brings chaos to the world. Naofumi is excited about this great adventure and begins his journey with his fellow comrades.
However he is betrayed after some days and loses money and his position, simply everything. Just when he thinks he can’t trust anybody else anymore he meets the slave Raphtalia, employs her and together they try to stand against the ‘wave’ and the world.
Will they be able to overcome this hopeless situation? This is a heroic fantasy story, showing how Naofumi rises again from the bottom.
Aneko Yusagi (Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari is currently being serialized in Kadokawa’s MF Books)
Satoshi Mori (Gift-o’-Animation)
Anna Okamatsu (Kinema Citrus)
Osamu Masuyama (INSPIRED Inc.)
Shinsuke Kinoshita (INSPIRED Inc.), Sachiko Nishiguchi (INSPIRED Inc.), Seiko Akaishi (Studio Uni)
Yuji Eda (Orange)
Hidekatsu Uemura (Sublimation)
Yukiyo Kajiwara (T2 Studio)
Hitomi Sudo (REAL-T)
Miyuki Gofu (Groove)
Hiromitsu Iijima (IRMA LA DOUCE), Shunichi Uemura (Nippon Columbia)