Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic Otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world!
After their battle with Glass, Naofumi and the other heroes have a meeting with the queen and Naofumi is shocked to learn about the seven star heroes. Still reeling from this revelation, more drama unfolds on the islands before Naofumi and his party can return to Melromarc. He meets Rishia, who is betrayed by Itsuki and his party members. Naofumi sympathizes with her and invites her to join his party. Eventually, Naofumi discovers that she has a talent for magic, but before they can develop her powers, they are needed elsewhere. A massive monster bearing the appearance of a giant tortoise must be defeated. The monster is so powerful that even the mightiest adventurers cannot defeat himâe"so what hope is there for Naofumi?
Finishing the battle with Kyo, Naofumi and his friends return safely to their world. The queen of Melromarc wishes to reward Naofumi for saving the world from the Spirit Tortoise. "Then can I have my own land?" After thinking about what he could do for his friend and partner, Raphtalia, Naofumi decides the best thing for their future would be the establishment of their own settlement-and he decides to build it on the ruins of Raphtalia's old hometown! The start of a whole new chapter in our hero's life begins here, in volume ten of this otherworld revenge fantasy!
Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic Otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world! --Publisher
The otherworldly fantasy continues! Naofumi finally gets his revenge! But there’s a new problem: the heroes discover a dragon hourglass in an underwater shrine. They end up fighting a massive inter-dimensional whale, but nothing could prepare them for what happens next!
Don't like the outcome? Then start over and do it again! An exhilarating, new otherworldly redemption fantasy begins in this spin-off of the massively popular otherworldly fantasy, the Rising of the Shield Hero! Motoyasu Kitamura is summoned to another world to serve as the Spear Hero, but something eventually manages to kill him. When he dies Motoyasu suddenly finds himself back on the day he was first summoned to the new world--without losing any of his power! It's the start of a new game in god mode! This time he's determined to get things right--for the sake of his beloved Filo-tan, the magnificent filolials, and his "father," the Shield Hero.
After they were summoned to another world, the other three heroes persist in behaving as if they are playing a game. But the Shield Hero, Naofumi Iwatani, finally convinces them to change their ways and make them face reality. Later, after a journey riddled with difficulties, Naofumi and crew finally arrive in Q’ten Lo, a country that has made repeated attempts on Raphtalia’s life. They initially infiltrate the country with the intention of making its inhabitants pay for its tyrannical actions, but it turns out that even its own citizens are suffering as a result of incompetent rulers. “We’ll start by bringing assistance from Siltvelt to the town, and then it’s a charge to victory!” They start a rebellion to overthrow the government. But right in the middle of it, Naofumi and his crew’s abilities are nullified by mysterious weapons designed for use against the heroes! What will their fate be?! What will become of their raid on this uncharted land?! Find out in volume thirteen of this otherworldly revenge fantasy!
After the successful revolt in Q’ten Lo, Naofumi returns to his village headquarters. Meanwhile, things in Melromarc continue to deteriorate, so he sets out to restore public order before strengthening his village residents. Now, with more allies than ever, Naofumi is faced with deciding who will participate in the battle against the Phoenix. Not everyone agrees with his choices. “I can’t guarantee I’ll be able to protect all of you. Knowing that, if you’re not confident you can make it back alive, then don’t come!” A difference of opinion causes friends to butt heads, but their bonds only grow stronger as a result. And then the day that everyone has so painstakingly prepared for arrives—the Phoenix finally appears! But a completely unexpected turn of events awaits. Naofumi is doomed to experience unthinkable grief in volume fifteen of this otherworldly fantasy!
Naofumi has been magically summoned to another world as the legendary Shield Hero, but all that awaits him there is betrayal and heartache. Finding nothing but opposition and strife Naofumi makes his way to another country within the realm. But suddenly terrible waves of destruction arrive to desolate the world! To make matters worse, the country that he is supposed to be serving has just accused him of kidnapping the princess!