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The Rising of the Shield Hero The Manga Companion Series

Author: Aiya Kyu / Original Story: Aneko Yusagi / Character design: Minami Seira

The Rising of the Shield Hero The Manga Companion Volume 07

Author: Aiya Kyu / Original Story: Aneko Yusagi / Character design: Minami Seira

$11.95

168 pages

ISBN: 978-1-944937-27-0

Published: 2017

"If you refuse to fight, I'll have to kill you all."
Naofumi and his friends meet Fitoria, the queen of the filolials. But in order to fulfill her own objectives, Fitoria challenges Filo to battle! What's more, the Spear Hero, Motoyasu, utters something absolutely shocking. In the midst of despair, when all seems lost, what will Naofumi do?

The Rising of the Shield Hero The Manga Companion Volume 06

Author: Aiya Kyu / Original Story: Aneko Yusagi / Character design: Minami Seira

$11.95

168 pages

ISBN: 978-1-944937-10-2

Published: 2017

Naofumi is summoned to another world as a hero, but he finds himself the victim of a conspiracy—there’s a warrant on his head for kidnapping the princess! They run to a nobleman’s mansion to escape their pursuers, only to come face-to-face with someone from Raphtalia’s dark past.

The Rising of the Shield Hero The Manga Companion Volume 05

Author: Aiya Kyu / Original Story: Aneko Yusagi / Character design: Minami Seira

$11.95

160 pages

ISBN: 978-1-935548-54-6

Published: 2016

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!

The Rising of the Shield Hero The Manga Companion Volume 04

Author: Aiya Kyu / Original Story: Aneko Yusagi / Character design: Minami Seira

$11.95

160 pages

ISBN: 978-1-935548-94-2

Published: 2016

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 soon finds himself 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!

The Rising of the Shield Hero The Manga Companion Volume 03

Author: Aiya Kyu / Original Story: Aneko Yusagi / Character design: Minami Seira

$11.95

160 pages

ISBN: 978-1-935548-90-4

Published: 2016

Naofumi and Raphtalia do not have much time until the next wave is upon them. As they fight their way through the kingdom, they meet a new feathery companion—Filo! Together, the three travel about Melromarc on a mission to gain the strength they will need to survive the approaching wave of destruction. On the road they level up, become reluctant heroes, and continue to get nothing but trouble from Motoyasu and Myne. Finally, locked in battle with one of the fiercest monsters yet, Naofumi discovers a dark, hidden power.

The Rising of the Shield Hero The Manga Companion Volume 02

Author: Aiya Kyu / Original Story: Aneko Yusagi / Character design: Minami Seira

$11.95

160 pages

ISBN: 978-1-935548-89-8

Published: 2016

Naofumi Iwatani and his faithful companion Raphtalia prepare for battle as the Wave of Destruction draws near. With the clock ticking, he goes to see The Dragon Hourglass—but his hardships are just beginning. On top of all that has happened, Motoyasu is eyeing Raphtalia! And Motoyasu and Myne try to backstab Naofumi yet again! Will Naofumi finally learn who his true friends are and find peace at last?

The Rising of the Shield Hero The Manga Companion Volume 01

Author: Aiya Kyu / Original Story: Aneko Yusagi / Character design: Minami Seira

$11.95

168 pages

ISBN: 978-1-935548-70-6

Published: 2015

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!

Author Profile

Aneko Yusagi was born in Kanagawa. After growing interested in reading and gaming, Aneko began to write novels. Aneko wrote The Rising of the Shield Hero and began posting it online. After updating the story daily, an unprecedented amount of readers became addicted to the rapid pace of the advancing story, and the novel became an online hit. It was first collected and published by Media Factory in Japan in August of 2013. Aneko Yusagi was recently quoted saying, “I will rise and find great success in life.”

An interview with Aneko Yusagi