The Rising of the Shield Hero

Alt title: Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

The Rising of the Shield Hero Episode 3 - Wave of Catastrophe

Naofumi has obtained a whole load of abilities and skills, and his teamwork with Raphtalia is reaching perfection, too. To prepare for the incoming Wave, he upgrades their equipment and heads to the dragon hourglass to find out exactly when it will arrive. But there, he runs into Motoyasu and the other heroes once again.

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Episode 1

The Shield Hero

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Episode 2

The Slave Girl

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Episode 3

Wave of Catastrophe

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Episode 4

Lullaby at Dawn

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Episode 6

A New Comrade

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Episode 7

The Savior of the Heavenly Fowl

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Episode 8

Curse Shield

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Episode 9


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Episode 10

In the Midst of Turmoil

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Episode 11

Catastrophe Returns

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Episode 12

The Raven Invader

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Fluffs Fluffs says

Both of these shows belong to the dark fantasy genre and they deal with some sensitive topics. Goblin Slayer isn't isekai, but it has the "another world" feeling to it 

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Both are fairly dark stories but we see the evolution of their relationship as the story progresses. Shield hero is an isekai but it feels very similar to the adventuring style of Goblin Slayer. Both also have great fight scenes.

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