The Rising of the Shield Hero game to launch for PC on September 24

Relive the adventure of Naofumi Iwatani and his companions in the new Rising of the Shield Hero: Relive the Animation game. This RPG title from Kadokawa is a 2D role-playing game with sprite-based character art and animation. The game will retell the story of the anime and allow players to experience the anime’s world, using more than 700 cuts from the anime. The official website for the game revealed that it will be released for PC via Steam on September 24. Rising of the Shield Hero: Relive the Animation will release this Fall for iOS and Android devices. Western releases of the title will be available in English.

The Rising of the Shield Hero is a Japanese light novel series written by Aneko Yusagi. Originally published as a web novel in the user-generated novel site Shōsetsuka ni Narō, the series has since been published by Media Factory with an expanded story-line featuring illustrations by Seira Minami. As of June 25, 2019, twenty-two volumes have been published. The novel series was adapted into a manga series by Aiya Kyū and published by Media Factory, with thirteen volumes released as of April 23, 2019. The 25-episode anime television series adaptation produced by Kinema Citrus aired from January to June 2019. A second and third season have been announced. The anime series is licensed in North America by the Crunchyroll-Funimation partnership.

Sources: Rising of the Shield Hero: Relive the Animation website