This is the eighth volume of the The Rising of the Shield Hero light novel.


At a critical moment, Naofumi and the others are saved by a young girl. Ost's sacrifice is enough to save them from their battle to the death with Kyo, but Kyo's able to escape to another world. Naofumi attempts to follow him, but he awakens to find himself in prison! His friends are scattered and he finds himself back at level one. How will Naofumi survive the new challenges that await him?


  • Prologue: "The Never-Ending Labyrinth"
  • Chapter One: "The Hunting Hero"
  • Chapter Two: "Escape"
  • Chapter Three: "The Unknown World"
  • Chapter Four: "Selling Drop Items"
  • Chapter Five: "Sales Demonstration"
  • Chapter Six: "Otherworldly Equipment"
  • Chapter Seven: "The Legend of the Waves"
  • Chapter Eight: "On the Way to the Hunting Hero's House"
  • Chapter Nine: "Shikigami"
  • Chapter Ten: "The Katana of the Vassal Weapons:
  • Chapter Eleven: "Rescuing the Angel"
  • Chapter Twelve: "Humming Fairy"
  • Chapter Thirteen: "The Hunting Hero's Skills"
  • Chapter Fourteen: "Return Dragon Vien"
  • Chapter Fifteen: "The Katana's Choice"
  • Chapter Sixteen: "No Incantations"
  • Chapter Seventeen: "Blood Flower Strike"
  • Epilogue: "Together Again"



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Adaptation Notes

Differences from the original web novels

  • Light novel exclusive.
  • Raph-chan is a Shikigami created from Raphtalia's lock of hair with the Boat Vassal.


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