After an intense face-off, Itsuki remains surprised after losing to Rishia. He has always considered her a weak opponent and wished to kill her. But things never happened the way he wanted. Instead, Itsuki learned about the bitterest truth, pushing him into the dark. While his fate remains dark, The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 3 Episode 12 hints that someone will provide a helping hand to him. Who will be that person? Naofumi and his team will also return to the center of the stage. He is determined to take down the monsters, and his determination will take shape in the next episode. Keep reading to know that.
The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 3 Episode 12: Plot Details & Speculations!
Itsuki finally learns about Malty’s reality. She has been manipulating him and wants to use him to spoil her crew. But now, things have come to an end. While Itsuki has learned about this, The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 3 Episode 12, titled “The Ones We Must Protect,” suggests he will be in depression. He is now in debt and doesn’t know how to handle his situation. But the latest stills suggest that Rishia and others will take him to the Lurolona Village. This will eventually open a door for him to start a fresh life.
Meanwhile, Naofumi and Raphtalia will work to see whether they can use Itsuki for their own good. Well, the former is currently concerned about his people’s safety. The monsters are approaching, and they need to protect them. So, The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 3 Episode 12 will see Naofumi planning to fortify the village. He will also ask for Itsuki’s help. This will definitely help them bond. As for Rishia, she will continue her strength training and finally give Itsuki a proper explanation about her past mistakes.
A Quick Recap!
The previous episode began with Itsuki considering Rishia, a weak opponent, as he prepared for the fight; however, after noticing the Shield Hero, the former thought he was tricked. Furious, Itsuki then aimed at Naofumi and decided to shoot him. But he dodged his attack. He also accused him of trading slave children for his greed and forcing them into hard labor. In order to prove his point, he shot his new Justice Bow to the announcer instead of Naofumi. The announcer then apologized for serving the Shield Hero. As for Naofumi, he wondered whether the bow was a gift from Malty that was cursed.
So, he sent the children to a safer place. Just then, Rishia entered the picture and showed Itsuki how strong she had become. Upon seeing such a scene, he used his entire force to fight against her. Amid this, he used the curse series powers despite Ren and Naofumi’s warnings. He tried to kill Rishia, but she broke free from his claws. Later, she defeated him, forcing him to seek Malty’s help. However, he was surprised to learn that she cheated on him. Itsuki then passed out. However, Rishia promised to help him while Naofumi and Raphtalia worked on him.
The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 3 Episode 12: Release Date
In the latest episode, “The Ones We Must Protect,” Naofumi will work on Itsuki. Can he fight against his depression? You will learn it on The Rising Of The Shield Hero Season 3 Episode 12, which will air on December 22, 2023, at 9 pm JST. It will be available on AT-X in Japan. Meanwhile, the global audience can stream it on Crunchyroll and Funimation. Stay tuned. TechRadar247 will keep you updated.