Alternative:The Rising Of The Shield Hero: The Manga Companion, Tate No Yusha No Nariagari, Tate No Yūsha No Nariagari, 盾之勇者成名錄, 盾の勇者の成り上がり, 방패 용사 성공담, The Rising Of The Shield Hero, Tate No Yuusha No Nariagari
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!
The comedy spin-off story focuses on the Spear Hero, Motoyasu Kitamura. At the brink of death he acquires the power to turn back time, and decides that he'll use it to become stronger and start a "new game."
Iwatani Naofumi is summoned to another world to become one of the four heroes, namely the Shield Hero. Starting out with poor popularity and labeled as the weakest, Naofumi found himself betrayed on the third day of his adventure. Having lost faith and money, all that's left is just his shield. Vowing to exact revenge to those who had betrayed him, Naofumi's path is......