One Peace Books is coming out with an audio book for their light novel The Rising of the Shield Hero 1, narrated by actor Kurt Kanazawa, who’s been on Grey’s Anatomy. The publisher had teased the news earlier this week.
Tons of exciting news coming up soon: An audiobook? A photo contest with amazing prizes!? Throw in the brand new Shield Hero novel volume 20 and the Spear Hero manga volume 4 and you're set for an amazing summer of reading! pic.twitter.com/9UUFsZpyMt
— One Peace Books (@1peacebooks) June 22, 2021
“We are excited to finally have the opportunity to offer fans The Rising of the Shield Hero in an audio format,” One Peace Books said in a statement to Otaku USA. “Volume 1 is available now at select stores and will be available everywhere soon! We were lucky enough to have Kurt Kanazawa do the reading for us. Kurt’s performance is phenomenal! We really hope returning fans and new fans alike will fall in love with Shield Hero for the first time, or all over again, in this new performance of the first volume of The Rising of the Shield Hero!”
Source: Email correspondence
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.