Naofumi’s Progress From Zero to Hero to Not-So-Anti-Hero

This week I'm turning my attention to Naofumi from The Rising of the Shield Hero. As a character he's already been criticised and mocked and I'm not jumping on that band wagon. Rather I want to look at what his character was trying to achieve, what he did achieve, and where he was found wanting.

What To Do When The World Turns Its Back On You?

The Rising of the Shield Hero Post Title Image

Naofumi has been summoned to another world, told he is one of four legendary heroes, and that he must save the world. However, why does no one seem to actually want him around and why does he suddenly find himself framed for a crime he didn't commit? It's another light novel adaptation so how is this one going?