How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom is an isekai fantasy light novel series written by Dozeumaru and illustrated by Fuyuyuki. The light novel received an anime adaptation in the Summer of 2021. How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom anime has been considered a hit, according to MAL Top 10000. If you liked the anime and can’t wait for the next season, you could continue the story in the manga.
The 13-episode season one of How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom anime covered the first 2 volumes, and the 13-episode season two covered volumes 3 & 4 of the light novel. Therefore, you can start reading the light novel from volume 5.
Dozeumaru launched the How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom series as a web novel in 2014 and later received its first volume print as a light novel under the Overlap Bunko imprint in 2016. Since then, the light novel has been compiled into 17 volumes.
The anime’s first season, animated by J.C.Staff, aired on July 4, 2021, on Tokyo MX and BS11. The anime’s second season aired on January 9, 2022.
Seven Seas Entertainment began publishing the series in English in 2018 with this synopsis: When the aggressively pragmatic Kazuya Souma is summoned to another world as a hero, he’s not given a quest–he’s given a kingdom to rule. On top of that, he’s betrothed to the previous king’s daughter! To get the country back in order, Souma gathers a group of gifted individuals to his side. Will their impressive talents and his own knack for logistics be enough to get the country on its feet again?