On the official Twitter account for the animated adaptation of the Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon (Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid) manga, illustrations were shared to commemorate the broadcast of the first episode of the second season. The first was done by Cool-kyou Shinja, author of the original manga.
The second illustration was made by Tatsuya Ishihara, who is directing this second season, replacing Yasuhiro Takemoto, who died during the arson attack on the first building of the Kyoto Animation studios in 2019. The animated opening sequence was also released, featuring the theme song “Ai no Supreme” performed by Fhána.
This second season is officially titled Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon S and has been broadcast in Japan since July 7, with Crunchyroll in charge of its distribution in the West. For its part, Cool-kyou Shinja has been publishing the manga in Futabasha publisher’s Monthly Action magazine since May 2013. The thirteen-episode first season originally premiered in January 2017 in Japan.
- Tatsuya Ishihara (AIR, Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai !, CLANNAD) is directing at Kyoto Animation Studios, replacing Yasuhiro Takemoto, who was killed during the arson attack on the first studio building in 2019.
- Yuka Yamada (Koisuru Asteroid, Neo Angelique Abyss, Sengoku Musou) returns from season one to take over the writing and supervision of the scripts.
- Miku Kadowaki (Kyoukai no Kanata, Tsurune: Kazemai Koukou Kyuudoubu) returns from season one to take over character design.
- Masumi Itou (IS: Infinite Stratos, Koisuru Tenshi Angelique: Kokoro no Mezameru Toki, Kyoukai no Kanata) returns from the first season to take care of the composition of the soundtrack.
- Japanese band Fhána will perform the opening song again with the single “Ai no Supreme”, while the musical unit Super Chorogons, made up of members of the voice cast, will perform the closing theme titled “Maid With Dragons.”
Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon Synopsis
Miss Kobayashi is the average office worker who lives a boring life, alone in her little apartment, until she saves the life of a dragon in distress. The dragon, named Tohru, has the ability to magically transform into an adorable human girl (albeit with horns and a long tail!), Who will do anything to pay her debt of gratitude, whether Miss Kobayashi likes it or not. With a very persistent and loving dragon as a roommate, nothing is easy, and Miss Kobayashi’s normal life is about to end!