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Yasuhiro Takemoto was listed in first episode of Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon 2

On the official site for the animated adaptation of Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon (Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid), details of the first episode that will air on July 7 in Japan were revealed. The information lists that Yasuhiro Takemoto, who directed the first season of the anime and who died in the attack on the Kyoto Animation studios in 2019, made the storyboards of this first episode, confirming that the planning of the second season had already begun since then.

This second season is officially titled Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon S and has its premiere scheduled for July 7, with Crunchyroll in charge of its distribution in the West. Meanwhile, 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.

Cast of voices

  • Yuuki Kuwahara as Tohru.
  • Mutsumi Tamura as Kobayashi.
  • Maria Naganawa as Kanna Kamui.
  • Minami Takahashi as Quetzaltcoatl.
  • Yuuki Takada as Elma.
  • Daisuke Ono as Fafnir.
  • Tomomi Mineuchi as Iruru.

Production team

  • 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 the first season 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) is returning from season one to handle the composition of the soundtrack.
  • The 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 song 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!

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