Ah, Winter 2017: the season of anime finales that make you go “MEH”.
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, aka Maidragon on twitter, was a mostly charming show about Kobayashi who somehow winds up with the chaos dragon Tohru as her maid and effective partner in raising the younger dragon Kanna.
On the other hand Tohru’s attempts to understand how to live as a human are often hilarious, Kanna is adorable, Kobayashi is a decent deadpan snarker, and the slowly growing familial relationship between the three of them is lovely to watch. Continue reading
It is a sad indictment of GATE that confirming the major feature of how it will end is probably the best moment of the second cour so far.
To be blunt: the second cour of GATE is a confused mess of Four Lines, All Waiting plotlines. Wrapping these up at all, let alone in the remaining 5 episodes, will be a neat trick.