If you’re in the market for a show that hits the same emotional chord as Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, these anime are for you.
The long wait for a Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid 2 in the Summer of 2021 anime season was well worth it for die-hard fans. While the manga is a fantastic read, Dragon Maid fans have been clamoring for additional television episodes for some time now.
You can find more anime with a similar feel to Dragon Maid by watching the Valentine’s Day OVA on Crunchyroll or the Japanese Hospitality: Attendance is a Dragon special episode when it drops. Fortunately, there are a number of great studios that have produced animation that combines fantasy and everyday life.
Mark Sammut updated the article on 8 January 2022: The second season of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid was one of the best comedic animes of 2021, and it established a bar that few other comedies in the genre have managed to match. Masterful animation, loving characters, sophisticated storytelling, and wickedly humorous humor make Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid a sympathetic experience that also works well as a getaway. A few new series have been added to this article for those who are looking for more fantasy slice of life anime like Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid.
13 I’ve Been Killing Slimes For 300 Years And Maxed Out My Level
This game’s Japanese title is “Slime Taoshitre 300-nen,” which means “Slime Taoshitre, Level Max.”
In the Spring of 2021, Slime 300 was released, which tells the story of Azuza’s adventures in another realm after she dies of weariness. After 300 years of grinding against low-level slimes to gather experience, she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful beings, despite her best efforts to lead a carefree existence.
As in Kobayashi’s story, Azuza has a burgeoning family of supernatural ladies, from dragons to demons, and fans of Dragon Maid will recognize the familiar magical setting.
12 How To Keep A Mummy
Is there anyone who hasn’t fantasized about owning an Egyptian mummy? Is it a dragon? What if it’s an oni? Real life does not allow for these kinds of plot twists, but anime is allowed to explore them in all their magical glory. If you’re looking for a new Dragon Maid, you might want to check out Kanna Kamui from Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, because she’s just as adorable as Kanna Kamui. No one makes such a bold assertion casually.
The tone of How to Keep a Mummy is more kid-friendly than Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid since the human characters take on parenting duties with their monsters. Each of these shows is wholesome while also being amusing and endearing.
11 Konohana Kitan
Konohana Kitan has a lot in common with Tohru’s struggle to understand and adapt to the human world. Humans are simply one of many species in the world, and Yuzu, a fox girl, is one of them. Her first work ever is at a traditional hot spring, but she quickly learns that it’s more difficult than she expected and makes a number of costly errors along the way.
With the support of her pals, Yuzu went from being a complete novice to an adept attendant.
It is a gangster’s living room when Yoshifumi Nitta, from another dimension, sees a weird ball of light. This strange yet lovely friendship between the powerful youngster and Nita is a source of many chuckles, heartwarming moments, and even a few tears.
In contrast to Tooru and Kobayashi, Hina and Nitta both examine how their varied cultural origins influence their friendships. ‘ The supporting cast of Hinamatsuri, which includes both regular people and people who can go to other dimensions, is very strong, with one particular character, Anzu, going on an especially exciting voyage.
9 Hakumei And Mikochi
Slice-of-life shows come in many shapes and sizes, but few include characters as diminutive as Hakumei and Mikochi. The show follows the lives of the two protagonists, who live in a tree together, as they go about their daily routines in a fantasy world.
Tohru and the gang’s introduction to dragon civilization was evocative of seeing how the world works for such small residents and how foreign daily life may look for a completely different group of people.
8 The Devil Is A Part-Timer!
The Devil Is a Part-Timer, Too!! As a result, the anime can now be recommended more confidently. Demon Lord Satan, a strong demon that was stranded on Earth and had to take a job at a fast-food restaurant to make ends meet, was presented to the world in the first season.
Reverse isekai anime Alsiel and Satan’s sarcastic exchanges are the show’s constant source of humor in the comedic reverse isekai series. Even though The Devil is a Part-Timer! isn’t a pure slice of life, it does focus on the challenges of working in a restaurant and how the characters deal with them on a day-to-day basis.
7 Gabriel DropOut
Even though Tohru may not be able to cut it out in her original world, Gabriel, who is really an angel, can’t either. Her journey to Earth to learn about people and eventually become a fully-fledged angel is chronicled in Gabriel DropOut, a comic about a hikikomori who is infatuated with video games.
6 Cheat Pharmacist’s Slow Life: Making A Drugstore In Another World
Fans of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S, which premiered weekly in the Summer 2o21 season, might check out this anime as well. This is the story of Reiji’s travels in a magical realm, where he is isekai’d into running a drugstore. He has to treat everyone from elves to dragons and find them the best treatments.
5 If It’s For My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat A Demon Lord
No Tame Naraba, Ore wa Moshikashitar Maou mo Taoseru kamo Shirenai is the Japanese title for this song in English.
In UchiMusume, Kobayashi and Kanna share a motherly relationship, which fans refer it as UchiMusume. Taking care of Latina, a young little girl he rescues from the streets and later adopts, is Dale’s job as an adventurer.
Bring tissues if you plan on watching the show’s discussion of discrimination against demons and Latinas’ struggle to be accepted in a human world.
4 Restaurant To Another World
The Western Restaurant Nekoya is transformed into a portal to another world every Saturday on the day of Satur. In Restaurant to Another World, chef Tenshu prepares exquisite dishes while a variety of fantasy characters talk about their favorite foods and their lifestyles.
After its first season in 2017, the series appeared to be doomed, however a second season will be released in the fall of 2021. Fantasy anime fans are sure to enjoy this unique blend of isekai and slice-of-life dynamics.
3 Poco’s Udon World
This charming show follows Souta as he returns to his family’s udon store, Poco’s Udon World. As the book progresses, he develops a friendship with Poko, a juvenile tanuki, and the two build a close bond.
It’s fascinating to see Souta progressively come to grips with the more difficult aspects of his past as he grows closer to Poko, and the themes of discovered family will be familiar to anybody who has read or watched Dragon Maid.
2 The Saint’s Magic Power Is Omnipotent
Seijo no Maryoku wa Bannou Desu is the Japanese title.
After debuting in the Spring 2021 anime season, The Saint’s Magic Power Is Omnipotent quickly became a fan favorite. In an attempt to rid the planet of its monsters, the people of this new world have accidentally transported Sei there in search of a “saint.”
Sei heads to the Medicinal Flora Research Institute because she has no way back and another girl who was summoned with her has been proclaimed a saint. She immediately discovers that she is a magical master capable of casting spells that would make Tohru blush.
1 The Helpful Fox Senko-San
“Sewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san” is the Japanese title.
Kuroto is a solitary dweller who gets by on a lot of hard work and very little pleasure in his life. Senko-san, a fox spirit, appears out of nowhere and takes care of him, trying to make his life better and lighten his burdensome spirit.
While the beginning of the plot bears some resemblance to Dragon Maid, the series’ protagonists take different paths as they mature. With only twelve episodes, this is the perfect show to sit down and binge-watch in a single sitting.