The official website for the TV anime adaption of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid began streaming the first trailer for the upcoming second season, as well as revealed the new staff. Sound! Euphonium director Tatsuya Ishihara takes over as director following the untimely death of Yasuhiro Takemoto who lost his life in the 2019 Kyoto Animation studio arson attack. Shoko Ochiai is taking over the role of art director from the late Mikiko Watanabe, who also passed away in the Kyoto Animation arson attack. Also new to the staff is Hiroki Ueda as the cinematographer and Azumi Hata on color design, both Kyoto Animation regulars.
Much of the staff from the first season, including series composer Yuka Yamada, character designer Miku Kadowaki, and sound director Yota Tsuruoka, will be returning for the second season. The entire first season cast will also be reprising their roles accompanied by newcomer Tomomi Mineuchi who will be voicing the new dragon on the block Ururu.
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S is set to premiere in July 2021.