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Yuuta suffered from "chuunibyou" while he was in middle school. When he graduated, he try to forgot about it but he accidentally got into a contract with Rikka and disrupts his desperately ordinary life.
Yuko and Mio are normal schoolgirls who lead ordinary lives and cope with day-to-day matters. Their friends, however, are not that normal: Mio's crush Kojiro brings a goat and butler to school even though his parents are farmers; Kojiro is constantly attacked by his female classmate Misato, who is also in love with him; Mai is a quiet friend but an inveterate prankster; a child genius known only as the Professor, who built her own parental guardian, the schoolgirl Nano. Added to the zany mix are the talking cat Sakamoto, the nervous teacher Izumi Sakurai and the deer-wrestling Principal Shinonome. In spite of all the insanity around the girls still manage to lead their regular affairs of work and play with sanity, as it's all just a part of life itself.Written by
Q. Leo Rahman
The series was re-released in America for the First Time on Blu-ray with a New English Dub. The Dub was initially released on the Funimation App sparingly (as to encourage buying the New Blu-ray) but after the Kyoto Animation Arson attack in July of 2019, the full Dub was made available to honor the studio & those who worked there. See more »
This show is amazing since the beginning. Lately I've been watching a lot of anime and I've found amazing stuff, last week I stumbled upon Kobayashi-san chi no Maid Dragon and I couldn't stop watching it, so I asked around my friends who know more about anime and one told me about this piece of gold show. He showed me a couple of youtube clips and I was amazed. So I wen't straight to it and I was hooked so badly, I watched 13 episodes in a row.
I don't even know how to start talking about what I watched, at the beginning it gave me the impression that it was going to be a "Funky Forest" experience, with all the clips unrelated and all the craziness going on, but the story starts to shape from the pieces and it's done with mastery. The writing and timing of the story it's life-like and perfect so you can just dig into the show slowly until you totally love it.
The animation is amazing too, I love how they have all the references to everything that's been drawn, I laughed at a Tintin reference that is so funny and subtle at the same time that I had to pause that episode. There are some cuts that are mere poetry (and the good kind too), all the dreamy parts are amazing, and the action scenes are so full of movement it's incredible, the constant contrast between the ordinary and the extraordinary are very well done.
I just enjoyed how every character is developed, how real the girls feel like, how the animal's personalities are portrayed, and the interactions between character are very cautiously set together, that the show feels so real no matter how crazy the situations in it are developing.
It's divided in two parts and the second one becomes a little more serious than the first one, it's when everything starts making sense (in a way) and it takes a little more intelligence (I think) to understand what's going on and put the pieces together, and if the first part was amazing, the second one is just filled with miracles and it's built perfectly that when the last episode comes, it's joy coming out of the viewer's mind.
It's filled with running gags, great music and catchy songs, and so full of happiness that looks simple, but it's made with pure genius, I love how this was made. It is a must watch,
I didn't know nothing about Kyoto Animation but with this show in their history, I'm going to watch everything they've ever done. And I need the manga this show is based on, immediately
11 out of 5 stars, this is amazing and I can't believe I'm alive and watching this, I am so grateful right now with everyone involved in this, my heart pounds like a stampede... calm down my cowboy, Bill Watts!
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