Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid

10 Best Episodes of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid

Kobayashi lives alone in an apartment, until one day, Tohru appeared and they ended up living together. Tooru looks down on humans as inferior and foolish, but having been saved by Kobayashi-san, she does everything she can to repay the debt and help her with various things, although not everything goes according to plan.A mythical everyday life comedy about a hard working office lady living with a dragon girl.

Written by Sophie and last updated on nov 22, 2022.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S2E4

#15 - When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do (It's Hard to Match Others) (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Takiya and Miss Kobayashi are impressed by a beautiful array of code. Surprisingly, the one who wrote it was Elma. Miss Kobayashi is overjoyed that finally have more fully capable manpower. Then Elma hears that Miss Kobayashi is considered a "pillar" of the company who handles much more work than her, which causes her to suddenly get mad.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 34 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S2E3

#14 - Extracurricular Activities (Of Course They're Not Normal) (Season 2 - Episode 3)


Saikawa visits Miss Kobayashi's home to play. However, there's a girl that's unfamiliar to her (Ilulu)... Even after inviting her to join their games, Ilulu coldly refuses. Then Lucoa happens to stop by and she notices Ilulu's feelings as she tries to avoid them, so she makes an effort to help the dragon out.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 42 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E2

#13 - Second Dragon, Kanna! (We're Totally Spoiling Here) (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Miss Kobayashi was growing accustomed to her new life with Tohru, and so they headed out to go shopping together. She's surprised by Tohru's social skills though, when she sees how friendly Tohru was with the people of the shopping district. However, Tohru herself makes the dark claim that she's only pretending to be friendly, and shows how she still doesn't understand human emotions. Then on one of her days off, someone calls at Miss Kobayashi's home. She opens the door to find a little girl with horns and a tail--?!

The episode was rated 7.75 from 132 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E7

#12 - Summer's Staples! (The Fanservice Episode, Frankly) (Season 1 - Episode 7)


Miss Kobayashi and the others go to the beach. But Lucoa's immediately dragged off by one of the lifeguards for her overly skimpy swimsuit. After regrouping, they put sunscreen on each other, split a watermelon, go swimming together, and enjoy summer to the fullest. After the beach, it's comiket! Tohru and Miss Kobayashi both head for the otaku's battlefield, and even Tohru gets shivers from the incredible aura surrounding those otaku. While helping Takiya with his circle, Tohru's horns and wings are mistaken as cosplay?!

The episode was rated 7.75 from 105 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E1

#11 - The Strongest Maid in History, Tohru! (Well, She is a Dragon) (Season 1 - Episode 1)

One morning, as she left for work, she found a dragon before her. Stunned, the dragon transformed into a beautiful girl with horns, a tail, and a maid outfit right before Miss Kobayashi's eyes. Calling herself Tohru, this dragon-girl asked, "Please let me serve as your maid from now on!" Confused by her question, Miss Kobayashi remembered inviting the dragon into her home last night while drunk. She refuses, saying she can't afford to hire someone, but then she realizes she's almost late for work and--

The episode was rated 7.80 from 152 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E3

#10 - Start of a New Life! (That Doesn't Go Well, Of Course) (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Kanna starts living with Tohru and Miss Kobayashi. While the livelier residence is nice, sharing a tiny apartment with three people becomes cramped. So Miss Kobayashi decides to move. She winds up inviting Takiya to her new apartment for a party, but Tohru also invites her dragon friends, Fafnir, who lives in a cave, and Lucoa, who's lived in this world since ancient times, to visit their new home.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 110 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E9

#9 - Sports Festival! (There's No Twist Or Anything) (Season 1 - Episode 9)

It's Kanna's sports festival. However, when she learns Miss Kobayashi is too busy at work to come, she sulks. Miss Kobayashi wonders why she'd want her to come so badly when she isn't Kanna's parent, but Kanna already views her as one. Even Takiya tells her, "You should decide based on if you want to go, not if you can go." Finally, the day of the sports festival arrives. As a dragon, Kanna should have overwhelming physical prowess, but...?!

The episode was rated 7.81 from 104 votes.

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#8 - Tohru's Real World Lessons! (She thinks she understands it already.) (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Tohru's finally gotten the hang of her maid duties. Suddenly interested in what Miss Kobayashi does at work, she heads out to observe. There she watches how everyone relies on Miss Kobayashi and falls for her again. However, there's also a boss being mean to Miss Kobayashi, which makes Tohru very angry... Out on the town she runs into Fafnir from the other world. Since he says he'll be living in this world too, Tohru winds up helping him find a place to live?!

The episode was rated 7.87 from 105 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E4

#7 - Kanna Goes to School! (Not that she needs to.) (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Kanna watched the elementary schoolers going to school with jealousy, so Miss Kobayashi decides to let Kanna attend elementary school. Miss Kobayashi, Tohru, and Kanna all set out to the shopping district in order to buy Kanna's school supplies, but Miss Kobayashi is overwhelmed by the modern stationery store recently built. On the other hand, both Tohru and Kanna are intrigued by their first sight of stationery stores. After they finally gather all the supplies she needs, it's time for Kanna to join the school!!

The episode was rated 8.01 from 110 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E12

#6 - Tohru and Kobayashi's Impactful Meeting! (We're Raising the Bar on Ourselves) (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Tohru's now capable of handling the housework perfectly, and at Miss Kobayashi's request, she decides to make the best omurice for dinner one night. However, gathering high quality ingredients would put her over budget. Wanting to see Miss Kobayashi smile more than anything, Tohru ends up playing her forbidden card... Meanwhile, as Miss Kobayashi rides the train home, worn out from work, she dreams of the night she first met Tohru.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 98 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E11

#5 - Year End, New Year! (No Comiket Bit This Time) (Season 1 - Episode 11)

The end of the year is drawing close as well. When Tohru plays the lottery at the shopping district, she wins a prize--a kotatsu, not the hot springs trip. Once they finally join Miss Kobayashi in the kotatsu, the dragons start lazing around... The kotatsu ruins not only humans, but dragons too. That relaxed, lazy mood is how Miss Kobayashi's family ends up spending their end of the year and the new year. Their peaceful days off pass by uneventfully. Meanwhile, Tohru and Kanna also change into kimono for their first shrine visit of the year--?!

The episode was rated 8.02 from 95 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E10

#4 - Troupe Dragon, On Stage! (They Had A Troupe Name, Huh) (Season 1 - Episode 10)


It's winter and Christmas is coming soon when Tohru is asked to put on a performance for the old folk's home. Tohru and the others decide to put on a play so as to not bother Miss Kobayashi while she's busy, yet without her there to control things, the play the dragons devise takes an unexpected turn... Finally, the play is put on, and while Miss Kobayashi watches their performance with anxiety...

The episode was rated 8.21 from 102 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S2E11

#3 - Premium Seat (No Extra Charge) (Season 2 - Episode 11)

The episode was rated 8.22 from 23 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S2E9

#2 - There Are Various Reasons Behind It (It's Full of Elma) (Season 2 - Episode 9)


It all started with a single statement from Elma--"I demand improved worker conditions!" The company Miss Kobayashi and the others work at is very close to being exploitative, and Elma finally realizes their situation is wrong and rises up against it. Miss Kobayashi assumes it's impossible to improve their working conditions, but the dragon's energy and spirit were far greater than she imagined...

The episode was rated 8.39 from 33 votes.

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid - S1E13

#1 - Emperor of Demise Arrives! (It Was the Final Episode Before We Knew It) (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Their day off is peaceful, and Miss Kobayashi spends her time relaxing with the others as usual. However, while out shopping, Tohru suddenly stops to think on the street--Miss Kobayashi is human, and what will she do when her lifespan runs out and she dies...? They can't be together forever. They'll have to part someday. She knew that. She was prepared for that. Yet still, Tohru's mind is in turmoil, and the final blow is dealt when the Emperor of Demise--her father--appears before her.

The episode was rated 8.40 from 101 votes.

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