Dragon Maid Anime Was Heavily Censored In China [5 Images]

Coolkyousinnjya’s Yuri-comedy series, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid season 2 aired a few months back, however, it was only released recently in China. Fans noticed that the anime series was heavily censored. In order to get approval for streaming in China, the anime goes through a censorship committee, which determines whether the series is moderate for viewing or not.

China is one of the huge markets for the anime industry, and a lot funding for anime adaptations comes from there. In order to get streaming approval, a lot of anime do censorship like removing any sexual or provocative content. But as fans know that Dragon Maid anime is pretty Ecchi series with huge body proportions. So, the censorship for this particular anime became pretty weird, and users started sharing comparison on the social media websites.

Here we are sharing with you some of the comparison images:

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Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Coolkyousinnjya. The manga series started serialization in May 2013 in Futabasha’s monthly magazine. Kyoto Animation studio picked up the manga for an anime series. The first season aired in Jan 2017, while the second season aired in Sept 2021.

Synopsis

Crunchyroll describes the series as follows:

Miss Kobayashi is your average office worker who lives a boring life, alone in her small apartment–until she saves the life of a female dragon in distress. The dragon, named Tohru, has the ability to magically transform into an adorable human girl (albeit with horns and a long tail!), who will do anything to pay off her debt of gratitude, whether Miss Kobayashi likes it or not. With a very persistent and amorous dragon as a roommate, nothing comes easy, and Miss Kobayashi’s normal life is about to go off the deep end

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2 thoughts on “Dragon Maid Anime Was Heavily Censored In China [5 Images]

    1. While I admit that the Chinese images are perhaps more “realistic”, part of Illulu’s character is that her “breasts” are actually “flame-sacs” and that she is doing her best to conceal them in her human form; she’s just not very good at it. Which makes me wonder how that line of Tohru’s played in the Chinese version of the anime…

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