My Dress-Up Darling Anime Praised by Vinland Saga Creator Makoto Yukimura

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My Dress-Up Darling garnered praise from anime fans when it aired in the Winter 2022 season. And recently, it received even more acclaim as My Dress-Up Darling was praised by Vinland Saga creator Makoto Yukimura.

In a recent interview by Comic Natalie, Yukimura and Attack on Titan creator Hajime Isayama talked about the upcoming season of Vinland Saga.

In their discussion, the two also talked about the shows that they’ve been enjoying recently.

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When asked about what shows they’ve been enjoying recently, Yukimura said that he recently saw My Dress-Up Darling, which he found quite erotic.

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He further shared that his first impression of the show was good, but the more he watched it, the more he liked it.

Yukimura being a fan of My Dress-Up Darling is quite unexpected. After all, his work on Vinland Saga is wildly different in story and tone compared to it. This is a testament to the show’s appeal.

It can also mean that creators of dark and heavy works do enjoy some lighter fare during their downtime.

As for Isayama, he mentioned that he recently saw the latest season of Stranger Things and that he’s in the middle of watching The Boys and Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Related: Attack on Titan, Vinland Saga Creators Discuss International Success & Anime Adaptations in Joint Interview

My Dress-Up Darling (or Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru) is an anime series by CloverWorks that’s based on the manga of the same name by Shinichi Fukuda. The manga started serialization in Square Enix’s Young Gangan magazine on January 19, 2018.

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The series follows Gojo Wakana, a high school student who dreams of becoming a Hina doll craftsman. While he does not have enough skill to make Hina dolls yet, he is an expert at making clothes for them

While practicing sewing at school, Gojo gest spotted by Marin Kitagawa, a popular classmate of his. Because of this, Marin asks Gojo to help make clothes for her cosplay hobby.

Thus begins the two’s cosplay partnership which soon develops into a budding romance.

Right now, there’s no word yet on season 2 of the anime. Though there is speculation that a second season will be announced at an upcoming fan event.

Related: My Dress-Up Darling Director Explains Marin Kitagawa's Unique Appeal in Interview