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Hisone to Maso-tan

Alternative Titles

English: Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan
Synonyms: Hisone & Masotan, Hisone and Maso-tan, HisoMaso
Japanese: ひそねとまそたん


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 13, 2018 to Jun 29, 2018
Premiered: Spring 2018
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.521 (scored by 15,316 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #16132
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1877
Members: 44,036
Favorites: 167
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Straightforward and innocent Hisone Amakasu is a Self-Defense Force rookie stationed at the Air Self-Defense Force's Gifu Base. She was struggling with the fact that she sometimes hurts people unintentionally by her innocent words and decided to join the Air Self-Defense Force, hoping to maintain a certain distance from people. This decision led her to a fateful encounter which profoundly changed her life. It was the "OTF" dragon hidden in the base and it chose Hisone as his pilot. When it soared into the sky with Hisone, her fate as a dragon pilot was decided. It is said that dragons have a key to the future of the world...

(Source: ANN)


Originally conceptualized by BONES, Mari Okada, and Shinji Higuchi. Hisone to Masotan was announced at the 2017 Tokyo Comic Con. It premiered on April 13th, 2018 at 00:00 JST (effectively April 14th) on Tokyo MX. It has been licensed by Netflix for Domestic and International streaming.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yamada, Haru
Sound Director
Waba, Akiko

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"Soujo wa Ano Sora wo Wataru (少女はあの空を渡る)" by Riko Fukumoto (福本莉子)

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#1 conti.: [Hisone Amakazu (Misaki Kuno), Nao Kaizaki (Tomoyo Kurosawa), Eru Hoshino (Maki Kawase), Ririko Kinutsugai (Satomi Arai), Mayumi Hitomi (Kaori Nazuka)] (eps 1-6)
#1: "Le temps de la rentrée〜恋の家路(新学期)〜 (Le temps de la rentrée~Koi no Shingakki~)" by D Pai
#2: "Le temps de la rentrée〜恋の家路(新学期)〜 (Le temps de la rentrée~Koi no Shingakki~)" by Ririko Kinutsugai (Satomi Arai) (ep 7)

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Jul 2, 2018
syncrogazer (All reviews)
It isn't too often that an anime can promise so much with its presentation only to vomit out a big nothing. This anime is a big, bland pile of nothing. However, this doesn't mean the anime necessarily goes the way of many other shows, staying the course and playing it safe as it fades into obscurity forever. And it isn't as if the writing is conceited enough that it makes it out to be more important than anyone would care. The problem lies in that while the anime does (at times) try to be original, relatable and emotionally engaging, it does so in the most read more
Jun 29, 2018
VileKurata (All reviews)
If there was one anime that consider to be a sleep hit of year it would Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan. Despite being done by Studio Bones who are well known for My Hero Academia, Fullmetal Alchemist and Eureka Seven this beautifully crafted series unfortunately fell below under people radars as they all interested of watching My Hero Academia Season 3 as well some other hits like Megalo Box, Steins Gate 0 etc. Also this was the anime I was looking forward the most from the Spring 18 season because this show in my eyes had the potential to be truly great. Thankfully this series read more
Jun 29, 2018
Goober-fish (All reviews)
"Never laugh at live dragons." -(screw off Tolkien)

Hisone to Maso-tan, or, Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan as the gringos say may get a bit personal for me, but it wouldn’t be a genuine review otherwise. I consume anime like candy. It’s not so much for the sport of it, or for the sake of investing time in my hobby, or for a...primal need for self-flagellation. To me, watching anime has become my niche, obviously not to an unhealthy degree, although you could potentially say that subjecting yourself to 30+ seasonal anime in an average season with a strict no-drop policy is anything but healthy. It’s read more
Jul 1, 2018
CodeBlazeFate (All reviews)
Flash back to your childhood: a time where planes were sick, robots were epic, and dragons were the coolest thing in the fucking universe! The paper and the costumes were what let the imagination soar! Games were your blood, pop-culture was your life! Candy was a delicacy rivaled only by pizza! Saturday morning was your weekly holiday! Wasn't all that fun? Wasn't that cool?! Don't you wanna relive some of that childhood wonder?!

In the cold hard world where nostalgia is ruled by cashgrabs and rewatches, finding an experience that truly, earnestly hardens back to your glory days is in somewhat short supply. Thankfully, Hisone to read more


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