Originally Posted by Harlequin
The manga and novel are like this too though. Like, literally the same, though the others delve a lot more into the political benefits than the anime has so far.
The anime is worse because of the low budget moeblob art design. It feels more like the Demon Queen won over the Hero with her attractive body than her appeal to reason.
Crunchyroll - A Visual Guide to the Seven Versions of "Maoyu"