Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible! – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

One background character. One foreground character. One rom-com plot…that may or may not put your off if relationships built on teasing aren’t your thing.

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible! – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

Handyman Saitou in another world – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

Bob the Builder asked us, “Can we fix it?” Handyman Saitou asks “Can we fix it…in a dungeon?!” and readily says yes with its down-to-earth protagonist and his motley fantasy crew.

Handyman Saitou in another world – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

Chillin’ in My 30s after Getting Fired from the Demon King’s Army – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

My actual thirties are more exciting than this premiere that has a relatable premise, but dull execution.

Chillin’ in My 30s after Getting Fired from the Demon King’s Army – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War adapts what might be the most specific instance of storytelling in a video game for an audience that needs to be in the know to enjoy what is otherwise a bland premiere.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

The Iceblade Sorcerer might be full of magic, but unfortunately, none of that translates to its shoddy animation nor the cast at large.

The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

ONIMAI: I’m Now Your Sister! – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist

Gender antics abound in a show that could have been the opposite of what it is: a fetishistic romp about one sibling forcibly feminizing the other for their own good with no nuance about actual trans experiences to be found.

ONIMAI: I’m Now Your Sister! – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist