Wonder Egg Priority

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Japanese: ワンダーエッグ・プライオリティ
English: Wonder Egg Priority
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 13, 2021 to Mar 31, 2021
Premiered: Winter 2021
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:29 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: CloverWorks
Source: Original
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.661 (scored by 305320305,320 users)
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Ranked: #12282
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #257
Members: 686,347
Favorites: 8,597

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Synopsis

Following the suicide of her best and only friend, Koito Nagase, Ai Ooto is left grappling with her new reality. With nothing left to live for, she follows the instructions of a mysterious entity and gets roped into purchasing an egg, or specifically, a Wonder Egg.

Upon breaking the egg in a world that materializes during her sleep, Ai is tasked with saving people from the adversities that come their way. In doing so, she believes that she has moved one step closer to saving her best friend. With this dangerous yet tempting opportunity in the palms of her hands, Ai enters a place where she must recognize the relationship between other people's demons and her own.

As past trauma, unforgettable regrets, and innate fears hatch in the bizarre world of Wonder Egg Priority, a young girl discovers the different inner struggles tormenting humankind and rescues them from their worst fears.

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Staff

Fujita, Akiko
Sound Director
Ushijima, Shinichirou
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Sudachi no Uta (巣立ちの歌)" by Anemoneria (アネモネリア)
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Ending Theme

"Life is Cider (Life is サイダー)" by Anemoneria (アネモネリア)



Mar 30, 2021
This review mentions sexual assault, self-harm, and suicide.

I have rewatched Wonder Egg Priority multiple times in an effort to organize my conflicting feelings towards it. On one hand, it has beautiful visuals, an intriguing aura, and a great first couple episodes. On the other hand, it has shallow concepts, a messy narrative, a lack in direction, problematic messages, poor character development, exploitation of sensitive themes, and a failed execution of ideas. Yeah, the cons definitely outweigh the pros with this one.

Wonder Egg markets itself as an odd yet beautiful dream of self-acceptance full of imagery and symbolism. The first scene of the anime introduces us ...
Mar 30, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Wonder Egg Priority is baby’s first anti-suicide propaganda. It’s just the next, trendiest puberty anime on the block, and the egg symbolizes bad writing. It’s a teen drama filled to the brim with metaphorical imagery and action which screams their exact meaning so loudly and with so little nuance, they’re nearly literal, and as a result of this, anyone with even the slightest modicum of emotional maturity or life experience will find themselves knowing everything this show is going to say as soon as its subject matter is made so clumsily clear. Minor spoilers ahead.

I once said about Nijigahara Holograph, a great thing about crushing ...
Mar 30, 2021
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It has been a long time since an original anime truly pushed the bounds of the medium and really diverged from standard cookie cutter series. Wonder Egg Priority is not only original in that it has no source material, its original in that its concept has rarely been done before in any other anime series. If you have long been awaiting an anime with a dark magical girl atmosphere similar to that of Madoka or Flip Flappers, along with Mawaru Penguindrum style character designs and color pallets, with all the symbolism included of course, then this is a must check anime from the 2021 winter ...

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