[Top 15] Anime for Female Beginners

Anime for Female Beginners, anime for girls
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Kids' first time on anime is a big step to a wonderful, fandom-inducing life! If one were to ask "What anime would entice the female audiences?", some would answer "Pokemon, because that sh*t is everyone".

I'm a girl who enjoys a good anime that's wholesome, magical, or just something I can watch on my phone while waiting in line for my McDee's (and not get traumatized at 3 in the morning).

Here are the top 15 anime that will give females a good first impression. 

15. Urahara 

The fashion district of Harajuku is in danger! Aliens have come to strip it of its culture, with the intent to make it their own. Three high school girls band together to protect their beloved fashion world. Meanwhile, a mysterious girl appears, claiming to be a former captive of the aliens. She’s small, adorable, and has a talking fried shrimp that clings to her like a fabulous-looking scarf. 

Why Urahara is Great for Kids:

  • Expressing yourself
  • Creativity
  • Helping others 

14. Gal and Dino 


Recollecting the events of a tipsy night, Kaede realizes she brought home a goofy dinosaur. Now living in her apartment, her unexpected roommate starts transcending into the ways of human life. Eating ramen, watching TV, and trying on the latest fashion trends. Everyday is practically an adventure for him. And the two begin bonding. Despite how weird it all sounds, it’s a wonderful friendship between gal and dino. 

Why Gal and Dino is Great for Kids

  • Understanding others
  • Trying different things
  • Friendship 

13. How to Keep a Mummy 

Sora is the son of a self-proclaimed adventure. And quite often his father always sends him some kind of artifact that’s either too spooky or nearly trying to kill him. So when he gets sent a sarcophagus, Sora can only assume it’s a mummy. One that’ll probably try and curse him or strangle him. However, the moment he opens the case, he does indeed find a mummy. Except it’s so tiny and cute! Already, the little guy is clingy to Sora, and the teen finds himself caring for the mummy. He’ll slowly realize that Mii-kun, his little mummy friend, will be the best gift his father has ever sent him. 

Why How to Keep a Mummy is Great for Kids:

  • Reaching out and understanding others
  • Friendship and development
  • Teamwork 

12. Inuyasha 


Kagome was just a normal high school girl before she stumbled upon a mysterious well. A la Alice in Wonderland, she falls into it and finds herself in what is definitely Japan, but not HER Japan. Somehow she’s found herself in a different dimension of a different era. She ends up meeting the half-human/half-dog-demon swordsman Inuyasha. Forced to work with him, Kagome discovers that the world she’s found is also in danger. And she finds herself not only desiring to protect it, but protect the half-demon she’s slowly falling for.  

Why Inuyasha is Great for Kids:

  • Exploring different places
  • Empathy
  • Dealing with personal issues 

11. PriPri Chi-Chan!! 


Kind-hearted girl Yuuka one day comes across something sticking out from the ground: and odd, roundish yellow creature with an antennae. After taking it home and caring for it, she learns it is an underground dweller whom she nicknames Chi-chan. As thanks for saving him (and not turning him in to get experimented by scientists), Chi-chan offers both loyalty and friendship. Now inseparable, they along with a large group of other characters make every day not boring!  

Why PriPri Chi-chan!! Is Great for Kids:

  • Lovable characters
  • Helping others
  • Friendship and strength 

10. Bunny Drop 


30-year-old Daikichi discovers at his grandfather’s funeral that the old man had been fathering an illegitimate child. Of course, no way is his mother going to take care of her “sister”, and the rest of the family are just as appalled by the discovery. However, the moment he meets Rin, Daikichi instantly has the need to shelter and care for her. While he doesn’t know the first thing about parenting, he’ll discover that it’s just the kind of happiness he needs in his lonely, average life. 

Why Bunny Drop is Great for Kids:

  • Family life and parenting 
  • Compassion
  • Finding happiness in the simplest things 

9. Aggretsuko 


Retsuko is a young office worker who’s daily life is hit with the usual issues. Jerkass bosses, annoying co-workers, and poor dating choices. Even her family is constantly nagging her about her singlehood. To the point her mom even photoshops her pictures in hopes Retsuko will finally get a boyfriend. While her love life sucks and money is constantly a problem, she’s got friends to help her out. That and the power of heavy metal karaoke, which she uses to rant about her woes. 

Why Aggretsuko is Great for Kids:

  • Dealing with problems and how to handle them
  • Relationships
  • Anger management skills 

8. Gourmet Girl Graffiti 


Machiko loves cooking. However, her passion seems to have slowly faded into edible meals. There used to be so much more to it. But ever since her grandmother died, even eating food just hasn’t been the same. Now a second-year middle schooler, Machiko’s life has been pretty average. However, that changes when her cousin Kirin visits. Not only does she awaken the once-lost passion in Machiko, but also fills the void. Machiko always thought it was only herself at the dinner table. But over the course of the series, she’ll realize no one’s ever alone, especially for a meal. 

Why Gourmet Girl Graffiti is Great for Kids:

  • Joys of cooking
  • Friendship
  • Family love 

7. Endro!


When Yuusha and her team take down the Demon Lord, it all becomes a happily ever after...right? During a mishap with a spell, she accidentally sends the Demon Lord back in time to before even becoming the Demon Lord. Before Yuusha and her team became the popular heroes. The Demon Lord, having reduced to her child stage, takes advantage of this opportunity. Under the name Mao-chan, she takes a job teaching at the adventure school. Particularly teaching Yuusha and her buddies who are students in her class. 

Why Endro! is Great for Kids:

  • Teamwork
  • Being kind to others
  • Lovable and empathetic characters 

6. Fruit Basket 


Tohru lost her mother in a car accident and has been living in the woods since. However, it’s not because she’s forced to, but rather a choice. Her grandfather is settling things in his new house before she moves in, and she doesn’t want to be a burden to her overly affectionate/protective friends. Her tent is suddenly discovered by her school’s most handsome boy Yuki and his cousin. Knowing how dangerous the woods are for a teen girl, they offer her a place to stay in their estate. Although she still doesn’t want to be a burden, she accepts. Already bonding with Somha and his family, Tohru stumbles upon a long-kept secret. Every time each member of their family is hugged by the opposite gender, they turn into an animal of the Chinese zodiac. While surprised by this, the girl promises to keep the secret. And Somha realizes that he just can’t erase the memory of such a good friend. So now their days are filled with adventure. And sweet Tohru fills in the many holes the family has suffered. 

Why Fruit Basket is Great for Kids:

  • Friendship
  • Empathy
  • Social skills 

5. My Hero Academia 


In a world where most of the population possess superpowers, Izuku Midoriya is not among them. While other kids his age are born super, he’s just an average kid among the world’s small population of powerless humans. But he doesn’t allow this to keep him from studying the ways of heroism. Physical activity is just as good as super activity, right? While his fellow non-powered people see supers as dangers to society, he longs to join in the ranks. Next thing he knows, he’s being trained to become his idol’s successor. All Might, one of the world’s greatest heroes, sees something in Izuku that not even his own kind can realize. Through difficult training and understanding, the kid gets enrolled in the most popular superhuman school UA High. His classmates are all interesting beings, but not all are friends. After all, some supers’ egos believe that a mere human cannot contribute as a hero. But as Izuku adapts to his new life, he just might become the hero everyone needs. 

Why My Hero Academia is Great for Kids:

  • Believing in yourself
  • Perseverance
  • Teamwork 

4. Nichijou - My Ordinary Life 


The adventures around high school girls Mio, Yuuko, and Mai. You’d think this was a normal slice-of-life. Trust me, it’s not. Every day starts out so normal. And then it hilariously blows out of proportion. Like punching a cop because you thought he was going to steal your “steamy fanfic yaoi masterpiece”. Getting bitten by a crow. Hanging out with someone possibly being a cyborg. Talking to your cat (that likes to talk back). Or even watch the principal take down a deer. But at the end of each episode, you’ll realize just how relatable all this is.   

Why My Ordinary Life is Great for Kids:

  • Finding fun in a school setting
  • Friendship
  • Making life more interesting (and chaotic)

3. Sailor Moon 


Dark forces beyond our nightmares set their sights on Earth. Love and friendship are the two things they vow to destroy, and brainwash the entire planet. A seemingly average school girl then transforms into the magical heroine Sailor Moon. And along with her Sailor Scouts, they swear in the name of the Moon they will protect the people. Not only fighting the demons that terrorize their world, but especially personal demons. Darkness runs deep. 

Why Sailor Moon is Great for Kids:

  • Compassion 
  • Teamwork
  • Friendship 

2. BNA: Brand New Animal 


It was just an average day at school for Michiru. However, her normal life suddenly turns upside down when she becomes what is referred to as a “Beastmen”. The teen-turned-tanuki hightails it to Anima City, escaping the harsh treatments humanity could inflict. Once she enters the animal-safe haven, she meets all sorts of characters who become her allies, friends, and surrogate family. But despite the surrounding love she receives, there are enemies who wish to do harm to not only her, but to all Beastmen.  

Why BNA is Great for Kids:

  • Social issues and acceptance 
  • Relationships
  • Exploring a whole new environment 

1. By the Grace of Gods 


At the age of 39, Ryoma died...because of a sneeze. Of course, he’s led a life of misfortune, loneliness, and both physical and verbal abuse, so is this really surprising? Three gods who have watched him struggle through life offer sympathy. And a chance to reincarnate in another world. There is no catch, they actually just really want him to find fun and happiness in his new life. So Ryoma reincarnates as a small boy, and is given powers blessed by the gods. He finds refuge in a forest where he discovers slime creatures. For the last three years, he’s been catching and training them (the Ash Ketchum of slimes!). Life has been pleasant, just him and his slimes. But then he encounters the first ever human contact since he died. His previous life may have been miserable and lonely, but these people make his world a little bigger.   

Why By the Grace of Gods is Great for Kids: 

  • Helping Others
  • Love and compassion
  • Wholesome content (like Bluey levels of wholesome) 
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