Which shonen series write female characters well?

By: Anime Feminist July 15, 20190 Comments
A promo image of the main cast from 2003's Fullmetal Alchemist

There are a lot of quality shonen out there, but there’s also a persistent problem in them (especially in Shonen Jump manga) of poorly written or sidelined female characters.

  • Which Shonen manga has well-written female characters with agency?
  • Who are some talented female mangaka writing shonen?
  • If you enjoy battle/Shonen Jump series, what helps you get past these issues?

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