Wonder Egg Priority is a psychological fantasy anime animated by CloverWorks (also known for works such as Promised Neverland and Horimiya) and co-produced by Aniplex, NTV, and D.N. Dream Partners.
It’s a story about trauma and grief but also about overcoming adversity and facing your fears. Although only 4 episodes have released so far, many viewers are praising the anime for its animation style, characterization, and boldness to explore difficult topics in a respectful way.
For premium users of Funimation, Episode 4 of Wonder Egg Priority is airing today, 3 February 2021 at 10 am EST. This will look a bit different for each viewer based on their time zone, but whether or not Wonder Egg Priority Episode 4 is available to you already, here is all you need to know about Episode 5:
The announced release date for Wonder Egg Priority Episode 5 is the 10th of February 2021, just one week from now. Non-premium users of Funimation will have to wait an extra week, as the episode will become available to them on the 17th of February, but worry not, because Episode 4 will become available to you in the 10th.
Wonder Egg Priority Episode 5 will be released at 10 am EST.
Premium users of Funimation will have to wait exactly one week for the 5th episode of Wonder Egg Priority. Those who stream anime on Funimation for free will have to wait 14 days, but Episode 4 will become available to them in just 7 days.
The best way to watch Wonder Egg Priority is through Funimation. This can be accessed for free, but if you are curious about premium benefits you can opt for the free trial and see if it’s for you. Past the trial, the Premium plan costs a minimum of $5.99 a month but there are plans that cost up to $99.9 annually for benefits such as simultaneous streaming, gifts, and free shipping for products.
The main difference for those watching for free is that new episodes of Wonder Egg Priority and other ongoing anime can be accessed a week later and there are ads.
Apart from Wonder Egg Priority, Funimation is home to many other complete and ongoing titles such as Mushoku Tensei.
Wonder Egg Priority is titled "The Girl Flautist". It is presumably written by Shinji Nojima who directed the previous 4 episodes, though the writer and director for Episode 5 are not yet known.
And if you’re thinking of starting watching Wonder Egg Priority here’s a short synopsis from the anime database MyAnimeList:
“Following the suicide of her best and only friend, Koito Nagase, Ai Otto 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.”
Watch out for the next episode on February 10, 2021.