Tanya Artemiciov is not in a good mood. Not only was she kicked out of her adventure party after five years, her longtime friend (or rather, former friend) and co-founder had the audacity to tell her that it was because she needs to start thinking about "marriage and kids!" Politely excusing herself to have a vent session, Tanya proceeds to rain Explosion spell upon Explosion spell upon the nearby wasteland while cussing her head off— and accidentally unleashes a legendary sorceress who had been sealed away 300 years ago!
Luckily, the so-called "Wicked Dragonwhore" —better known as Laplace— is actually much more amicable than all the legends say. In fact, she's so kind that Tanya is able to convince her to form a new party with her. And with this new party, Tanya decides that it's time to seek revenge!
Sexiled: My Sexist Party Leader Kicked Me Out, So I Teamed Up With a Mythical Sorceress! is a yuri Light Novel series written by Ameko Kaeruda (A Lily Blooms In Another World) and illustrated by Kazutomo Miya. Two volumes are currently available, both of which are licensed by J-Novel Club.
This work provides examples of:
- Beware the Nice Ones: Tanya is kind and has a strong sense of justice, but god help anyone who commits injustice within her field of vision.
- Big Breast Pride: After a scene in which Laplace goes off about how female adventurers don't have to show skin, Tanya points out that her new robes expose her cleavage. Laplace agrees that she doesn't need to show off her chest, but in this case, she wants to.Tanya: Why would you want to?Laplace: Because it's fun!
- Big Eater: Both Nadine and Laplace are noted several times to have ridiculously big appetites.
- Bring My Brown Pants: During their match Nadine puts a knife at Katherine's throat, coldly telling her she can either forfeit or die. Katherine's fright is so great that she actually wets herself in front of the entire audience.
- Christmas Cake: Tanya is 25 when her party dumps her. Ryan basically invokes this trope to justify kicking Tanya out of the party, saying that she's around the age where she should start thinking about settling down and starting a family.
- Cluster F-Bomb: The first page after the prologue opens on Tanya "venting" — casting multiple Explosion spells on the wasteland while dropping f-bomb after f-bomb.
- Disproportionate Retribution: Ryan's reaction to having his embarrassing poetry read in front of a laughing audience? Summon a dragon. It's pointed out that not only is this far too grievous a retaliation to Tanya just roasting him, but it also puts all the spectators (most of whom are Rank C or lower) in grave peril.
- Feminist Fantasy: The two female mages leading this story are depicted at having good reasons to be angry at their treatment by society.
- Generic Cuteness: Ryan is described in the text as having a receding hairline but he doesn't seem to have anything of the sort in his lone illustration.
- Gratuitous French: Laplace likes to sprinkle French phrases in her speech.
- Inelegant Blubbering: Laplace compliments Tanya on her fighting ability, and Tanya, with the memory of Ryan kicking her out of the party still fresh in her mind, can do nothing but "sob like she was twenty years younger." Laplace is actually a little concerned by her "peculiar crying noises."
- Let's Get Dangerous!: During the penultimate match of the tournament, Nadine, a level 3 Healer who was so unusually weak that no one other than Lilium wanted her in their party, has to face Katherine, a surprisingly talented mage. It looks like it might turn into a curbstomp match, but instead Nadine finally shows her true colors as a former Assassin. She easily dodges all of Katherine's spells and is able to freeze her in terror just with her aura. Eventually she grabs Katherine with a knife at her throat and coldly tells her she can either forfeit or die, terrifying her enough to make her lose control of her bladder.
- Little Bit Beastly: The world of Sexiled has beastkin, the most notable one being Katherine Foxxi, a foxkin Mage who, of course, has a pair of fox ears.
- Long Title: With the official title being Sexiled: My Sexist Party Leader Kicked Me Out, So I Teamed Up With a Mythical Sorceress! it's no wonder it's usually just shortened to Sexiled.
- Obfuscating Stupidity: During the 2-v-2 fight Tanya realizes that Katherine is actually a brilliant Mage, and is intentionally playing up her ditziness to hide her talent and in order to appeal to men.
- Proud Beauty: Laplace is quite proud of her beauty and is not shy about letting everyone know it. There's a reason that when she needs an alias to compete in a tournament, she decides to call herself the "Stone Cold Stunner."
- Queer Flowers: Tanya decides to name her new party Lilium after the flower Alisa sends with her thank you letter. What with Laplace and Tanya's relationship, it's pretty obvious the subtext is intentional.
- Really 700 Years Old: Sir Maxwell is actually well over 300 years old.
- Red Baron: The "Wicked Dragonwhore" for Laplace pre-book. She later gives herself the title "Stone Cold Stunner" in order to compete in the tournament.
- Ripped from the Headlines: The Magic Academy subplot is based on a scandal where Tokyo Medical University was caught docking the grades of female students.
- Rose-Haired Sweetie: Tanya may be temperamental and somewhat uncouth, but she also has a kind heart as well as a strong sense of right and wrong that repeatedly leads her to lend a hand to the disenfranchised women she encounters.
- RPG-Mechanics Verse: Sexiled takes place in one of these universes, with stats being a pretty important plot point: in order to face Ryan's party in the tournament, Tanya's party has to be Rank C or lower, with ranks being decided by the party's average stats. But in a twist, Tanya and Laplace's stats are far, far too high.
- R-Rated Opening: Technically, with Tanya dropping a Cluster F-Bomb as she "vents" in the wasteland.
- Sealed Evil in a Can: Subverted — the "Wicked Dragonwhore" Laplace was sealed away 300 years ago, but she's not as evil as she's made out to be.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot: Even putting her "venting session" in the novel's R-Rated Opening aside, Tanya swears quite a lot, both in her inner monologue and outloud.
- Yuri Genre: There's a lot of chemistry between Tanya and Laplace, mostly stemming from the fact that Laplace shares her mana with Tanya by kissing her. Laplace flat-out says she loves Tanya near the end of Volume 1.
- In Volume 2 Laplace gives Tanya a way to carry around her sword in a portable form while working at a fancy party. The thing is, this portable form is in the form of a ring. The illustration for the scene even depicts Laplace kneeling to place the ring on Tanya's finger while she blushes.