Travis Bruno of Capsule Computers writes:
"What happens to workers who find that they are no longer needed? They usually find themselves struggling to adapt to a new job that they are ill-suited for and this is especially true when it comes to soldiers. In what has become a trend of anime adaptations of light novels with ridiculously long names, Yu-Sibu: I Couldn’t Become a Hero, So I Reluctantly Decided to Get a Job puts a fantasy spin on the concept. So now that Yu-Sibu has been released in North America, is this comedy worth picking up?"