Being a mother in anime is not different from our real life.
Whether they’re tough as Hitler or as soft as a bunny, they indulge a great deal of affection for their children and family, and are usually the sole bread winners of the family. Check out the top 10 best anime mothers.
- Bulma – Dragon Ball
Bulma is the wife of Vegeta and the mother of Trunks and Bulla. Initially, she starts out as a whimsical character who wants to find the dragon balls in order to wish for unlimited strawberries, but eventually changes her mind to wishing for a perfect boyfriend. As she grows through the series, she matures and eventually settles down with a family of her own.
2. Sanae Furukawa – Clannad
Sanae Furukawa is a strong-willed and dependable mom! And a great baker you know. You know after all the problems she encountered she stayed calm and strong at heart!
3. Trisha Elric – Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Trisha Elric is the mother of Edward and Alphonse Elric and the wife of Van Hohenheim. She was the reprieve sought by Hohenheim in his struggles through his immortal life. She eventually gave him two children, whom she loved to her dying breath. She succumbs to the illness and leaves the two children behind. But the kids love her so much that they undergo a forbidden ritual in an attempt to bring her back, losing their body and limbs.
4. Chi-Chi – Dragon Ball Z
Chi-chi is a strong and stubborn mother, who won’t take no for an answer and who worries more about the education of her child and the safety of her husband. She goes through every means necessary to stop her son from following in his father’s dangerous footsteps, grounding him on every occasion. But her intentions are pure, as that of a true anime mother, with only the love for her sons and husband filling her heart.
5. Hana – Wolf Children
Despite becoming a mother to two half human, half wolf children at a young age and losing her beloved husband soon after, Hana bravely struggles to raise the two hyperactive and adorable kids. Although she’s left alone to raise them, she bears no resentment towards them and is intensely devoted to her children.
6. Carla Yeager – Attack on Titan
Eren’s mother Carla Yeager is a strict but caring woman. She expresses much concern for her son when she found out he wanted to be a part of the Survey Corps. If you do not remember much about her, you will surely remember the speculated sacrifice she makes
7. Sachiko Fujimuna – ERASED.
Sachiko is a mom anybody can look up to. Having worked as a news anchor, she has a keen eye and notices any odd things in the environment. She’s also very supportive of her son, the protagonist Satoru and helps him in any way she can. Sachiko is a very resilient and strong woman. It was also her death that resulted in Satoru travelling back 18 years in time, hence beginning the story.
8. Kushina Uzumaki – Naruto
The one who gave up her life only moments after the birth of her son without a seconds hesitation, if that’s not motherly love, what is?
9. Bell-mere – One Piece
Bell-mere is a retired marine who’s relegated herself to staying in a peaceful village on a quiet island. She grows tangerines while raising her two adopted children, Nami and Nojiko. When the pirate Arlong and his crew come knocking, she only has enough money to pay for the lives of her two daughters, and chooses them over herself.
- Queen Serenity – Sailor Moon
The incarnation of the Moon Goddess Serene, Queen Serenity has her hands full with looking after the safety of the Silver Crystal and in raising her daughter to be a suitable heir. But after the loss of her daughter and subjects in the war, she makes the ultimate sacrifice and uses the crystal to allow her daughter to be reborn.