Have you ever thought, what does it take to be the best anime mom? Mothers are usually minor characters in anime, but their presence is a must. Sometimes they are present for a bigger reason, like for the character development of the protagonist. Here is a list of the best anime moms. Let us know what you think.
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Best Anime Moms
20. Sachiko Yagami
Anime: Death Note
Sachiko Yagami is just like any other housewife who is a mother of Light and Sayu. She gave her children enough space and freedom and felt proud of her son’s academic success. When Sayu was kidnapped and wheelchair-ridden and traumatized, she stood by her side. She aided her daughter’s needs, supporting and encouraging her to move through her dark period. She been a strong pillar to her household and handled her family well together. An ideal Japanese mom indeed.
19. Mari Katsuragi
Anime: The world god only knows
Mari Katsuragi is the wife of Keiichi Katsuragi and the biological mother of Keima. She seems like a normal Japanese wife running a coffee shop, while her husband is overseas. Before her marriage, she was a motorcycle gang member known as the Snow Witch of the Mountain Pass.
Due to her past, she often puts on a violent personality, as seen whenever she is angry. But as a mother, she is just a normal woman who is worried about her son. As he plays video games the whole day, she is afraid that her son will never have a girlfriend. Summing all about her caring way, she is a very adorable and caring anime mom in all respects.
18. Delia Ketchum
Delia Ketchum’s husband left her to become a great Pokemon Trainer; She raised her son Ash Ketchum on her own. She has great potential to be a Pokemon Trainer, but because she had to take care of her family, she had to give up on her dreams. More importantly, she turns out to be a great mother and runs the family restaurant. Usually, she is a quiet personality, as she seems reserved and cheerful. On the other hand, when she gets mad, she is opposite her usual self.
No matter how far her son is, she always gives him motivation and support, making her part of the best anime mom’s list.
17. Misae Nohara
Anime: Crayon Shin-Chan
Misae Nohara (also known as Mitsy Nohara in some countries) is the wife of Hiroshi Nohara, and her children are Shinnosuke, her elder son, and Himawari, her daughter. She is a 29-year-old wife but always tells people that she is 24-25. She is caring and nurturing by nature, but sometimes it is offset by her own shortcomings.
As she has a very naughty son, she has difficulty maintaining her caring nature and has to be very strict with him. Certainly, she deserves to get a shoutout for being one of the best anime mom.
16. Yasuko Takasu
Yasuko Takasu is the mother of the main protagonist Ryuuji Takasu. Her personality is very klutzy, but she has raised a son alone and well. In high school, she had a relationship with a man and eventually became pregnant, but instead of accepting her, he left her for another woman. Out of concern, she was asked to give up on her unborn child, but she did not. Eventually, she ran away from her parent’s place and started living with her son alone and made sure she raised him well. She deeply cares for her son, and she is aware of the mistakes that she made. She makes sure her son would focus on his education and aim for a brighter future than her.
15. Kyoko honda
Anime: Fruits basket
Kyoko was raised in a cold household, which led her to be a lonely, troublesome, and violent teenager. She was even a gang leader of The Red Butterfly, but after meeting the love of her life, he later became her husband. She has been through a lot because of her abusive family, so he helped her leave the gang and also her abusive family. Kyoko died a few months before the starting of the series due to a car crash. (https://www.disabilityhelpcenter.org/) She only appears in her son Tohru’s flashback and photographs, which is really precious.
14. Sachiko Fujinuma
Anime: Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi
Sachiko is a very kind and caring mom who goes to a great length for her son Satoru Fujinuma. Sometimes her son calls her “a demon” as she could read his mind with her special powers. She does that only to keep an understanding of her son, but it frightens Satoru cause he deeply cares for her. She never reveals her problems and hides things so that he doesn’t have to worry about her. Kudos to this amazing anime mom.
13. Mikoto Uchiha
Mikoto Uchiha is a mother of two strong characters Itachi, the elder son, and Sasuke, the younger one. As for her personality, she is very kind and is a gentlewoman. But as a member of the Uchiha clan, she has to maintain a strict attitude towards her sons. While mainting her high respect towards her husband’s high position in the Uchiha clan, Mikoto never decreases the amount of love she has for her sons. Mikoto was always a good mother, seeing as her younger son Sasuke would share some of his problems with her better, than his father.
Even in her last living moments, she offers comforting words towards her elder son while allowing him to kill her and her husband, which makes her one of the best anime moms.
12. Masaki kurosaki
Bleach doesn’t really highlight her, but her importance is very much there. Masaki is very kind at heart and she doesn’t want to hurt anyone because of her customs. She thinks that if she let people die because of her family’s customs, she would never forgive herself.
She has been strong, brave, and protective until her last breath and died while protecting her kids. Same as some of the best anime moms who are strong in one way or another.
11. Carla Yeager
Anime: Attack on titan
Every mother is willing to sacrifice for their children one way or the other. Carla is no different. She is very kind and very protective of her family. Also, her family comes first before her event at the cost of her life. Carla never had a big desire in her life as she just wanted to live her life under those walls believing, everyone is special in their own way.
10. Sanae Furukawa
How can we not include such a cute mom like Sanae on our best anime mom’s list, although she is a cry baby, especially when someone insults her bread!
Sometimes, she does experiments with bread, applying strange concepts. Also, sometimes she tutors children in the Furukawa Cram school. Moreover, Sanae and her daughter have an adorable, friendly, and loving relationship with each other. She looks very youthful, which is why she often mistakes her for Nagisa’s older sister.
09. Sora Vinsmoke
Anime: One Piece
Queen of Germa kingdom, and the wife of Vinsmoke Judge. She only had one daughter, Rejiu, and quadruplet sons Ichija, Niji, Sanji, and Yonji. While she was pregnant with the quadrupled, her husband wanted her to undergo enhancement surgery. Still, she refused as she wanted her sons to grow up with human emotions and not as emotionless killing machines. Which would have given their sons supernatural powers for the sake of wars, but Sora did not want that at the expense of their emotions. But later, she was forced to do the surgery while making her unconscious.
08. Trisha Elric
Anime: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Fullmetal Alchemist is an adventure of two brothers who love their mom very much and are trying to revive her. Trisha died early, leaving the Elric brothers alone, while on her deathbed, she was still waiting for her husband. Also, she loved her husband and sons, and she brought up her sons by herself as her husband left them.
Anime: Naruto Shippūden
Temari has prudent, stoic, and blunt traits, which she will later pass on to her son. Talking about her motherly nature, she is very strict and doesn’t want her son to get involved in school trouble. As she had seen her bother Gaara, having a hard time growing up with emotions, she believes being powerful is not everything in life. She seems to be the boss in her family because her husband and son are scared of her fury.
But the above is only one side of her. Even though she is very strict with her son, she is still cheering him silently while he is giving the Chunin Exams. She is certainly one of the best anime moms out there.
Anime: Dragon ball universe
Chi Chi is the mother of two kids, Gohan and Goten, with Goku, who has been her childhood sweetheart and her husband. She had seen her husband’s multiple deaths and refuses to teach her sons how to fight. When Gohan was born, she made him focus on his studies instead of combat. Additionally, Chi-Chi never allowed Gohan to learn combat skills even though her husband always insisted on teaching him. But after Goten was born, she allowed Goten to learn combats along with academics.
05. Mama Higurashi
Mama Higurashi is one of the single mothers on this list as she is a widower and mother of two kids, Kagome and Sota Higurashi. She is very soft natured, and she loves her children very much, especially Kagome. She has never been mad at her children as Inu Yasha always visits Kagome, she welcomes him wholeheartedly. Even though mama Higurashi knew about what is going on between her and Inu Yasha, she still supported her daughter. She believes her daughter is doing the right thing and gives her the freedom to make her own decisions.
04. Midoriya Inko
Anime: My Hero Academia
In a world where people are born with quark (special abilities), her son Izuku Midoriya was born quarkless. Her son has a dream to become a superhero. But nothing goes right when he learns of his condition. She is very supportive of him at every moment and takes good care of him. One day, when he obtains a quark, even when she doesn’t know the real reason, she still chose to support him in every way and don’t want him to feel bad like before. She is a great anime mom.
03. Hinata Hyuga
Anime: Naruto Shippūden
If we notice Hinata’s personality, right from the start, she was soft-spoken and polite. No matter what, she is kind to everyone, always thinking of others before herself. But after meeting Naruto Uzumaki, he became her primary motivation, and she starts to develop feelings for him. They have too many ups and downs before marriage, but she gives birth to Boruto and Himawari after marriage. As her husband is carrying great responsibilities as Hokage in the Leaf Village, she has been solely supporting her family.
I guess she deserves to be one of the best anime mom because she has proven herself to be a great homemaker as she always tries hard to keep her family well structured and happy.
02. Kushina Uzumaki
Anime: Naruto Shippuden
Kushhina loves her family deeply. She sacrifices her life to seal the Nine-Tails to save her family and the village. Although she knew her son would face a harsh and cruel life, which terrifies her, yet did her best in her final moments to show her love towards her son. Even though she wasn’t able to give much motherly love to Naruto, she still loves him very much. She was a headstrong, impulsive, eccentric, and stubborn girl, which later on Naruto and her grandson Boruto share this personality.
Kushina has given up on her life for her child. This reason should be enough to have her on the best anime mom’s list.
Anime: Wolf Children
Hana is the mother of two wolf children, Ame and Yuki. She has seen the worst days and suffered many hardships. She unknowingly fell in love with a wolfman, and after learning his truth, she accepted him. They moved in together after completing their studies, but their happiness didn’t last long. He died on a rainy day for an unknown reason. After that, she moved into the countryside with her kids and started working as a nature conservationist.
Hana is one of the best anime mom characters of all anime. She has been through a lot, but she did her best as much as she could. She supported her kids at every moment of their life, so she surely deserves to be number one on the list.
With this we come to the end of the list of Best anime moms. If you have a suggeestion to add your favorite mom to this list, please do mention in the comments. We would love to include your beloved anime mom in this list.