Mothers are the beings who have given us life. Each and every one of them, as we grow, also learn to guide us and teach us how to be good people, each in their own way. However, single mothers in some societies are seen as a bad example; while for other members of society they are examples to follow for the effort and sacrifice they make when caring for and educating their offspring.
Today at Honey’s Anime we set out to select the best single mothers in anime. Join us to discover the 10 best single mothers that appear in this top.
10. Minako Ayuzawa from Kaichou’s! Maid -Sama
English: Maid Sama!
- Episodes: 26
- Issuance: April 2010 to September 2010
We start this count with one of the most beloved single mothers in anime, we talk about Minako Ayuzawa. This beautiful woman, despite being a slightly sickly woman, strives in her work as a nurse to get enough money to be able to take care of her daughters Misaki and Suzuna.
Minako has managed to educate two beautiful and responsible teenagers, who, each in their own way, help their mother to meet the expenses and needs of her home. Minako is worried that Misaki will stop worrying about the financial situation at home and enjoy her life as a student more.
9. Delia Ketchum from Pokémon
- Episodes: 276
- Broadcast: April 1997 to November 202
Delia Ketchum is a very affectionate woman with her son Ash, a young Pokémon trainer. Delia always reminds her son to do his best. She is so talented, she won a beauty pageant and cooked such a popular dish that the elite chefs of the Indigo Plateau have asked her for her recipe. She has a housekeeper pokemon named Mr. Mime who helps her with housework and is also quite skilled in battle.
As a good mother, Delia is always constantly reminding Ash to change her underwear. Delia is within this top, thanks to the fact that she is a mother who is always supporting her son in fulfilling his dream of being a Pokemon master, giving him advice, and listening to his son.
8. Sonomi Daidouji from Cardcaptor Sakura
- Episodes: 70
- Issuance: April 1998 to March 2010
Sonomi Daidouji is a beautiful woman who is very successful in the business world. Sonomi Daidouji is the president of the Daidouji toy company, which makes her a very intelligent and skilled woman in business administration. But what most stands out to this businesswoman is the fact that she is a single mother.
His daughter is Tomoyo, Sakura Kinomoto’s classmate. Despite being an extremely busy woman, she tries to take time to take care of Tomoyo, to be at recitals and sporting events where her daughter participates. She is an exemplary mother since she leaves the part of her activities in the company to be able to take care of Tomoyo when she falls ill.
7. InuYasha’s Mama Higurashi
- Episodes: 167
- Issuance: October 2000 to September 2004
This is one of the most remembered mothers in anime, although we do not know her real name, she is another example of the best single mother. Mama Higurashi is characterized by being a woman with a pleasant, calm, and understanding character. She has been able to raise her children Kagome and Souta on her own.
Mama Higurashi stands out for being extremely understanding because her daughter ends up falling in love with a hanyou who lives 500 years in the past, she supports her daughter in her travels to the past by providing food, sweets, and even a bicycle for the long trips she makes. with Inuyasha, Miroku and Sango . Mama Higurashi also supports her son Souta when he declares himself to the girl he likes.
6. Kurenai Yuuhi from Naruto
- Episodes: 220
- Issuance: October 2002 to February 2007
If in today’s age it is difficult to raise a child, imagine a time when the human being is in the middle of a ninja war. Kurenai is a ninja who falls in love with Asuma Sarutobi. However, her beloved Asuma dies in a fight against Hidan; a member of a group of renegade ninjas known under the name Akatsuki, left alone with a pregnancy.
However, Kurenai gives birth to little Mirai. Kurenai despite being a female ninja, decides to leave the ninja world for a bit, in order to take care of her little girl. Kurenai stands out for being a mother who, despite losing the love of her life, decides to face the future with her daughter, even if that requires putting aside the life of a ninja woman a bit.
5. Yasuko Takasu from Toradora!
- Episodes: 25
- Issuance: October 2008 to March 2009
Yasuko is a young single mother, her son is the teenager Ryuuji Takasu. Yasuko got pregnant at the age of 15 so she decided to leave home with Ryuuji’s father, but shortly after her son was born, her husband dies and she decides to raise her son alone. She is currently 33 years old, however, she always says that she is 23. Yasuko is a funny mother, many consider that she behaves like a younger sister towards Ryuuji.
She works at a host bar called Bishamonten Kuni. Yasuko is a woman to admire because at a very young age she must take care of a baby, she must also endure the gossip about the type of work she does (the job of a bar hostess in Japan is not very well regarded), very In her own way, she is aware of her son because as a mother she manages to realize the changes that Ryuuji has when meeting Taiga and encourages him to come forward.
4. Hana from Ookami no kodomo Ame to Yuki
English: Wolf Children
- Episodes: 1
- Issue: July 2012
We reached the final stretch and in fourth place, we met Hana, a single mother to admire, since she is the mother of Ame and Yuki, a pair of infants who are descended from a werewolf. If taking care of a human baby is already difficult, imagine how complicated it is to take care of werewolf cubs. Hana always had to take care that her children did not take their wolf form outside the home, prevent them from howling or breaking the furniture in the place she rented to live.
This is why Hana makes the difficult decision to move to a rural area, where she started a new life from scratch. Hana must have learned to farm the land in order to earn a livelihood and financial income. In addition, Hana is one of the best mothers in anime since despite not agreeing very much, she allowed Ame to make the decision to become the new guardian of the forest, which implied letting her little one get away from her to live in his wolf form.
3. Iida Megumi from Amaama to Inazuma
- Episodes: 12
- Issuance: July 2016 to September 2016
Megumi is the mother of Kotori, a high school student. Megumi is a woman who is rarely at home, as she is a great cook and managed to get the opportunity to participate in TV thanks to her talent in the kitchen. Although she does not usually appear much in the anime, she is usually extremely competitive with Kotori, since it has allowed her to use the facilities of the traditional restaurant that Megumi used to attend, so that Kotori cooks in the company of Professor Inuzuka Kouhei and her little daughter. TsumugiTsmugi.
Also, Megumi knows that her daughter is not very good at cooking, but she usually leaves her the instructions for the recipes that they will try every day that the Inuzuka family visits their daughter Kotori. We must applaud the fact that it is not easy to educate a child alone and even more so when your work absorbs much of your time, but Megumi in her own way is aware of her teenage daughter.
2. Sachiko Fujinuma from Boku Dake ga Inai Machi
- Episodes: 12
- Issuance: January 2012 to March 2012
Sachiko Fujinuma is the mother of Satoru the protagonist of Boku Dake ga Inai Machi. At the beginning of the story, we may think that you are a little distant from your son. However, little by little we can realize that, when Satoru travels to the past, Sachiko really was an extraordinary single mother, working hard to take care of Satoru.
In addition, despite realizing who was responsible for the kidnapping cases that occurred in her city, she preferred to remain silent for the well-being of her son, which should not have been easy for her, since she was previously a newscaster. We must also emphasize that, when the time comes, Sachiko takes care of Satoru when he, for several years remained in a coma, which meant a great emotional blow for her but she never lost hope that her son would wake up again.
1. Miyako Ishida from Koe no Katachi
English: A Silent Voice
- Episodes: 1
- Issue: September 2016
In our first one is a kind and loving single mother with her children, her name is Miyako Ishida, her son is Shouya, the protagonist of Koe no Katachi. Miyako is a mother to look up to, as she has taken over raising Shouya and his older sister.
He also takes care of his first-born daughter. Despite being disappointed in Shouya’s behavior when he annoyed Nishimiya, she tried to be understanding with her son. She was also extremely supportive of her son when he tried to commit suicide after being bullied, for a long period of time by his peers, after Nishimiya transferred to another school. She has managed to raise her family, thanks to her work as a stylist, which deserves additional recognition.
Single mothers are, for the most part, a great example to follow, as it is not easy to take care of children alone. Some of them suffer because they feel they are not good enough at raising their children. If the children fail, they resent their failures even more. In addition, they must ignore criticism from society. But single mothers can be considered as the most successful mothers by being able to take care of their children without the help of anyone else.
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