Three cheers for moms. Single moms, cookie-baking moms, strict moms, workaholic moms, martial arts master moms, bike gang moms, wolf child moms and actually-giant-mecha moms—we appreciate you, in life and in anime. And there are some very, very good moms in anime. Here we go:.
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One day, while at the camp, she got lost in a nearby forest and was startled by a Poliwag , falling over and hurting her knee. Then, she met Ash Ketchum , who was looking for the same Poliwag and spotted Serena. Noticing her knee injury, he pulled out a handkerchief and wrapped it around her wounded knee, saying that it is a good-luck charm and that the pain would go away. However, when Serena's knee continued to hurt, Ash told her "Don't give up till it's over" and helped her up before escorting her out of the forest. Afterwards, she returned to Kalos , bringing along the handkerchief and the memory of her meeting with Ash. In Lumiose City Pursuit! However, Serena's attempts at controlling her mother's Rhyhorn ended with her being sent crashing into the ground.
Anime is pretty great by itself and talking with other anime fans in digital or physical spaces can greatly enhance the experience. Some of the longest running conversations in the anime fandom center on which characters are stronger than other characters, or who would win in a fight. Even with the upcoming Jump Force game and countless crossover specials, these debates are likely to go on for as long as new anime air every season.
If being an anime fan has taught me anything about being a mom it's this: don't give birth to a protagonist. The anime mom mortality rate is so disturbingly high that it's incredible I decided to take the risk. Now that my first Mother's Day is rolling around, I'm hoping to take some lessons from anime to ensure that I can survive until my second. From Tanjiro of Demon Slayer to Tohru of Fruits Basket , it sometimes feels like behind any great protagonist is a sufficiently beloved dead mother. A particular hairstyle seems to amplify this effect: some of anime's most famous moms Carla Yaeger from Attack on Titan , Trisha Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist , Ryouko Fueguchi in Tokyo Ghoul opted for a side ponytail and none of them were long for this world.