Fucking Awesome Character Types That Aren’t Used Enough – Part 1

The Surprisingly Ass-Kickingly Awesome Wife/Mother

I like mother characters. In fact, I could write a post on how just mother characters themselves are completely underutilized in anime and manga, but I wanted to get oddly specific, so fuck you if you don’t like it.

In particular, the mother in Gan-Kon (manga) fits exactly the character type I want to describe:

  • Always smiling.
  • Always nice.
  • Always has squinty eyes.
  • WILL BACKHAND THE SHIT OUT OF THE HUSBAND AND NOT EVEN NOTICE.

Another similar character would be Chizuru from Shinryaku! Ika Musume, but that bitch ain’t married, so she’s not included on this list.

But they’re pretty much the same character. Why is marriage so important?

Because it’s great to see a husband get the shit smacked out of him.

The traditional image of a married couple in real life used to be that the husband wore the pants and brought home the cash, while the wife was the always happy, always comforting supporter (cooking, cleaning, and all that shit…personally, I’d love for that to be my life instead of having a job bu whatever). Times have changed since the 40’s, and if you ask me, I’d dare to say that women are now the ones that run the household, using men as tools to carry boxes and take care of the yardwork (hey, I’ll take that trade off too).  So when we see a wife in an anime that seems as though she’s a 1940’s version of a wife smack the shit out of her husband, I can’t help but feel stimulated in several ways (all of which are non-sexual).

There’s a whole gender role reversal going on with the asskicking wife. At the same time, it makes a statement.

When a happy wife happily smacks the shit out of her husband, it shows that she’s in control, and that women totally own the shit out of men. This is half true. Hot women totally own the shit out of men.

“Hey honey, can you take out the garbage?”

“Yes’m.”

“Can you build me a car?”

“Yes’m.”

“Can you WIPE MY SHIT-COVERED ASS!?”

“WIPE YOUR OWN ASS BITCH!”

Yes, it’s quite true that an asskicking, hot wife is arguably the best female character type in all media. SO underutalized. But one thing you can take away from this post is

I WILL NOT WIPE A WOMAN’S SHIT COVERED ASS NO MATTER HOW HOT SHE IS.

AND I WANT A SEQUEL TO NYAN KOI SO FUCK YOU!

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6 thoughts on “Fucking Awesome Character Types That Aren’t Used Enough – Part 1

  1. Moms are either single, useless or lack intelligence most of the time. Meeting one who is intelligent, an ass kicker (without having to kick a single ass) and…here’s the most absent type of mother…MOTHERLY in animated or drawn media is a bliss.

    IMO, in 2012, “Blaster” Ririka Kato fits that bill.

  2. There’s no place for women above the age of 14 in anime. You know that!

    Even more underutilized is the father character, who barely gets a personality or a character design (beyond man with hair).

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