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Top 10 Supportive Dads in Anime

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Published on September 2, 2017

Supportive dads are the greatest gift anybody can have! It's definitely not easy being a father but you gotta do what you gotta do to make your kid the best of the best! These awesome pops show us how amazing a father's love can be. Presenting top 10 supportive dads in anime!

10. Hajime Shibata from Hell Girl

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Hajime Shibata from the anime series Hell Girl is a journalist. He is a man who believes that vengeance is never justified. He is one of the main characters who tries to stop Hell Girl from doing her job, trying to stop the ‘cycle of hatred’. Hajime is Tsugumi’s father and is very responsible towards her. After the death of her mother he works as a single dad to take care of Tsugumi.

9. Sai Nanohana from Jubei-Chan: The Ninja Girl

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Sai Nanohana is the main character Jiyu’s father, he works as a ghostwriter. After the death of his wife, he started working from home to be able to take care of his daughter. Although he looks like a complete goof, Sai is actually very talented and good-natured. He is very protective towards his daughter and is always there to back her up. He is definitely one of the most supportive dads in anime.

8. Shikaku Nara from Naruto

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Shikaku Nara is the head of the Nara clan, a very powerful Shinobi and is Shikamaru’s dad. Initially he is shown as an alcoholic but later on he emerges as a great father. He’s one of the most supportive dads in anime because he let his son do whatever he thought was best and helped him immensely with his training. He helps Shikamaru during tough times and makes him believe in himself.

7. Mamoru Chiba from Sailor Moon

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Mamoru Chiba or also known as Tuxedo Mask, is Chibi Usa’s father. Mamoru is a kind and friendly man, but most of all he’s a very dedicated dad to his daughter. He’s responsible, trustworthy and understanding, which makes him one of the most supportive dads.

6. Kohei Inuzuka from Amaama to Inazuma

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Tsumugi’s father Kohei from Amaama to Inazuma works as a high school math teacher. He is a single father working hard to take care of his daughter. He’s very ambitious and wants to be able to make healthy and delicious meals for Tsumugi. Kohei appears as a bit boring and plain, however, he is a sincere man with a kind heart. He’s also one of the supportive dads in anime because he is always keeping his daughter in his mind.

5. Spirit Albarn from Soul Eater

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Spirit Albarn is a Death Scythe from Soul Eater. He is also Maka’s dad. Spirit is cheerful and silly. As a parent, he is extremely concerned about Maka and wants her to accept him. He is one of the most supportive dads in anime because he always looks out for Maka and gives her his support even if she denies it. There are times when he can take on a more serious role as he values his job as a Death Scythe.

4. Maes Hughes from Fullmetal Alchemist

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Out of all the dads we’ve listed here, Maes Hughes from FMA is probably the one who is the most obsessed with his daughter. He is always carrying around a picture of his wife and his daughter and often shoves it in the faces of his comrades. He is a sociable man who likes to treat others with kindness and hospitality. He frequently talks about his family even at work, to the point that sometimes people find it annoying.

3. Kurosaki Isshin from Bleach

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Ichigo’s dad Isshin might be a goofy and funny guy but he can be strict when he needs to. He gets on Ichigo’s back all the time but that’s only because he cares about his son. Most of the time he has a wide grin plastered on his face. He also has a perverted side and loves to joke around a lot. He’s one of the most supportive dads because he’ll do anything to prevent his family from coming into harm.

2. Joichiro Yukihira from Food Wars

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Joichiro is a lax but talented freelance chef and also Souma Yukihira’s father. He is very skilled at what he does and is a professional. He is very supportive of his son and acts as his mentor and trainer. Joichiro is the only parental figure in Souma’s life, which is a lot of responsibility, but he always manages to fulfil his duties as Souma’s guardian.

1. Akio Furukawa from Clannad

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Nagisa’s father Akio Furukawa is definitely a great dad. He is one of the most supportive dads of anime because of his unending love for his daughter. He is a kind of person who likes to give “tough love”, but at the same time he’s very silly and easy to befriend. He quit his career as an actor so he could care for a sick Nagisa. He feels guilty that in the past there was a time once where Nagisa almost died because him and his wife were too busy with work. Hence, he devotes his life to Nagisa and makes her his top most priority.


So there it is, our list of the fathers in anime who have been nothing but supportive towards their kids. Who is your favorite out of these 10 supportive dads? Let us know in the comments below!

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