Who's your daddy, Vivio? Well, this is a little bit unusual, but both of them are my precious mothers. The two may be lovers, who have now become a family through adoption, a helpful donor , or through the wonders of magic or science , with added likelihood of Patchwork Kids if the latter.
The two may be close siblings but not that close or the best of friends, with one of them wishing to help out their single parent buddy. The two may be in that very fine line between the previous two examples, giving much Ship Tease and Ho Yay to the delight of their fans.
Whatever the reason, it's all the same: A family unit that cheerfully ignores the traditional view of a family requiring a father and mother, by having two or more! Nevertheless, one of these characters may be referred to by the opposite gender parental term; sometimes in personal amusement, sometimes out of jest, sometimes to fit with the standard family unit. In fiction, Cast Speciation will usually result in the two parents fitting into a father and a mother role anyway.
Usually the child will be the same gender as their parents. Compare All Lesbians Want Kids. One of them was a sincerely delivered "Why does Jani have two dads — and I have only one? Then the camera pulls back and shows another man who goes "No no no I am your father. Vivio with Nanoha and Fate pictured above. The third Megami Sound Stage suggested that Fate is being sent on deep space missions to distance herself from being considered Vivio's mama.
This ultimately proved futile since Vivio still sees Fate as her mama four years later in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid , and Vivio notes in the "Second Mother's Day" one shot that despite her frequent and often, unexpected absences, she sees her as her second mother and gives her gifts for Father's day. Later Lampshaded by a minor character. And before all of that, we have Reinforce Zwei, who Hayate created based off of data from the original Reinforce and herself.
After the events of Sailor Moon 's Infinity arc, Hotaru becomes the adopted daughter of Haruka-papa and Michiru-mama , and is watched over by Setsuna-mama as well.
Pretty much by series definition, the parents of the characters in Vandread. Ezra, one of the female side characters, was pregnant with the child of Rebecca, another female crew member, via technological gene-mixing. Males from Tarraku are made in ex-utero factories and raised in orphanages, and so get no parents at all.
The higher class Tarraku men can choose who to reproduce with, and Bart obviously knows of at least one parent though, so the "no parents" bit seems to be confined to the third class citizens. A common joke among Dragon Ball Z fans is that Gohan has two dads - Goku and Piccolo - the latter of whom is half-jokingly suggested to be the better father to him, despite Goku being his actual dad.
He also had a father who's mostly a Disappeared Dad except one time he disguised himself as Santa to see his son on Christmas Eve. In Kyo Kara Maoh! Greta ends up with two adopted daddies, Yuri and Wolfram. Two of the women in Iono the Fanatics have a child together through the power of science in the epilogue. The Arume in Blue Drop have two female parents by definition, since that race only consists of women.
They also only interbreed with earth women, so their hybrid offspring has two mothers as well. One episode featured a Nurse Joy reflecting back on her childhood. In the positions of encouraging her in her ambitions, we see not a mother and father The trailer shows them with what appears to be their daughter. Another episode had a Smoochum with three mommies. Almost there in Pet Shop of Horrors: Regardless of Leon being Chris's brother, he's a parental figure The behind-the-dust-cover omake to The Day of Revolution features a child referred to only as 'Junior,' who was raised by Megumi and Makoto.
Various origins for the kid are proposed in order of increasing unlikelihood. This is made a lot more serious later in the series with Real!
Syaoran for whom they basically are surrogate parents. In a similar vein, Tamaki from Ouran High School Host Club sees himself as a father figure to the rest of the club and especially Haruhi.
With Kyouya, apparently, being the mother Cibo and Sana-Kan from Blame! In a very literal sense, considering the child is composed of genes from both of them, with Cibo as the mother, and Sana-Kan as the father. His aunt, Mami Amano, nonetheless insists she's his mother, much to his annoyance. There's no sign that Dee adopts him as well, but they all do eventually move in together. Motoko Gettou in Change has three fathers, and it is each of their training that lead to Alexi in Shinkuu Yuusetsu was raised by his two daddy figures; the biological father and his non-sexual male partner.
He eventually gets to meet his mother, but opts to go back home to be with his own partner and father s. In Happy Yarou Wedding , Shouta, a five year old with a Missing Mom , is delighted to have "Yuuhi-mama" become part of the family when he and Todou get together. Yuuhi is less than keen on the name. In Sweet Guilty Love Bites Ryuna eventually gets a second mommy in Mayu in the form of a "helper", even if it is kept quiet.
A roundabout version of this is in Gunslinger Girl. Speranza is Triela's biological daughter thanks to Hillshire preserving her eggs , but it's Roberta Guellfi who carried, gave birth to, and raised her. In the extra chapter of Ebisu-san and Hotei-san , Hana explains to her friend that she has three mommies: When the character comes to try and kill him as revenge for his father getting turned into a female don't ask Two mothers and one daughter.
Doesn't that sound lovely? In Axis Powers Hetalia , through some combination of Fanon and historical context, Canada has two father figures in both France and England. Of course, that's not always a good thing, considering they have a rather A woman with a toddler divorces her husband and begins dating his sister. Downplayed but definitely present in Saint Seiya Episode G: Assassin , one of several possible Saint Seiya futures. Hyoga adopts a small girl named Natassia, who calls him "Papa," and a special chapter showed that she also calls Shun "Mama.
Subverted in the short yuri oneshot Mama Mama. It seems like the two women are raising children together , but the ending reveals that they are next-door-neighbors cheating on their husbands. This is due to a curse placed on the family by a mountain goddess who in a fit of rage at being deceived of being given a woman for a husband in recompense for a village girl stealing her clothes got the woman pregnant and was later revealed that her daughter had the same ability and said curse bred true.
Subverted in Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid. In Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans , there's Akatsuki, who is being taken care of by his two mothers: Kudelia and his biological mother Atra, who are married.
Akatsuki's father, Mikazuki, died in the Grand Finale. Well, we can arrange that! Her unorthodox way of achieving this is to have the children chop Daddy in half. His mothers, Toni "Mommy" and Clarice "Meema" , do not approve of his violent responses to this. Strangers in Paradise ends with Francine and Katchoo raising their respective offspring together. In Janes in Love we find out that Brain Jane has two dads who we have every reason to believe are a couple.
Mystique and Destiny are like this with Rogue in X-Men. Wonder Woman had an entire island of mommies, sisters, and surrogate daughters seeing as the Amazons are pretty much a One-Gender Race. In The Sandman , Foxglove and Hazel raise a son together biologically Hazel's via a clueless encounter. Post-Crisis Superboy 's biological parents are Superman Socially speaking, he's pretty much raised by Superman and Supes's adoptive parents; Luthor is, with a few exceptions, very much the deadbeat dad.
In Bamse , Lille Skutt's brother lives together with another male rabbit. They informally adopted a foundling. Amelia Louise McBride lives with her mother divorced and her cool aunt Tanner. The first arc of the new Young Avengers reveals that Miss America Chavez had two mothers, who died creating paradise for her, which she rejected and struck out to hero on her own.
X is a bizarrely complicated case. Although generally described as Wolverine 's Opposite-Sex Clone , this definition is simplified to the point of inaccuracy as noted by Sarah Kinney herself in Innocence Lost. Since she was created by duplicating Logan's X-chromosome, all of her genetic material can be traced to Elizabeth Howlett, so probably the strictest view of her genetics makes her the parthenogenetic offspring of Logan's mother therefore his sister gestated by Sarah Kinney as surrogate, who provided her own genetic material via maternal inheritance, therefore giving Laura two genetic mothers the fact that it can be argued that Logan providing her genetic material directly makes him her genetic progenitor—therefore her father—just clouds this even further.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is raised by her two aunts, Aunt Hilda and Aunt Zelda, but in this case they're sisters instead of lovers. But then eventually, Dad. In Havoc Inc Chris and Chester have an adopted daughter, though she's at boarding school most issues.