You need to login to do I Am A Spirit – Ed Kilbourne – A Place To Watch The Rain. If you miss little Timmy’s softball game even once he’ll end up a serial killer all because of your terrible parenting. Parenting is challenging and complicated, and most parents are doing the best they can in the world’s hardest job. Hollywood knows that you’re doing it wrong, though, if you spend even one second at work that you could be fishing or teaching your kid to catch a baseball.
This trope can fail at even trying to find a balance between work and spending time with the kids. While not quite Always Male, has a strong tendency to be about Dad rather than Mom. In Bokurano, Waku tells Moji that he used to play soccer, but his father never showed up for the tournament he was in, so he began to question why he was doing it, and decided to take a break from it. In the manga, Aiko “Anko” Tokiosumi’s father Akira is one as a news reporter, and it’s revealed that she had once hoped to be an Idol Singer to see him on TV. Mizuno, Sonomi’s always very busy with her business and barely has time to see Tomoyo, but is genuinely affectionate to her and her friends when she is around. Sakura’s father Fujitaka is a milder example, as he’s an archeologist and uni professor with a very heavy schedule.
May or may not be the case in Dragon Ball Z. Gohan has never shown much if any anger for his father not being there more for him. The separations often occurs due to Goku being dead or the Earth being in great peril. Shun of Endride is rather more proactive than most, so when his dad doesn’t come home for his own birthday, Shun goes to his office to drag him back home.
Tsubomi had an emotional breakdown, forcing them to realize that they were destroying their family. It was during one of these periods of angst that she met her Jewelpets. Sara also has scientist parents who went abroad when she was a kid. The only news she gets of them is when they send gifts. Not that Jotaro seems to resent him for this, but he clearly didn’t understand that most people need a dad while growing up. It costs him his first marriage.
In Magic of Stella, Tamaki’s father’s jobs requires him to only available at home one weekend a month. Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The MOVIE 1st. Lunge from Monster is this to the extent that his wife and daughter actually leave him. It is rather grating as Boruto is being even brattier than his father as a kid, as well as under-appreciative.