A woman who has taken special vows committing her to a religious life. They must adopt a celibate life, refraining from marriage and sexual relationships.
The term "nun" is applicable to Catholics – both eastern and western traditions – Orthodox Christians, Anglicans, Lutherans, Jains, Buddhists, and Taoists.
See traditional nun for the traditional modest nun outfit, as opposed to the sexualized nun outfits typically seen in anime.
- Bridget from Guilty Gear
- Eda from Black Lagoon
- Index, Angelene, and Orsola Aquinas from Toaru Majutsu no Index
- Iris from En'en no Shouboutai
- Kasuga Misora from Mahou Sensei Negima!
- Rosette Christopher from Chrono Crusade
- Sigui from Queen's Blade: Rebellion
- Sister from Arakawa Under the Bridge
- Takayama Maria from Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai