Did you know that in Japan, elderly women outside of the family are also referred to as "grandmothers" in a friendly way? There's a high level of respect for the rich wisdom and compassionate eyes of women who've lived long and interesting lives.
Seeing a character that fits this description can be soothing because of their gentle and serene appearance. Seeing them take part in robust activities that are unexpected for those of that age can also be empowering.
Boasting a fashion sense that would make girls a seventh of her age jealous, Doctor Kureha (from One Piece) is a perfect example of age being nothing but a number.
Which of the sweet grannies below would you want in your corner in a pinch?