If you want to know which anime characters share your INTP personality type, use this quiz. The following is a list of the 10 best INTP characters I’ve found through extensive research (and input from other anime fans).
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10 Amazing INTP Anime Characters
1. L Lawliet – Death Note
Even if you eat a lot of sugar, you won’t gain weight if you utilize your head. In the words of L. Lawliet:
While intellectually gifted, INTPs are often underappreciated because of their perceived lack of organization. In spite of his untidy look and lack of etiquette, his analytical ability and great powers of deduction are superior to anybody else. L is a typical INTP, with a witty sense of humor and a capacity to see the big picture in the midst of a jumble. Those who identify as INTPs can identify with his quest to seek and solve puzzles.
2. Pieck Finger – Attack on Titan
Despite the chaos, Pieck has an exceptional capacity to assess risks, make plans, and remain cool. As a result, she is able to look outside the box and then apply her own reasoning to find the ideal solution. Even though she prioritizes rational solutions, we can see a lot of her inferior feeling side, as she quickly connects with others and knows how they feel.
3. Gowther from Seven Deadly Sins
INTPs are likely to identify with Gowther’s tendency to unwittingly upset others with his logical reasoning. Anyone who is an INTP can identify with the analytical, speculative attitude of this character, as well as his thirst for information and understanding. Unfortunately, his attempts to put his academic understanding into practice are frequently marred by mistakes. Despite these setbacks, he persists in his efforts.
4. Kenma Kozume from Haikyuu!!
Shoyo, I’d like to play a game with you that isn’t a practice game because you’re so amusing. If you lose, the game is finished instantly. In the words of Kenma Kozume
Kenma, Haikyuu’s most composed and analytical player, is the team’s least enthusiastic volleyball player. However, this does not imply that he lacks spirit. As Nekoma High’s setter, he has the uncanny ability to only use as much energy as is necessary to execute the most precise plays conceivable. Most of his genius can be found in his mind, where he examines other players, discovering their flaws and experimenting with tactics that would surprise them. Typical of an INTP, Kenma doesn’t give a damn about a player’s popularity or their year of birth when it comes to respecting authority. He is a brilliant player who employs a combination of intuition and logical thinking to keep one step ahead of his competition.
5. Kakashi Hatake – Naruto
“Every day, I eat, sleep, and obsess about pointless details. What I do for a living is make sure that these kids can be fools like this for as many days as possible. The writer, Kakashi Hatake, says
Kakashi, one of Konoha’s top ninjas, is an expert fighter. Despite this, he favors a life of solitude to one marked by leadership or authority. As he regularly makes decisions based on what is rational, regardless of how it would affect others emotionally, his thinking side is very obvious. As Kakashi matures, he teaches the significance of collaboration and integrates his feelings. You may learn more about his INTP type analysis by reading Practical Typing’s type profile for him.
6. Ranpo Edogawa – Boungou Stray Dogs
“It’s a lot of labor. Lame. Boring. Detectives, not master detectives, are responsible for investigating and making enquiries.” In the words of Ranpo Edogawa:
Ranpo Edogawa’s acute abilities of deduction enable him to solve crimes very instantly, making him shockingly clever. To substantiate his beliefs, Edogawa swiftly formulates hypotheses and then conducts research. According to Jung himself, “Ti formulates questions and generates theories, it offers up new possibilities and insights…facts are collected as proof for a hypothesis, never for their own sake.” Edogawa’s deductive thinking skills are unrivaled. Due to his disinterest in the more routine aspects of life, he is still having trouble figuring out which train to take to go around town.
7. Tsuyu Asui “Froppy” – My Hero Academia
When everyone else is frantic, “Froppy” maintains a calm demeanor. He is inventive and lovable. Her primary priority is to find the most rational solution to any problem that arises. Froppy is a breath of fresh air in a show rife with emotionally driven characters (especially Bakugo and Deku). Due to her tactical prowess and cool head under pressure, she is a rock for her squadmates.
8. Kisuke Urahara – Bleach
“Unfortunately, your weapon only demonstrates fear. Your fear of death motivates your response. Attacking makes you afraid of being killed. In order to protect a loved one, you’re afraid that you’ll allow them to die in your arms. At this point, your sword’s only language is fear, and that’s a bad thing. Fear is the last thing you want in battle. It’s a waste of time. It’s your job to protect yourself when you counter. It’s impossible to let a person die when you’re protecting them. Moreover, when a person attacks, they’re going to be killed.” In the words of Kisuke Urahara:
As a master tactician, Urahara is adept at using idle chatter to gain an advantage over his adversaries. Bleach depicts Urahara’s evolution throughout the course of the series. Early on, he was introverted, quiet, and apprehensive because of his bashful nature. When it came to his leadership potential, he was never quite convinced of his own abilities. Urahara, like many IxxP personality types, prefers to take command of his own life rather than lead a group of others. Even so, as he grew and developed his various talents, Urahara finally became a captain and the first president of the SRDI as a result of his efforts.
9. Naofumi Iwatani – The Rising of the Shield Hero
“They’re trying to knock me down to make themselves appear better since I’m the shield hero.” Disgusting.” The author, Naofumi Iwatani
This series’ Naofumi is one of the most empathetic characters, despite his edgy look. His story shows how thinking types can be compassionate, but they are more inclined to display it via action rather than words of praise.. Naofumi is pragmatic in his outlook on life, but he’s blind to the love advances of others. People are quick to dismiss him because of his disconnected demeanor, but his thoughts are deep. As his “slaves,” they often question whether the other way around. He takes such wonderful care of them.
10. Tomura Shigaraki – My Hero Academia
We’re still divided into heroes and villains because of our love of violence. “It’s all right,” she said. “You’re evil,” I said. That’s the way things are! Is this a sign of peace? Hah!! In the end, you’re nothing more than an instrument for violence, designed to keep us subjugated! Furthermore, “violence incites greater violence.”” – Tomura Shigaraki
Shigaraki is a perfect example of an INTP villain at the end of his pathological development. With “One for All” (the villain who saved him) as the only source of support, he has learned to be his own best friend and confidant. In order to wipe out “All Might” and ruin the world’s peace symbol, he is strategic, clever, and irreverent. On the other hand, Shigaraki’s destructive Quirk allows him to deduce the intentions and abilities of his adversaries just by seeing them in action. The unexpected doesn’t phase him; he’s quick to devise plans and come up with new ideas as the situation necessitates.
BONUS – #11 – Saiki K. from The Disastrous Life of Saiki K
As much as I despise being the center of attention, I despise owing someone money more. The late Professor Kusuo Saiki
Even though I’ve just finished the series, I felt obliged to include Saiki K (even though it makes this “11 Amazing Anime Characters” rather than “10”). Saiki K is an INTP with an undercurrent of kindness, which is typical of this type of personality. Saiki K has to deal with a slew of bad situations (oh, the agony! ), yet he always finds a way to help those who irritate him the most. However, Saiki K is equally concerned about doing the right thing for other people. He’s a master of balancing his extroverted feeling side with his extroverted thinking side.