As an ENTP, I know we hold a special place in the anime fan community. It’s not just that we’re ridiculously cool, but there’s also something about how our personalities mesh with the anime medium itself. I mean, we can basically relate to almost any anime character. That’s why there are so many anime characters that are of the ENTP personality type!
Their ability to converse with others is one of their greatest strengths, which also tends to be a major liability. They are great at talking to people, and are even more skilled at manipulating people. So much, in fact, that their lack of respect for the feelings of others can cause them to accidentally destroy the happiness of someone they love.
1/25. Hawks (My Hero Academia)
Hawks is your standard ENTP. Though quick-witted and daring, he often fails to see the big picture. This is the kind of guy who’s forced to play the villain in his own movie due to bad planning. His sense of ethics is probably pretty flexible as well. I mean, he’s a demon-summoning wizard!
Despite his impressive intellect and incredible adaptability, Midoriya is nowhere near as accomplished as some of his more senior counterparts. That said, he so far seems pretty well-rounded. Based on what we’ve seen of him so far, he’s blessed with a certain level of common sense and a knack for deductive reasoning. We don’t yet know how good his observation skills are, though.
2/25. Rintaro Okabe (Steins;Gate)
The name “Rintaro” is one that can be interpreted in a number of different ways, and it can also be applied to many different characters. The change may not seem too extreme at first glance — ENTPs often appear eccentric, after all. But the more you think about it, the clearer the contrast between the two becomes.
3/25. Osamu Dazai (Bungou Stray Dogs)
Osamu is a bit of a lazy bum, but he’s got the charm to back it up! He’s got a plan, and he’ll just need to be convinced that the right time to pull it off has arrived. With a little bit of skill, you’ll be able to get him out of bed and into action in no time. He’s always had confidence in his own abilities, so why wouldn’t he?
Osamu Dazai loves to make fun of others, and is always the one cracking jokes. He loves to be entertained, and often teases others in order to ensure that he’s having a good time.
4/25. Mahito (Jujutsu Kaisen)
Mahito is a strange character. He’s a ghost — meaning he floats all day and doesn’t need to be entertained like most kids. But, somehow, you keep seeing him floating around anyway. He loves to play with humans, but the only people he shows interest in are those who have “the scent of death.” If you find yourself in his gang, be prepared to be endlessly tortured.
Mahito is a curse. But that doesn’t mean he’s a bad guy — not at all! This dude has some serious skills, and I’m not just talking about his ability to change people into anything he wants them to be. Yes, Mahito has this crazy power that allows him to shapeshift people — but in reality, Mahito is actually one of the jujutsu sorcerers’ greatest allies.
5/25. Ryuk (Death Note)
Ryuk is like a friendly, playful shinigami (in fact, his very name means ‘calm’ — which should give you some idea of just how often he deviates from this) who prefers to be lazy as opposed to carrying around a notebook and killing humans all the time. Sort of an anti-hero, in a way! The character was created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.
Ryuk is looking to raise the stakes on his not-so-little game. It was bad enough that he was influencing a few people, but now he has his sights set on the big leagues. He hands the Death Note to Light Yagami, a brilliant and bored student in Japan who soon realizes the power of being able to give people their heart’s desires–and destroy anything that gets in your way.
6/25. Sister Krone (The Promised Neverland)
Meet Krone, the girl who would do anything to erase her past and rise to power in the house. Krone’s backstory is so dark that it would make you shiver. From the time she enters in Grace Field House, we see a thirst in her eyes, burning with vengeance and a passion to defeat Isabella and become the next Mama.
Felicity Wilson is a tough cookie to crack. She doesn’t lose to Isabella nor Emma, Norman nor Ray — in fact, she’s the smartest kid at the Grace Field House orphanage. You won’t believe how fast it’ll get you: she knows everything about the escape plan her brother, Norman, has devised.
7/25. Hisoka Morow (HunterXHunter)
Of all the characters that have appeared in Hunter X Hunter, Hisoka is one of the most mysterious. He is one of the series’ antagonists and has a twisted personality, but also has some good qualities about him. He cares for people that he sees as friends and goes to great lengths to protect them. He does not have any malicious intent and will avoid fighting people who are too weak.
Gojō is often seen as a chauvinistic, lazy man who enjoys fighting as a form of entertainment. He has a number of students and often takes time out to help and train them. He cares very little for the well being of others, but has been shown to care dearly for his students. Through rigorous training, Gojō developed special powers that allow him to defeat opponents with ease.
8/25. Hange Zoe (Attack on Titan)
We know Hange from Attack on Titan, a character that is unafraid of challenging the status quo in order to up the game. She challenged norms by experimenting on titans, helping the scouts devise effective strategies by extracting crucial information. In this piece, we’ll dissect her character, to see what made her so exciting and different.
With a laid-back attitude, it’s easy to assume Hange has little work ethic. But those who make this mistake do not know the power of the titan within her — the restless heart that drives her to kill titans, and to learn about them. She may seem like she doesn’t have much responsibility — but she is one of the most crucial characters in SnK!
9/25. Korosensei (Assasination Classroom)
Korosensei is the kindest, cutest and most unique octopus-like teacher in anime. The greatest thing about him is that he’s just like any other normal octopus: he has eight legs, ten suction cups on each leg, a beak and some pretty cool ink that he can use to both hide or play with. And with all his legs combined, he can do as many as 888 different moves!
10/25. Gojo Satoru (Jujutsu Kaisen)
Gojo is an ENTP. He’s an energetic and enthusiastic prankster, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t punctual. Just imagine him as a fun-loving college student who loves to go out, have fun, and make friends — all the while getting things done. You can depend on Gojo to get straightforward work done and get back to the real fun!
While the young Gojo Iwato might seem lazy and weak, he is in fact a very strong person. He has acquired some unique and godly Jujutsu techniques that can obliterate even the toughest of his opponents. He cares less about people, but still he does care about his own students, especially with the case of Itadori and Megumi.
11/25. Kuroo Tetsurou (Haikyuu!)
Kuroo is not only a character from the Haikyuu anime series — a very popular one, at that! He loves to tease other players, but when it comes to Observation (his specialty in the game), he’s a champion. In fact, his uncanny ability to notice even the smallest details makes him one of the best players in the camp!
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In the world of volleyball, it’s important to know how to block. This ability in volleyball is vital for your team, and is especially helpful when it comes to challenging opponents in a friendly game. Yuuki’s specialty lies in blocking, making him one of the top competitors in the sport. He helps teams learn from their mistakes, and is always on the lookout for ways to improve his own team.
12/25. Yato (Noragami)
Yato might be a god, but he’s far from perfect. He’s a bit of a money grubber, and has an obsessive-compulsive streak. These character flaws are so obvious that even he finds himself cringing at times — particularly when he’s caught himself doing some shady stuff. It’s his wacky personality that has allowed Yato to remain human and compelling despite all these flaws.
He’s the ultimate billionaire playboy. He has no hesitation over spending money and lives a lot more lavishly than your average person could even dream of. Despite this, there is a side to him that seems to understand the wisdom of spending frugally, although this understanding hasn’t stopped him from slaving all his money on wine and women.
13/25. Himiko Toga (My Hero Academia)
Himiko is your average young adult. She’s cheerful, happy, and sleepy; she loves to torture people who get in her way — though they probably deserve it — and absolutely insists that she’s always right (even when she’s not). Inside, though, she has a tortured soul. She’s sadistic, she loves to toy with others; she likes to play, and loves to be playful. But deep down inside, she’s broken.
She has excellent instincts and has been trained in many martial arts, including karate and kickboxing. She’s got a few tricks up her sleeves, including her ability to shapeshift into anyone she wants (or anything else). She’s also armed with both knives and a syringe that can inject foes with deadly poison!
14/25. Zero Two (DARLING in the FRANXX)
Zero Two has a cheerful and playful personality, but don’t be fooled by her childish facade — she’s as lethal as a snake. Over time, however, she’s become less and less concerned about others’ well-being. She doesn’t care that someone dies right in front of her — after all, everyone dies eventually.
She was not one of those people who like to be ordered by someone. She’s very self-confident, and she always made her own decisions. And what’s more, she loved one thing in this world: fighting. She especially enjoyed the thrill of the fight, and that made her blood course through her veins all the faster. After all, she merely wanted to entertain herself.
15/25. Orochimaru (Naruto)
Orochimaru has always been a very self-assured character. From an early age, he was fascinated by the prospect of immortality, and was determined to achieve it by any means necessary. Because of his faith in his own abilities and determination, he was able to learn about various ninjutsu techniques for years, which helped him develop regeneration capabilities as well as increased agility.
Naruto is, without a doubt, the most recognized manga in the world. The series follows a young ninja, Naruto Uzumaki, who dreams of becoming the Hokage, or leader of his village. It is also one of the most successful manga and anime series in history with over 200 million copies in print worldwide.
16/25. Lloyd Asplund (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion)
Lloyd is a smart, quirky inventor who has dedicated himself to science and breaking the boundaries of knowledge. As a nobleman in the service of Lord Alistair of Brittania, he knows the stakes for both his country and the people he loves. He doesn’t follow orders blindly — he has an inventive mind and imagines a brighter tomorrow; one where magecraft and technology can co-exist in harmony.
17/25. Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
Rebellious, creative and extraverted, Edward Elric is the quintessential ENTP. Given their keen sense of observation and quick wit, people with this personality type are able to adapt well to new environments. They love seizing the opportunity for adventure and can be counted on for unconventional solutions and clever plans.
Jack exemplifies the ENTP personality type. He deploys Extraverted Intuition and Introverted Thinking in his pursuit of a better tomorrow. Jack’s sense of humour is as sharp and cheeky as they come; he knows exactly when and how to bend the rules in order to get what he wants. Sounds like you’re on a roll, Jack!
18/25. Accelerator (A Certain Magical Index)
ENTPs are characterized by their random and experimental fighting style, as well as their eccentric and curious personalities. Unlike ESTPs, ENTPs are more vocal about their thought processes, rambling on in the middle of battle about everything from the nature of battle itself to questioning the very fabric of their opponent’s being.
He’s a little like Winnie the Pooh—a bear of very little brain. He’s a wanderer who loves to explore new places and to let his intuition guide him. And he never leaves home without his pen—that is, when he’s not off on some wild adventure, or thinking up new ways to apply big data analytics…
19/25. Satoru Gojo (Jujutsu Kaisen)
He’s snarky and intelligent, a free-spirited gentleman who knows how to negotiate any situation. Satoru Gojo is the most beloved character on the wildly popular anime show “Killzone: Undercover,” but his charisma is only rivaled by his incredible ability to deal with complex situations (which he has done in spades). The show’s protagonist is also intuitive-dominant, so he’s an expert at being able to read people.
20/25. Franky (One Piece)
Caught between being a human and a machine, Franky can be stumped by his inability to fit into either category. He is free-spirited and strong willed, yet he enjoys getting to know other people, no matter how unlikely they seem. His intense personality inspires those around him, and he often whips out his guitar to help him sing even in the middle of chaotic battles.
21/25. Hanako (Jibaku Shounen Hanako-Kun)
Hanako is the leader of the Seven Mysteries. For many, he’s considered a mere trickster who likes to spread mischief and mayhem wherever he goes. But in reality, he works to maintain the delicate balance between the human world and the spiritual world — simply because no one else can be bothered to do it. He enjoys playing pranks on people, but only because there’s little else he can do while trapped in his current form.
22/25. Bulma (Dragon Ball)
ENTPs are born leaders — they’re smart, creative, witty, and confident. So as a result they’re often found in leadership roles. But what happens when they run into a stubborn or difficult situation? Would they be able to handle it? Meet Bulma from Dragon Ball Z. She’s your typical ENTP protagonist — she’s smart, fun-loving, and relishes the spotlight.
Jess is the ultimate ENTP girl. While she’s got a good head on her shoulders, she still knows how to have fun — and isn’t afraid to let loose once in a while.
23/25. Shigure Sohma (Fruits Bask)
Shigure Sohma is not a very smart man. He tends to sleep late, and can’t always understand the simplest things. However, he tries his hardest to understand anything anybody says. He’s intelligent enough to have been a business expert, but chose instead to become an artist and writer. And it’s this personality trait that makes him so endearing.
Since he comes off as an open person, people tend to openly speak with him. This is unlike someone of a perceiver personality, who would be more inclined to make snap judgments based on limited information. He is, however, likely to conclude something about them based on his observations.
24/25. Konata Izumi (Lucky Star)
Konata Izumi from Lucky Star is a textbook ENTP. She likes to argue with her friends, but despite her conviction and passion, she can be very outgoing, loyal and enthusiastic. In real life, the characters we see on TV are nothing like how they were in real life — so why do we insist on seeing the characters of Lucky Star as good representations of their MBTI type? Well, they’re not – and here are three reasons why.
25/25. Izaya Orihara (Durarara)
Izaya Orihara is an ENTP, and by the way, Durarara is a show that they will love! A character that embodies many ENTP traits, Izaya comes alive through his willingness to do what he believes in. While quick-witted and never short of words, he is unfazed by social contact and committed to making his mark on the world.