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INTP Anime characters (+3 facts)

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This blog will look into the details and description of 11 iconic INTP anime characters. It will give an insight into the INTP personality traits of each character.

Iconic INTP Anime Characters

Some of the iconic INTP anime characters are given below:

  • L from Death Note
  • C.C. from Code Geass
  • Shiro from No Game No Life
  • Armin Arlert from Attack on Titan
  • Ginko from Mushishi
  • Kusuo Saiki from The Disastrous Life of Saiki K
  • Shouta Aizawa from My Hero Academia
  • Lain Iwakura from Serial Experiments Lain
  • Kenma Kozume from Haikyuu!
  • Senku from Dr. Stone
  • Kino from Kino no Tabi

Without further ado, let’s see the description of INTP anime characters.

  • L from Death Note

L is the most prominent example of the INTP anime characters. In the anime Death Note, L is the lead head of the Kira Investigation Team, planning to confront Light into the situation where he’d reveal himself as Kira. As the team leader, L is continuously planning and scheming and is pretty sure that Light Yagami is Kira. He is a genius with some unique ways of doing things, which makes him an interesting character. Before the Kira investigation, L used to spend all his time alone with Watari as his sole method of contact.

  • C.C. from Code Geass

C.C., or as her nickname goes, the Immortal Witch, is an exciting INTP anime character from Code Geass. She was a member of the group named The Black Lights, who self-identified as the Heroes of Japan. Her nickname stems from her tendency to heal from any serious injury given enough time. She has a traumatic past which transformed her personality into the INTP type. She is frequently emotionally detached from others and hardly cares for the people around her. She has a cold attitude towards others, which is later lowered when Lelouch is found to be interested in her. 

  • Shiro from No Game No Life

Although Shiro is only 11 years old, but she is not the typical preteen kid. She makes a dynamic duo with her elder brother Sora; she works as a true intellect and has a knack for logical solutions. Though Sora is an intelligent person himself, it’s Shiro who saves the day by finding the solutions. She is categorized as a NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) and is highly introverted and only opens up to Sora. 

  • Armin Arlert from Attack on Titan

Armin Arlert is not the physically most potent character, but what he lacks in strength, Armin makes it up in strategy and logic. He wants to see the world as a better place, and his visions are peaceful, which is evident from his plans. He is a great intellectual person and manages to come up with the best possible outcomes making sure most of the lives are saved.

Armin is not only a great strategist efficiently utilizing the information given to him, but he is  also exceptional at analyzing the details where the pieces of information are not detailed. This is evident when he deciphered Annie as the Female Titan.

  • Ginko from Mushishi

Ginko is a Mushi master, meaning he travels around studying Mushi (supernatural creatures) and their influence on people. Mushi is not inherently good or evil beings, and they can mimic real-world creatures which can model themselves as good or evil. It is not only restricted to tangible materials as Mushi can be a phenomenon and disease. Ginko draws the attention of Mushi and continuously travels around to keep them from cluttering in one place. Ginka is a cool, calm, and collected person and is exceptionally serious about his work as a Mushi master.

  • Kusuo Saiki from The Disastrous Life of Saiki K

Kusuo Saiki is one of the smartest anime characters ever, making him an INTP personality type. He has unparalleled intelligence and is not interested in the world around him. He is passionate about his knowledge-seeking process and makes sure he is comfortable in his learning environment.

Saiki has a phobia of insects and can teleport himself to a safe space when he omits across such a challenging situation. When he loses his powers for a brief duration, he is extremely cautious and afraid of the world around him, completely shutting him off.

  • Shouta Aizawa from My Hero Academia

Shouta Aizawa, also known for his heroic name Eraserhead, is a professor for class 1-A at the U.A High School. He is a perfect role model teacher and an incredible INTP character. He is logical and rational, and that makes him a great teacher. 

Aizawa’s power Erasure erases the quirk of whomever he applies to. For this reason, his analytic and judging traits are best utilized. 

  • Lain Iwakura from Serial Experiments Lain

Serial Experiments Lain is an old anime that dates back to 1998. The INTP anime protagonist Lain Iwakura has interactions with The Wired, a virtual world that can be closely perceived as the Internet. She is disconnected from the real world when she spends excessive hours on The Wired. Lain is highly introverted and does not have too many interests or friends. She is not too aware of herself either. Owing to the nature of the show, Lain in her ‘real world’ is an INTP type but transforms her personality for various Lains in the anime.

  • Kenma Kozume from Haikyuu!

Kenma Kozume is not the main character of Haikyuu!!, but he is an INTP personality type, nonetheless. He is neither the fastest nor strongest player in the court, but what he lacks in the strengths he makes up in the intelligence.

Kenma is introverted and reserved and does not exhibit emotions in the court. He has great ideas to execute the matches but usually keeps them to himself in fear of how others will perceive them.

  • Senku from Dr. Stone

Instead of using intelligence to compensate for his weakness, Sensku’s strength rises from his ability to use all his resources to create anything. In the current time of the show Dr. Stone, Senkuu is relatively social and not too introverted. However, in the flashback in his younger years, he spent most of his days alone in the science laboratory performing and evaluating his experiments.

  • Kino from Kino no Tabi

Kino is a badass traveler. She is around fifteen years old but a fantastic INTP anime protagonist. In each new chapter, their participation is heavily weighed concerning the action and reflection. 

Kino is a kind and compassionate soul but not too expressive and does not like being the center of attention. However, she is not entirely a virtuous character as she is prone to making mistakes; thus, she has both the bad and good sides. 

She is a passionate traveler who likes to visit country to country to enhance and knowledge and experience about those places.


The blog described 11 INTP anime characters and gave insights into the characteristics of the INTP personality type.

INTP or the logician is someone with Introverted. Intuitive, Thinking and Prospecting personality type. They have an unconventional approach to various aspects of life. They are often open to experience and like to experiment with personal creativity.

This personality type is relatively rare, constituting only 3% of the population. INTPs like to come off as unique and uncommon. They have innate inventiveness and creative aspect, with individualistic perspectives and incredible intellect. They are commonly known as the architect, philosopher, or the dreamy professor. INTPs have a vivacious internal world; they have unending imagination. INTPs thought processing is endless, and their minds are continuously buzzing with ideas.  INTPs are always in their heads, so this make them look detached and pensive. 

Some of the strengths of INTPs include their great analytical and abstract thinking. They have an original and imaginative world. INTPs are liberal and independent thinkers. They make and beleive theories on the basis of facts and logics.They are exceptionally honest and straightforward. They don’t hesistate to speak their minds. They are curious and enthusiastic; when anything piques their interests, they are totally consumed with that idea. INTPs analysis, open-minded nature, and creativity make them driven towards objective achievers. This also helps them excel as theoretical mediators.   

INTPs can appear aloof and withdrawn because of their introverted and private demeanor. They are so frequently caught up in the logics and facts. They can be insensitive and emotionally distant. Emotional situations can be confusing to INTPs.  They often battle with self-doubts and second guess their abilities. They are their own leaders; they don’t live by the rules and standards of the world. 

Overall, INTPs are intellectuals and vivid dreamers. They can overcome all the obstacles that may seem unbeatable to most of people.  They are self-driven and have high personal standards. They find their place as mathematicians, scientists. Some are also excellent entrepreneurs and creative figures.

Do you agree or disagree with our list of INTP Anime characters? Do you have any suggestions for the character? Feel free to write in the comments below.

FAQs on INTP Anime Characters

What anime characters are INTP?

L from Death Note
C.C. from Code Geass
Shiro from No Game No Life
Armin Arlert from Attack on Titan
Ginko from Mushishi
Kusuo Saiki from The Disastrous Life of Saiki K
Shouta Aizawa from My Hero Academia
Lain Iwakura from Serial Experiments Lain
Kenma Kozume from Haikyuu!
Senku from Dr. Stone
Kino from Kino no Tabi

Are INTPs rare?

INTPs are one of the rare types in the population, particularly for women. Among women, INTP is the fourth rare type after ENTJ, INTJ, and INFJ. INTPs constitute 3% of the general population.

How does an INTP flirt?

INTPs are playful flirts; they find teasing to be sweet and endearing. However, INTPs do not typically make the first move, so they need others to initiate the process.

Is Killua an INTP?

No, Killua is not an INTP. Although most people perceive Killua as an INTP, owing to his deadly assassin moves. However, deep down, he is a sensitive boy whose childhood was stolen from them while he needed a friend. As he is too emotional and unable to think rationally, he is an INFP and not an INTP.

Is Joker an INTP?

Yes, the joker is an INTP. He believes that the only things that can make him truly happy are evil in his self-destructing mode. He is seen as an active refusal to believe in hope, growth, or redemption.

Are INTPs chaotic?

Typical INTPs self-identify themselves as chaotic. They are “too open to information”, resulting in them becoming conspiracy theorists or finding it too difficult to follow anything structured.


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