Top 50 Best INFP Anime Characters Of All Time

INFP Anime Characters

Personality type is a system that classifies people into different groups based on their characteristics and behaviors.

The first letter stands for the dominant trait, the second stands for the secondary trait, the third stands for the tertiary trait, and the fourth letter is optional and represents whether or not the person possesses that trait.

Note: This post was edited by Cody Perez, not originally written by Cody. This may not necessarily reflect the views of Cody Perez, though he is an INFP himself.

The INFP personality type is called Idealist and they can form perfect romance animes. They are kind, cheerful, and courageous beings who always look out for their comrades.

The Top 50 INFP Anime Characters list is compiled of characters from different anime who exhibit many qualities that make INFPs great.

1. Alphonse Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)

Alphonse Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)
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Anime Name Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
Premiered 2009

Alphonse Elric is an INFP character from Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood. Elric is a kind and caring person who always puts others before himself.

He has strong convictions and opinions about the world and people, which he is not afraid to share. He is a loyal friend and stands by his principles no matter what.

2. Gaara (Naruto)

Gaara (Naruto)
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Anime Name Naruto
Premiered 2002

Gaara is one of the side characters in Naruto, and let's say he had gone through an awful lot. He was forced into becoming the jinchuriki of the One-Tail, making him a target for other people.

He wasn't the monster people were portraying him to be. Even though Gaara faced some very tough times, he still stood strong to his ideals. In the end, it turned out that Gaara was a nice guy who wished for a better life and became ideal when he got it.

3. Kaneki Ken (Tokyo Ghoul)

Kaneki Ken (Tokyo Ghoul)
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Anime Name Tokyo Ghoul
Premiered 2017

Kaneki Ken is the third character of the INFPs in this list. He is a legendary figure in the manga Tokyo Ghoul and is known for being introverted and self-conserved.

His high moral standards make him an excellent INFP, which he upholds even in the most difficult of situations. He is one of the best characters in manga, making him a great role model for other INFPs.

4. Akane Tsunemori (Psycho-Pass)

Akane Tsunemori (Psycho-Pass)
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Anime Name Pscycho-Pass
Premiered 2012

Akane Tsunemori is an Inspector in the Public Safety Bureau in the anime Psycho-Pass. She is a romantic individual who wants to improve the world.

However, this proves difficult as she constantly faces obstacles and challenges that test her beliefs. Akane is mostly calm and collected but can get flustered when she is bombarded with people.

5. Shinji Ikari (Neon Genesis Evangelion)

Shinji Ikari (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
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Anime Name Neon Genesis Evangelion
Premiered 1995

Shinji Ikari is a character from the anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. He is an INFP and one of the show's most well-known characters.

He is similar to Nagato in that he is very caring and wants to do what is best for those around him. Shinji, however, also possesses a strong sense of idealism and frequently seeks ways to make things work out for the best, even if doing so puts him in danger.

6. Tamaki Amajiki (My Hero Academia)

Tamaki Amajiki (My Hero Academia)
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Anime Name My Hero Academia
Premiered 2016

Tamaki Amajiki is a character from the popular anime, My Hero Academia. He is shy and introverted, but he cares deeply for those around him.
He is romantic and humble, which are common traits among INFPs. His character is depicted accurately in the anime.

7. Shizuku Tsukishima (Whisper Of The Heart)

Shizuku Tsukishima (Whisper Of The Heart)
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Anime Name Whisper Of The Heart
Premiered 1995

Shizuku Tsukishima is a young girl who appears in the anime movie Whisper of the Heart. She is an INFP personality type known for her inventive and positive personality and creative ways out of difficult situations.

She also has a pure heart, which leads her to do the right thing even when it's not easy.

8. Mitsuha Miyamizu (Kimi No Nawa)

Mitsuha Miyamizu (Kimi No Nawa)
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Anime Name Kimi No Nawa
Premiered 2016

Mitsuha Miyamizu is a character from the movie Kiwi No Nawa or “Your Name.” She is positive and appreciates every moment in life.

We witness her adventurous bug hidden under her skin when she switches bodies with Taki. She embraces every moment of her life after switching bodies and learns to appreciate life more. INFP is a great personality type for someone who wants to live in the moment and enjoy life.

9. Euphemia Li Britannia (Code Geass)

Euphemia Li Britannia (Code Geass)
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Anime Name Code Geass
Premiered 2006

Euphemia Li Britannia is a character in the world of Code Geass. She is the younger sister of Lelouch Lamperouge and the daughter of Marianne vi Britannia and Emperor Charles Zi Britannia.

Euphemia has great power and ego but stays true to her ideals and principles. She is open-minded, kind, and romantic. Her royal status gives her many opportunities, but she often takes on more than she can handle to help others.

10. Levy McGarden (Fairy Tail)

Levy McGarden (Fairy Tail)
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Anime Name Fairy Tail
Premiered 2009

Levy McGarden is a character from the anime Fairy Tail. She is ranked 10th on The [J] List of 50 [INFP] Anime Characters.

She is described as a rare type of character that is “played” very rarely on screen. Her cheerful nature and kind disposition are just so positive and refreshing. Additionally, her intelligence is attributed to her being a voracious reader.

11. Yuri Katsuki (Yuri On Ice)

Yuri Katsuki (Yuri On Ice)
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Anime Name Yuri On Ice!
Premiered 2016

Yuri Katsuki is a character from the popular anime series Yuri on Ice. He is an idealist and introvert who struggles with his identity throughout the show.

He is the anime's main character, and many events result from his actions or thoughts. INFP characters are often portrayed as being sensitive, creative, and romantic.

12. Nagato (Naruto)

Nagato (Naruto)
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Anime Name Naruto
Premiered 2002

The cruelty of this world changed Nagato in Naruto. He was an angel who only wanted to make those around him happy, but the world made him a different person. He is someone who longs for progress in this realm, but it is hard given the state of things.

13. Armin Arlert (Attack On Titan)

Armin Arlert (Attack On Titan)
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Anime Name Attack on Titan
Premiered 2013

Armin Arlert is an INFP character in the anime Attack on Titan. He is an INFP, one of the hardest personalities to find in anime.

INFPs are idealistic and care deeply for their friends and family. Armin is a lead character who never loses sight of his ideals, even in the darkest times.

He always seeks to find a situation where everything is alright, but that's not possible in the world of Attack on Titan. The nature of INFPs lends itself well to Armin's personality because he loves and cares deeply for his friends.

14. Hinata Hyuga (Naruto)

Hinata Hyuga (Naruto)
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Anime Name Naruto
Premiered 2002

Hinata Hyuga is one of the lead INFP female characters in Naruto. Hinata is known for being caring and loving, as well as being an adorable person.

Her strength and courage have made her someone many people look up to. Hinata is an introvert who doesn't wish to talk much, preferring to keep to herself most of the time.

15. Killer (One Piece)

Killer (One Piece)
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Anime Name One Piece
Premiered 1997

The killer is a character from One Piece introduced in the time skip. He is a beast who was made to be the ultimate weapon.

I call him the Killer because of his INFP personality traits. These are some reasons why I think he is a great example of an INFP character.

16. Rem (Death Note)

Rem (Death Note)
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Anime Name Death Note
Premiered 2006

Rem is a Shinigami from the Death Note series. Rem is known for her kind and compassionate personality and contributions to the realm of Death Note.

In particular, she was responsible for convincing Light Yagami to take on the mantle of Kira and helped him in many other ways throughout the series. Her personality type is INFP.

17. Light Yagami (Death Note)

Light Yagami (Death Note)
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Anime Name Death Note
Premiered 2006

Light Yagami is a fascinating character. Yagami is shown to be more humble and generous in the early episodes. However, this changes after he obtains the Death Note. He becomes an overachiever, and his caring nature diminishes.

The Light I am talking about here is not who he was after he received the death note but who he was before that point.

18. Erwin Smith (Attack On Titan)

Erwin Smith (Attack On Titan)
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Anime Name Attack on Titan
Premiered 2013

Erwin Smith is an INFP character from the anime Attack on Titan. Smith is known for his motivational speeches and his dedication to his comrades.

The story follows the adventures of Eren Yeager, Mikasa Ackerman, and Armin Arlert as they fight to protect humanity from the titans.

These giant humanoid creatures have devoured most of the world's population. Erwin Smith is an INFP character in the series who wishes to see his comrades happy and satisfied. Erwin is fiercely loyal to his friends and subordinates and will stop at nothing to ensure their safety.

19. Junpei (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Junpei (Jujutsu Kaisen)
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Anime Name Jujutsu Kaisen
Premiered 2020

Junpei is a young boy taken in by the protagonist, Musashi after his family is killed. Junpei has a strong sense of justice and wants to protect those he cares for.

He is often underestimated because of his age but is fiercely loyal and determined. One of his most remarkable words was, “I will never forgive you,” which he said to Musashi after learning of Musashi's past.

INFPs are creative, passionate people who strive for authenticity in their lives and relationships.

20. Shikamaru Nara (Naruto)

Shikamaru Nara (Naruto)
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Anime Name Naruto
Premiered 2002

Shikamaru Nara is one of the most iconic characters in the Naruto franchise. He is often referred to as a genius, and he's known for his introverted and idealistic nature. Shikamaru has contributed a great deal to the story, and he's a fan favorite for a good reason.

21. Koji Koda (My Hero Academia)

Koji Koda (My Hero Academia)
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Anime Name My Hero Academia
Premiered 2016

Koji Koda is a character from the popular anime series, My Hero Academia. He is listed on the [J] list of 50 INFP anime characters because of his nature. Koji is a very shy person and introverted as well.

He's always looking for an ideal situation, no matter his problem. He's very kind and humble to his friends and would do anything for them.

22. Chifuyu (Tokyo Revengers)

Chifuyu (Tokyo Revengers)
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Anime Name Tokyo Revengers
Premiered 2021

Chifuyu is a character from the anime Tokyo Revengers. He is an INFP, which means that he is humble and grounded. Chifuyu is one of the leading characters in the show, and his characteristics fall perfectly into the INFP category, according to us.

23. Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama (Mob Psycho 100)

Shigeo "Mob" Kageyama (Mob Psycho 100)
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Anime Name Mob Psycho 100
Premiered 2016

Shigeo, also known as Mob, is an introverted young boy who doesn't try to get along with others on his own.

Instead, he prefers to focus on his hobbies and cherish his relationships. However, when he does start to get along with others, he becomes caring and sympathetic to those around him.

It can be seen in his interactions with Tsubomi chan and other members of the Body Improvement Club.

24. Yamaguchi (Haikyuu)

Yamaguchi (Haikyuu)
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Anime Name Haikyuu
Premiered 2014

Yamaguchi is an INFP character in the anime Haikyuu. He is one of the main characters and is known for his skills as a setter. He is quiet and shy but has a strong sense of friendship. He also respects great bonds, as shown by his bond with Tsukishima.

25. Neji Hyuga (Naruto)

Neji Hyuga (Naruto)
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Anime Name Naruto
Premiered 2002

Neji Hyuga is an INFP character from the popular anime series Naruto. He is first introduced in the show in just two episodes and quickly becomes a fan favorite.

Neji is known for his calm demeanor and strong values. He places a high value on peace and system within his group, which often puts him at odds with others.

26. Crona (Soul Eater)

Crona (Soul Eater)
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Anime Name Soul Eater
Premiered 2008

Crona is an introverted character who made a big impression on us. He has a very traumatic past that has made him quite humble and idealistic.

INFPs are known for their idealism and care, which perfectly describes Crona in Soul Eater anime. He was quite the personality, showing his caring side while also harboring a lot of angst and anger.

27. Alluka Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter)

Alluka Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter)
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Anime Name Hunter X Hunter
Premiered 2011

Alluka Zoldyck is a character in the anime Hunter X Hunter. Despite her dark personality, she is one of the most adorable characters in the series. Alluka is an INFP: she has very polite and humble behavior but can also be quite manipulative when she wants to be.

28. Komugi (Hunter X Hunter)

Komugi (Hunter X Hunter)
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Anime Name Hunter X Hunter
Premiered 2011

Komugi is a character from the Hunter X Hunter series. She is an adorable young girl with a kind and sympathetic nature. Her childish and clumsy nature makes her kind and sympathetic, which are excellent qualities for someone who excels in Gungi (a board game similar to chess).

29. Siberia Palm (Hunter X Hunter)

Siberia Palm (Hunter X Hunter)
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Anime Name Hunter X Hunter
Premiered 2011

Siberia Palm is one of the most remarkable characters during the Chimera Ant arc in Hunter X Hunter.

She is shown to be a cruel female on the outside, but she has an idealist situation that needs nothing but her surroundings. All I can say without spoiling you all is she's an INFP.

30. Rosinante Donquixote (One Piece)

Rosinante Donquixote (One Piece)
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Anime Name One Piece
Premiered 1997

Don Quixote is an example of a kind and gentle INFP personality. He is a good role model for other types of personalities, as he remains true to himself and his values despite the ridicule of others.

31. Monet (One Piece)

Monet (One Piece)
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Anime Name One Piece
Premiered 1997

Monet is a character from the anime One Piece. She has appeared multiple times in The [J] List of 50 [INFP] Anime Characters, most recently at number Monet is often included in discussions due to her unique nature, which can be interpreted as an idealist's nature.

32. Makoto Edamura (Great Pretender)

Makoto Edamura (Great Pretender)
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Anime Name Great Pretender
Premiered 2020

Makoto Edamura is a character who is based on the INFP personality type in Great Pretender. He is kind, humble, and exceptional in his way.

He doesn't have an ideal or perfect nature but instead strives to be the best person he can be. Makoto loves pushing positive and morally correct attitudes, even if it means going against what others believe.

33. Yukiteru Amano (Mirai Nikki)

Yukiteru Amano (Mirai Nikki)
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Anime Name Miraj Nikki
Premiered 2011

INFPs are known for being emotional but grounded. They are often called humanists because they see the best in people and want to help others realize their potential.

They are responsible and try to live up to their ideals. Yukiteru Amano from Mirai Nikki is a great example of an INFP anime character. He is emotional, yet he can make rational decisions when he needs to.

34. King (One Punch Man)

King (One Punch Man)
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Anime Name One Punch Man
Premiered 2015

King is a popular character from the One Punch Man series. He made some remarkable appearances in season 2, which highlights how much of a humble and kind man he is by not being dishonest to someone, even if it means going against his interests.

He also has a small group of people who admire him rather than massive groups.

35. Chihiro (Spirited Away)

Chihiro (Spirited Away)
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Anime Name Spirited Away
Premiered 2001

Chihiro is a young girl forced to work in a bathhouse for spirits after her parents are turned into pigs.

She is a kind and gentle soul and can see the good in people even when they are not at their best. Her pure heart and idealism make her an incredibly endearing character in Spirited Away.

36. Shinichi Izumi (Parasyte)

Shinichi Izumi (Parasyte)
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Anime Name Parasyte
Premiered 2014

Shinichi Izumi is a character that would interest anyone and everyone. He is kind, caring, and intelligent. We see Shinichi's caring side when he gets his parasyte, Migi. Shinichi witnesses the ideology of idealism shattered when he gets his Parasyte, Migi.

37. Legoshi (Beastars)

Legoshi (Beastars)
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Anime Name Beastars
Premiered 2019

Beastars is a new-gen anime that has taken the world by storm. A grey wolf is considered one of the strongest members of his school's rugby team.

His character perspective and thought process make him an incredible character, as do his courage and strength.

38. Atsushi Nakajima (Bungo Stray Dogs)

Atsushi Nakajima (Bungo Stray Dogs)
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Anime Name Bungo Stray Dogs
Premiered 2016

Atsushi Nakajima is a character from the anime Bungo Stray Dogs. He is an INFP, meaning his personality is rational and caring.

Fans voted him the best character in the series, and many believe that he made the series so much better than it already was.

39. Mizunashi Akari (Aria)

Mizunashi Akari (Aria)
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Anime Name Aria
Premiered 2005

Mizunashi Akari, from the anime series Aria, is a fan favorite, and she is the perfect INFP character. She is reflective, creative, and caring.

Her personality type is INFP which stands for Introverted Feeling with Extraverted Intuition. This personality type is often referred to as “The Idealist.”

They are considered one of the most balanced types because they have strong inner emotions and an ability to see the world in the big picture.

They are often described as sober and adorable. They have a small group ideology with a positive attitude which can be refreshing in a world full of cynicism.

40. Keith Shadis (Attack On Titan)

Keith Shadis (Attack On Titan)
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Anime Name Attack on Titan
Premiered 2013

Keith Shadis is a character from Attack on Titan. He is an instructor at the military academy known for his harsh training methods.

He is also one of the few who knows about the Titans' true nature. Keith is an INFP personality type, which means he has strong convictions and can be fiercely independent. He also has great compassion and can support those around him.

41. Hinazuki Kayo (Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi Wikia)

Hinazuki Kayo (Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi Wikia)
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Anime Name Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi
Premiered 2016

Kayo Hinazuki is a character from the anime series Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi. Hinazuki is an introverted, shy girl who struggles to open up to others. She is part of a small group of friends and is often seen alone or with her close friend, Satoru Fujinuma.

42. Shin-Ah (Yona Of The Dawn)

Shin-Ah (Yona Of The Dawn)
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Anime Name Yona Of The Dawn
Premiered 2014

Shin-ah is one of the many characters in Yona Of The Dawn. He doesn't say much and can be seen as quite reserved.

However, as the story progresses, Shin-ah starts to adapt to the idealist nature Yona has and becomes more open. He is kind, humble, and admirable, all common traits for INFPs.

43. Kou Mabuchi (Ao Haru Ride)

Kou Mabuchi (Ao Haru Ride)
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Anime Name Ao Haru Ride
Premiered 2014

Kou Mabuchi, also known as Kou Tanaka, is the protagonist of Ao Haru Ride. He is a kind and adorable teenager who is very masculine.

After a dark part of his life, he starts looking at things with a different eye and is determined never to lose sight of what's important again. He has been identified as an INFP personality type.

44. Chad (Bleach)

Chad (Bleach)
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Anime Name Bleach
Premiered 2022

Chad is a character from the anime Bleach. He is one of the main characters and is known for his loyalty to those he cherishes and his introverted nature, making him an INFP. He is always fascinated by precious objects and strongly understands right and wrong.

45. Rinko Yamato (My Love Story!!)

Rinko Yamato (My Love Story!!)
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Anime Name My Love Story!!
Premiered 2015

Rinko Yamato is a character from the anime series My Love Story!!. She is portrayed as a very calm and collected person with a kind and gentle nature that attracts those around her.

Rinko always has a positive attitude which makes everyone love her. As an INFP, she always tries to ensure that she maintains an entertaining attitude, and her ideals make her romantic.

46. Izumi Miyamura (Horimiya)

Izumi Miyamura (Horimiya)
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Anime Name Horimiya
Premiered 2021

Miyamura is a handsome INFP who is not aggressive by default. He is introverted and has strong feelings which he does not share easily with others.

47. Gohan (Dragon Ball Z)

Gohan (Dragon Ball Z)
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Anime Name Dargon Ball Z
Premiered 1989

Gohan is a character from the popular anime series Dragon Ball Z. He is the son of Goku and Chi-Chi, and is one of the most powerful characters in the series.

As much as we love Goku in the realm of Dragon Ball Z, there's no denying that there was a big number of fans who always appreciated Gohan.

Gohan became an absolute beast for the Cell saga, so fans started wondering more about him as time passed.

Right now, the anime isn't focussing on him nearly as much as it did back in the day, but he is still projected as the ideal figure who loves to give himself up for his brethren. INFPs are compassionate people with a sympathetic nature, making them perfect for Gohan's role.

48. Deku (My Hero Academia)

Deku (My Hero Academia)
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Anime Name My Hero Academia
Premiered 2016

Deku is the protagonist on the list of INFPs. He is an introverted and caring person with a strong sense of justice. Deku is emotional and strong simultaneously, and he is more lovely because he has a beard.

49. Tony Tony Chopper (One Piece)

Tony Tony Chopper (One Piece)
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Anime Name One Piece
Premiered 1997

Tony Tony Chopper is an adorable character in the One Piece series. He is a blue-nosed reindeer who can transform into various other animals.

Chopper is caring and protective of those he cherishes, including Luffy and his friends. One Piece also has several other very cute characters that INFPs will enjoy watching.

50. Dawn (Pokemon)

Dawn (Pokemon)
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Anime Name Pokemon
Premiered 1997

Dawn is the beginning soldier of the INFP army in Pokemon. She is humble and kind-hearted, unlike other characters in the anime series, who are often rude and egotistical. Dawn always tries to promote positive behavior in herself and others, and she has a lot of intuition in her strategies and battle tactics. She is also an INFP.

Conclusion

Thank you for reading this list of 50 best INFP anime characters. I hope you had a great time reading about them and learned something new.

FAQs

Is INFP J a rare case in life?

INFPs are rare among the population, making up about 1%. They are known for being creative and compassionate individuals. Dario Nardi, Ph.D., has extensively researched personality types and found that INFPs rank as one of the rarest types.

What does the J in INFP mean as in the INFP anime character's personality?

The J in INFP stands for Judging. Judging preference refers to how a person organizes and prioritizes their life. People with the Judging preference like to have things planned out and want closure on decisions.

Who are famous INFP manga anime characters?

Gaara and Alphonse Eric are the top INFP anime characters.

Who should the INFP j anime character marry?

INFPs are compatible with various personality types but are most compatible with INFJs, ESFJs, and ENFJs. The joint function for these types is extroverted feeling (Fe), which helps to create a strong and supportive relationship.

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