15 INFJ Anime Characters You Need To Know About

Popularly referred to as the “advocates” or “counselors.” INFJs tend to make observations about people they deem interesting. Though they are kind and generous towards others, INFJs are more likely to be cognitive introverts.

Talented idealists, these individuals are thoughtful and never break away from their principles. INFJs have Introverted, Intuition, Feeling, and Judging personality attributes. 

Here are the 15 anime characters who can be classified as INFJs.

#15 Yuno Gasai

#15 Yuno Gasai - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Mirai Nikki/Future Diary
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

The female protagonist of this popular anime series, Yuno Gasai, is in love with Yukiteru Amano, who she affectionately refers to as “Yukki.” Cunning and resourceful, Yuno will go to any length to safeguard Yukki’s life. 

Yuno’s diary helps her keep track of Yukki at all times. When Gasai is around her beloved, she morphs into a feminine and kind-natured woman. However, she is shown to be borderline psychotic towards those who try to harm or seduce Yukki. The quintessential Yandere feels betrayed by her parents. Yukiteru is the only one who can control her violent outbursts, and he constantly tries to appease her throughout the story. This pink-haired gorgeous girl has one major fear: abandonment. 

Yuno is blessed with Introverted Intuition (Ni-dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf). As a goddess who has won the death game once, Yuno is aware of the events that will transpire in the series and is willing to sacrifice anyone for Yukki’s welfare. She also has Extroverted Feelings (Fe-Aux) and Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert), which is evident if one observes her actions around Yukiteru and rivals. Gasai is the INFJ you shouldn’t dare mess with. 

#14 Kurama

#14 Kurama - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Yu Yu Hakusho
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

One of the main characters in the hit anime series written and illustrated by Togashi, Kurama, is a demon fox. Highly analytical when it comes to battles, the Yoko is also a trustworthy friend of Hiei, Yusuke, and Kazuma. 

Planned and organized, he can defeat most enemies using his sharpened wit and superior strength. Although sometimes, foes may try and exploit this tender-hearted boy. A pal you can always count on, Kurama never hesitates to put himself in precarious situations for the sake of his loved ones. 

At first, an unhealthy INTJ, Kurama’s heart softened in the company of his mates. He has Introverted Intuition (Ne) and extroverted sensing (Se), as well as Extraverted Feeling (Fe) and Introverted Thinking (Ti). A phenomenal strategist and an everlasting comrade, Kurama is the INFJ warrior who never abandons hope. 

#13 Himura Kenshin

#13 Himura Kenshin - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Rurouni Kenshin
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

A highly-accomplished samurai feared across Meiji-era Japan, Himura quit killing once he saw the futility of his old ways. Since then, he has been residing in Kamiya Dojo and tries his best to preserve peace in an increasingly hostile environment littered with cunning villains. 

Himura is a social extrovert and a cognitive introvert. He treats others respectfully and is a caring individual who tries hard to protect the Dojo that sheltered him. Amicable and humble, Kenshin never hesitates to put himself in harm’s way for the safety of his loved ones. As a hitokiri, Himura brutally killed hundreds. Thus the red-haired samurai believes he doesn’t deserve a life of happiness. 

Kenshin’s key feature is that he is Ni-dom, i.e., backed by Introverted Intuition and Extroverted Sensing (Se). He also has Extroverted Feeling (Fe) coupled with Introverted Thinking (Ti). Kenshin is a cognitive introvert who bears his burden without sharing his pain with others. Himura is most definitely an INFJ. 

#12 Sugawara Koushi

#12 Sugawara Koushi - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Haikyuu!!
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

Sugawara Koushi is a third-year student at Karasuno High and an essential side character in the series that focuses on volleyball. The team’s vice-captain, Sugawara, is one of Daichi’s closest friends and operates as a substitute setter. 

As the vice-captain, Sugawara’s comforting presence is crucial for the entire team. He functions as the support system and nourishes the minds of his friends. Perceptive and meticulous, Sugawara works hard even though most third-years quit when Hinata and Kageyama joined the club. His ingenious hand signals helped the team achieve victory on the court. 

Koushi never fails to encourage his mates, even when faced with certain defeat. He is known for his Introverted Intuition (Ni-dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se). A man with an infallible moral compass, Sugawara also has Extroverted Feeling (Fe) combined with Introverted Thinking (Ti). He is a true INFJ counsel for Karasuno High. 

#11 Mavis Vermillion

#11 Mavis Vermillion - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Fairy Tail
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

The founder and first master of the Fairy Tail guild, Mavis was a magnanimous soul who constantly guided her guildmates even when she was in a comatose state. Mavis is also the love interest of Zeref, the latter being Natsu’s brother and one of the primary antagonists in this hit anime series. 

Mavis is a deeply empathetic individual who is a fierce protector of her friends and guild members. She can be frequently reckless, as she maintains a childish attitude. Mavis is an excellent strategist who knows how to win even if the odds are stacked against her. The blonde-haired beauty fell for Zeref despite knowing he was the black magician whose power terrifies the rest of the world. 

Mavis has Introverted intuition (her dominant function) and extroverted sensing. She is a worthy INFJ leader whose selfless actions have numerous times saved the Fairy Tail guild from inevitable extinction. 

#10 Yoriichi Tsugikuni

#10 Yoriichi Tsugikuni - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Demon Slayer
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

A critical supporting character in the beloved anime series, Yoriichi is the founder of Breathing styles and the strongest demon slayer to have ever existed. He is also the brother of Michikatsu Tsugikini, who later became Kokushibou of the Twelve Kizuki.

A classic introvert, Yoriichi usually maintains a stoic demeanor throughout all his appearances in the series. He is a gentle and soft-hearted man who detests demons because they prey on innocent humans with impunity. Tsugikuni is compassionate towards his friends and family and willing to do what’s right to safeguard human life. 

The embodiment of the INFJ stereotype, Yoriichi is marked by Introverted Intuition (Ni-Dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf). The formidable enemy of Muzan Kibutsuji also has Extroverted Feeling (Fe-Aux) and Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert) traits. 

#9 Vladilena Milize

#9 Vladilena Milize - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: 86
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

The female protagonist of this celebrated anime series, Milize, heads the Spearhead Squadron and, as their handler, assists them during their battles. 

Born in a noble family, Lena doesn’t behave like an aristocrat. She is a caring individual who tries her best to save the lives of Shin and his comrades. Lena was a topper at the military academy and quickly rose to become a major at the tender age of 16. An excellent tactician, Milize is an organized handler who never hesitates to help her beloved juniors serving as “drones.” 

The white-haired beauty is the only major who doesn’t treat her processors like tools. An efficient and benevolent leader, Milize can command Processors with relative ease, earning their love and respect. When pushed to a corner, Vladilena is capable of manipulation to secure an effective solution. She has Introverted Intuition (Ni-Dom) paired with Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf). Milize is also characterized by Extroverted Feeling (Fe-Aux) and Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert) traits. 

#8 Ajiro Shinpei

#8 Ajiro Shinpei - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Summer Time Rendering
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

One of the primary protagonists of the hit anime series currently airing, Shinpei returned to Hitogashina to mourn the loss of his childhood best friend, Ushio. At his native place, Ajiro encounters mysterious creatures known as ‘Shadows’ that can kill and replace humans on the island. 

Shinpei is a selfless guy who hopes to save all the residents on the island alongside his friends. With every loop he overcomes, Shinpei’s mind and instinct sharpen as he takes on powerful enemies. Ajiro is aided in his efforts by Ushio’s shadow and his well-wishers. Later in the manga, because of Ushio’s efforts, Mio’s shadow also joins the human camp. 

Ajiro has Introverted Intuition (Ni-Dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf) if one closely observes how Shinpei retains memories from every loop he exits, i.e., after each death. He also has Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert), paired with Extraverted Feeling (Fe-Aux). 

#7 Hiro

#7 Hiro - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Darling in the Franxx
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

One of the main protagonists of this series produced by Studio Trigger, A1-Pictures, and Cloverworks, Hiro is known for his codename 016. Wise beyond his years, Hiro was the one who assigned names to all his friends when they were still in the nursery. 

Warm and impressionable, Hiro is affectionate towards all his loved ones, including Ichigo, Goro, Mitsuru, Futoshi, Kokoro, Miku, Zorome, Ikuno, and of course, Zero Two. He fights to protect the humans residing inside comfy plantations but is also a critical thinker. Hiro challenging his superiors and his subsequent escape with Zero Two prompted Dr. Franxx to erase his memories, although they eventually return.

A faithful INFJ, Hiro never abandons the people close to him. He has Introverted Intuition (Ni-Dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf), alongside Extroverted Feeling (Fe-Aux) and Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert). 

#6 Kiritsugu Emiya

#6 Kiritsugu Emiya - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Fate/Zero
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

The protagonist of the hit anime series conceptualized under the expert guidance of Gen Urobuchi, Emiya Kiritsugu has a simple dream; he wants to save the world. And he is prepared to lose his humanity to achieve his goal. 

A man whose life is filled with suffering and misery, Kiritsugu could never see eye-to-eye with Artoria, his Saber-class servant who is a staunch idealist. Emiya knew that killing was evil but never hesitated when taking out targets who were obstacles in his path. What truly broke Kiritsugu from within was the death of his adopted mother. He was overjoyed when Shirou survived the destruction that ensued because of the corrupted grail. 

Emiya is characterized by Introverted Intuition (Ni-dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf). He also has Extroverted Feeling (Fe-Aux) and Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert) traits. Kiritsugu is one of the most relatable INFJs in anime history because one can empathize with his suffering. 

#5 Kuroko Tetsuya

#5 Kuroko Tetsuya - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Kuroko no Basuke
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

The main protagonist of the critically-acclaimed anime series, Kuroko Tetsuya, is a specialist in passes and misdirection. A Seirin regular, Tetsuya aims to ensure that Taiga Kagami and his team conquer the heavens. 

A man with an inscrutable face, Tetsuya is a hard worker. Fully engrossed in basketball, Kuroko maintains his composure until his teammates are in danger. In their game versus Kirisaki Daichi, Kuroko was enraged because their opponents opted to play by employing unfair means. Even Kagami trembles in the presence of an angry Kuroko. 

A fine strategist, Kuroko ensures that his team works in sync to inch closer to his goal. This silver-haired, reserved fellow works relentlessly in pursuit of victory. Kuroko also enjoys being around cute animals. 

Backed by his strong hunches, Kuroko has Introverted Intuition (Ni-dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf). Kuroko’s other traits include Extraverted Feeling (Fe-Aux) and Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert). 

#4 Akane Tsunemori

#4 Akane Tsunemori - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Psycho-Pass
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

One of the main protagonists of the anime series set in a dystopian society, Akane Tsunemori, is a newly-assigned inspector who joins the Public Safety Bureau to apprehend potential as well as actual criminals.

Her dynamic with Shinya Kogami, an Enforcer who works under her, is a focal point in the series. Throughout the first season, Akane is conflicted as she tries to understand the nature of good and evil. As a student, the brown-haired girl was quite successful. In the real world, her idealism crumbles away when she meets Makishima Shogo, a calculating maniac. 

Kogami can influence her, even after he escapes from the Bureau. A compassionate woman, Akane has Introverted Intuition (Ni-Dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf). Furthermore, the rookie inspector has Extraverted Feelings (Fe-Aux) and Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert). During the story, Akane becomes more mature as she unearths the reality behind the Sybil System that maintains order. She is a healthy INFJ who grows with every experience. 

#3 Nagisa Shiota

#3 Nagisa Shiota - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Assassination Classroom
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

The protagonist of this hit anime series, Nagisa Shiota, is also the story’s narrator. A talented assassin, Nagisa was raised by a cruel and domineering mother who had always wished for a daughter but instead had a son. 

This cute gentleman has a friendly but reserved persona. A great schemer, Nagisa is mindful of his surroundings and tries to stay objective in her efforts to take down his teacher. Nagisa is a responsible and good-natured student who is sympathetic toward his friends and never loses his cool, even amidst harsh circumstances. 

Nagisa is marked by Intuitive Intuition (Ni-Dom), as he always looks for a primary weakness in his target, using his instincts before pouncing. He has Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf), Extraverted Feeling (Fe-Aux) as well as Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert). A withdrawn and thoughtful INFJ, Nagisa is praised by Korosensei on several occasions. 

#2 Johan Liebert

#2 Johan Liebert - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Monster
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

The primary antagonist of Monster, Johan Liebert, was initially treated by Dr. Tenma when he was admitted to the hospital after receiving a bullet wound that affected his brain. Although Johan is thankful to Tenma for saving his life, Liebert is a serial killer with an insanely twisted worldview. 

The older twin of Nina Fortner, Johan is incredibly charismatic and manipulates scores of humans to achieve his goal of discovering a perfect way to commit suicide. A total psychopath, this blonde-haired man is incapable of empathy. However, he spends his whole life observing the actions of others to gain a deeper understanding of humanity’s strengths and weaknesses. 

A methodical nihilist, Johan is capable of hatching and executing plans with absolute finesse. An essential feature is Johan’s unhealthy Extraverted Feeling (Fe-Aux) paired with Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert), which Liebert employs to influence others. The blue-eyed man uses Introverted Intuition (Ni-Dom) and Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf) against his numerous foes.

#1 Chrollo Lucilfer

#1 Chrollo Lucilfer - INFJ Anime Characters

Anime: Hunter X Hunter
INFJ Personality Breakdown:

A significant antagonist, Chrollo Lucilfer, is the leader of the Phantom Troupe. Calm and collected in all situations, Chrollo is an exceptionally talented man capable of leading a group of hostile individuals who occasionally bicker and fight with each other. This black-haired man ruthlessly massacred the Kurta clan.

Lucilfer likes to observe the depths of darkness inside the human mind; he is also compassionate, but this kindness extends only to members of his troupe. Chrollo is visibly distraught because of the deaths of Kortopi and Shalnark in the manga. His gang also gave an emotional farewell to Uvogin after his demise. 

A serene, proficient Nen user and the arch-enemy of Kurapika, Chrollo has Introverted Intuition (Ni-Dom). This can be determined if one follows the death battle between Lucilfer and Hisoka. Additionally, key features include Extroverted Sensing (Se-Inf), Extraverted Feeling (Fe-Aux), and Introverted Thinking (Ti-Tert). Chrollo is a fine example of an accomplished INFJ chief who always maintains harmony within his group. 

Honorable Mentions

  • Norman (The Promised Neverland)
  • Future Trunks (Dragon Ball)
  • Yuta Okkotsu (Jujutsu Kaisen 0)
  • Izuku Midoriya (My Hero Academia)


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