We put together this list of 33 ISTP anime characters and their iconic quotes, after studying the ISTP profiles loved by otakus. To meet famous ISTPs beyond the anime universe, please visit ISTP Characters on PDB.
ISTP anime characters are commonly seen as Harem Protagonist, Seinen Protagonist, or Bifauxnen.
Genres like Seinen, Post Apocalyptic, Reverse Harem give out an ISTP vibe.
Haikyu!!, Banana Fish, One Punch-Man, Akame ga Kill!, Vagabond are typical ISTP anime series.
Levi's reaction speed is the fastest to any situation. His in-the-moment decision making is successful. He takes actions based on what is logical to himself.
Levi Ackerman, Attack on Titan
Annie wants to be loved. She returns to her father even though she was a killing machine to him. She cares about Armin's kindness which she rarely experiences.
Annie Leonhart, Attack on Titan
Ymir always makes sarcastic jokes, and she is dominant when it comes to herself or someone she loves. Her intelligence is underrated.
Ymir, Attack on Titan
Jotaro's ability to quickly deduce a situation through his senses is strong. He creates a quiet aura when he was young, later on he calms down and matures.
Jotaro Kujo, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
Ash is too good at problem solving to be anything else. Within seconds he can make a life or death decision. He is crazily adaptable and versatile.
Ash Lynx, Banana Fish
Best teacher! Aizawa sees what kind of students they're dealing with first to construct a personalized teaching style. His teaching methods is from the ground up.
Shota Aizawa, My Hero Academia
Guts doesn't want an life of pure materialistic satisfaction. He wants to finds an real purpose for why he keeps fighting.
Despite she comes off as cold and indifferent, Kyoka has a sensitive side. She even hides her hobby because she think it isn't needed in the path to a hero.
Kyoka Jiro “Earphone Jack”, My Hero Academia
Kyo is always very according to his logic. He forms his views on things using his own philosophy.
Kyo Sohma, Fruits Basket
Spike's laid back attitude is apealing. He can easily understand how machines work. He is extremely good in hand to hand combat and shootting too.
Spike Spiegel, Cowboy Bebop
Despite massive achivements, Zoro still considers himself not good enough compared to the greatest swordsman he is thriving to become.
Roronoa Zoro, One Piece
Ishida fears being rejected. He deeply regrets his actions in past, like bullying others, and he learns how to care others as he grows up.
Shouya Ishida, A Silent Voice
Akiko is independent and logical. He looks aloof but he has deep-rooted love for humanity and a hatred for those who disregard it.
Akiko Yosano, Bungou Stray Dogs
Saitama is cute, handsome, intelligent, humble, strong, even with the bald hairstyle. He ignores people who insult him and says they just need a hobby.
Saitama, One Punch Man
Sakuta thinks a social reject is completely fine unless he has a few close dedicated peeps whom he emphathizes and cares.
Sakuta Azusagawa, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
Iwaizumi is confident, not in a cocky way, about his skills. He is super civil and respectful towards his rivals and he acknowledges their skills.
Iwaizumi Hajime, Haikyuu!!
Feitan's loyalty to the group is his biggest and most prominent trait. Then he is rough, bitter, cold, he is interested in being strong and challenging.
Feitan Portor, Hunter X Hunter
Suna impresses audience by his sharp game sense and ability of using his surroundings to his advantage with a short screen time.
Suna Rintarou, Haikyuu!!
Ritsuka is analytical and always searching for what makes sense, and not what seems right. He is extremely reliable and everyone wants such a friend!
Ritsuka Uenoyama, Given
Usui would rather stay in the background and doesn't get involved. He is amazing at sports and chores. He always get his cared person out of problems.
Usui Takumi, Maid Sama!
Kazuto is logical. He spends all his free time on computers. To stay outside and enjoy the weather is the more logical thing for him on a beautiful day.
Kazuto Kirigaya (Kirito), Sword Art Online
Kogami shows great insights on many things. He not only picture it but he takes actions. He is thoughtful, analytical and calm.
Shinya Kogami, Psycho-Pass
Quanxi is independent. She dones't want to be controlled or to have herself rely on the opinions of others.
Quanxi, Chainsaw Man
Aren has a past as a gang leader and he is super cute when he confuses about feelings. He is constantly looking for potential problems that could arise.
Kuboyasu Aren, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
Matt utilizes his internal framework, and approaches situations the way he finds best fit. He is cool and he deserves better!
Mail Jeevas "Matt", Death Note
Kazuma advocates of true gender equality. He is not shy about sharing his feelings. He is smart, realistic and skeptical.
Kazuma Satou, KonoSuba
Ukai gets into being a good objective capable coach when he actually sees the team's potential then he wants to get challenged.
Keishin Ukai, Haikyuu!!
Soul is so detached from everyone emotionally, but he still wants to be part of his group. Fans started from hating him then fall in love with him later.
Soul Eater Evans, Soul Eater
Hak is really attached to Yona. Every desire Yona has, he wants to respond to it. He takes on attitudes and beliefs and acts on it.
Son Hak, Yona of the Dawn
Shizuo has a tendency to pay more attention to maintaining his peace of mind than to expressing his rage. This guy turns the show to be epic.
Shizuo Heiwajima, Durarara!!
Taki is good at feeling and remembering small details. He enjoys playing when he is in the girl's life.
Taki Tachibana, Your Name
Aomine is terrifyingly powerful and capable. He is very protective, nice and generous of his old friends. He is the star when he is confident.
Aomine Daiki, Kuroko's Basketball
Abigail keeps living for instant excitements, but in the deep down she keeps living because she finds someone to love.
Abigail “Abby” Jones, Great Pretender