33 ISTP Anime Characters, from Levi to Sakuta

Chill and smart, ISTP characters play a major role in almost every popular anime.

By Personality Database
ISTP Anime Characters

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 Ackerman ISTP

    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 Leonhart ISTP

    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 ISTP

    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 Kujo ISTP

    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 Lynx ISTP

    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

  • Shota Aizawa ISTP

    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 ISTP

    Guts doesn't want an life of pure materialistic satisfaction. He wants to finds an real purpose for why he keeps fighting.

    Guts, Berserk

  • Earphone Jack ISTP

    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 Sohma ISTP

    Kyo is always very according to his logic. He forms his views on things using his own philosophy.

    Kyo Sohma, Fruits Basket

  • Spike Spiegel ISTP

    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

  • Roronoa Zoro ISTP

    Despite massive achivements, Zoro still considers himself not good enough compared to the greatest swordsman he is thriving to become.

    Roronoa Zoro, One Piece

  • Shouya Ishida ISTP

    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 Yosano ISTP

    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 ISTP

    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 ISTP

    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 Hajime ISTP

    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 Portor ISTP

    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 Rintarou ISTP

    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 Uenoyama ISTP

    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 Takumi ISTP

    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 Kirigaya ISTP

    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

  • Shinya Kogami ISTP

    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 ISTP

    Quanxi is independent. She dones't want to be controlled or to have herself rely on the opinions of others.

    Quanxi, Chainsaw Man

  • Kuboyasu Aren ISTP

    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.

  • Mail Jeevas ISTP

    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 Satou ISTP

    Kazuma advocates of true gender equality. He is not shy about sharing his feelings. He is smart, realistic and skeptical.

    Kazuma Satou, KonoSuba

  • Keishin Ukai ISTP

    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 Eater Evans ISTP

    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

  • Son Hak ISTP

    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 Heiwajima ISTP

    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 Tachibana ISTP

    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 Daiki ISTP

    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

  • Abby ISTP

    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