Extroverted, Observant, Feeling, and Prospecting. These are the characteristic traits of ESFP anime characters. Some of the best MCs in anime relate to this personality trait.
Luffy, Naruto, Ash, Inuyasha, Goku, and Gon, all portray this personality trait. Check out our take on the best ESFP characters in anime.
Top 15 ESFP Characters In Anime
- Anime – Fullmetal Alchemist
- Age – 160+
- Height – –
- Weight – –
- Japanese Voice – Tetsu Shiratori
- English Voice – Chris Cason
Gluttony eats up people who possess a threat. He is mostly accompanied by Lust.
Even though he is normally docile, when agitated he tries to feast on anything that comes his way. He is childlike and kind to his siblings.
He is innocent and isn’t the sharpest tool. He felt sad when he was told that people die when he eats them.
14. Killer Bee
- Anime – Naruto Shippuden
- Age – 36
- Height – 192 cm
- Weight – 87.1kg
- Japanese Voice – Hisao Egawa
- English Voice – Catero Colbert
Killer Bee is a Jhinchuriki like no other. Despite all the hardship he had to endure growing up, he channeled all his rage and focussed on rapping. He is the kind of guy who always leans to the brighter side.
He raps whenever he gets a chance. He loves a good crowd and that really hypes him up. On the serious side, he was the first Shinobi who befriended a tailed beast.
He has an eight-tailed beast, named Gyūki inside him, and they work together.
That’s what makes Killer Bee so dangerous. He was the one who taught Naruto how to control the nine-tail fox. He even played a crucial role and helped Naruto and the Allied Shinobi Forces battle the ten-tail.
13. Kuwabara Kazuma
- Anime – YuYu Hakusho
- Age – 16
- Height – 187cm / 6’1″
- Japanese Voice – Shigeru Chiba
- English Voice – Christopher Sabat
Kuwabara is a textbook loudmouth. He is a student of Sarayashiki Junior High and would pick up a fight with almost anyone. But he never prays or bullies the weak.
Earlier Yusuke was one of his prominent rivals, but as Yusuke becomes Spirit Detective, he starts ignoring Kuwabara. Kuwabara starts suspecting Yusuke and that’s how he becomes aware of the spirit realm.
Kuwabara has excellent spirit awareness and he can harness the spirit sword. During the Dark Tournament, he loses to Rinku and feels humiliated. And then he starts training hard and develops the ability to even tear through dimensions.
Even though Kuwabara acts tough, he is very emotional and cares immensely for his loved ones. He was ready to sacrifice himself during Toguro’s fight with Yusuke. He’s one of those ESFP anime characters whom you simply can’t hate.
12. Might Guy
- Anime – Naruto
- Age – 31
- Height – 184cm
- Weight – 76kg
- Japanese Voice – Masashi Ebara
- English Voice – Skip Stellrecht
Might Guy doesn’t practice Ninjutsu or Genjutsu. He completely relies on Taijutsu. He can even open the Eight Gates. During the great ninja war, Guy faced off against Madara Uchiha who was immortal and possessed the powers of the ten tails.
Even at Maradara’s prime, Guy locked horns with him and opened his eight gates. Guy’s attacks were so devastating that he was able to injure Madara who was just shy of being a God. Even Madara himself acknowledged his power and said that Guy was the strongest fighter he has ever fought!
Guy knew very well that opening the eighth gate will end his life. But he did it anyway to buy Naruto some time. Guy believes in the Power of Youth and is always enthusiastic and cheerful.
11. Ino Yamanaka
- Anime – Naruto
- Age – 17
- Height – 165cm
- Weight – 46kg
- Japanese Voice – Ryōka Yuzuki
- English Voice – Colleen Villard
Ino is a sensory-type ninja who is also a kunoichi. She practices medical ninjutsu and used her fighting, sensory, and healing skills in the Fourth Great Ninja War.
Growing up she was extremely cautious of her looks and was more interested in chasing boys than perfecting her ninjutsu. Later she realized her abilities weren’t at par with her peers and she put in a lot of effort to perfect her sensory skills and medical ninjutsu.
After his father died in the Ninja War, she took it upon herself to establish communication with different clans using her sensory skills.
- Anime – Naruto Shippuden
- Age – 19
- Height – 5’5″
- Weight – 111.9 lbs
- English Voice – Roger Craig Smith
- Japanese Voice – Katsuhiko Kawamoto
Deidara is one of the craziest ESFP anime characters. As a Ninja, he was a great admirer of art. According to him, Art is an explosion. He could turn clay into explosives using his chakra.
He is vicious, cunning, and always has a smirk on his face. No matter how intense the situation gets he keeps grinning and tries to confuse his opponents mentally. He was able to single-handedly capture Gaara.
He is only susceptible to lightning attacks and that’s how Sasuke defeated him. Deidara didn’t want to accept his defeat so easily, that’s why he blew himself up and made an art out of himself.
- Anime – InuYasha
- Age – 221
- Height – 168 cm (5’6″)
- Weight – 65.1kg
- Japanese Voice – Kappei Yamaguchi
- English Voice – Richard Ian Cox
Inuyasha is a half-demon. He is persistent and determined toward his goals. He values the life of others over his own.
Sometimes he acts like a child and takes pride in his actions, and doesn’t like to bow down or admit his faults.
He lost most of his loved ones at a young age that’s why he conceals his emotions. He isn’t ruthless and only shows his vengeance on those who are cunning and stomp on the weak.
8. Ash Ketchum
- Anime – Pokemon
- Age – 20
- Height – 4’7 (140 cm)
- Weight –
- Japanese Voice – Rica Matsumoto
- English Voice – Veronica Taylor
Ash Ketchum is a Pokemon trainer and wants to be the best in the world. Recently after 25 years, Ash manages to become the top Pokemon trainer in the world. He got the title of the best trainer by defeating Leon.
Ash loves his Pokemons and is ready to risk everything for them. They are not just mere Pokemons for them. He loves them as if they were part of his own family.
Of all the Pokemons, Ash has a special bond with Pikachu. Even though the duo had a rough patch, in the beginning, the bond these two share is like no other.
- Anime – Dragon Ball
- Age – –
- Height – 175 cm (5’9″)
- Weight – 62 kg (137 lbs)
- Japanese Voice – Masako Nozawa
- English Voice – Sean Schemmel
Goku is a Saiyan. He is an alien who migrated to Earth and has saved it from other aliens and disasters multiple times. He loves to train, compete in battles and eat till he drops.
Goku’s transformation to Super Saiyan while fighting Frieza is one of the most stunning power-ups ever. Since then he has perfected his fighting technique and has gained power beyond the level of that of a Super Saiyan.
Goku even possesses Ultra Instinct and lightning reflexes. He is kind to his friends and makes friends even among enemies. He is one of the most favorite ESFP characters in anime.
6. Eijiro Kirishima
- Anime – My Hero Academia
- Age – 16
- Height – 170cm (5’7″)
- Japanese Voice – Toshiki Masuda
- English Voice – Justin Cook
Eijiro a.k.a Red Riot is a student at U.A. High School looking forward to becoming a Pro Hero. He is selfless, determined, and likes all things manly.
He is kind-hearted and can make friends easily. Eijiro is righteous and always thinks about improving his skills.
Unlike other Pro Heroes, he doesn’t like to flaunt his Hardening quirk. He is confident of his powers and always strives to do good.
5. Hinata Shoyo
- Anime – Haikyū!!
- Age – 16
- Height – 164.2cm (5′ 4.6″)
- Weight – 51.9kg (114.4 lbs)
- Japanese Voice – Ayumu Murase
- English Voice – Bryson Baugus
Shoyo is a first-year student at Karasuno High. He was part of the MSBY Black Jackals and played as a middle blocker. During the 2021 Olympics, he was part of the Japan Men’s National Volleyball Team.
Shoyo is loud, cheerful, and energetic. This is how he hypes up his team. At the same time, he is observant and reads his opponents to decipher their moves and motives.
He can be quite intimidating especially when opponents make fun of his team or underestimate their capabilities. He displays all the traits of an ESFP anime character.
4. Gon Freecss
- Anime – Hunter X Hunter
- Age – 15
- Height – 154 cm (5′)
- Weight – 49 kg (108 lbs)
- Japanese Voice – Megumi Han
- English Voice – Erica Mendez
Gon is the son of Ging Freecss, the legendary hunter. Like his father Gon too wants to be a hunter. He appeared in the Hunter exam and passed it. Later he went through rigorous practice and mastered Nen.
In the Chimera Arc, Gon found out how shallow his strength was compared to the other hunters. When Kite sacrificed his life to save Gon from Neferpitou, Gon vowed to save him.
But when Neferpitou broke her promise and Gon came to know that Kite can’t be revived, he channeled all his power to attain a form that made him the strongest. He was considered to be as strong if not stronger than the Chimera King.
We all are eagerly waiting for the next season of Hunter X Hunter to watch Gon reach his true potential.
- Anime – Chainsaw Man
- Height – 5’6″ (173cm)
- Age – –
- Japanese Voice – Fairouz Ai
- English Voice – Sarah Wiedenheft
Power is part of Makima’s special squad. She is a Public Safety Devil Hunter and a Blood Fiend. She is self-motivated and somewhat childish.
Being a Fiend, she tries to impose her superiority over other Devil Hunters. She likes showing off her strength which puts her in really tight spots sometimes.
She is a compulsive liar and lies often to get what she wants. She doesn’t get emotionally attached to people and appears to be selfish. However, she is well fond of her pet.
2. Naruto Uzumaki
- Anime – Naruto
- Age – 17
- Height – 166 cm
- Weight – 50.9kg
- Japanese Voice – Junko Takeuchi
- English Voice – Ema Kogure
Naruto is the jinchuriki and has a nine-tailed beast inside him. Growing up as an orphan and a jinchuriki was tough on him as he was looked down upon by fellow villagers. He didn’t have friends and was a tough individual to get along with.
That’s why he would prank everyone and create trouble all around him. But things changed once he started preparing for the Chunin exam and made friends for the first time. Gradually he learned to control his chakra as well as the chakra of his tailed beast.
Later on, he became the hero of the hidden leaf village after defeating Pain and was appointed as the seventh Hokage after the Fourth Great Ninja War. He is one of the most popular ESFP characters in anime.
1. Monkey D. Luffy
- Anime – One Piece
- Age – 19
- Height – 174 cm (5’8½”)
- Japanese Voice – Mayumi Tanaka
- English Voice – Colleen Clinkenbeard
Luffy is the captain of the Strawhat Pirates and became one of the Four Emperors. He is loud, vocal about his thoughts, and doesn’t pay heed to what others think of him. He is a light-hearted individual who wants to be the King of the Pirates.
Luffy has devil fruit powers that let him stretch his body just like rubber. He along with his crew sailed over the grand line and the New World and was part of many adventures.
He loves his crew and is ready to do anything for their safety and well-being. He is a true Pirate Captain and his crew loves him. For me, he is the best ESFP anime character.
What AOT Character Is ESFP
- Anime – Attack on Titan
- Age – 20
- Height – 5’6’’
- Weight – 61kg
- Japanese Voice – Yū Kobayashi
- English Voice – Ashly Burch
Sasha was a member of the Scout Regiment of the 104th Cadet Corps. She is polite and a food hoarder. Earlier she was timid and used to mess things up during serious situations.
She is a fun-loving girl and loves to eat, especially during stressful situations. She would even steal food from the infantry to curb her hunger.
Before joining the Corps she was close-minded and only cared about her village.
Can you think of any other characters who are worthy of mention in this list of ESFP anime characters?