Enneagram 3w4 anime characters (A complete guide)

In this article, we will discuss enneagram 3w4 anime characters. We will do that by giving a brief overview of the enneagram 3w4 personality type. We will then move on to discussing anime characters having 3w4 personalities and describe their traits. 

Enneagram 3w4 anime characters 

Prominent anime characters with type 3w4 personality are as follows:

  • Yato (Noragami)
  • Usui Takumi (Kaichou wa maid-sama)
  • Sebastian Michaelis (Kuroshitsuji)
  • Kaede Rukawa (Slam Dunk)
  • Asuka Langley Soryu (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Dio Brando (Jojo no kimyou na bouken)
  • Vegeta (Drangon ball z)
  • Griffith (Berserk)

Overview of enneagram 3w4

Type 3w4 has basic traits of type 3 and secondary traits of type 4.

Basic fear: Type 3w4 fear failure, and not being loved. To avoid this, they work hard to succeed in their career to be validated for being worthy of love

Basic desire: Type 3w4 desire to be successful and valued by others for their hard work and success. So, they act according to their audience and communicate effectively in order to be liked.  However, they are often misunderstood.

Strengths of Type 3w4

  • Detail-oriented
  • Practical and efficient workers
  • Strive to improve
  • Aware of personal areas needing growth
  • Can connect with other people

Weaknesses of Type 3w4

  • Overly-concerned about professional success
  • Engage in self-doubt
  • Struggle to accept disappointment
  • Being perceived as over-confident by others

Workplace and job: Type 3w4 are creative, reflective, hardworking, authentic, and charismatic. They prefer to work in jobs that allow them to succeed and grow e.g. architects, politicians, investment bankers, etc.

Source of Stress for type 3w4

  • Self-doubt
  • Concerned about bad image
  • Failure and being perceived as incompetent
  • Disappointing others
  • Feeling disconnected from others

Enneagram 3w4 anime characters 

Following is a list of anime characters with type 3w4 personality:

Yato (Noragami)

Yato is the protagonist of the show ‘Noragami’. His character on the show is mischievous and childish. He dreams of becoming a famous God who is admired by others. He indulges in fantasies of being praised, having followers, luxury, and multiple shrines. He is also very materialistic and concerned with gathering money but is impulsive enough to spend it on gambling and good luck charms. His aloof personality is often wise and can be serious when the situation requires it. He dislikes people who give up. In the past, he was ruthless and cruel but with time he became reluctant to murder others. He is loyal to his friends and extremely concerned about what others think of him. He wants to be accepted by other Gods and strives to be important enough to reach that point. 

Usui Takumi (Kaichou wa maid-sama)

Usui Takumi is the male lead in the show ‘Kaichou wa maid-sama’. He is popular among his school and is extremely intelligent and talented. He has skills and expertise in a lot of areas. Most of the time he is easygoing and aloof but becomes serious when the situation requires it especially when his friends are in trouble. He willingly provides help to other people. He has good observational skills and notices other people’s needs. He is especially protective of his friends and the female protagonist i.e misaki. 

He acts in an objective manner and usually does not let his emotions take over him. He is shown to not care about his popularity or grades or anything else in life. The only thing that grabbed his attention was the competitiveness and independence of the female protagonist.  

Sebastian Michaelis (Kuroshitsuji)

Sebastian Michaelis is one of the male leads on the show ‘Kuroshitsuji’. He is a demon butler who looks after his master Ciel. He performs his duties in an organized and efficient manner. Whenever his master or his friends are in trouble, he gets there and saves the day. He is extremely loyal. At times, he knows how to manipulate others to get what he wants. He keeps his emotions in control and handles situations in a strategic and logical manner.

Kaede Rukawa (Slam Dunk)

Kaede Rukawa is a male lead on Slam Dunk. His character is quiet, calm, and cold. He appears to be focused only on basketball and nothing else. He strives to improve to become a better player and practices really hard. Other than basketball, he is a lazy person who usually sleeps in his free time. He follows rules and dislikes it when people take matters non-seriously. He appears to show some compassion to others in a subtle manner. Mostly he keeps to himself and hides his emotions. His manner is objective, straightforward, and blunt. He is assertive in his approach and faces situations head-on. He is comfortable with confronting others. Mostly, he acts in situations using strategy and logic instead of acting on emotions. This helps him in being a pretty good basketball player, especially under pressure. 

Asuka Langley Soryu (Neon Genesis Evangelion)

Asuka Langley soryu is a female character on neon genesis Evangelion. She is goal-oriented and determined in her approach. She does not get fazed by anything in her way and continues to move towards her objective. She is logical, powerful, and strategic in her approach. She talks in a direct manner and is not afraid of confrontation. She solves problems quickly and efficiently. Her biggest fear is to be perceived as incompetent and flawed. So she strives to not make mistakes. Mostly, she keeps her emotions to herself and has a very stoic demeanor. She stands by her opinions and at times can be stubborn. She is a good planner and dislikes sudden changes. At times, she can be impulsive due to her love for action but mostly she tries to let things go according to plan.

Dio Brando (Jojo no kimyou na bouken)

Dio Brando on Jojo no kimyou na bouken is a cold character. He appears to lack empathy and conscience. He is manipulative and driven by his ambition to get power. He has a goal to become the most powerful and richest person on the planet and he resorts to any methods to achieve this objective including violence. He likes being in a dominating and powerful position. He is clever and strategic and does not get influences by his emotions and the emotions of other people. He only sees things from his perspective and does not care about others. 

Vegeta (Drangon ball z)

Vegeta is a villain on the show Dragon Ballz. He makes a good leader and has an underlying inferiority complex. Despite that, he strives and takes charge of battles. He is dependable and a kind commander who makes use of various opportunities. He makes sure to get the job done. 

Griffith (Berserk)

Griffith is one of the characters on Berserk. He is goal-oriented and tries to achieve what he wants. He likes people but only specific one and avoids most of them, He does not act on his emotions and can remain objective in his approach. He likes seeing tangible results and does not focus too much n the future. His approach is practical and rational. He obeys a moral code of his own. He is good at reading people and strategically decides his next move. His manner is direct and brutal. He is willing to sacrifice the lives of others to reach his goal of making a kingdom of his own.

FAQs: Enneagram 3w4 anime characters

What is the Type 3 personality?

Type 3 personality is ambitious, social, and altruistic. Their biggest fear is failure and to be unwanted by their loved ones. So, they try really hard to be successful and accomplished individuals to prevent that from happening. It is one of the types from the nine enneagrams.

What is Type 3w4?

Type 3w4 or Type 3 wing 4 is an enneagram personality subtype. It has core characteristics of type three personality and complementary characteristics of type four personality. 

Which anime characters have the type 3w4 personality?

Usui Takumi, Yato, Kaede Rukawa, and Sebastian are a few anime characters with type 3w4 personality. 

Which type of personalities are type 3 compatible with?

People with type 3 personalities are most compatible with type 1 personality. This is because their overachieving tendencies are matched well with perfectionistic tendencies of type 1 personality. 

Is Enneagram valid?

Yes. Studies conducted on The Enneagram Institute’s Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) is 72 percent accurate, reliable, and valid measure of human personality,

Can your Enneagram number change?

No. Enneagram gram number does not change. It usually remains the same as we have the same personality patterns ingrained in us that is relatively permanent. However, a person’s traits may change over time due to growth, experiences or active effort.

Conclusion

In this article, we discussed enneagram type 3w4 personality and discussed famous anime characters with the same personality types We found that Yato (Noragami), Usui Takumi (Kaichou wa maid-sama), Sebastian Michaelis (Kuroshitsuji), Kaede Rukawa (Slam Dunk), Asuka Langley Soryu (Neon Genesis Evangelion), Dio Brando (Jojo no kimyou na bouken), Vegeta (Dragon ball z) and Griffith (Berserk) are anime characters most likely to have a type 3w4 personality. This is because all these characters share the same characteristics of being goal-oriented and determined. Their approach is of calm, strategic and logical manner. They try to follow rules and fulfill their duties. They fear incompetence and try to prevent that by achieving success. Being accomplished is a goal in their life. 

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Armah is a mental health professional in training. She has done her Bachelors and Masters in Clinical Psychology with specialization in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Her goal is to make a difference in the field of mental health be it by spreading awareness through writing or through clinical practice. In her free time, she likes to read, keep up to date about new trends in Psychology, bake and watch Netflix 😊

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