Enneagram 7w8 anime characters (a complete guide)

In this article, we will discuss enneagram 7w8 anime characters. We will do that by giving a brief overview of the enneagram 7w8 personality type. We will then move on to discussing anime characters having 7w8 personalities and describe their traits. 

Enneagram 7w8 anime characters 

Prominent anime characters with type 7w8 personality are as follows:

  • Gon Freecs (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Shoyo Hinata (Haikyuu)
  • Nishinoya Yuu (Haikyuu)
  • Monkey D Luffy (One Piece)
  • Shinichi Kudo (Detective Conan)
  • Hikaru Hitachin (Ouran highschool host club)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball z)
  • Mei Hatsume (My Hero Academy)
  • Tanaka Ryuonosuke (Haikyuu)
  •  Ryuk (Death Note)

Overview of enneagram 7w8

Type 7w8 has basic traits of type 7 and secondary traits of type 8.

Basic fear 

Type 7w8 fears being deprived.  They pursue multiple opportunities and avoid being limited by schedules and routines.

Basic desire 

Type 7w8 desire to be satisfied and happy. So, they travel, go to parties and pursue different experiences. They defend themself by rationalizing their bad feelings and other people’s negative actions.

Strengths of Type 7w8

  • Optimistic and energetic
  • Confident and charismatic
  • Assertive
  • Good crisis management skills

Weaknesses of Type 7w8

  • Can be materialistic
  • Difficulty following through with commitments
  • Can be impatient and blunt
  • Too career-focused

Workplace and job 

Type 7w8 are energetic, calm, and good at multitasking.  They prefer to work in jobs that allow them freedom and practical orientation of things e.g. travel agent, travel writer, firefighter, paramedic, etc.

Source of Stress for type 7w8

  • Being controlled
  •  Being alone for too long
  •  Strict schedules and excessive rules
  • Excessive Routine
  •  Spending energy on multiple things

Enneagram 7w8 anime characters 

Following is a list of anime characters with type 7w8 personality:

Gon Freecs (Hunter X Hunter)

Gon Freecs is the protagonist of the show Hunter X Hunter. He has been depicted as a friendly person who is always in search of a new adventure. He is a simple-minded and determined character who makes connections easily with people as well as animals. His friends as well as his enemies trust him based on his talent and determination. He continues to strive to become more powerful and can be seen training throughout the show. 

Gon’s weakness lies in the fact that he has a great temper and acts impulsively and recklessly in certain situations. He fails to think things through and acts on his emotions especially in battles. However, he can be level-headed and creative in solving complex problems in other situations. He is often curious and does not care about danger and rules. He values ethics on high ground. Furthermore, he is quite confident in his abilities and jumps in in a fight despite knowing that he is inferior in strength. His greatest insecurity is to be unable to protect his loved ones.

Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter)

Hisoka Morow is a villain on the show Hunter X Hunter. He has been portrayed as a self-absorbed and selfish person who does whatever he feels like. He loves engaging in powerful battles with strong enemies and enjoys the extreme pain of others which could be an indication of his sadistic and masochistic desire. He wants other people to grow to their full potential so that he can have the pleasure of beating them at a later point. 

Hisoka especially gets excited when he meets people who can be worthy of giving him an orgasmic experience of a near-death battle. When he loses interest in someone, he kills them or moves on to find new prey. He can be manipulative self-centered and a sociopath who looks for new toys to amuse him just for the sake of entertainment. He also plays cruel jokes on others and can be dangerously unpredictable in his actions. 

Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter)

Isaac Netero is a side character on the show Hunter X Hunter. He is an energetic and playful person who enjoys teasing other people. Despite being a chairman, he can be absent minded, insane, and extravagant in his approach. Yet, he can act professionally in certain situations. He enjoys challenges and fighting battles with worthy enemies. 

Isaac enjoys giving others impossible challenges and assignments to test their potential. He does not respect people who are weak and holds people in high regard who are confident in their abilities and strength. He has high morals but prioritizes results before rules.

Shoyo Hinata (Haikyuu)

Shoyo Hinata is the protagonist of the show ‘Haikyuu’. He is a simple-minded and energetic person who easily gets excited by small things. He has good observational skills which help him in making the right choices during a game. He is often quite empathetic towards other people and is able to understand their feelings. Accordingly, he says the right things to encourage him.

His friendly attitude helps him in making friends quite easily. Hinata has a serious side when it comes to playing volleyball. He is quite enthusiastic about becoming one of the best players despite having a short height. He often surprises others based on his skills and plays well even if the situation is tough. Although he gets scared and doubts himself when faced with stronger opponents. Yet, he never gives up and works hard to improve his skills through rigorous training. 

Nishinoya Yuu (Haikyuu)

Nishinoya Yuu is one of the side characters on the show ‘Haikyuu’. He is an energetic character and often attracts unwanted attention due to his loud nature. He resorts to violence to vent out his feelings especially during a game. At times, he can be impatient and acts recklessly when he is excited. Despite all this, he is one of the strongest players on his team who continues to work hard to improve his skills. 

Nishinoya acts tactlessly and blurts out whatever he is thinking of but he is quite reliable and always there for his friends till the end. He has high confidence and acts fearlessly in most situations. This trait helps him in being optimistic during a tough match and in boosting the morale of his team.  He remains focused, calm, and supports everyone to do their best. 

Monkey D Luffy (One Piece)

Monkey D Luffy is the protagonist of the show One Piece’. His character has been depicted as child like who is usually an airhead. He is often confused by complex ideas and makes stupid mistakes. He dislikes making plans and thinking too much. Rather, he jumps in situations and acts on his instinct. He is fearless and brave when it comes to protecting his loved ones. 

Luffy has an adventurous spirit who is always looking for new experiences. In addition to that, he has a carefree and optimistic attitude towards life. This is indicated by the fact that even in dangerous situations he looks at the silver lining. Other people respect him as a leader they can trust because he is always there for them. He is confident but stubborn when he makes up his mind about something. He acts on his instincts and can be quite emotional. 

Shinichi Kudo (Detective Conan)

Shinichi Kudo is the protagonist of the show ‘Detective Conan’. He has been presented as an intelligent and knowledgeable person who has the ability to make accurate deductions and comprehensive analysis of people and situations. Furthermore, he possesses great skills of observation. His broad knowledge of multiple subjects and multiple skills help him in solving complex mystery cases and escape difficult situations. It appears that through his work he wants to create a difference in the world which is why he is always in search of killers to put them to justice. His curious and inquisitive personality is always in search of some new mystery to solve. 

Hikaru Hitachin (Ouran highschool host club)

Hikaru Hitachin is one of the lead characters on the show ‘Ouran highschool host club’.  He is elder than his twin and has a devilish nature. He is a mysterious character who enjoys doing different activities for entertainment. He can be immature and childish at times. Hikaru wants to be seen as distinct from his brother. Overall, he is enthusiastic and easily adapts to different situations.

Apart from this, Ryuk (Death Note0, Son Goku (Dragon Ball z), Tanaka Ryuonosuke (Haikyuu), and Mei Hatsume (My Hero Academy) are other characters with type 7w8 personality.

FAQs: Enneagram 7w8 anime characters

What is a Type 7 personality?

Type 7 personality is social, fun-loving, creative, and productive. They fear a lack of nurturance. So, they turn to other people and things to keep themselves distracted. It is one of the types from the nine enneagrams.

What is Type 7w8?

Type 7w8 or Type 7 wing 8 is an enneagram personality subtype. It has core characteristics of type seven personality and complementary characteristics of type eight personality. 

Who are type 7 compatible with?

Type sevens are compatible with type nines.

What does an unhealthy type 7 look like?

Unhealthy sevens are demanding, self-centered, and impulsive. They do whatever they want by using other people. 

Conclusion

In this article, we discussed enneagram type 7w8 personality and discussed famous anime characters with the same personality types We found that Gon Freecs (Hunter X Hunter), Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter), Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter), Shoyo Hinata (Haikyuu), Nishinoya Yuu (Haikyuu), Monkey D Luffy (One Piece), Shinichi Kudo (Detective Conan), Hikaru Hitachin (Ouran highschool host club), Son Goku (Dragon Ball z), Mei Hatsume (My Hero Academy), Tanaka Ryuonosuke (Haikyuu) and Ryuk (Death Note) are few anime characters most likely to have a type 7w8 personality.

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Citations

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https://www.personality-database.com/personality_type/7w8

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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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