Enneagram 9w1 anime characters (a complete guide)

In this article, we will discuss enneagram 9w1 anime characters. We will do that by giving a brief overview of the enneagram 9w1 personality type. We will then move on to discussing anime characters having 9w1 personalities and describe their traits. 

Enneagram 9w1 anime characters 

Prominent anime characters with type 9w1 personality are as follows:

  • Shouko Nishimiya (Koe no Katachi)
  • Alphonso Elric (Full metal Alchemist)
  • Tsuyu Asui (My Hero Academy)
  • Haku (Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi)
  • Tohru Honda (Fruits Basket)
  • Haruhi Fujioka (Ouran highschool host club)
  • Mayuri Shiina (Steins Gate)
  • Kuronuma Sawako (Kimi ni Todoke)
  • Komugi (Gunter X Hunter)
  • Takasu Ryuuji (Toradora)
  • Wing (Hunter X Hunter)

Overview of enneagram 9w1

Type 9w1 has basic traits of type 9 and secondary traits of type 1.

Basic fear 

Type 9w1 fear being cut off from the world and losing what is important to them.

Basic desire 

Type 9w1 desire to make peace both within and outside themselves. They strive to make the image of their idealized peaceful world come true. They are good negotiators who distract themself with their routine and avoid negative emotions, to defend themself.

Strengths of Type 9w1

  • Accepting of multiple perspectives
  • Good work ethic
  • Open-minded
  • Helpful to others
  • Strong motivation and sense of purpose

Weaknesses of Type 9w1

  • Neglect personal needs
  • Self-critical
  • Avoid conflict
  • Perceived as cold and aloof in stress

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Workplace and job 

Type 9w1 is open-minded, humble, motivated to help others, and good at making peace. They prefer to work in jobs that allow them to make a difference at a large scale and utilize their mediating skills e.g. nurse, counselor, diplomat, veterinarian, etc.

Source of Stress for type 9w1

  • Disappointing others
  • Making mistakes
  • Ignoring own needs
  • Being overlooked or not acknowledged
  • Not being able to reach a goal

Enneagram 9w1 anime characters 

Following is a list of anime characters with type 9w1 personality:

Shouko Nishimiya (Koe no Katachi)

Shouko Nishimiya is one of the characters on ‘Koe no Katachi’. She had a hearing impairment but believed that it was a punishment for some mistake she had committed in her childhood. She was open to accepting the mistreatment of others as she believed she deserved it. Despite everything, she had determination and discipline to help her pass through life. She had a mild temperament and could defend herself in times of trouble. Overall, she was friendly, composed, and peaceful in her attitude towards others.

Alphonso Elric (Full metal Alchemist)

Alphonso Elric is one of the lead characters on the show ‘Full Metal Alchemist’. He had a very calm and passive temperament, unlike his brother. He was patient, kind, and compassionate towards almost everyone and cared about his friends, brother, pets, and gave his all to protect them. Despite his traumatic childhood that left him at a physical disadvantage, he retained his childlike purity and was mature beyond his years. 

Elric remained calm in most situations and did not overreact. Occasionally, he went through uncertainty about his existence and whether he was human at all. He blamed himself for his mother’s failed resurrection and his brother’s loss of limbs. He disliked his armor and tried not to call attention to himself. He desired warmth and love from others.  

Tsuyu Asui (My Hero Academy)

Tsuyu Asui is one of the side characters on the show ‘My Hero Academy’. Her character is very straightforward and direct in communication with others. She is mature and responsible beyond her years and is able to look fulfill her responsibilities quite efficiently. She acts as a support system for her friends and is quite perceptive in understanding others. Her demeanor in battles is usually calm and realistic. She can react violently if someone tries to harm her. Similarly, at times, she is sensitive and can say hurtful things to others in the process. However, she feels guilty later, sees her behavior as an act of cowardice, and apologizes to others if required. 

Haku (Spirited Away)

Haku is an important character in the movie ‘Spirited away’. His personality has multiple sides to it. He can be kind and supportive but at the same time, he can be strict when the situation requires it. He is wise beyond his years and helps other people especially if he cares about them. Throughout the movie, he tries his best to keep Chihiro safe and acts as a reliable support system for her. It seemed as if he was afraid of being forgotten which may explain his reminders to Chihiro to remember his name.

Tohru Honda (Fruits Basket)

Tohru Honda is the protagonist of the show ‘Fruits Basket’. Her personality is kind-hearted, honest, and gentle. She sees the good in everyone and is quite empathic towards the pain of others and supports them in their time of need. People consider her to be innocent and naive as she never complains nor stands up for her rights. She continues to be hardworking, dedicated, and independent.

Tohru often gets uneasy when her friends are fighting and tries her best to restore harmony. Due to her loving and nurturing nature, people are drawn to her and she makes many friends. Her character helped many people come to terms with their trauma and grow as a person without her knowing about the impact or influence she can have on others. She suffers from issues of self-esteem and criticizes herself for any mistakes she makes. Also, in many situations, she puts the needs of others ahead of her own. 

Tohru is polite to everyone even if they act mean with her. She struggles with coming to terms with her mother’s death and has difficulty moving on. Often, when she decides something she sticks by it and pursues it towards completion. 

Haruhi Fujioka (Ouran highschool host club)

Haruhi Fujioka is the protagonist of the show ‘Ouran highschool host club’. Her character is gender neutral which explains her openness to accepting either gender roles and their characteristics. She is quite straightforward and expresses her opinions openly. She is empathic and can understand the feelings of others quite easily. Ironically, she is clueless about her own feelings.

As a student, she is academically gifted and fulfills her responsibilities in an efficient manner. She is more mature than other people and is practical in her approach towards life. She does not get easily swayed by emotions and retains an objective point of vire. Haruhi is considered apathetic most of the time. Overall, she possesses great communication skills and knows how to use her natural charisma to charm others. She can be detached from others as well and needs alone time to recharge. However, she equally participates in group activities of the host club and can have fun with them. 

Mayuri Shiina (Steins Gate)

Mayuri Shina is an important character on the show ‘Steins Gate’. Her personality is childish and naive. She struggled with accepting her grandmother’s death and needed support from her friends to not lose herself to depression. Other people think she is quite different from others. 

Mayuri is not academically gifted but she has great perception and notices details quickly. She understands the feelings of other people and rarely gets offended. Socially, she does not have many skills and needs others to care for her well-being. She is highly dependent on her support system to get through life and fears losing them. 

Kuronuma Sawako (Kimi ni Todoke)

KuronamaSawako is the protagonist of the show ‘Kimi no Todoke’. She has been depicted as a shy and distant person who is often misunderstood by others due to her scary expressions. She usually takes the literal meaning of whatever is said and can be quite naive. She overanalyzes situations and worries a lot about little things. 

Despite everything, Sawako is a very kind and compassionate person who is nurturing towards others. She puts the needs of others ahead of her own and is there to support her friends emotionally. She is open-minded, strives for harmony, and rarely gets offended. At the same time, she is oblivious to her own feelings. People find her to be pure, innocent, and are attracted to her because of this.

Komugi (Hunter X Hunter)

Komugi is one of the side characters on the show ‘Hunter X Hunter’. Her character is quite simple-minded and an airhead. She usually stays cheerful, optimistic, and talks a lot. She loves playing Komugi and does not get afraid of others even if her life is in danger. She fears being an inconvenience to others and chooses to be hurt rather than the one putting a burden on others. She is ignorant of the world around her, especially of the King’s malice and hatred towards her at the beginning of the series. 

Aside from this, Takasu Ryuuji (Toradora) and Wing (Hunter X Hunter) are a few other characters with type 9w1 personality.

FAQs: Enneagram 9w1 anime characters

What is Type 9 personality?

Type 9 personality is peaceful, creative, and hardworking. They fear wreaking havoc on others so they numb their needs to prevent that from happening. It is one of the types from the nine enneagrams.

What is Type 9w1?

Type 9w1 or Type9 wing 1 is an enneagram personality subtype. It has core characteristics of type nine personality and complementary characteristics of type one 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,

Can your Enneagram number change?

No. Enneagram type or number remains the same as we have the same personality patterns ingrained in us. However, a person’s traits may change over time.


In this article, we discussed enneagram type 9w1 personality and discussed famous anime characters with the same personality types We found that Shouko Nishimiya (Koe no Katachi), Alphonso Elric (Full metal Alchemist), Tsuyu Asui (My Hero Academy), Haku (Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi), Tohru Honda (Fruits Basket), Haruhi Fujioka (Ouran highschool host club), Mayuri Shiina (Steins Gate), Kurinuma Sawako (Kimi ni Todoke), Komugi (Gunter X Hunter), Takasu Ryuuji (Toradora) and Wing (Hunter X Hunter) are anime characters most likely to have type 9w1 personality.

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