Mahou Tofu

These popular archetypes form the cornerstones of character personalities in recent anime and manga. The Mahou Tofu crew wants to know which of these “-dere” personalities you fall head over heels for. Keep in mind that these can apply to characters of any gender!

I omitted kamidere because it’s so rare, and I think it’s fairly similar to himedere.

Also, it’s not like I made this poll for you either, so don’t get any bright ideas.


A possibly helpful glossary of terms:

  • -dere: cutesy, and makes up half of the other personalities
  • tsun-: harsh, hard-to-get
  • kuu-: cool, aloof
  • dan-: shy, taciturn
  • hime-: prince/princess complex
  • yan-: obsessive

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