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  • I'm INTP and I'm loving it

    46 23.35%
  • I'm INTP and it's not my cup of tea

    8 4.06%
  • I'm INTJ and I'm loving it

    28 14.21%
  • I'm INTJ and it's not my cup of tea

    6 3.05%
  • I'm ENTP and I'm loving it

    10 5.08%
  • I'm ENTP and it's not my cup of tea

    4 2.03%
  • I'm ENTJ and I'm loving it

    7 3.55%
  • I'm ENTJ and it's not my cup of tea

    0 0%
  • I'm INFP and I'm loving it

    27 13.71%
  • I'm INFP and it's not my cup of tea

    8 4.06%
  • I'm INFJ and I'm loving it

    19 9.64%
  • I'm INFJ and it's not my cup of tea

    1 0.51%
  • I'm ENFP and I'm loving it

    13 6.60%
  • I'm ENFP and it's not my cup of tea

    3 1.52%
  • I'm ENFJ and I'm loving it

    2 1.02%
  • I'm ENFJ and it's not my cup of tea

    0 0%
  • I'm S and I'm loving it

    14 7.11%
  • I'm S and it's not my cup of tea

    1 0.51%
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  1. #1
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    Default MBTI appeal of Death Note anime?

    I'm currently watching the Death Note anime with my ENFP SO. Both of us are enjoying it more than anything we've watched in years. An INTJ friend of mine recommended it to us, and we've later joined him in recommending it to our other friends, two of whom have caught the bug - both INTJs.

    I'm wondering if Death Note is something like the ultimate INTJ story or if it appeals equally to other types? (My SO has a soft spot for INTJs - I'm not sure he would be enjoying it quite as much if he didn't. )

    For those not in the know, Death Note is a story about two master strategists. (Well, it is so far, at any rate. The anime is still running in Japan, and I haven't read the manga.) I consider both of them to be archetype INTJs, but then again, I could be biased. This leads to my second question: What types do you think Light and L are? I'm particularly interested in hearing whether any INTPs see them as INTP.

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    I dont know why, but I've never been able to get into Anime. I can see elements that appeal, but the reality always passes me by.

    I recognise that there are adult issues addressed, but the presentational style, and the way it is often applied to childish figures (either actual children, or childish adults) is a turn off to me.

    I know, it's my loss.

    -Geoff
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff View Post
    I dont know why, but I've never been able to get into Anime. I can see elements that appeal, but the reality always passes me by.

    I recognise that there are adult issues addressed, but the presentational style, and the way it is often applied to childish figures (either actual children, or childish adults) is a turn off to me.

    I know, it's my loss.

    -Geoff
    I'm not into anime in general either. Tried watching Neon Genesis Evangelion a few years back, it didn't take. Too angsty.

    Death Note, however, is pure NT. And although the protagonists are young adults, at least they're more like 20 than 14.

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    Mh I downloaded the first episode to take a look at it, but it's without subtitels, but from what I see and the little I understand it seems interesting, have to look if I can find an episode with English or German subs, then I will vote in your poll .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Razor View Post
    Mh I downloaded the first episode to take a look at it, but it's without subtitels, but from what I see and the little I understand it seems interesting, have to look if I can find an episode with English or German subs, then I will vote in your poll .
    Cool. Please withhold judgment until you've seen at least a couple of episodes though. They're only twenty minutes long, and the first one just introduces the setting.

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    Ok, I will.
    I found out that there is apparently also a live-action film, called "Death Note, The last Name" (Desu nouto), thought I'd let you know .
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0758742/
    It's got an average vote of 7.4/10 so it's probably quite good.

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    INTP and loved it. GF is INTJ and loved it.

    We argue over who is INTP and INTJ in the actual show... just for the fun of it. (L is INTP! I'm telling you, INTP!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Razor View Post
    Ok, I will.
    I found out that there is apparently also a live-action film, called "Death Note, The last Name" (Desu nouto), thought I'd let you know .
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0758742/
    It's got an average vote of 7.4/10 so it's probably quite good.
    Oh, both movies were excellent, if you don't compare them to huge mega-million productions. They both took #1 spots in Japan for quite some time.

    (They differ from the anime so you can watch anytime.)

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    Meh, it was decent. I put it in the catergory of animes like Fullmetal Alchemist, where they just do a bunch of stuff for effect, whether it makes any sense whether any human being would ever do it or not. It was also fairly obvious that if you gave a shit about anyone, their heads-a-splode. It was better than FMA for that, though.
    Let's do this thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meshou View Post
    where they just do a bunch of stuff for effect, whether it makes any sense whether any human being would ever do it or not.
    Is there any anime that doesn't do that?

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