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What type of Dere are you?

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Tsundere:
Standard ‘Harsh outside, soft inside’ type, acts rudely but is really a huge softie after you break through their shell. (ie. Asuka Soryu, Kagami Hiiragi etc)
name is derived from ‘tsuntsun’, meaning ‘ponted’, and ‘deredere’ meaning ‘sweet’


Yandere:
Initially sweet and affectionate, with their love eventually turning into a stalkeresqe obsession and occasionally a murderous fixation on ‘getting rid of competition’ over time. (ie. Shion Sonozaki, Yuno)
Name is derived from ‘yanderu’, to be ill, and ‘deredere’, meaning ‘sweet’
Not to be confused with Yangire, which is killing for reasons other then romantic attraction


DereDere:
Characters who are entirely sweet and energetic and show this personality to everybody (ie. every character from every moe show ever)

Kuudere
An anime/manga slang term for a character that is cold, blunt, cynical, and pretty much doesn't care if her beloved dies. That's what she is on the outside but she is actually caring and nice on the inside.
Differs from tsundere since tsundere is when the character frequently runs hot and cold between tsun and dere. Kuudere is when the character only occasionally shows her caring side.
Occasionally this is a trait of the true Emotionless Girl, added deliberately by writers or projected by fans.
Compared to yandere and tsundere, the kuudere has a higher chance of being either gender.

Kamidere
Was the word the lead character in "Kyouran Kazoku Nikki" used to describe herself, since she was a "goddess" i.e. "kami."


Himedere (recently made up)
And if that wasn't a Japanese word up until now, well, the meaning should be clear from comparison with tsundere. A "himedere" girl is like a "tsundere" or a "kuudere" but too princess-like to fit into either category.

Dandere:
Dandere is an abbreviation of だんまりデレデレ[danmari deredere]. だんまり[danmari] means to be calm or to shut one’s mouth up all the time. And デレデレ means, you know, such a sweet attitude. She doesn’t speak at all mostly, but when there’s no one else but you two, she would be sweet to you. In other words, she would be in deredere-mode.


Coodere
クーデレ[coo-dere].
If she is usually so cold to you and sometimes becomes so nice(sweet?) such as Suzumiya Haruhi, she would be labelled as ツンデレ. But what if she is so cool rather than cold? And what if such an emotionless girl fawns upon you when she bursts into tears? Yes, she would be a type of クーデレ. クー[coo] derives from cool, and デレ[dere] stems from デレデレ[dere dere] which has a nuance of being so sweet. Speaking of クーデレ girls, I can think of Rei Ayanami[Evangelion], Yuina Himoo[Toki meki memorial], or Mai Kawasumi[Kanon]. If you look at any bishoujo anime carefully, you might find this type of girl.


Undere
Here’s one more, ウンデレ[un-dere]. Though I can’t think of any example, ウン[un] is a casual form of “yes.” I think “yeah” or ”yep” would be the closet. To get to the point, this type of girl usually agrees with whatever you say by saying ウン!ウン!Perhaps, she might say like そーだよね~[so- dayone~, "yeah right!"] in order to get much intimacy as much as she could. In other words, she might like you from the beginning. If that’s the case, I could think of Hikari Hinomoto[Toki meki memorial 2] who is a protagonist’s childhood mate.


Mayadere
This type of a tsundere is dangerous and scary.
Think of a heroine that started as a villain trying to kill the protagonist but then switched to his side after falling in love with him. One that still makes jokes about killing him once in a while...

Dec 06, 17 at 4:10pm
littlenoobito

I'am like a yandere and kuudere mix. First part of yandere and first part of kuudere. So basically I'am :Yankuure. Nice and sweet at first, but inreality could not care less about you, because I'am dead inside already.

Dec 06, 17 at 4:21pm
vanessa86
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Though i got many yandere traits like clingy and a bit paranoid, (especially when in love), generally you'll either get in contact with tsundere or deredere sides, depending on my mood, basically. Maybe himedere as i often find myself in need of attention.

I'm a himedere when it comes to food tho.

My personality often tends a bit towards nyandere (cat-like character traits) actually.

Dec 06, 17 at 4:51pm
densetsu_no_baka

I'm pretty deredere online, but irl I'm definitely dandere.

Dec 06, 17 at 5:30pm
timcat4

Dandere to Tsundere to Yandere maybe based off levels of attachment. I wont be the one to initiate contact but once ive started to get attached i might not be able to admit it and hide it but once im invested im stuck like glue

Dec 06, 17 at 5:44pm
gundamu

I'd say kuudere, I'm definitely very cold and cynical about 80% of the time. depends on how close I am with the people I'm around though and how much I actually like their company.

Dec 06, 17 at 5:53pm
reclaw
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Kamidere / Dandere, often in Deredere mode. <_<
I'm the demigod of hugs, afterall.

Dec 06, 17 at 5:55pm
vanessa86
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test just confirms yandere

Dec 06, 17 at 8:56pm
blissfullforce1818

The test from Enki's link gave me the Yandere result.
But based on my own assessment of personal experiences I seem to be a blend of both Yandere and Deredere both online and IRL... And I guess this probably explains why I keep bouncing between Chaotic Neutral and Chaotic Good. Makes sense.
That's just me. You gotta take me for who I am and learn to love me for it.

Dec 06, 17 at 9:09pm
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