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"Nyandere" is a dere type that is cat-related or is very obsessed with them, to the point where they act like them sometimes or all the time when their "dere" side appears.

Meaning of the Name

The word nyandere (ニャンデレ) is a compound of "nyan" (ニャン), which is a Japanese onomatopoeia for a cat sound, and "deredere" (デレデレ), which means "lovey dovey". In other words, nyan in Japanese means "meow", the sound cats make.

Personality

Nyandere [1] characters tend to add “nyan” in their sentences. They might even be nekojin, which is part-cat and part-human. When they are expressing love, they might say “nya~” to show their loving feelings.

nyandere may be:

  • A girl that starts acting like a cat when dere (grows fang, cat-ears, even if not really, but just drawn so).
  • A girl that acts composed, but when she sees a cat she becomes dere.
  • tsundere with nekomimi (猫耳), "cat ears."
  • An actual cat (or anthro catgirl) that's dere for her owner.

Characters with this Personality

See Nyandere/Anime Characters to see characters from anime media.
See Nyandere/Western Characters to see characters from western media.

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