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Death Note

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Death Note.


The dataset has 10 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
78.8Light Yagami
68.8Soichiro Yagami
63.9Misa Amane
34.0Touta Matsuda
31.7Shuichi Aizawa
28.6Kanzo Mogi
22.1Hideki Ide

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


The graph below shows what percent of people selected this universe as something they knew well enough to rate characters from by the age of the user.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Death Note?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 1
2 It's bad 17
3 It's okay 634
4 It's good 2575
5 It's my favorite 619

This gives it an average score of 3.99 / 5. Making it 175th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
deep (not shallow)0.053779
genius (not dunce)0.0473774
intimate (not formal)0.0373753
reclusive (not social)0.0343793
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0323717
alpha (not beta)0.033601
feminine (not masculine)0.0283825
selfish (not altruistic)0.0273774
strict (not lenient)0.0243790
traitorous (not loyal)0.0243791
fresh (not stinky)0.0243772
mature (not juvenile)0.0233825
stylish (not slovenly)0.0213770
creepy (not disarming)0.023688
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.023284
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0193780
jock (not nerd)0.0163787
orderly (not chaotic)0.0133792
charming (not awkward)0.0133821
emotional (not logical)0.0123800
deranged (not reasonable)0.0113799
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.013784
sober (not indulgent)0.0093715
rebellious (not obedient)0.0093778
bossy (not meek)0.0063801
angelic (not demonic)0.0063754
artistic (not scientific)0.0043822
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0043696
wild (not tame)0.0043808
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0033792
creative (not conventional)0.0033818
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0023705
lavish (not frugal)0.0023562
mainstream (not arcane)0.0013663
haunted (not blissful)0.0013657
gracious (not feisty)0.03730


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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