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Shinji Ikari Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Shinji Ikari is a character from Neon Genesis Evangelion.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 500 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
traumatized (not flourishing)97.614.920
often crying (not never cries)95.6311.216
low self esteem (not narcissistic)95.1114.026
love shy (not cassanova)93.6511.215
sad (not happy)93.159.025
😭 (not 😀)92.919.620
sorrowful (not cheery)92.7810.522
meek (not bossy)92.539.020
repressed (not forward)92.348.725
flawed (not perfect)92.23911.216
introvert (not extrovert)91.51213.022
self-destructive (not self-improving)91.21415.325
hesitant (not decisive)91.1110.721
reclusive (not social)91.1209.022
🧢 (not 🎩)90.91510.515
depressed (not bright)90.9314.027
shy (not playful)90.8210.922
tense (not relaxed)90.66912.818
awkward (not suspicious)90.5720.215
emotional (not unemotional)90.57317.019
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)90.53212.415
beta (not alpha)90.41912.418
quiet (not loud)90.21615.513
water (not fire)90.299.525
😬 (not 😏)90.1716.918
sensitive (not thick-skinned)89.81118.421
chronically single (not serial dater)89.87122.419
resists change (not likes change)89.66511.213
can't-fix-anything (not handy)89.52613.416
pessimistic (not optimistic)89.41524.718
awkward (not comfortable)89.43013.118
apprentice (not master)89.3510.813
unstable (not stable)89.111615.513
codependent (not independent)89.01312.020
dramatic (not comedic)89.04918.218
shy (not bold)88.7120.617
anxious (not calm)88.75511.618
sheepish (not smug)88.6821.414
passive (not assertive)87.7819.022
submissive (not dominant)87.63414.221
bashful (not exhibitionist)87.6219.128
apologetic (not proud)87.3424.613
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)87.01418.715
gatherer (not hunter)86.82713.621
bookish (not sporty)86.626620.926
feeler (not thinker)86.68918.617
🤐 (not 😜)86.53321.526
main character (not side character)86.327520.826
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)86.312214.713
vulnerable (not armoured)86.21219.136
unprepared (not hoarder)86.1425.019
sheltered (not street-smart)86.02914.815
zebra (not lion)86.06411.214
overthinker (not underthinker)86.019127.018
follower (not leader)85.86714.913
consumer (not creator)85.73513.714
blue (not red)85.66521.913
🧠 (not 💪)85.624514.121
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)85.612321.819
lost (not enlightened)85.51722.429
soft (not hard)85.46817.921
deep (not epic)85.0514.617
miserable (not joyful)84.99217.317
dramatic (not no-nonsense)84.714118.515
protagonist (not antagonist)84.721324.826
reluctant (not eager)84.51124.713
roundabout (not direct)84.2818.216
thrifty (not extravagant)84.22214.419
awkward (not charming)84.14322.920
anti-prank (not prankster)84.120520.914
negative (not positive)84.09225.223
cringing away (not welcoming experience)84.05724.717
👟 (not 🥾)83.94222.924
modest (not flamboyant)83.97216.415
human (not animalistic)83.921622.123
insecure (not confident)83.84227.613
🐀 (not 🐘)83.84424.617
🧕 (not 💃)83.8820.514
🛌 (not 🧗)83.84019.336
young (not old)83.626215.321
thin (not thick)83.64718.318
resentful (not euphoric)83.612714.419
tame (not wild)83.63320.429
homebody (not world traveler)83.49820.314
emotional (not logical)83.314927.715
gloomy (not sunny)83.313522.928
princess (not queen)83.22419.617
timid (not cocky)83.22022.719
private (not gregarious)83.114417.523
mild (not spicy)83.13821.814
first-mate (not captain)83.114022.917
biased (not impartial)82.812813.213
enslaved (not emancipated)82.81022.026
unlucky (not fortunate)82.65526.519
helpless (not resourceful)82.5521.120
soft (not hard)82.410924.518
unmeddlesome (not prying)82.31712.415
fearful (not hopeful)82.32620.815
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)82.114715.128
humorless (not funny)82.08016.321
🥴 (not 🥳)82.05119.414
metrosexual (not macho)82.07115.628
🧐 (not 😎)81.77314.021
desperate (not high standards)81.76223.522
dorky (not cool)81.69925.016
employee (not entrepreneur)81.67827.215
dystopian (not utopian)81.310419.413
humble (not arrogant)81.311620.523
subjective (not objective)81.3621.521
🎨 (not 🏀)81.237511.212
absentminded (not focused)81.28818.013
reserved (not chatty)81.019229.322
nerd (not jock)81.036723.927
genuine (not sarcastic)80.916020.430
flat (not bubbly)80.915319.915
philosophical (not real)80.82023.821
flimsy (not sturdy)80.82821.629
subdued (not exuberant)80.61523.028
childlike (not parental)80.624123.613
🤠 (not 🤑)80.515616.414
vintage (not trendy)80.432615.515
self-conscious (not self-assured)80.35129.023
foolish (not wise)80.311020.418
handshakes (not hugs)80.247220.313
claustrophobic (not spelunker)80.12929.018
gentle (not harsh)80.123114.314
delicate (not coarse)80.08320.314
rejected (not popular)80.020426.018
confidential (not gossiping)79.942719.624
domestic (not industrial)79.85025.022
indie (not pop)79.719924.517
buffoon (not charmer)79.67814.621
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)79.511626.920
introspective (not not introspective)79.416529.614
love-focused (not money-focused)79.451517.725
weird (not normal)79.229421.224
withdrawn (not outgoing)79.113525.117
modern (not historical)79.018026.318
stuttering (not rhythmic)79.04123.120
preppy (not punk rock)79.031225.919
nonpartisan (not activist)79.04517.215
secretive (not open-book)78.740529.116
crazy (not sane)78.324420.215
moody (not stable)78.243325.932
repetitive (not varied)78.18720.621
questioning (not believing)77.930428.018
uptight (not easy)77.843221.815
civilized (not barbaric)77.851323.416
mellow (not energetic)77.712018.814
minimalist (not pack rat)77.68118.614
prudish (not flirtatious)77.611227.420
cooperative (not competitive)77.613428.624
queer (not straight)77.511828.920
sickly (not healthy)77.47322.719
pensive (not serene)77.318725.124
moderate (not gluttonous)77.234117.113
basic (not hipster)77.123524.417
serious (not playful)76.948024.419
guarded (not open)76.963131.927
clumsy (not coordinated)76.915323.422
insomniac (not slumbering)76.941428.419
quivering (not unstirring)76.85829.713
reader (not writer)76.88016.214
pacifist (not ferocious)76.714226.619
white knight (not bad boy)76.738320.819
careful (not brave)76.58323.226
routine (not innovative)76.422327.014
envious (not prideful)76.11722.026
scholarly (not crafty)76.014723.023
lifeless (not spirited)75.94621.614
innocent (not worldly)75.910219.920
statist (not anarchist)75.814327.221
centrist (not radical)75.83622.230
head@clouds (not down2earth)75.624228.917
egalitarian (not racist)75.5102128.021
💔 (not 💝)75.520928.222
cursed (not blessed)75.541625.113
vanilla (not kinky)75.421627.018
wavering (not resolute)75.42327.920
rock (not rap)75.462727.014
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)75.414430.918
unfrivolous (not goofy)75.351220.912
slugabed (not go-getter)75.22429.517
triggered (not trolling)75.018729.420
haunted (not blissful)75.053333.321
🐴 (not 🦄)74.931626.714
monochrome (not multicolored)74.821629.123
purple (not orange)74.715129.626
unpolished (not eloquent)74.419523.819
uncreative (not open to new experinces)74.19924.918
weakass (not badass)73.911922.218
unenthusiastic about food (not foodie)73.414428.514
sheeple (not conspiracist)73.42425.120
trusting (not charming)73.29922.223
literary (not mathematical)73.132432.218
chill (not sassy)73.07524.213
variable (not consistent)72.910830.127
🤔 (not 🤫)72.916227.625
engineerial (not lawyerly)72.821519.013
slow (not fast)72.87425.619
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)72.818329.620
English (not German)72.784933.516
reactive (not proactive)72.715627.921
puny (not mighty)72.610023.827
unchallenging (not demanding)72.67131.319
deep (not shallow)72.549330.515
disturbing (not enchanting)72.525617.813
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)72.438617.718
geriatric (not vibrant)72.28026.315
profound (not ironic)72.215527.619
intuitive (not analytical)72.235323.019
intellectual (not physical)72.068722.724
juvenile (not mature)71.832831.025
whimsical (not rational)71.832021.515
dolphin (not kangaroo)71.718122.716
important (not irrelevant)71.6111734.229
close-minded (not open-minded)71.623920.214
blind (not all-seeing)71.522020.614
sexual (not asexual)71.471625.514
poetic (not factual)71.321525.120
conventional (not creative)71.328029.619
well behaved (not mischievous)71.333029.314
winter (not summer)71.337930.618
😇 (not 😈)71.248517.015
uninspiring (not charismatic)71.16530.717
cat person (not dog person)70.935724.016
monotone (not expressive)70.918028.225
insider (not outsider)70.814233.920
💀 (not 🎃)70.840635.713
sleepy (not frenzied)70.62923.417
serious (not bold)70.526927.123
provincial (not cosmopolitan)70.419729.926
obedient (not rebellious)70.427627.119
Greek (not Roman)70.43424.612
slow-talking (not fast-talking)70.315132.826
good-manners (not bad-manners)70.377024.912
respectful (not rude)70.365121.721
eastern (not western)70.34428.818
slothful (not active)70.27226.132
noob (not pro)70.211731.325
heroic (not villainous)70.199121.921
nonpolitical (not political)70.019234.523
poor (not rich)70.033519.821
child free (not pronatalist)70.053722.620
complicated (not simple)69.976737.040
😊 (not 🤣)69.955827.117
fantasy-prone (not grounded)69.950131.015
moderate (not extreme)69.919230.718
heartfelt (not clinical)69.866728.514
short (not tall)69.732225.6109
bored (not interested)69.67332.017
lowbrow (not highbrow)69.414424.220
tailor (not blacksmith)69.459229.313
proper (not scandalous)69.348235.515
twitchy (not still)69.157126.518
flower child (not goth)69.169230.628
soulful (not soulless)69.0105837.120
loyal (not traitorous)68.9124229.017
slovenly (not stylish)68.924333.121
remote (not involved)68.96331.820
metaphorical (not literal)68.814227.917
tired (not wired)68.815130.918
tight (not loose)68.674128.617
stinky (not fresh)68.521124.717
straight edge (not junkie)68.495427.917
chivalrous (not businesslike)68.339130.413
transparent (not machiavellian)68.332133.420
grumpy (not cheery)68.367222.813
sugarcoated (not frank)68.16825.914
drop out (not valedictorian)68.034529.725
one-faced (not two-faced)67.887929.920
social chameleon (not strong identity)67.88227.013
🐿 (not 🦇)67.759630.322
unmotivated (not motivated)67.56133.515
distant (not touchy-feely)67.559325.717
📉 (not 📈)67.310334.225
fearmongering (not reassuring)67.340432.719
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)67.246226.513
natural-talent (not hard-work)67.119829.927
communist (not capitalist)67.131227.414
frugal (not lavish)67.050825.917
folksy (not presidential)66.644226.228
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)66.633135.422
dry (not moist)66.536929.315
thinker (not doer)66.522637.319
hypochondriac (not stoic)66.523726.514
existentialist (not nihilist)66.449033.316
classical (not avant-garde)65.759228.616
predictable (not quirky)65.735232.019
photographer (not physicist)65.767226.613
not genocidal (not genocidal)65.6111836.116
unfriendly (not friendly)65.638026.714
dunce (not genius)65.522829.526
hygienic (not gross)65.3127725.918
unassuming (not pretentious)65.132633.524
cultured (not rustic)65.174524.414
things-person (not people-person)65.149634.613
always down (not picky)64.922634.118
stereotypical (not boundary breaking)64.939336.315
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)64.854629.413
artistic (not scientific)64.660025.513
chosen one (not everyman)64.561938.922
experience-oriented (not goal-oriented)64.536930.513
sober (not indulgent)64.446733.116
🥶 (not 🥵)64.434234.312
democratic (not authoritarian)64.463826.021
abstract (not concrete)64.437136.116
oppressed (not privileged)64.336230.122
accepting (not judgemental)64.256632.218
off target (not accurate)64.228826.019
sincere (not irreverent)64.1101934.713
regular (not zany)64.134229.318
feminine (not masculine)64.063523.518
🤖 (not 👻)64.043735.819
vague (not precise)63.921726.619
kind (not cruel)63.8118430.120
trash (not treasure)63.822136.014
whippersnapper (not sage)63.844827.718
nice (not naughty)63.867430.520
apathetic (not curious)63.515929.824
night owl (not morning lark)63.482235.125
receiving (not giving)63.448732.316
autistic (not neurotypical)63.313234.812
average (not deviant)63.331131.717
perverted (not clean)63.340230.419
natural (not mechanical)63.369128.616
works hard (not plays hard)62.9103528.724
believable (not poorly-written)62.9158234.218
empath (not psychopath)62.998933.716
mad (not glad)62.877424.417
oblivious (not alert)62.836330.119
annoying (not unannoying)62.862028.214
disorganized (not self-disciplined)62.736031.323
high-tech (not low-tech)62.664526.822
paranoid (not naive)62.680736.523
unpatriotic (not patriotic)62.519625.416
conformist (not maverick)62.531229.614
jealous (not compersive)62.362338.121
lenient (not strict)62.258327.629
French (not Russian)62.276429.615
offended (not chill)62.277833.122
unambiguous (not mysterious)62.169636.020
evolutionist (not creationist)62.072623.513
incompetent (not competent)61.921130.027
beautiful (not ugly)61.9143128.021
generous (not stingy)61.893630.017
nonconformist (not social climber)61.880329.517
exaggerating (not factual)61.771126.322
edgy (not politically correct)61.682733.815
backdoor (not official)61.673835.720
idealist (not realist)61.660933.714
generalist (not specialist)61.621832.516
family-first (not work-first)61.576330.626
sensible (not ludicrous)61.490731.934
feminist (not sexist)61.4114626.222
intense (not lighthearted)61.4111336.921
cheesy (not chic)61.372131.418
perceptive (not unobservant)61.2148931.319
earthly (not divine)61.199635.215
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)61.179539.313
expressive (not stoic)61.089629.413
forgiving (not vengeful)61.077531.620
studious (not goof-off)61.0116926.216
realistic (not ambitious)61.042937.421
theoretical (not empirical)60.920833.220
high IQ (not low IQ)60.9151324.621
manicured (not scruffy)60.9108229.918
urban (not rural)60.9115229.031
💩 (not 🌟)60.930927.122
angry (not good-humored)60.760931.718
🐩 (not 🐒)60.774430.226
jealous (not opinionated)60.719128.024
instinctual (not reasoned)60.685932.224
imaginative (not practical)60.650132.119
vegan (not cannibal)60.677723.513
cold (not warm)60.566026.521
plastic (not wooden)60.524529.826
prestigious (not disreputable)60.2103636.117
deranged (not reasonable)60.159530.516
jaded (not innocent)60.1112733.114
inappropriate (not seemly)59.960333.614
giggling (not chortling)59.838931.322
neutral (not opinionated)59.810033.713
utilitarian (not decorative)59.7100827.915
honorable (not cunning)59.695333.713
long-winded (not concise)59.454133.112
spartan (not glamorous)59.491428.916
rigid (not flexible)59.383437.513
aloof (not obsessed)59.219535.418
diligent (not lazy)59.1168732.215
generic (not insightful)59.131432.917
deliberate (not spontaneous)59.0105830.521
punchable (not loveable)58.952435.724
underachiever (not overachiever)58.925228.921
problematic (not woke)58.976930.817
fussy (not sloppy)58.9135329.119
quarrelsome (not warm)58.788036.420
progressive (not old-fashioned)58.788025.416
complimentary (not insulting)58.688032.619
🏌 (not 🤺)58.626423.317
altruistic (not selfish)58.598034.420
salacious (not wholesome)58.565631.321
sweet (not savory)58.563023.714
indiscreet (not tactful)58.442530.316
skeptical (not spiritual)58.2128733.427
realistic (not fantastical)58.197436.219
OCD (not ADHD)58.1107432.729
original (not cliché)58.187732.013
rugged (not refined)58.071827.922
impatient (not patient)57.8107033.419
oxymoron (not tautology)57.876225.318
hippie (not militaristic)57.760218.318
wolf (not bear)57.5100730.413
astonishing (not methodical)57.456226.822
resigned (not resistant)57.414830.325
🐐 (not 🦒)57.4111235.823
supportive (not catty)57.3110925.615
technophile (not luddite)57.168926.223
atheist (not theist)57.1104929.415
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)57.1126532.121
🙃 (not 🥰)57.173035.518
Swedish (not Italian)57.169430.021
gracious (not feisty)57.041028.718
washed (not muddy)56.9112429.919
lustful (not chaste)56.894935.618
unorthodox (not traditional)56.799333.024
monastic (not hedonist)56.654336.716
tiresome (not interesting)56.430634.314
creepy (not disarming)56.441632.514
attentive (not interrupting)56.489531.822
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)56.290031.220
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)56.289527.916
persistent (not quitter)56.1191732.215
repulsive (not attractive)55.937631.534
dispassionate (not romantic)55.844234.417
manic (not mild)55.8112735.213
unfixable (not fixable)55.756732.830
lover (not fighter)55.686329.615
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)55.6107122.214
real (not fake)55.4149330.412
pure (not debased)55.398228.419
smooth (not rough)55.387931.525
scheduled (not spontaneous)55.2106532.622
scrub (not legit)55.232230.417
devout (not heathen)55.198329.922
analysis (not common sense)55.1101631.921
🤡 (not 👽)55.069337.725
cynical (not gullible)54.9122535.016
grateful (not entitled)54.890128.620
tardy (not on-time)54.858630.820
small-vocabulary (not big-vocabulary)54.748531.621
snoops (not minds-own-business)54.7147824.713
meaningful (not pointless)54.7156835.217
musical (not off-key)54.672231.713
accommodating (not stubborn)54.540341.919
gendered (not androgynous)54.4179436.728
nurturing (not poisonous)54.0119132.525
tasteful (not lewd)53.9131528.814
cryptic (not straightforward)53.743033.722
driven (not unambitious)53.7185038.624
ignorant (not knowledgeable)53.646527.419
demure (not vain)53.489537.117
libertarian (not socialist)53.2107937.126
gamer (not non-gamer)53.267137.516
devoted (not unfaithful)53.2170632.116
explorer (not builder)53.1101224.221
conservative (not liberal)52.863927.513
neat (not messy)52.7123831.920
🐮 (not 🐷)52.7128241.517
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)52.794740.712
experimental (not reliable)52.786233.717
chaotic (not orderly)52.692232.220
air (not earth)52.654431.417
trusting (not suspicious)52.584936.815
extraordinary (not mundane)52.3144134.620
normie (not freak)52.386235.518
demonic (not angelic)52.283630.117
good-cook (not bad-cook)52.293436.617
focused on the present (not focused on the future)51.9106537.317
bitter (not sweet)51.996130.330
hypocritical (not equitable)51.988034.024
freelance (not corporate)51.9118737.320
ranged (not melee)51.8122828.313
circular (not linear)51.791134.217
Pepsi (not Coke)51.781540.815
yes-man (not contrarian)51.767937.215
transient (not permanent)51.481634.919
communal (not individualist)51.473740.821
leisurely (not hurried)51.376434.522
jovial (not noble)51.371827.913
cringeworthy (not inspiring)51.280431.717
slacker (not workaholic)51.247626.120
arcane (not mainstream)51.1121533.312
penny-pincher (not overspender)51.1115125.116
impulsive (not cautious)51.0105235.521
pointed (not random)50.1158133.716
overprepared (not efficient)50.248133.616
sheriff (not outlaw)50.7102524.824
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')50.3111629.816
intimate (not formal)50.3108032.915

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Shinji Ikari based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Joel Barish (0.776)
  2. The Narrator (0.76)
  3. Stuart Bloom (0.745)
  4. Bella Swan (0.737)
  5. Tom Hansen (0.704)
  6. Milhouse Van Houten (0.692)
  7. Charlie Kelmeckis (0.679)
  8. Peter Doppler (0.677)
  9. Vanya Hargreeves (0.654)
  10. Kif Kroker (0.654)
  1. Samantha Jones (-0.587)
  2. Rhett Butler (-0.551)
  3. Phil (-0.549)
  4. Ramona Vega (-0.545)
  5. Erica Sinclair (-0.538)
  6. Mitch Buchannon (-0.537)
  7. Emmett Cullen (-0.536)
  8. Donna Meagle (-0.53)
  9. Rusty Ryan (-0.526)
  10. Veronica Fisher (-0.508)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Shinji Ikari to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Shinji Ikari is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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