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To use the Sorting Algorithm of Mortality, simply add the Scream Score for each applicable row, then divide by the number of applicable rows (at this point, 13 or fewer). Remember: this is a relative score, so you need at least 3 characters from the same movie or series to establish a baseline. The original article is here. For characters who have already snuffed it, see Sorting Algorithm of Deadness.

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Likelihood of death So dead   Average life expectancy   Die? Me? Ha!
Scream Score! 5 4 3 2 1
Age Older and Wiser Parent, Clueless teens Single adult Protagonist teens Child
Sexual Orientation Slut, Bisexual, Innocent Virgin Gay Straight Reluctant Celibate
Love Interests by Genre Rich Bitch, Horror Genre Hooker with a Heart of Gold, Temporary Shallow, Romance show Shrinking Violet Distressed Damsel, Action Series
Role Villain, Faceless Goons, Mooks, Red Shirt, The Mentor , The Big Guy Loners, Plucky Comic Relief, Mauve Shirt, Long-lost Friend, The Smart Guy The Lancer, Hero of Another Story, The Sidekick, The Scrappy Ignored Expert,
Those Two Guys, The Chick, Supporting Protagonist
Hero, Creator's Pet
Race Black, Twofer's, Leomon Mexican Asian Indian/Native American Caucasian or The Same As The Writer
Gender Tough Girl, Ambiguous Gender, Feminine Man Male Token Girl Action Girl, Final Girl
Aesthetics Ugly Fat "Average" Fashionably Scarred The Cutie
Personality Nihilist, Crazy Survivalist, Innocent, Pragmatic Jerk Jock, The Ditz, Insufferable Genius Nerd, Jerk with a Heart of Gold The Captain, The Watson All-Loving Hero, Friend to All Living Things
Flaws Too Dumb to Live, Skeptical, Genre Blind, Dirty Coward, Greedy Fell astray, The Stoner, Butt-Monkey (gritty), Smartass Wears Glasses Crippling Phobia Mentally Handicapped
"Virtues" Holier Than Thou, Curious, Pragmatic, Ambitious Quiet Girls and Quiet Guys Smart, Genre Savvynote  Determinator The Pollyanna, The Fool
Species Robots (non-living), Undead, Snakes, Arthropods Cats, Clones, Mechanical Lifeforms Human, Human Aliens Pretty Aliens Dogs (except in literature) (or Disney)
Occupation Retiring Law Officer, Villain by Default, Happy Family Man, Competent secondary female Military Commander, Anyone Serving Under Him, Hero's Best Friend, Mentor Scientist With Questionable Ethics, Innocent Bystander Adventurer Archaeologist, Teacher Super Hero, Nun
Prognosis You Are Already Dead, Take a Moment to Catch Your Death, Post-Mortem One-Liner, Last Stand Your Days Are Numbered, Pre-Mortem One-Liner, You Shall Not Pass! Prepare to Die, He Didn't Make It, Time Bomb, Pre Ass Kicking One Liner, Jump Scare You Have No Chance to Survive, If My Calculations Are Correct Badass Boast, Million-to-One Chance, Ineffectual Death Threat
Health Chunky Salsa Rule, Incurable Cough of Death Overdrawn at the Blood Bank, Soap Opera Disease I Can Still Fight!, Made of Plasticine, Littlest Cancer Patient Made of Iron, Only a Flesh Wound, Ill Girl Nigh Invulnerable, Healing Factor, Consumption
  5 4 3 2 1
Pool predictions Killed Mid-Sentence Drop A Bridge On Him Sacrificial Lion, Stuffed into the Fridge Sacrificial Lamb, Dead Star Walking Plot Armor, The Worf Effect
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Example Cast:

Series or Film NameDescription of who's who and why they're likely to snuff it.

  • Character A:
    • Row 1: Value 5-1
    • Row 2: Value 5-1
    • Row 3: Value 5-1
      • Total divided by rows: Final score and witty pun
  • Character B:
    • Row 1: Value 5-1
    • Row 2: Value 5-1
    • Row 3: Value 5-1
      • Total divided by rows: Final score and witty pun
  • Character C:
    • Row 1: Value 5-1
    • Row 2: Value 5-1
    • Row 3: Value 5-1
      • Total divided by rows: Final score and witty pun

Attack on Titan

As the story enters its final arcs, it’s likely that characters will start dying off en masse once more. But who will be the first on the chopping block?

  • Eren Jaeger:
    • Age: Protagonist teen - 2
    • Sexual Orientation: Word of God implies he doesn't have much interest in anyone - 2
    • Role: Hero - 1
    • Gender: Male - 3
    • Aesthetics: Average - 3
    • Virtues: Quite the Determinator - 2
    • Species: Human - 3
    • Occupation: member of a Redshirt Army - 4
    • Health: Healing Factor - 1
      • Total: 21/9 = 2.3. (Not accounting for the Anyone Can Die nature of the series, he’s most likely safe as the hero.)

  • Mikasa Ackerman:
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    • Age: Protagonist teen - 2
    • Sexual Orientation: Straight (well, Erensexual, but close enough) - 3
    • Love Interests by Genre: Action Series - 1
    • Role: Something like Eren’s Lancer - 3
    • Race: Asian - 3
    • Gender: Action Girl - 1
    • Aesthetics: Fashionably Scarred - 2
    • Personality: Pragmatic - 5
    • Virtues: Emotionless Girl - 4
    • Species: Human - 3
    • Occupation: The most competent secondary female in the cast - 5
    • Health: Well, she broke almost all of her ribs and was up and about in a matter of days, so pretty much Made of Iron - 2
      • Total: 34/12 = 2.83. Close to average, but pretty good for a protagonist in an Anyone Can Die series.

  • Armin Arlert:
    • Age: Protagonist teen - 2
    • Role: The Smart Guy - 4
    • Race: Probably white - 1
    • Gender: Feminine Man (he’s a near carbon copy of Historia, to the point where the two can easily disguise as each other) - 4
    • Aesthetics: Average - 3
    • Personality: Nerd - 3
    • Virtues: He’s pretty dang smart. - 3
    • Species: Human - 3
    • Occupation: Both Eren’s best friend and a member of a Redshirt Army - 4
      • Total: 27/9 = 3. The most likely of the Shiganshina Trio to die, yet there’s still a good chance he’ll make it to the end when compared to others.

  • Levi:
    • Age: Single adult - 3
    • Role: A loner, albeit not that ineffectual - 4
    • Gender: Male - 3
    • Aesthetics: Average - 3
    • Personality: Pragmatic - 5
    • Flaws: His jerky, smartass, and even outright cruel tendencies, especially when trying to capture Annie on the 57th Expedition - 4
    • Virtues: Pragmatic - 5
    • Species: Human - 3
    • Occupation: member of a Redshirt Army - 4
    • Health: Made of Iron, like Mikasa (it seems to be an Ackerman trait) - 2
      • Total: 36/10 = 3.6. Still a red flag, but not as much of a death sentence as some theorizers have come up with. (It’s likely that he’ll be dead or otherwise out of the picture by the very end of the series, though, in order for Mikasa to take up his sword and shield.)

  • Erwin Smith:
    • Age: Single adult - 3
    • Sexual Orientation: Straight (used to be interested in Marie) - 3
    • Role: The Smart Guy (Armin’s older counterpart) - 4
    • Race: Also white, presumably - 1
    • Gender: Male - 3
    • Aesthetics: Average - 3
    • Personality: Both pragmatic and an authority figure - rounds out to 3.5
    • Virtues: Pragmatic, and an ambitious leader - 5
    • Species: Human - 3
    • Occupation: Military Commander - 4
    • Health: Only a Flesh Wound (still a powerful player even with the loss of an arm) - 2
      • Total: 34.5/11 = 3.14. Just about average. (Again, as with Levi, it’s still likely that he’ll be out of the picture by the series’s end in order for Armin to take his place.)

  • Let’s try a bigger target. How about Ymir?
    • Age: A teen on the enemy’s side (well, more like her own) - 4
    • Sexual Orientation: Lesbian - 4
    • Role: A bitter loner/Wild Card - 4
    • Gender: More of a tough girl than an Action Girl - 5
    • Flaws: A huge smartass - 4
    • Virtues: Pragmatic - 5
    • Species: Human - 3
    • Occupation: A competent secondary female to the Titan Trio - 5
      • Total: 34/8 = 4.25. She’s likely to kick the bucket; indeed, due to certain events, she could have been dead for some time now and we wouldn’t know.

  • Reiner Braun:
    • Age: Yet another enemy teenager - 4
    • Sexual Orientation: Bisexual? (he’s implied that he's into guys, but he’s equally into Historia) - 5
    • Role: Both The Big Guy and a villain - 5
    • Gender: Male - 3
    • Aesthetics: Average - 3
    • Personality: Once his true identity is revealed, he’s portrayed as a pragmatic fighter who’ll do anything to subdue his opponent (even chucking ally Titans at them!) - 5
    • Virtues: Again, rather pragmatic - 5
    • Occupation: A Red Shirt working for both the Survey Corps and the Beast Titan - 4
      • Total: 34/8 = 4.25. Tied with Ymir, if they haven't both already kicked it.


Black Lagoon

  • Rock
    • Age: Adult, 3
    • Sexual Orientation: Seems to develop a relationship with Revy, so 3
    • Role: The closest to The Hero but also a Villain Protagonist, 3
    • Race: Same as the Author, 1
    • Gender: Male, 3
    • Aesthetics: Handsome, but not to Bishōnen levels, so 2
    • Personality: Probably the closest to All-Loving Hero, 1
    • Flaws: Concerned that he can't save people from getting killed, so 5
    • Virtues: Pretty smart, given how he's able to survive an incredibly dangerous Wretched Hive without even firing a bullet, 3
    • Species: Human, 3
    • Occupation: Pirate, so 5
    • Final Score: 33/11 = 3

  • Revy
    • Age: Adult, 3
    • Sexual Orientation: Seems to develop a relationship with Rock, so 3
    • Love Interest by Genre: Action series, 1
    • Role: The Brute as well as villain, 5
    • Race: Asian, 3
    • Gender: Dark Action Girl, 1
    • Aesthetics: Ms. Fanservice, so 1
    • Personality: Straw Nihilist, 5
    • Flaws: Cares about getting paid, so 5
    • Virtues: Ambitous, which could explain her obsession with getting money, 5
    • Species: Human, 3
    • Occupation: Pirate, so 5
    • Final Score: 40/12 = 3.33333333.

  • Benny
    • Age: Adult, 3
    • Sexual Orientation: Seems to develop a relationship with Greenback Jane, so 3
    • Role: Villain, 5
    • Race: Jewish, which probably would be put in the Caucasian category, so 1
    • Gender: Male, 3
    • Aesthetics: For a nerd like him, he's pretty attractive, 2
    • Personality: Hollywood Nerd, 3
    • Flaws: He wears glasses, 3
    • Virtues: Functions as The Smart Guy, 3
    • Species: Human, 3
    • Occupation: Pirate, so 5
    • Final Score: 34/11 = 3.09090909

  • Dutch
    • Age: Cool Old Guy, 5
    • Sexual Orientation: Seems to be none, so 1
    • Role: Villain, 5
    • Race: Black, 5
    • Gender: Male, 3
    • Aesthetics: Average, 3
    • Personality: The Captain, 2
    • Flaws: He lied about his Vietnam War career, 4
    • Virtues: The Stoic, 4
    • Species: Human, 3
    • Occupation: Pirate, so 5
    • Final Score: 40/11 = 3.63636364.

  • Balalaika
    • Age: Adult, 3
    • Sexual Orientation: Asexual, so 1
    • Role: Villain, 5
    • Race: Caucasian, 1
    • Gender: Dark Action Girl plus Lady of War, 1
    • Aesthetics: Evil Is Sexy, 2
    • Personality: The Captain, 2
    • Flaws: She got exiled from the USSR, 4
    • Virtues: The Stoic, 4
    • Species: Human, 3
    • Occupation: Hotel Moscow acts more like a military force and Balalaika functions as its leader, so 4
    • Final Score: 30/11 = 2.72727273 Surprisingly, she's the most likely to survive in Roanapur, even having a better chance at survival than Rock.


Bleach

  • Ichigo Kurosaki
    • Row 1: Age: Protagonist teen. 2.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Het, but reluctant. 2
    • Row 3: Role: Hero. 1.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Mr. Fanservice 1.
    • Row 5: Personality: Captain all the way. 2
    • Row 6: Flaws: None on the list. Although his cold exterior could give him a 3.
    • Row 7: Virtues: Smart. 3.
      • Total divided by rows: 14/7 = 2 Taking in consideration he's the main character, it's still pretty high. In a show divided between Death Is Cheap, Anyone Can Die, and where 80% of the cast is already dead, he'll get better.

  • Orihime Inoue
    • Row 1: Age: Protagonist teen. 2.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Straight. 3
    • Row 2.5: Love Interest: 1 all the way.
    • Row 3: Role: The Scrappy for some... 1.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Cute all the way. 1.
    • Row 5: Personality: Friend to all living things. 1.
    • Row 6: Flaws: Her whole "not fighting because doesn't want to kill" gives her a Crippling Phobia status. 2
    • Row 7: Virtues: Pollyanna. 1.
      • Total divided by rows: 12/8 = 1.5, it means she will get better.

  • Uryuu Ishida
    • Row 1: Age: Protagonist teen. 2.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Clearly reluctant. 2.
    • Row 3: Role: He's a loner. 4
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: He's considered bishonen by most of the fanbase. 1.
    • Row 5: Personality: Nerd. 3.
    • Row 6: Flaws: Wears glasses (many don't consider this a fault, though). 3.
    • Row 7: Virtues: At the start, he was Holier than Thou, but slided to Smart. 3.
      • Total divided by rows: 18/7 = 2.57. Ouch, it might hurt his sensibilities, but let's get to Chad.

  • Sado "Chad" Yasutora
    • Row 1: Age: Protagonist teen. 2.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Celibate. 1.
    • Row 3: Role: The Lancer. 3
    • Row 3.5: Race: Mexican. 4.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Average. 3.
    • Row 5: Personality: He's also a Firend to All Living Things (except if they're evil, of course). 1.
    • Row 6: Flaws: Looks like a delinquent. Around 3.
    • Row 7: Virtues: Gentle Giant. 4.
    • Row 8: Occupation: Hero's friend. 4
      • Total divided by rows: 25/9 = 2.77. I feel sorry for Chadkins, but if a main character has to die in Bleachverse, it has to be him.

To test a bit more, four more samples will be taken: Karin Kurosaki, Hitsugaya Toushirou, Yamada Hanatarou, and Arisawa Tatsuki.

  • Karin Kurosaki
    • Row 1: Age: She's a child, so, 1.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Celibate. 1.
    • Row 3: Role: Plucky Comic Relief. 4.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Cute. 1.
    • Row 5: Personality: Jerk with a Heart of Gold. 3.
    • Row 6: Flaws: Skeptical. 5.
    • Row 7: Virtues: Pragmatic. 5.
      • Total divided by rows: 20/7 = 2.85. Pretty high for a non-main child. Isshin should be careful with his daughter.

  • Hitsugaya Toushirou
    • Row 1: Age: Technically, child. 1.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Possibly straight, as he shows he'd kill for Momo. 3.
    • Row 3: Role: The Obi Wan, for being one hell of a kid genius. 5.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Cute, rendering 1st place in popularity polls. 1.
    • Row 5: Personality: Apparently a nerd. 3.
    • Row 6: Flaws: He can be sarcastic at times, falling into the Smartass category. 4.
    • Row 7: Virtues: He showed he can be one hell of a Genre Savvy. 3.
    • Row 8: Occupation: Military Commander, as he's a cap'n. 4.
      • Total divided by rows: 26/8 = 3.25. Although Hitsugaya is already dead, we can see "REINCARNATION" stamped on his face. Tite Kubo is showing it to us since the first moment he introduced the boy genius. Fan armor might keep him going, though.

  • Yamada Hanatarou
    • Row 1: Age: Technically, child, too. 1.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Celibate, it seems. 1.
    • Row 3: Role: He has Plucky Comic Relief as a character tag. 4.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Cute, if we take in consideration his look means that he's always tired. 1.
    • Row 5: Personality: Innocent poor thing. 5.
    • Row 6: Flaws: he's one hell of a coward, but not a dirty one; let's say his crippling phobia is... Everything. 2.
    • Row 7: Virtues: He's sorta like a Pollyanna, but not as hyperactive. 1.
    • Row 8: Occupation: Started out as an Innocent Bystander, but ended up as Hero's Friend. 4.
      • Total divided by rows: 19/8 = 2.37. The boy's unlucky, but has more chances of surviving than most of the tested.

  • Tatsuki Arisawa
    • Row 1: Age: Although losing even more her space, she's not a clueless teen, so, 2.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Straight as a board. 3.
    • Row 3: Role: Practically a Mauve Shirt, taking in consideration her role. 4.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Cute, even if some consider her rather brute. 1.
    • Row 5: Personality: Jerk with a heart of gold (to Ichigo). 3.
    • Row 6: Flaws: Smartass. 4.
    • Row 7: Virtues: Genre Savvy, to the point of danger. 3.
    • Row 8: Occupation: Between Innocent Bystander, Hero's Friend, and Competent Secondary Female. If anything, let's go for 4.
      • Total divided by rows: 24/8 = 3. If Tite Kubo doesn't plan to make her role bigger in a next arc, she'll probably sacrifice herself for Orihime and/or Ichigo.

Now, to the Big Bad:

  • Sousuke Aizen
    • Row 1: Age: Single adult, apparently. 3.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Seems straight enough. 3.
    • Row 3: Role: Villain. 5.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Pretty, a bishie villain, if allows one to say. 1.
    • Row 5: Personality: Seems sorta nihilist, believing that he's the nearest as God as one could come with... 5.
    • Row 6: Flaws: DIRTY COWARD HOW DARE YOU HURT MOMO-CHAN? Huh... According to Hitsugaya, strikingly 5.
    • Row 7: Virtues: It's a clear, exact mix between Holier Than Thou and Genre Savvy, which lowers his score to a... 4. Ugh, I hate doing averages.

      • Total divided by rows: 26/7 = 3.71. Pretty low for a villain, if you ask. He probably might survive the whole battle, but will be crippled for life.


Code Geass

  • Character A: Lelouch vi Britannia Being very similar to Light Yagami, and we all know how that turned out, he seems on track to get killed off.

    • Row 1: Age: He's mature for his age, so that would probably put him as Single Adult, rather than Protagonist Teen. Still, I'm going to split the difference for 2.5
    • Row 2: Sexual orientation: He's not quite Celibate Hero, but still pretty much so, so 2.
    • Row 3: Role: Hero Or Villain, depending on your viewpoint. 1 or 5.
    • Row 4: Race: Britannian, which is in-series for White. 1.
    • Row 5: Aesthetics: Practically Bishounen. 1.
    • Row 6: Personality: Hard to say, but closest to The Captain, I think. 2, though you could make arguments across the board for anything up to 5.
    • Row 7: Flaws: Fell Astray like no tomorrow, baby. 4.
    • Row 8: Virtues: Smart and Genre Savvy? Hell yes. 3.
    • Row 9: Species: Human. 3.
    • Row 10: Occupation: Emperor of the Holy Empire of Britannia, which is between Villain by Default and Military Officer. 4.5, I'd say.
      • Total divided by rows: 21-28/10= 2.1-2.8. Very likely to survive, although if he falls any more it could still happen. He's all over the place to a degree, though, so I have doubts as to how much it applies in this case.

  • Character B: Suzaku Kururugi. R Ight Hand Man and all.

    • Row 1: Age: Same, I guess. 2.5
    • Row 2: Sexual orientation: Euphemia has "promoted" him to 3.
    • Row 3: Role: The Lancer. 3.
    • Row 4: Race: Japanese. 3.
    • Row 5: Aesthetics: Again, Practically Bishounen. 1.
    • Row 6: Personality: After his Heroic BSoD, there's no telling what he's like now, but he seems to have gone from Friend to All Living Things to Jerk Jock or similar, so 4.
    • Row 7: Flaws: Hard to tell, but I'd say he's the butt monkey. 4.
    • Row 8: Species: Human. 3.
    • Row 9: Occupation: Military Commander Knight Of Zero indeed..... 4
      • Total divided by rows: 27.5/9= 3.06. Given that most of his character development has dropped his expected lifespan considerably, I think we could probably expect him to die.

  • Character C: Kallen Kouzuki

    • Row 1: Age: Teen Protagonist for 2
    • Row 2: Sexual orientation: Straight. 3.
    • Row 3: Role: Hard to say, but I'll put in Lancer for simplicity's sake. 3
    • Row 4: Race: Half-britannian, half-Japanese. 2 average, since she doesn't really qualify for Twofer.
    • Row 5: Aesthetics: Ms. Fanservice. 1
    • Row 6: Virtues: Action Girl. 2.
    • Row 7: Species: Human. 3.
    • Row 8: Occupation: Military. 4.

All right, take the average and.... 20/8, which is 2.5. She'll probably end up fighting Suzaku, who would most likely lose and die.

  • Answers: As predicted Kallen ends up fighting Suzaku and all but apparently kills him but turn out to be Not Quite Dead Yet and comes back to kill off Lelouch..


Digimon: Even though no one died...

Taichi:

  • Age: Child. 1
  • Sexual Orientation: For convince sake, straight. 3
  • Role: The Hero. 1
  • Race: Same as writer's. 1
  • Gender: Male. 1
  • Aesthetics: Avarage. 3
  • Virtues: Determinatior. 2
  • Species: Human. 3
Score: 1.87. Consedering he's the hero, it's normal.


Figure 17 Tsubasa & Hikaru

For one of the most relaxing Slice of Life shows out there, the Science Fiction aspect was often brutal and unforgiving for our heroes thanks to the Maguar's Global threat level and High likelihood of succeeding and getting worse thanks to their Adaptive Ability. Case in point...


Fullmetal Alchemist

  • Riza Hawkeye
    • Row 1: Age: Single Adult. 3.
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Judging from all the Ship Tease, straight. 3
    • Row 3: Role: Very much The Lancer. 3
    • Row 4: Race: Caucasian. 1
    • Row 5: Aesthetics: Fashionably scarred with bonus tattoo. 2
    • Row 6: Virtues: She has Action Girl done to a science. 2
    • Row 7: Species: Human. 3
    • Row 8: Occupation Serves under Colonel Mustang, probably the closest person to him that's still alive. Uh oh. 4.
    • Total divided by rows: 21/8 = 2.63. Not too bad. Despite recent events, she might still make it.


Golgo13

Now, just for comparison, meet Japan's Equivalent to James Bond: Golgo13

  1. Row 1: Age: SingleAdult. 3.
  2. Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Definitely straight., even if he tries to play it cool. 3.
  3. Row 3: Love Interests by Genre:Pretty women with some depth of character, but They Always die. 5.
  4. Row 4: Role: The Loner, who somehow ends up as the Hero. I'm taking the middle ground of the two by giving him a 3.
  5. Row 5: Race: Asian, obviously. 1.
  6. Row 6: Aesthetics: Not too pretty on the face and covered with hideous scars once the clothes come off. 5
  7. Row 7: Personality: He's a Jerk. Really. 4.
    • Row 8: Flaws: Fell Astray... majorly. 4
    • Row 9: Virtues: A total action guy. 2
    • Row 10: Species: Human. 3.
    • Row 11: Occupation: On-call "retired" spy/hitman, Basically the retired cop. 5.
      • Total divided by rows: 33/11 = 3. You'd think he'd die but, amazingly, he lives and always seems to be adding to his scars collection....


Hayate the Combat Butler

  • Hayate Ayasaki
    • Age: Teen, 2
    • Sexual Orientation: Goes all over the place, given his huge harem. His real orientation goes towards the girls in his age, so 2.
    • Role: The closest to The Hero, 1
    • Race: Same as the Author, 1
    • Gender: Dude Looks Like a Lady, 4
    • Aesthetics: Mr. Fanservice, 1
    • Personality: Probably the closest to All-Loving Hero, 1
    • Flaws: Suffers from "Poor man's mentality", 5
    • Virtues: Being a parody series with Genre Savvy people being virtually everyone, 5
    • Species: Human, 3
    • Occupation: The closest to a Super Hero, 1
    • Health: Nigh Invulnerable, 1
    • Final Score: 27/12 = 2.25


Kotoura-san

The trailers and previews played this show up to be a simple Romantic Comedy. It's not. In fact...


Lyrical Nanoha


Mahou Sensei Negima!

  • Character A: Jack Rakan Lots of people believe that he's going to die soon, so let's see his chances!


Naruto

  • Naruto Uzumaki

  • Sasuke Uchiha

  • Kakashi Hatake
    • Row 1: Age: Single adult - 3
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Unknown. Let's go with straight just for simplicity's sake. 3.
    • Row 3: Role: The Mentor - 5
    • Row 4: Personality: The Captain - 2
    • Row 5: Virtues: Pragmatic - 5
      • Total divided by rows: 17/5 = 3.4. He's already died once, but was revived. It's doubtful he'll die again.

  • Shikamaru Nara
    • Row 1: Age: Protagonist teens - 2
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Possibly reluctant. 2.
    • Row 3: Role: The Lancer sometimes. 3.
    • Row 4: Personality: The Captain sometimes. 2.
    • Row 5: Flaws: Thinks everything is troublesome, which may fall under cynicism. 4.
    • Row 6: Virtues: Has an IQ of 200. 3.
    • Row 7: Occupation: Hero's friend - 4
      • Total divided by rows: 20/7 = 2.86. More likely to live than not, though that may change in the future.

  • Chouji Akimichi
    • Row 1: Age Protagonist teens - 2
    • Row 2: Aesthetics: Fat - 4
    • Row 3: Role: May be Hero of Another Story - 3
    • Row 4: Virtues: Gentle Giant - 4
    • Row 5: Occupation: Hero's friend - 4
      • Total divided by rows: 17/5 = 3.4. Oh, poor Chouji.

  • Hinata Hyuuga
    • Row 1: Age: Protagonist teens - 2
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Narutosexual Straight - 3
    • Row 3: Love Interests by Genre: Shrinking Violet - 2
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Average - 3
    • Row 5: Personality: Close enough to Friend to All Living Things - 1
    • Row 6: Flaws: Crippling Phobia - 2
      • Total divided by rows: 13/6 = 2.16. As if Sakura healing her from the brink wasn't a big enough indicator.

  • Kurenai Yuuhi
    • Row 1: Age: Soon to be a parent - 4
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Straight - 3
    • Row 3: Role: Hero of Another Story - 3
    • Row 4: Personality: The Captain - 2
    • Row 5: Virtues: Action Girl - 2
      • Total divided by rows: 14/5 = 2.8. A bit low for an adult character in Naruto.

  • Rock Lee
    • Row 1: Age: Protagonist teens - 2
    • Row 2: Sexual Orientation: Straight - 3
    • Row 3: Role: Largely a source of comic relief, so, 4.
    • Row 4: Aesthetics: Let's say average for simplicity's sake. 3.
    • Row 5: Personality: Possibly Messianic Archetype - 1.
    • Row 6: Flaws: Butt-Monkey - 4
    • Row 7: Occupation: Hero's friend - 4
      • Total divided by rows: 21/7 = 3. Surprisingly low, considering his fight record.

  • Neji Hyuuga

  • Might Guy

  • Zetsu
    • Row 1: Age: Single adult - 3
    • Row 2: Role: Villain - 5
    • Row 3: Flaws: Probably fell astray, as shown by his missing-nin status. 4.
    • Row 4: Virtues: Pragmatic - 5
      • Total divided by rows: 17/4 = 4.25. Things aren't looking good for the remaining members of Akatsuki.

  • Madara Uchiha
    • Row 1: Age: Old. 5.
    • Row 2: Role: Villain. 5.
    • Row 3: Personality: Nihilist. 5.
    • Row 4: Flaws: Genre blind. Seriously, who explains their Evil Plan out loud to the five highest authority figures in the ninja world? 5. The guys who can benefit from it.
    • Row 5: Virtues: Pragmatic. 5.

  • Killer Bee
    • Row 1: Age: Single adult - 3
    • Row 2: Role: Comic Relief - 4
    • Row 3: Race: Black - 5
      • Total divided by rows: 13/3 = 4.33. It was fairly surprising that he survived fighting Kisame, but his death may be necessary for the plot to move forward, especially after The Reveal.


One Piece

  • Monkey D. Luffy:
    • Age: Teenaged. Well, probably a young adult by now... but eh. 2.
    • Sexual Orientation: Doesn't even care for the most beautiful woman in the world? 1.
    • Role: Hero. 1.
    • Personality: Supreme ditz. 4.
    • Flaws: Waaaaay Too Dumb to Live. 5.
    • Species: Human. 3.
      • Total: 2.666...

  • Roronoa Zoro:
    • Age: Young Adult. 3.
    • Role: Lancer. 3.
    • Personality: Jerk with a Heart of Gold. 3.
    • Species: Human. 3.
    • '''Occupation: Hero's friend. 4.
      • Total: 3.2

  • Nami:
    • Age: Teen or young adult, somewhere near the dividing line. 2.
    • Aesthetics: 1.
    • Personality: A good person despite her money obsession. 3.
    • Flaws: Definitely greedy. 5.
    • Virtues: Became a bit of an Action Girl after getting the Clima-tact. 2.
    • Species: Human. 3.
    • Occupation: Hero's friend. 4.
      • Total: 2.857142...

  • Usopp
    • Age: Teen. 2.
    • Role: Comic Relief. 4.
    • Flaws: Started out as a Dirty Coward, but oversomes it with his alter-ego Sogeking. 4.
    • Virtues: A very pragmatic fighter - miscalling his attacks, for example. 5.
    • Species: Human. 3.
    • Occupation: Hero's friend. 4.
      • Total: 3.666...

  • Sanji
    • Age: Adult. 3.
    • Sexual Orientation: Very straight. 3.
    • Personality: Jerk with a heart of gold. 3.
    • Species: Human. 3.
    • Occupation: Hero's friend. 4.
      • Total: 3.2

  • Tony Tony Chopper
    • Age: Much younger than the others. 1
    • Role: Comci relief. 4.
    • Aesthetics: Cyuuuuuuuuute... when he's in the half n' half form, anyway. 1.
    • Virtues: Curious. 5.
    • Species: Somewhere between human and cute animal. 2.
    • Occupation: Hero's friend. 4.
      • Total: 2.8333...

  • Nico Robin
    • Age: 3.
    • Aesthetics: 1.
    • Virtues: Action girl. 2.
    • Species: Human. 3.
    • Occupation: Hero's friend. 4.
      • Total: 2.6

  • Frankie
    • Age: Closest thing to a father figure in the Strawhat Crew. 4.
    • Personality: Jerk with a heart, etc. 3.
    • Virtues: Pragmatic fighter. 5.
    • Species: Cyborg. 4.
    • Occupation: Hero's friend. 4.
      • Total: 4

  • Brook
    • Age: 3.
    • Sexual Orientation: "May I please see your panties?" Straight. 3.
    • Aesthetics: A skeleton. 5.
    • Species: Undead. 5.
    • Occupation: Hero's friend. 4.
      • Total: 4

(Brook and Franky tie for the highest chance of death among the Strawhat Crew.)


School-Live!

This cute Schoolgirl Series set in the midst of a Zombie Apocalypse has surely raised some heads! How well is each member of the School Live Club actually living on top of surviving?

  • Yuki Takeya:

  • Kurumi Ebisuzawa:
    • Age: Again, high schooler. 2
    • Sexual Orientation: Straight, she had a crush on a male student. 3
    • Genre: Psychological Horror. 5
    • Role: The Big Girl. 5
    • Race: Same as the writer. 1
    • Gender: Action Girl by virtue of being the only one with combat experience against "them". 1
    • Aesthetics Another cutie. 1
    • Personality: Heartbroken Badass — Sadly, this is a 5.
    • Flaws: Genre Blindness — She should not be taking out the zombies by herself all of the time. 5
    • Virtues: Plucky Girl. 2
    • Species Human. 3
    • Occupation: The competently tough female of the club. 5
    • Prognosis: Resist the Beast. 4
    • Health: I Can Still Fight!. 3
    • RESULT: 45/14 = 3.21. One can only hope she stays alive by the end.

  • Yuri Wakasa
    • Age: No difference here either. 2
    • Sexual Orientation: Reluctant — Love is not in her priority list at all, which is understandable. 2
    • Genre: Psychological Horror. 5
    • Role: Team Mom. 3
    • Race: Same as the writer. 1
    • Gender: Yamato Nadeshiko. 2
    • Aesthetics: A refined cutie. 1
    • Personality: The Captain by virtue of being a Nice Girl and the club president. 2
    • Flaws: Easily succumbs to Sanity Slippage in the Darkest Hours. 4
    • Virtues: Quiet, yet highly supportive. 4
    • Species: Human. 3
    • Occupation: The Leader, and she takes it seriously. 4
    • Health: Overworked, especially later in the story. 4
    • Prognosis: You Have No Chance to Survive — She's prolonging the inevitable for as long as she can. 2
    • RESULT: 39/14 = 2.78. She may need some more help, but it's possible for her to survive on her own for now.

  • Last one, Miki Naoki

According to the chart, this story makes it extremely ambiguous who will live and who will die despite the certainty that Anyone Can Die in this setting.


Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yami Yugi/ Atem

score:2, he is the main character.

Seto Kaiba

score:2.6, he isn't the main character

Marik

  • Age: Teen. 2
  • Sexual Orientation: straight. 3
  • Role: Villain. 5
  • Aesthetics: Mr. Fanservice. 1
  • Personality: He is evil. 5
score:3.2, he is the antagonist (Adolescent).


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