Because you like Maximus Decimus Meridius in Gladiator
The only defense Earth has against alien invaders are giant robots in the hands of pilots like Kaworu. See them in Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Juliet Capulet falls head over heels for her rival family's resident sweet talker, Romeo. See them in Romeo & Juliet.
D.J. Tanner is a rebellious teen who wishes her lame dad would butt out of her personal life. See them in Full House.
A believer in the philosophy of Nietzsche, Dwayne Hoover has taken a vow of silence until he becomes a test pilot for the Air Force. See them in Little Miss Sunshine.
A whip-smart NYU professor who is a master of her classroom but less confident in her love life, Rachel Chu comes into her own on a trip to Singapore. See them in Crazy Rich Asians.
Nadine Franklin likes to wallow in her misery almost as much as she likes to torment her mother. See them in The Edge of Seventeen.
Amy March blends her naturally artistic spirit with a sense of practicality. See them in Little Women.
Casey Gardner is an angsty teenage girl with quite a bit of sass that keeps getting her in trouble. See them in Atypical.
The Hastings family is old and powerful, and Spencer will do anything to continue excelling. See them in Pretty Little Liars.
A photographic memory is just one of many skills Lexie Grey brings to the table as a surgeon. See them in Grey's Anatomy.
For the sake of science, Kurisu Makise will persevere no matter how deep into the dark secrets of the world she finds herself. See them in Steins;Gate.
High school is Hell, so Allison Reynolds spends her time giving herself tattoos with ballpoint pens and shaking dandruff out of her hair. See them in The Breakfast Club.