Because you like Troy Bolton in High School Musical
Thankfully, Jenna Hamilton has her sense of humor and friends to get her through the endless torture that is high school. See them in Awkward..
Spike Spiegel is a bounty-hunter with a laidback style and lightning-quick moves. See them in Cowboy Bebop.
Cynicism is his armor and words are his weapons, but what Tyrion Lannister would really like is some nice wine. See them in Game of Thrones.
Reclusive, quiet, and seemingly emotionless, Lain Iwakura feels like an outsider in her hyper-connected world. See them in Serial Experiments Lain.
Ron Burgundy is a news anchor who signs off with "Stay classy, San Diego" or whatever his teleprompter says. Bonus: he plays the jazz flute. See them in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.
Introspective Theodore Twombly would rather observe life than participate in it. See them in Her.
A free-spirited artist, Marjane Satrapi is living under the shadow of an oppressive society. See them in Persepolis.
Hawkeye Pierce is a Devil-may-care Army doc who'd have the Devil laughing and drinking in five minutes flat. See them in M*A*S*H.
With an A.I. as loyal and witty as Cortana, who needs humans? See them in Halo.
Hans Landa doesn't seem to have issues with Jews, but he hunts them because he's determined to do his job well. See them in Inglourious Basterds.
Miss Havisham is the creepiest old rich lady in town. See them in Great Expectations.
Like her trusty sword, Arya Stark is tiny but vicious. See them in Game of Thrones.