Because you like Jean Valjean in Les Miserables
Sensual, wild, and with a penchant for controlled substances, Lily is a ballet dancer who isn't afraid to let loose. See them in Black Swan.
When Rin Matsuoka is not swimming, he mostly spends his time brooding or listening to angry Dubstep. See them in Free! Iwatobi Swim Club.
You wouldn't know it by looking at her, but beneath Sheila Jackson's sweet, motherly exterior lies a sex addict. See them in Shameless.
Freelance writer Diane is dating a dog and writing a memoir of a horse. See them in Bojack Horseman.
Kiara Carrera is a hippie socialist who likes sea turtles more than people. See them in Outer Banks.
Rue Bennett has been overprescribed and under-supervised her entire life. See them in Euphoria.
Jasper Jordan is trying his best to make it through the night. See them in The 100.
From secret organizations to alien attacks, Kyon's life has been one weird, unexplainable thing happening after another. See them in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.
After alien Haruko rides in on her Vespa, giant robots spouting from Naota Nandaba's forehead soon become the least of his worries. See them in FLCL.
Pro tip: the psych ward is not the best place to find a mentor like Lisa Rowe. See them in Girl, Interrupted.
Using a bracelet his late mother gave him, Apollo Justice can sense when other people are nervous based on even the most subtle signs. See them in Ace Attorney Series .
Sid Jenkins is the ultimate underachiever, but he doesn't mind. Well, he pretends he doesn't. See them in Skins.