Character Recommendations Based on Marjane Satrapi

Rebecca Doppelmeyer Ghost World

A former high school outcast who's tentatively shaking off her misanthropic personality

Jackie Brown Jackie Brown

Not your everyday flight attendant

Gregor Samsa The Metamorphosis

An ordinary man in an abnormal predicament

Marv Sin City

A brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield

Tetsuo Shima Akira

The "runt" of his biker gang, Tetsuo grapples with a perpetual inferiority complex

Mima Kirigoe Perfect Blue

When you live your life in public, like Mima, it's hard to know who you really are

Silk Spectre Watchmen

More of a sex symbol than a crime-stopper, the original Silk Spectre has now become the ultimate superhero stage mom

John Yossarian Catch-22

"A crotchety old fogey of 28"

Marge Gunderson Fargo

Marge embodies the very best of the American Midwest. She's kind, friendly, and fiercely honest

Utena Tenjou Revolutionary Girl Utena

Though bold and pure of heart, Utena's fairytale vision of the world often makes her oblivious to its darkness