Because you like Asuka Langley Soryu in Neon Genesis Evangelion
Konata Izumi has a live-now, worry-later view of the world. See them in Lucky Star.
The "runt" of his biker gang, Tetsuo Shima grapples with a perpetual inferiority complex. See them in Akira.
Member of the student council, captain of the fencing team, and part-time model, Juri Arisugawa is idolized by everyone around her. See them in Revolutionary Girl Utena.
When it comes to Haruko Haruhara, there's more to the pink-haired biker than meets the eye. See them in FLCL.
The witty Aku would be an ideal dinner guest, if he weren't a demon. See them in Samurai Jack.
What Mako Mankanshoku lacks in common sense, she makes up for in sheer optimism and force of personality. See them in Kill la Kill.
When you live your life in public, like Mima Kirigoe, it's hard to know who you really are. See them in Perfect Blue.
After Rintarou Okabe develops the Phone Microwave, some of his fantasies start to seem uncomfortably real. See them in Steins;Gate.
Underneath Fakir's sarcastic exterior is a loyal friend. But his loyalty borders on being possessive of his friends. See them in Princess Tutu.
If it means fulfilling her ambitions, Satsuki Kiryuin will show neither shame nor hesitation. See them in Kill la Kill.
Though bold and pure of heart, Utena Tenjou has a fairytale vision of the world that can make her oblivious to its darkness. See them in Revolutionary Girl Utena.
Yuri is living in the afterlife, which takes the form of a high school where no one dies. But if you follow the school's rules and live a "normal" life you vanish. See them in Angel Beats!.