Because you like Kaworu Nagisa in Neon Genesis Evangelion
Suzaku Kururugi defeats enemies with his flashy but deadly jump kicks. But he's willing to sacrifice himself for peace. See them in Code Geass.
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.
Kagami Hiiragi keeps her grades up, helps at Takanomiya Shrine, serves as class president, and hangs out with her friends. See them in Lucky Star.
An alien, a time-traveler, and an esper are following Haruhi Suzumiya, who – unknown to herself – is a near-omnipotent reality warper. 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.
Oscar Jarjayes is a sword-swinging, fearless Commander of the Royal Guard who cross-dresses as a man. See them in Rose of Versailles.
Konata Izumi has a live-now, worry-later view of the world. See them in Lucky Star.
As the Rose Bride, Anthy Himemiya is a spectator in the fencing matches fought over her and her power "to revolutionize the world." See them in Revolutionary Girl Utena.
Undercover as an average high school student, Kallen Stadtfeld is actually most at ease when the action's fast, furious, and dangerous. See them in Code Geass.
What Mako Mankanshoku lacks in common sense, she makes up for in sheer optimism and force of personality. See them in Kill la Kill.
Underneath Fakir's sarcastic exterior is a loyal friend. But his loyalty borders on being possessive of his friends. See them in Princess Tutu.
Misaki Nakahara is keeping tabs on her newest project: recluse Tatsuhiro Sato. See them in Welcome to the NHK.