Because you like Homura Akemi in Puella Magi Madoka Magica
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.
Misaki Nakahara is keeping tabs on her newest project: recluse Tatsuhiro Sato. See them in Welcome to the NHK.
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.
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.
If it means fulfilling her ambitions, Satsuki Kiryuin will show neither shame nor hesitation. See them in Kill la Kill.
Oscar Jarjayes is a sword-swinging, fearless Commander of the Royal Guard who cross-dresses as a man. See them in Rose of Versailles.
Shana is a red-haired warrior with a black-and-white worldview. See them in Shakugan no Shana.
What Mako Mankanshoku lacks in common sense, she makes up for in sheer optimism and force of personality. See them in Kill la Kill.
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.
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!.
Underneath Fakir's sarcastic exterior is a loyal friend. But his loyalty borders on being possessive of his friends. See them in Princess Tutu.
A laid-back wanderer, Ginko has an empathetic, open-minded worldview. See them in Mushishi.