Because you like Utena Tenjou in Revolutionary Girl Utena
Firo Prochainezo is swept up in a world of mysterious women, alchemists, and rumors of a wine that makes it drinkers immortal. See them in Baccano!.
China has five thousand years of history, and he's optimistic he'll win over the Allied Powers to the wisdom of his ways. See them in Axis Powers Hetalia.
Kenzo Tenma would have never guessed that ten-year-old he saved would later become a deadly serial killer intent on "thanking" him. See them in Monster (TV Show).
The "runt" of his biker gang, Tetsuo Shima grapples with a perpetual inferiority complex. See them in Akira.
Hotheaded and arrogant, Kaneda is nevertheless fiercely protective of the biker gang he leads. See them in Akira.
If it means fulfilling her ambitions, Satsuki Kiryuin will show neither shame nor hesitation. See them in Kill la Kill.
The pasta-loving, skirt-chasing personification of North Italy, Feliciano Vargas is decidedly a lover, not a fighter. See them in Axis Powers Hetalia.
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.
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.
The witty Aku would be an ideal dinner guest, if he weren't a demon. See them in Samurai Jack.
Rue is an icy prima ballerina whose obsession with perfection obscures a hidden desire to be loved. See them in Princess Tutu.
Nozomu's name translates to despair, which is fitting for him. See them in Sayonara, Zetsubo Sensei.