Because you like Faye Valentine in Cowboy Bebop
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!.
Empathetic Nausicaa embraces all forms of life, even those that might scare other people. See them in Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.
Wise beyond his years, Ashitaka is a dutiful young prince who respects the balance of life. See them in Princess Mononoke.
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.
From secret organizations to alien attacks, Kyon's life has been one weird, unexplainable thing happening after another. See them in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.
He's the great Black Star, and he's come to assassinate you. See them in Soul Eater.
Despite the dissolution of his state, Prussia hangs on – mooching off his younger brother Germany and reading comics. See them in Axis Powers Hetalia.
The personification of America is all about superheroes, hamburgers, and spreading democracy and justice. 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).
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.
Konata Izumi has a live-now, worry-later view of the world. See them in Lucky Star.
M. Bison is a diabolical megalomaniac hell-bent on dominating the world. See them in Street Fighter.