Because you like The Spirit of the Puzzle in Yu-Gi-Oh!
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.
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.
With his perfectly combed hair and flashy military outfits, France can charm the pants off of anyone—well except his fellow nations, it seems. See them in Axis Powers Hetalia.
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 witty Aku would be an ideal dinner guest, if he weren't a demon. See them in Samurai Jack.
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.
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.
The pasta-loving, skirt-chasing personification of North Italy, Feliciano Vargas is decidedly a lover, not a fighter. See them in Axis Powers Hetalia.
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.
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!.
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.