Because you like Helena in Orphan Black
Stranded on Mars, Mark Watney is armed with quick wits, an electronic diary, disco music, and an undying resolve to make it back. See them in The Martian.
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.
Given his ability to wrench street signs from the ground, Shizuo Heiwajima is a useful one to have in dangerous Ikekuburo. See them in Durarara!!.
Angel is fighting as best as he can, but the disease might be too powerful for even his strong, positive energy. See them in Rent.
An obsessive schoolgirl, Yuno has two sides to her personality, and both are equally unnerving. See them in The Future Diary.
He's a dedicated cop and a nice guy. But James Gordon is learning that Gotham is not a city for nice guys. See them in Gotham.
A laid-back stoner, Ben Stone wasn't planning on life's ultimate responsibility. See them in Knocked Up.
Aimee Finecky has big dreams, but she's too busy taking care of everyone else's desires. See them in The Spectacular Now.
Empathetic Nausicaa embraces all forms of life, even those that might scare other people. See them in Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.
Insightful about everyone else's neuroses, Rose Lalonde is not as aware of her own. See them in Homestuck.
Mr. Fox will never truly be happy without a dead chicken between his chompers. See them in Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Jade Jade Harley might not be the best at reading social cues, but her bravery and selflessness means she's a great friend to have. See them in Homestuck.