Because you like Pearl in Steven Universe
Others see him as the town nutcase, but Flint Lockwood knows his inventions will change the world someday. See them in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
Matilda Wormwood is so smart, she taught herself how to be psychic. See them in Matilda.
Toph is a tenacious earthbender full of spirit and spunk and hates when people try to baby her because she's blind. See them in Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Surly and sarcastic, Manny travels alone and prefers it that way. See them in Ice Age.
A short-tempered guy, Bowser is determined to wreak havoc on the Mushroom Kingdom. See them in Super Mario Bros..
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.
Woody is a selfless leader of Andy's toys who likes change less than a snake in his boots. See them in Toy Story.
There's nothing "demi" about this demigod's massive ego. See them in Moana.
Dorothy Gale is a down-home Kansas girl in a bizarre fantasy land with beautiful red shoes. See them in The Wizard of Oz.
Tail's smarts and helpful nature come in handy in a pinch. See them in Sonic the Hedgehog.
An off-beat dork, John Egbert is funny, inventive, and endlessly optimistic. See them in Homestuck.
Tiana lives by a simple motto: "Fairy tales can come true. But you gotta make them happen, it all depends on you." See them in The Princess and the Frog.