Because you like Lucy Whitmore in 50 First Dates
An exuberant prankster, Naruto Uzumaki craves acknowledgement of any kind. See them in Naruto.
John Watson is haunted by his past (who isn't) but he's starting to branch out with some help from a world class detective. See them in Sherlock.
Charlie Kelmeckis is a wallflower who's starting to blossom into something more. See them in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Ron Swanson is the man's man's man's man. See them in Parks and Recreation.
Howl puts the "tortured" in tortured artist. He just wants to be recognized for his work, but no one wants to trust a boy that sorta looks like a bird. See them in Howl's Moving Castle.
Clary Fray's philosophy: dive into the supernatural underworld first and ask questions later. See them in City of Bones.
Smart and sensitive Sam Winchester tried to escape the family business, but ghosts have a way of haunting you. See them in Supernatural.
Part of an elite team of investigators, Abby Sciuto is the happiest Goth to ever work in law enforcement. See them in NCIS.
Tina Belcher is on the cusp of puberty, and she has no shame when it comes to boys, butts, and brassieres. See them in Bob's Burgers.
A superpowered test subject, Scarlet Witch can manipulate other people's thoughts and force them to confront their worst fears. See them in Marvel's The Avengers.
Basically a giant pillow come to life, Baymax is a medical robot created for the sole purpose of helping people. See them in Big Hero 6.
Hiro is a free-spirit and remarkable genius who loves bot fighting and problem-solving. See them in Big Hero 6.