Because you like Lightning in Final Fantasy Series
Victor Frankenstein can create life, so he's pretty awesome if he says so himself. See them in Frankenstein.
Judge Dredd is less a man and more a living manifestation of justice. See them in Dredd.
A vain and arrogant womanizer, Roy Mustang has hidden depths. See them in Fullmetal Alchemist.
Not only could Hellboy avenge your death, he'd also have a sense of humor about it and not let it ruin the rest of his night. See them in Hellboy.
As the hero of time, Link is reborn throughout history, always with the purpose of fighting and defeating the evil Ganon. See them in The Legend of Zelda.
The "runt" of his biker gang, Tetsuo Shima grapples with a perpetual inferiority complex. See them in Akira.
Yukiteru is a reclusive observer who would rather watch life go by than participate in it. See them in The Future Diary.
Optimus Prime is a shapeshifting sentient robot leading a team of robots to stop evil from taking over. See them in Transformers.
A ruthless militant, Raza will do anything to take down Tony Stark. See them in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Where Ash comes from, food and shelter pay for themselves. Even as a penniless vagrant, he is able to pursue his dream of becoming a Pokémon Master See them in Pokemon.
Daring on a bike but haunted in his personal life, even Johnny Blaze isn't fast enough to outride his past. See them in Ghost Rider.
Xena's a warrior on a redemptive quest who excels in extreme sports and uses a whip to block axes in mid-air. See them in Xena Warrior Princess.