They make us feel as if there actually maybe a possibility it could happen to us afterwards and gives us something to dream about.
Fairy Tail, The Melancholy of Haruhi Shitmiya, Bakka & Test, Lucky Star..etc are among the worst animes ever made. This proves that anime died in 2007. Period.
Smart anime fan: "maybe"
Retard: "Cooool! I really want to squeeze Lucy's boobies!"
Smart anime fan: You retarded pervert...*goes to watch real anime like Yu Yu Hakusho *