"And then there's Aeona Cantor. She's not my love interest, she's Nick's girlfriend, and that's the whole story. Anyway, she's not my type. Too abrasive. And I don't like redheads."
What? Come on. It's an Indian romance. Of COURSE the heroine is going to be white, and of COURSE she's going to have red hair. The slightly rebellious may write a blonde heroine, and the really, really crazy might have a brunette or even a half-breed heroine, but I'm pretty sure that if you try to go beyond the bounds and write a historical romance between, say, two Native American characters or (SHOCK! HORROR!) a black person and a Native American, the Indian Romance Mob will send Tony out to break your kneecaps (or possibly to throw you into the trunk of his Caddy) and remind you of your place.
"How about the next question... Why do so many of the characters in most anime have red or reddish hair? ...Is it fashionable? Sexy? Stylish? Et cetera?"
Loves a redhead, our naughty Doctor - has he told you about Queen Elizabeth the First? Well, she *thought* she was the first...