Put simply, Linna is boring as shit. Compared to the other characters, there is very little to keep us concerned with her. Priss' overconfidence in her abilities puts her in positions that Sylia would rather avoid, and poor Nene spends most of her time wanting to stay out of firefights but also feeling inadequate as a Knight Saber.
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I kind of feel like Linna was sort of forgotten by the writers and wish that they had just narrowed the team down to three characters. The dynamic would have been different, sure, but then it would have been that much more difficult to pick my least favorite main character**. The reboot's decision to turn her into the everyman who led us into the story was brilliant. Not only was Linna refreshingly fleshed out - given a backstory and everything - she had a mission: to join the Knight Sabers and fight boomers like a badass. She's heard about the Knight Sabers by reading about them on "the net" (the reboot was made in the late 90s, give it a break) but has no real knowledge behind them. Huh, kind of like her original character description!
Now, I'm sure that there are Linna fan-kids out there somewhere, but for me, she just doesn't have the complexity of Sylia, the punk rock attitude of Priss, or the naive enthusiasm of Nene, so she gets the Least Favorite Character medallion.
* Is Irene her best friend? Some rando that she met in her aerobics class? I have questions that need answers!
** Actually, that's not true. My next choice would have been Nene, since she is cute but kind of annoying in a Valley Girl way. There's also the 80s jargon that she uses - she describes tiny panties as "radical" - that makes me want to smack her.