That being that he is ACTUALLY REALLY FLAMBOYANT.
I mean, seriously, check this shit out. Here he is in Sonic X:
He likes flowers.
Like, really loves him some flowers. This picture is from when he skipped out on a trip to the beach so he could pick a flower to add to a room in Chris’s house solely for the sake of it being pretty:
And in Sonic Lost World’s ice level, instead of just slipping around like every other video game character ever, he freaking SKATES:
Oh, and when he jumps while skating, he doesn’t settle for simply jumping, he PIROUETTES LIKE A BALLERINA:
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT THIS.
This made me love Sonic even more for some reason. :D