Anime characters have various designs, each more prominent than the last. While some characters’ appearance changes as they power up or survive tragedies, some retain their scheme from start to finish. Among these larger-than-life creations, designers pay special attention to the eyes.
Anime creators have always paid special attention to eye designs. They have gone all out to create some of the most unparalleled eyes in fiction and fantasy. Some of these windows to the soul do not change shape, while others do so depending on the situation the viewers find themselves in. Morphed or not, some anime characters have the best and most detailed eyes, a thing of fear for many viewers.
This article contains spoilers for Chainsaw Man and Demon Slayer manga.
ten Benimaru has 2nd and 3rd generation abilities (Fire Force)
fire force the characters maintain a strong presence. Among these notable characters, Benimaru Shinmon is the only one who possesses both the second and third generation abilities. Benimaru’s intense eyes reflect his hybrid powers and enormous potential.
Benimaru’s eyes have red irises with a white x in his left eye and a white circle in his right eye, much like traditional tic-tac-toe shapes. The ellipse represents the second generation, while the x represents the third generation, marking Benimaru’s unique position.
9 Eren’s determination can be seen in his eyes (Attack On Titan)
Eren Jaeger is the main character of The attack of the Titans. Fans misunderstood his actions and motivation, making him one of anime’s most popular antiheroes. Eren’s face, especially his eyes, expresses his fight for justice and his desire for freedom.
Eren has gray-green eyes that most seem to be gray. In his titan form, Eren’s eyes glow a brilliant leaf green, conveying his bloodlust and confidence to his opponents. Eren’s human form is just as expressive as his titan form, his gray eyes brimming with determination whenever he discusses strategy.
8 Ciel’s eyes describe his deal with the devil (Black Butler)
black butlerCiel Phantomhive made a Faustian deal with the devil to protect himself and get revenge. The demon, Sebastian, answered his call. The more visible the mark of this agreement, the stronger the bond between Ciel and Sebastian. Hence the seal on Ciel’s right eye.
Ciel has peacock blue eyes with the contract seal over his right eye. The seal is like a necklace, and the design is that of a pentagram in a circle, with the magic protection “tetragrammaton” around it. The seal turns red when Ciel orders Sebastian to do whatever he wants.
seven Shinigami eyes reveal a person’s date of death (Death Note)
Death threat is one of the most thrilling and twisted anime series. Ryuk is a bored Shinigami who drops his Death Note into the human world and starts a worldwide phenomenon. In addition to the Death Note, the Shinigami can grant the holder of the Note Shinigami Eyes.
These Shinigami Eyes allow the wearer to see a person’s true name and date of death floating above their head. Of course, owning these eyes comes at a huge cost. In most adaptations, Shinigami’s eyes glow bright red.
6 Violet’s eyes are always searching for meaning (Violet Evergarden)
The Violet Evergarden is one of Kyoto Animation’s best-selling masterpieces. Violet is a former soldier who works at the post office as an auto memory doll. She struggles to find the meaning of the words “I love you” spoken to her by Major Gilbert Bougainvillea towards the end of the war.
Violet’s light blue eyes are full of curiosity and the desire to understand the depth of a wide range of human emotions. Her eyes sparkle with the excitement of new experiences.
5 Makima’s eyes reveal his true identity (Chainsaw Man)
Manga fans wait on the edge of their seats for the Chainsaw Man anime to file. Of the super-powered characters in the series, Makima is one of the characters that fans are most looking forward to seeing. Much to the amazement of readers, Tatsuki Fujimoto reveals Makima as the controlling devil near the end of the series.
However, sharp discernment in Makima’s eyes would have led fans to the same conclusion earlier. Makima has large yellow eyes with red concentric circles. They mean hypnosis and control, alluding to his identity as the terrible and all-powerful Control Devil.
4 Lelouch’s eyes activate his Geass (Code Geass)
Code Geass is a mecha anime with layers of social commentary, politics, and sacrifice, as well as some of the best eye designs in anime. Lelouch vi Britannia is the eleventh prince of the Holy British Empire, exiled in the colony of Japan.
Code Geass’ The main character Lelouch is one of the greatest strategists of all time. Lelouch’s glowing purple eyes activate his Geass powers, which allow him to hypnotize and control other people. A red pattern appears on his purple eyes, causing them to glow when he uses his Geass powers.
3 Doma’s eyes made people think he could talk to the gods (Demon Slayer)
All demon slayer characters have unique and exquisite eyes that accurately portray their personalities or ranks, whether Demon Slayers or Demons. Doma is the current upper rank demon two of Muzan’s Twelve Kizuki. His eyes are a pastel rainbow color, which fades as he circles around his pupil.
Doma’s eyes have the kanji for “Upper Rank” and “Two” engraved on them, allowing him to display his status as an upper rank two demon. Besides being one of Muzan’s champions, Doma is also an influential cult leader.
2 Gojo inherited his eyes (Jujutsu Kaisen)
Satoru Gojo is a member of the prestigious Gojo family in Jujutsu Kaisen. He is the holder of the Six Eyes, a rare eye jutsu he inherited from his clan. Gojo keeps the almighty jutsu that sets him apart from other jujutsu wizards a secret, unless the situation calls for it.
Gojo has bright sky blue eyes that shine as if reflecting the ocean. Those beautiful blue eyes are one of Gojo’s most attractive features, which makes fans fall in love with him.
1 The Rinnegan is the most powerful dojutsu (Naruto Shippuden)
The Uchiha clan is famous for its unique powers. The Sharingan and Mangekyo Sharingan have received their just praise since fans first saw them in Naruto Shippuden. While the Sharingan is extremely powerful, the Rinnegan is a cut above. The Rinnegan is the most powerful power-up of the Uchiha clan.
He manifests as lavender eyes with black concentric circles in the eyes. Great shinobi, like Madara, have attained the Rinnegan, which granted them access to the Six Way Technique, making him one of the strongest villains in the franchise.
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