The animation industry is known for the many creative liberties in character designs, from creating old, child-like characters to cute succubi characters to heroes with unruly gravity-defying “anime hair,” like in Yu-Gi-Oh! It’s fun to see what kind of hairstyles, hair colors, or even eye colors the animation studios will come up with for their characters.
In real life, most people have brown, blue, green or hazel eyes, but in fiction, the colors of the eyes of the characters differ much more. Some of them have naturally red eyes or even violet eyes, while others are famous for their golden or yellow color, like a cat’s. Sometimes these colors are assumed to be normal while other times there is an in-universe explanation for such a strange eye color.
10 Edward Elric has golden eyes and hair (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood’s Edward Elric is a government chemist, but he is no ordinary dog in the Amestris army. He and his brother, Alphonse, are the sons of the immortal wanderer van Hohenheim, who is in turn highly unusual for being a living philosopher’s stone. Hohenheim is also known as the sage of gold, a symbol of alchemists.
Ed and Al both inherited their father’s dazzling golden hair and eyes, a nod to strong natural chemistry and their role in the world where the father’s plans come together.
9 Yoruichi Shihōen’s yellow eyes hint at the shape of her cat (bleached)
Martial artist Yoruichi Shihoen is a retired captain of a spirit reaper who can transform into a talking black cat, and she was in cat form when she befriended Ichigo and his companions early in the story. whitening. In her cat form, Yoruichi has bright yellow eyes and Ichigo soon learned to accept talking cats as a fact of life.
During the Arc Soul Society, Yoruichi finally showed her true Ichigo form – that of a little lady with purple hair and the same yellow eyes as her cat. In fact, Yoruichi has a subtle cat theme even in her human form, especially during a flashback where her hair resembled flat cat ears.
8 My days can turn an arrow into a snake (fruit basket)
fruit basket Ayami Sahm is a brilliant and idiot young man from the cursed Soma family. The snake personifies the Chinese zodiac, while his younger brother Yuki is transformed from a kuudere into a rat.
Ayame, unlike Yuki, is full of confidence and loves to draw attention to himself with his quirky, playful style and love of fashion that he shares with his lovable helper Mine. The two brothers used to be incompatible, but Ayame is working hard to mend their relationship.
7 Himiko Toga has cat eyes (My Hero Academia)
My hero academia Himiko Toga has yellow eyes, like Bleach Yoruichi Shihoin and for the same reasons. Both characters have a diagonal theme, with Himiko having yellow eyes, cleft pupils, sharp fangs, and the graceful agility of a house cat. However, her cunning subject does not extend to her instincts, which depend on transformation.
Himiko is a member of the Guild of Villains and has been rising through the ranks since her introduction in My hero academy. She also has ash blonde hair that matches her eyes, a shade similar to Katsuki Bakugo’s wild hair.
6 Genos has yellow robot eyes (one punch man)
One Punch Man “demon cyborg” champion Genos immediately qualified for a rank S position in the League of Champions, thanks to his formidable robotic body and strong will. He lost his entire hometown to a berserk cyborg, so he himself became a machine for gaining power and revenge.
Few remnants of Genos’ original body and from the neck down, his robotic nature was undeniable, with his cold metallic skin on display while he wore a tank top. He also has mechanical eyes that glow bright yellow, which matches his blonde hair.
5 Soma Yukihira has bright yellow eyes (food wars!)
Soma Yukihira from Food wars! Known for his flexible and resourceful cooking style. His playful enthusiasm in the kitchen distinguishes him from ambitious Totsuki students who take themselves very seriously, such as Etsuya Eizan and Somei Saito. He is also known for his dazzling smile, which often inspires his dear friend Megumi.
Cosmetically, Soma is also known for his bright red hair and dazzling yellow eyes, which actually match the yellow eye color of both Megumi Tadokoro and Council member Rindo Kobayashi.
4 Prince Zuko has golden eyes (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
In the world of animation Avatar: Another AirbenderEye color often corresponds to a person’s curvature style or nation of origin, as Waterbenders have blue eyes, Earthbenders have green eyes, and Airbenders have brown or gray eyes. However, Firebenders have bright golden or yellow eyes.
Most of the known Firebenders appear with this eye color, such as Prince Zuko, the exiled son of Fire Lord Ozai who spent years chasing an avatar before discovering his true destiny. Now he is the master of fire, he rules the now peaceful fire nation by the hand of good.
3 Misaki Ayuzawa has golden eyes (Maid Sama!)
The eyes of some anime characters mix two or more colors and depending on the animation style or lighting, their eyes may often look one color or the other. For example, Sama! Misaki Ayozawa, the student council president, has light amber eyes with a strong golden touch to them and her eyes may look golden at times.
Misaki is known for her stern but fair attitude and strong sense of responsibility not only at school, but also at home and at the maid’s café where she works secretly.
2 Marie Saotome has dark yellow eyes (Kakegurui)
unlike Kakigurui Depository Ryota Suzue or Yumiko Gabami, a highly ambitious and motivating Hiyako Marie Saotome student – aims to bring down the student council and challenge the president, Kirari Momobami in person.
Marie stands out in Kakigurui Thanks to her bright blonde hair and dark yellow eyes, which give her a dense and lively look that matches her hot temper and fierce aspirations. Sometimes, she can also be good friends with Yumeko and Ryota as well.
1 Senku has yellow-brown eyes (the useful fox, Senku-san)
The Useful Fox Senko-san It is a modern example of the yashikei type of animation – or relaxing and cheerful anime that depicts lovable characters who enjoy relaxing activities and communication in general. In this case, the yellow-eyed fox spirit Senku is happy to live with the salaryman Kuroto Nakano and help him manage his apartment.
Senku is over 800 years old and despite her goofy looks and personality, her fox charm is quite real and she is very useful as a volunteer maid of sorts.
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