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25th Jun '17 11:02:13 AM MJTR
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** Guru-Guru, the strange man playing the phonograph in ''Ocarina of Time'' and ''Majora's Mask'', is usually mild mannered, but insighting his anger in either game will reveal he has demonic ProphetEyes similar to the Mask Salesman's. In the earlier game, he is infuriated by the Song of Storms accelerating his windmill. In the latter, he was angry with jealousy of a dog who led a troupe of animals using the Breman's Mask.
15th Jun '17 2:45:29 PM Aipom-pom
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* Tsukihiko from ''Franchise/KagerouProject'' is never seen with his eyes open, which is odd for a series where eyes are such an important theme.



* Singer Andrea Bocelli always has his eyes either completly shut or almost shut due to being blind.

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* Singer Andrea Bocelli always has his eyes either completly completely shut or almost shut due to being blind.
6th Jun '17 9:09:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* For a long time Munchie Bear from ''CharbyTheVampirate'' was like this though in his case it was because someone had stiched his eye lids shut. Currently he has one eye always open and one eye always closed.

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* For a long time Munchie Bear from ''CharbyTheVampirate'' ''Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate'' was like this though in his case it was because someone had stiched his eye lids shut. Currently he has one eye always open and one eye always closed.
6th Jun '17 3:15:56 AM MicoolTNT
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* Bunta from ''Main/InitialD''. It makes few drifting moments [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR5XyHtI9Ew even more terrifying]].



* Bunta from ''Main/InitialD''. It makes few drifting moments [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR5XyHtI9Ew even more terrifying]].

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* Bunta from ''Main/InitialD''. It makes few drifting moments [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR5XyHtI9Ew even more terrifying]].
4th Jun '17 10:04:12 AM addikt
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* Bunta from ''Main/InitialD''. It makes few drifting moments [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR5XyHtI9Ew even more terrifying]].
21st May '17 2:18:36 PM HighCrate
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* Jughead, of the ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' typically has his eyes closed. It's referred to on-panel by other characters often, even down to the fact that this should render him blind. (A case of either LampshadeHanging or GenreSavvy.)

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* Jughead, of the ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' typically has his eyes closed. It's referred to on-panel by other characters often, even down to the fact that this should render him blind. (A case of either LampshadeHanging or GenreSavvy.)
14th May '17 3:44:23 PM nombretomado
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* Craftlord Tyram and {{A|lmightyMom}}mariss, the protagonist's mother, from ''[[SummonNight Summon Night: Swordcraft Story]]'' and Master Blaire from ''[[SummonNight Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2]]''. Amariss and Blaire open their eyes occasionally.

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* Craftlord Tyram and {{A|lmightyMom}}mariss, the protagonist's mother, from ''[[SummonNight ''[[VideoGame/SummonNight Summon Night: Swordcraft Story]]'' and Master Blaire from ''[[SummonNight ''[[VideoGame/SummonNight Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2]]''. Amariss and Blaire open their eyes occasionally.
10th May '17 6:59:10 PM legendaryweredragon
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* Eaglette from ''Anime/AggressiveRetsuko'' rarely opens her eyes. Opening her eyes is actually the [[FrozenFace only expression she can make]] because [[FurryReminder she doesn't have facial muscles.]]
30th Apr '17 2:01:53 PM nombretomado
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* There are typically a couple for every game in the ''HarvestMoon'' franchise. The trope usually sticks upon those of characters at old age, or apparently girls who are meant to be represented of beauty.

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* There are typically a couple for every game in the ''HarvestMoon'' ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'' franchise. The trope usually sticks upon those of characters at old age, or apparently girls who are meant to be represented of beauty.
25th Apr '17 5:24:56 PM AthenaBlue
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* WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons: Captain MCCallister often has one eye (halfway) closed.
* Gaz in ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim''. She actually does open at least one eye when she [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/5/5f/Invader_zim_Gaz.jpg needs]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/4/40/Battle-dib_1.jpg to be]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/d/d0/Dib_and_Gaz_pci_for_Zim_WIKI.png more]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/6/6d/Gaz%27s_eyes_1.jpg expressive]] ([[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/3/31/Character_Gaz.png even in the intro]]). Other background characters play it more straight.

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* WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons: Captain MCCallister often has one eye (halfway) closed.
* Gaz in ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim''. She actually does open at least one eye when she [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/5/5f/Invader_zim_Gaz.jpg needs]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/4/40/Battle-dib_1.jpg to be]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/d/d0/Dib_and_Gaz_pci_for_Zim_WIKI.png more]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/6/6d/Gaz%27s_eyes_1.jpg expressive]] ([[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/3/31/Character_Gaz.png even in
A sentient basketball that only Shake could see from the intro]]). Other background characters play it more straight.''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' episode "Hypnogerms".



* Numbuh 3 in ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''. Considering that's she's Japanese, [[spoiler:it may also be a warning sign that she's [[StepfordSmiler not what she seems]].]]
* Cosgrove in ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}'' does this. He did open them three times in the series, in "The Cloud" presumably as an effect of the mountain air improving his mood, and in "The Island of Dr. Mystico" in shock at the actions between Freakazoid and Dr. Mystico at the dinner. No reason given why they opened in "The Wrath of Gutierrez", though. Unless food is that much SeriousBusiness (he opened them while ordering food).
* Mom Arbuckle, in the ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' series.
* Gaz in ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim''. She actually does open at least one eye when she [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/5/5f/Invader_zim_Gaz.jpg needs]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/4/40/Battle-dib_1.jpg to be]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/d/d0/Dib_and_Gaz_pci_for_Zim_WIKI.png more]] [[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/6/6d/Gaz%27s_eyes_1.jpg expressive]] ([[http://images.wikia.com/zimwiki/images/3/31/Character_Gaz.png even in the intro]]). Other background characters play it straighter.
* Gus Duncz from ''WesternAnimation/MissionHill'' is drawn exactly like an aging [[ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]], so much so that it's likely intentional.



* [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Captain_Fanzone Captain Fanzone]] in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''. He's been in a couple of episodes where he wasn't consistently drawn this way. It's apparently from the two different animation studios that make the show [[DependingOnTheArtist interpreting his character model differently]].

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* [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Captain_Fanzone A partial example: WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}} always has his right eye shut, except when in shock. A common explanation is that it was injured in a fight. Wimpy usually walks around with his eyes shut as well.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
Captain Fanzone]] in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''. He's been in a couple of episodes where he wasn't consistently drawn this way. It's apparently from the two different animation studios that make the show [[DependingOnTheArtist interpreting his character model differently]].[=McCallister=] often has one eye (halfway) closed.



* A sentient basketball that only Shake could see from the ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' episode "Hypnogerms".
* Gus Duncz from ''WesternAnimation/MissionHill'' is drawn exactly like an aging [[{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]], so much so that it's likely intentional.
* Mom Arbuckle, in the ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' series
* Numbuh 3 in ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''. Considering that's she's Japanese, [[spoiler:it may also be a warning sign that she's [[StepfordSmiler not what she seems]].]]
* A partial example: {{Popeye}} always has his right eye shut, except when in shock. A common explanation is that it was injured in a fight. Wimpy usually walks around with his eyes shut as well.
* Cosgrove in ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}'' does this. He did open them three times in the series, in "The Cloud" presumably as an effect of the mountain air improving his mood, and in "The Island of Dr. Mystico" in shock at the actions between Freakazoid and Dr. Mystico at the dinner. No reason given why they opened in "The Wrath of Gutierrez", though. Unless food is that much SeriousBusiness (he opened them while ordering food).

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* A sentient basketball that only Shake could see from the ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' episode "Hypnogerms".
* Gus Duncz from ''WesternAnimation/MissionHill'' is drawn exactly like an aging [[{{Shazam}} Captain Marvel]], so much so that it's likely intentional.
* Mom Arbuckle,
''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': After [[spoiler:getting [[EyeScream blinded]]]] in the ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' series
* Numbuh 3 in ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''. Considering that's she's Japanese, [[spoiler:it may also be a warning sign that she's [[StepfordSmiler not what she seems]].]]
* A partial example: {{Popeye}} always has his right eye shut, except when in shock. A common explanation is that it was injured in a fight. Wimpy usually walks around with
season 2 finale, [[spoiler:Kanan Jarrus tends to keep his eyes shut as well.
* Cosgrove in ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}'' does this. He did open them three times in the series, in "The Cloud" presumably as an effect of the mountain air improving
closed when he's not wearing his mood, and in "The Island of Dr. Mystico" in shock at the actions between Freakazoid and Dr. Mystico at the dinner. No reason given why they opened in "The Wrath of Gutierrez", though. Unless food is that much SeriousBusiness (he opened them while ordering food).OneWayVisor]].



* [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Captain_Fanzone Captain Fanzone]] in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''. He's been in a couple of episodes where he wasn't consistently drawn this way. It's apparently from the two different animation studios that make the show [[DependingOnTheArtist interpreting his character model differently]].



* [[TruthInTelevision Many blind people literally do keep their eyes shut constantly]]. They don't need to have them open ([[CaptainObvious for obvious reasons]]), and it's often just more comfortable to have them closed. It's also often done for the comfort of others as some blind people have eyes that wander, cross, uncross, roll up, etc. because they've never needed to focus on anything or work together. The legally blind can also be light ''sensitive''. Light changes can hurt.

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* [[TruthInTelevision Many blind people literally do keep their eyes shut constantly]]. constantly.]] They don't need to have them open ([[CaptainObvious for obvious reasons]]), and it's often just more comfortable to have them closed. It's also often done for the comfort of others as some blind people have eyes that wander, cross, uncross, roll up, etc. because they've never needed to focus on anything or work together. The legally blind can also be light ''sensitive''. Light changes can hurt.
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