- Kinked/Squiggly Eyebrows - a pair of thin eyebrows with one or two "kinks" near the end. Usually used to make the character just eye-catching enough without being overly jarring. More extreme examples might resemble scythes.
- Fiery Eyebrows - usually found on Hot-Blooded characters, these eyebrows are thicker than normal (though not quite a big as the Big Ol' Eyebrows. Usually), and spiky or forked at the ends. They're often paired with Hot-Blooded Sideburns.
- Swooped Eyebrows - eyebrows that curve upwards rather than arch like normal eyebrows. Typically used for otherworldly or "alien" characters, though they do occasionally show up on normal (if often strange) humans. This is also the most likely example to appear on Live-Action TV characters.
- Lightning Eyebrows - Eyebrows shaped like lightning bolts; Exactly What It Says on the Tin, in other words. Have similar connotations as Fiery Eyebrows, but are usually found on secondary/supporting characters instead.
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Anime and Manga
- Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple:
- Shigure Kosaka has kinked eyebrows. Damn, are they squiggly.
- Shio Sakaki has fiery eyebrows.
- Akisame has lightning eyebrows.
- One Piece:
- Rob Lucci. Crosses over into a reverse of Swooped Eyebrows, and distinctly scythe-like. This is actually a rather common type of eyebrows in One Piece. The main character Zoro has them, too.
- Sanji's right eyebrow is not only swooped, but twirly. We do not ever see his left eyebrow — or eye, for that matter. As of the timeskip his other eye is revealed... it swirls on the end that is near his nose making a @_ @_ face.
- Roger Smith from The Big O. They're sort of...windshield wiper-shaped.
- Shuda, the initial dragon from Rave Master. To show that his Dark Bring gave him a fire power not only did he get red hair that shot up like fire, he got eyebrows that did the same thing.
- Eyeshield 21:
- Kid has eyebrows that are squiggly at the ends. In fact Hiruma's nickname for him is "Fucking Eyebrows".
- Daigo Ikari is probably the most hot-blooded character in a series full determinators and manly men. As if to prove how hot-blooded he is, he has flame brows drawn where his eye brow should be, apparently using black eye grease.
- Raimon "Monta" Taro has your standard Big Ol' Eyebrows, except for the fact that they somehow go through over his hairline in Captain Crunch-like fashion.
- While not as emphasized as most examples, Fangfang from Rosario + Vampire has kinked eyebrows.
- In Mobile Fighter G Gundam, Domon Kasshu's fiery eyebrows are a relatively subtle example (or at least more subtle than the rest of him, anyway). The real winner, however, is Argo Gulskii, who looks like he set his eyelids on fire.
- Kittan Bachika from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann — a show that overflows with Hot Blood and Rule of Cool — is easily recognizable by his Fiery Eyebrows and giant shock of two-toned hair.
- Mobile Suit Gundam Wing's Dorothy Catalonia has a pair of the most prominent fiery eyebrows ever (just look up above again). Her possible idol was Victory Gundam's Katejina Loos, hers being not as weird but still kind of prominent.
- Go For It, Domon W!, a non-canonical 4-koma that ran as a backup feature in the manga (featuring characters from G Gundam and Gundam Wing), showed that she can change their shape at will, to imitate the V-fins of various Gundams. In another strip, Dorothy took Allenby's Nobel Gundam and customized it for her own use; the modifications included new V-fins to match her eyebrows.
- Her cousin Treize has the same kind of eyebrows, just not as prominent.
- Mazinger Z: Kouji sports a pair of very prominent, very thick fiery eyebrows.
- The majority of characters from Outlaw Star have fiery eyebrows — Gene, Jim and Aisha in particular.
- Maiza Avaro and Szilard Quates from Baccano! has fiery eyebrows.
- Ryoma Nagare◊ in any incarnation of Getter Robo has fiery eyebrows.
- The Raikage from Naruto has forked eyebrows which go with his forked mustache, dagger-like beard, and pointy slicked back hair. Given his fighting style and title they're probably meant to be more like lightning than fire, but not lightning eyebrows because that wouldn't really fit with the art-style.
- Guy gains literal Fiery Eyebrows in his Eighth Gate.
- Inspector Runge◊ from Monster has swooped eyebrows.
- Abarai Renji◊ from Bleach, with whom it's hard to tell where the tattoos start and his eyebrows begin.
- Hughes from Fairy Tail has arrows◊ for eyebrows.
- Hoover Kippenburg from the Area 88 manga has thin, violently arched eyebrows.
- Some characters in Dragon Ball, such as Vegeta, or anyone gone Super Saiyan, seem to have their eyebrows directly attached to their eyes. As a result they often look serious or angry, although causality of this is up for debate.
- In Code:Breaker, if you look under Masaomi Heike's hair, he actually has no eyebrows.
Films — Live-Action
- The moon women in Missile to the Moon have Vulcan-like swooped eyebrows.
- The Stormlight Archive: The Thaylen people have foot-long white eyebrows, whether male or female and whether they have any other hair on their head or not. Many Thaylens style the eyebrows, like starching them into spikes or fan-shapes, but others just keep them brushed behind their ears, giving the appearance of a Skunk Stripe.
Live Action TV
- The "Low" version of Cat in the Red Dwarf episode "Demons and Angels" has forked eyebrows that meet in the middle.
- Turlough in Doctor Who was deliberately given combed-up, sharp, ginger eyebrows to look more alien.
- Spock and other Vulcans in Star Trek have swooped eyebrows. Also Romulans, and the proto-Vulcan Mintakan people in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Who Watches the Watchers".
- Most of the characters from Cats have various types of Unusual Eyebrows, made even stranger by the obvious fact that cats don't HAVE eyebrows.
- Sengoku Basara:
- Sarutobi Sasuke has the kinked version.
- Ishida Mitsunari has dramatically swooped eyebrows, making him look angry and thinner than ever.
- Travis Touchdown from No More Heroes has the kinked version.
- Bang Shishigami has fiery eyebrows. Yet another feature to add to the walking bundle of Hot Blooded tropes.
- Kagura Mutsuki from the same games brings his own forked variety.
- Hot-Blooded Sanada Yukimura from Sengoku Basara combines fiery eyebrows with Hot-Blooded Sideburns.
- The Legend of Zelda:
- Ganondorf's eyebrows connect to the rest of his hair.
- The The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks uses fiery eyebrows quite literally with the demon train.
- The Legend Of Zelda Oracle of Ages doesn't do fine detail in-game, but character art shows that Ralph and Queen Ambi of (past) Labrynna have similar red, forked brows. Ralph turns out to be Ambi's descendant.
- Street Fighter: Ryu and Ken, and Fei Long all have fiery eyebrows.
- Darmanitan of Pokémon Black and White has fiery eyebrows, quite literally.
- In Overwatch, Genji's skins that show off how he looked prior to becoming a cyborg have prominent forked eyebrows◊.
- Street Fighter: In some incarnations, Dan Hibiki is pictured with eyebrows that curve upwards.
- Axel◊ from Disgaea 2 has lightning eyebrows.
- In Psychonauts, Coach Oleander has eyebrows.
- Elite Four Marshall from Pokémon Black and White also has eyebrows that connect to his hair.
- Ludger Kresnik of Tales of Xillia 2 has one dark gray and one light gray eyebrow, matching his Multicolored Hair, and his brother Julius has a bald spot in his left eyebrow.
- Shirou Emiya from Fate/stay night. They're actually a rather subtle hint as to the identity of Archer, the only other character drawn with such eyebrows.
- Kirei Kotomine sports kinked variation.
- Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney:
- Phoenix Wright himself has kinked eyebrows.
- Apollo Justice has fiery eyebrows. Not to mention he is fittingly red, young and passionate.
- Princess Voluptua in The Inexplicable Adventures of Bob! Her eyebrows are supposed to be reminiscent of insect antennae, and swoop right up off the top of her head.
- Ples from Hanna Is Not a Boy's Name has lightning eyebrows.
- Ai in Ronin Galaxy possesses the old-fashioned Heian eyebrows from Japan.
- In Nectar of the Gods, the protagonist, Bacchus Vindread, bares naturally lifted eyebrows in the shape of large arcs... or should I say unnatural lifted eyebrows, these eyebrows achieve such great heights that if they were any higher they'd be floating off of his face.
- Kavonn of Charby the Vampirate has very expressive eyebrows, capable of going from jagged squiggly lines when upset to straight flat lines when unimpressed.
Yiska: How do you do that thing with your eyebrows? Yes, that!
- Avatar: The Last Airbender gives us Jet and his eyebrows; shaped like long, skinny tildes whose curves are slightly pointed. They're difficult to describe - you almost have to see them◊ to believe them◊ - and the completely unexplained contrast between him and every single other character on the show has led to his eyebrows becoming a Memetic Mutation within the fandom.
- Mako and Lightning Bolt Zolt from The Legend of Korra have fiery eyebrows.
- Samurai Jack gives us Aku, whose eyebrows aren't just flaming, they are literally fire.
- ThunderCats (1985):
- Lion-o and Panthro, as well as many other male Thunderians have fiery eyebrows.
- Tygra has extremely arched eyebrows. Latter Alluro shows up with even more dramatically arched brows (with blue eyeshadow, no less).
- The Copper Kidd from SilverHawks.
- Mekt from the Legion Of Superheroes cartoon has lightning eyebrows.
- Ice King from Adventure Time, and his Distaff Counterpart, both have lightning eyebrows.
- The Monarch from The Venture Bros. has long, thin eyebrows that jut out from his face by half a foot and curl at the end. They actually resemble a butterfly's antennae, to complement his villainous theme.
- Everyone on Total Drama has a different set of Unusual Eyebrows, ranging from dots, to straight lines, to unibrows, to dashes, to barely visible curls to perfect arcs.
- Starfire from Teen Titans has very strange ovals for eyebrows, as do other Tamaraneans.
- In Aladdin, Jafar has...very bizarre eyebrows; they're extremely thin and arched beyond the point of belief. (Iago has nearly matching ones, which may be even weirder, because, well, he's a parrot.)
- Before there was Total Drama, there was The Pirates of Dark Water, with a similar array.