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* Subversion: The largest eyes in the world belong to the [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods giant squid]], which is probably among the more frightening animals in the world. This owes partly the fact that the sharp eyes of Cephalopods evolved in a complete different way to tetrapod's, just like the wings of birds and insects.

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* Subversion: The largest eyes in the world belong to the [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods [[GiantSquid giant squid]], which is probably among the more frightening animals in the world. This owes partly the fact that the sharp eyes of Cephalopods evolved in a complete different way to tetrapod's, just like the wings of birds and insects.


* The original ''Franchise/{{Gamera}}''. Subsequent movies in the series reworked the [[PeopleInRubberSuits rubber suit]] to give him bigger eyes, and the sense of scale is lost.

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* The original ''Franchise/{{Gamera}}''.''Film/{{Gamera}}''. Subsequent movies in the series reworked the [[PeopleInRubberSuits rubber suit]] to give him bigger eyes, and the sense of scale is lost.

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*** Same with orcas, whose defining white eyespots make them appear to have really big eyes.



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* Big Dog from WesternAnimation/TwoStupidDogs has beady little eyes under his BlindingBangs.
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* The Muppets in ''Series/SesameStreet'' generally have big googly eyes, to appeal to children.

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* The [[http://www.starwars.com/databank/creature/sandoaquamonster/?id=bts Sando Aqua Monster]] from ''Franchise/StarWars Episode I: Film/ThePhantomMenace''.

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* The original ''{{Gamera}}''. Subsequent movies in the series reworked the [[PeopleInRubberSuits rubber suit]] to give him bigger eyes, and the sense of scale is lost.

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* The original ''{{Gamera}}''.''Franchise/{{Gamera}}''. Subsequent movies in the series reworked the [[PeopleInRubberSuits rubber suit]] to give him bigger eyes, and the sense of scale is lost.


* Lewis Carrol, known for inventing many ideas used in cartoons and modern fiction, may have been the Trope maker in his 1800s book Alice in Wonderland in which Alice shrinks and literally encounters a puppy with large eyes.

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* Lewis Carrol, Creator/LewisCarroll, known for inventing many ideas used in cartoons and modern fiction, may have been the Trope maker TropeMaker in his 1800s book Alice in Wonderland ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland'' in which Alice shrinks and literally encounters a puppy with large eyes.



* The Jinxlets from ''StarslipCrisis''

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* Kirara from ''{{Inuyasha}}'', both in her [[http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/2961/51619503.jpg small]] and [[http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/9007/normalkirara536.jpg large]] [[{{Sizeshifter}} form]].

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* Kirara from ''{{Inuyasha}}'', ''Manga/InuYasha'', both in her [[http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/2961/51619503.jpg small]] and [[http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/9007/normalkirara536.jpg large]] [[{{Sizeshifter}} form]].


A well-known technique in filmmaking and animation when designing a creature is to vary the size of the creature's eyes. If you want your creature to appear [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter cute]], give it eyes that are excessively large for its body. If you want your creature to appear [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever huge]], give it relatively tiny eyes. If you want it to be [[CuteGiant both huge and cute]], [[Film/HowToTrainYourDragon pay close attention.]]

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A well-known technique in filmmaking and animation when designing a creature is to vary the size of the creature's eyes. If you want your creature to appear [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter cute]], give it eyes that are excessively large for its body. If you want your creature to appear [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever huge]], give it relatively tiny eyes. If you want it to be [[CuteGiant both huge and cute]], [[Film/HowToTrainYourDragon [[WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon pay close attention.]]



* Toothless from ''Film/HowToTrainYourDragon'' [[CuteGiant manages to pull off both]]. His pupils contract and dilate based on his mood. It makes him [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter ridiculously adorable]].

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* Toothless from ''Film/HowToTrainYourDragon'' ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' [[CuteGiant manages to pull off both]]. His pupils contract and dilate based on his mood. It makes him [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter ridiculously adorable]].


* Big Dog from TwoStupidDogs has beady little eyes under his BlindingBangs.

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** Double subversion: Some people consider the giant squid to be cute [[UglyCute in its own way]]. It helps that in real life it comes off as a GentleGiant.

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** [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-tk0IPWIX4SQ/UNfIWBtP1iI/AAAAAAAAAiM/5VLmCO9TEbY/s1600/murder.jpg Witness what happens when you photoshop the spots out]].


* The [[http://www.starwars.com/databank/creature/sandoaquamonster/?id=bts Sando Aqua Monster]] from ''StarWars Episode I: The Phantom Menace''.

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* The Parasprites from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' have eyes half the size of their bodies and are utterly ''adorable''... until they start eating and reproducing like crazy.

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