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* Rika in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is depicted with dull eyes [[spoiler:whenever her corpse is depicted]].

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* Rika [[spoiler:Rika]] in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is depicted with dull eyes [[spoiler:whenever whenever her corpse is depicted]].depicted.


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* Rosie from ''VideoGame/VerdantSkies'' has foggy eyes due to being born blind.


** ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is truly good-intentioned, but his non-reflective eyes are a sign that something about him isn't right. Indeed his world view is heavily distorted, because he has a strange personality and [[spoiler:his father, [[BigBad Ghetsis]], has been misleading him with biased information to support Team Plasma]]. In a trailer for ''VideoGame/PokemonBlack2AndWhite2'' after he is freed from the latter, his eyes now have sparkle, although in the games, his eyes still don't reflect.

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** ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is [[WellIntentionedExtremist truly good-intentioned, good intentioned]], but his non-reflective eyes are a sign that something about him isn't right. Indeed his world view is heavily distorted, because he has a strange personality and [[spoiler:his father, [[BigBad Ghetsis]], has been misleading him with biased information to support Team Plasma]]. In a trailer for ''VideoGame/PokemonBlack2AndWhite2'' after [[HeelFaceTurn he is freed from the latter, latter]], his eyes now have sparkle, although in the games, his eyes they still don't reflect.reflect in most of his appearances.


** ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is truly good-intentioned, but his non-reflective eyes are a sign that something isn't quite right. Indeed his world view is heavily distorted, because he has a strange personality and [[spoiler:his father has been misleading him with biased information]]. In a trailer for ''Black and White 2'' after he is freed from the latter, his eyes have sparkle--still, the former reason alone is enough for him to retain these eyes ingame.
** In ''VideoGame/PokemonXAndY'', Hex Maniacs have, well, maniacal eyes.

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** ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is truly good-intentioned, but his non-reflective eyes are a sign that something about him isn't quite right. Indeed his world view is heavily distorted, because he has a strange personality and [[spoiler:his father father, [[BigBad Ghetsis]], has been misleading him with biased information]]. information to support Team Plasma]]. In a trailer for ''Black and White 2'' ''VideoGame/PokemonBlack2AndWhite2'' after he is freed from the latter, his eyes now have sparkle--still, sparkle, although in the former reason alone is enough for him to retain these games, his eyes ingame.
still don't reflect.
** In ''VideoGame/PokemonXAndY'', ''VideoGame/PokemonXAndY'': Hex Maniacs have, well, maniacal eyes.eyes, and their battle sprites show them with hypnotized swirls.
** ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'': Lusamine's eyes are not only non-reflective, but are much more slanted than everyone else. Then we learn [[spoiler:about how her insane obsession with the Ultra Beasts led to her becoming a harsher person, especially towards her children]]. When she is defeated [[spoiler:and separated from Nihilego, her eyes start to reflect and are no longer slanted.]] Averted in ''VideoGame/PokemonUltraSunAndUltraMoon'', where her eyes reflect all the time, likely in her part of her becoming [[spoiler:less of a villain.]]


* ''Manga/InuYasha'': This happens to Kagome when she had her soul stolen by Urasue to re-create Kikyou.



* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': The anime depicts Kogane with these to signify her status as a ghost.




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* ''WebAnimation/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.



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* ''WebAnimation/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.
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* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': This signifies that Yukimura has [[spoiler:taken away the opponent's sense of sight]].

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* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': This signifies that Yukimura has [[spoiler:taken away the opponent's sense of sight]].eyesight of]] his opponents.



* ''Anime/PaniPoniDash'': It's as if Ichijou's flat brown eyes let nothing in or out; she is always {{Emotionless|Girl}} about everything happening around her, and we don't get to see what's happening inside her ChaoticStupid mind.



* ''Anime/PaniPoniDash'': It's as if Ichijou's flat brown eyes let nothing in or out; she is always [[EmotionlessGirl emotionless]] about everything happening around her, and we don't get to see what's happening inside her ChaoticStupid mind.


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* ''Manga/SailorMoon'': This happens when [[spoiler: Uranus and Neptune pretend to]] make a FaceHeelTurn on the Senshi and side with Galaxia.
* ''Manga/{{Sola}}'': This happens with all Yaka powers.


* ''Fanfic/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.



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* ''FanFic/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.
* ''FanFic/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.

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* The characters of ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'' are waiting for you to breathe life into them.
* Rika in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is depicted with dull eyes [[spoiler:whenever her corpse is depicted]].
* Yu, the SillySpook from ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo''.

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* ''FanFic/FantasyKaleidoscope'': ''Fanfic/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.
* ''FanFic/FantasyKaleidoscope'': ''WebAnimation/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.

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* The characters of ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'' are waiting for you to breathe life into them.
* Rika in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is depicted with dull eyes [[spoiler:whenever her corpse is depicted]].
* Yu, the SillySpook from ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo''.
CuteGhostGirl.



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* The characters of ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'' are waiting for you to breathe life into them.
* Rika in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is depicted with dull eyes [[spoiler:whenever her corpse is depicted]].
* Yu, the SillySpook from ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo''.
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* ''Roleplay/AGameOfChance'': Matthias Cline's eyes are blank and unmoving.

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* Toph from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirBender'' has these eyes to show she's blind.



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* ''Roleplay/AGameOfChance'': Matthias Cline's eyes are blank
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* Toph from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirBender'' has these eyes to show she's blind.
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* After [[spoiler:Alfons]] is shot in ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemistTheConquerorOfShamballa'', his eyes quickly turn a dull colour.





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* The characters of ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'' are waiting for you to breathe life into them.
* Yu, the SillySpook from ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo''.

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[[AC:Videogames]]
* The characters of ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'' are waiting for you to breathe life into them.
* Yu, the SillySpook from ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo''.
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* ''FanFic/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.

[[AC:Video Games]]
* The characters of ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'' are waiting for you to breathe life into them.
* Rika in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is depicted with dull eyes [[spoiler:whenever her corpse is depicted]].
* Yu, the SillySpook from ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo''.






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[[AC:Videogames (including visual novels)]][[AC: Literature]]
* Jayfeather from ''Literature/WarriorCats'' has reflectionless blue eyes. He was born blind.

[[AC:Roleplay]]
* ''Roleplay/AGameOfChance'': Matthias Cline's eyes are blank and unmoving.

[[AC:Video Games]]



[[AC:Roleplay]]
* ''Roleplay/AGameOfChance'': Matthias Cline's eyes are blank and unmoving.






[[AC:Videogames]]
* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is truly good-intentioned, but his non-reflective eyes are a sign that something isn't quite right. Indeed his world view is heavily distorted, because he has a strange personality and [[spoiler:his father has been misleading him with biased information]]. In a trailer for ''Black and White 2'' after he is freed from the latter, his eyes have sparkle--still, the former reason alone is enough for him to retain these eyes ingame.
* In ''VideoGame/PokemonXAndY'', Hex Maniacs have, well, maniacal eyes.

!!Western Animation

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* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'':
**
''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is truly good-intentioned, but his non-reflective eyes are a sign that something isn't quite right. Indeed his world view is heavily distorted, because he has a strange personality and [[spoiler:his father has been misleading him with biased information]]. In a trailer for ''Black and White 2'' after he is freed from the latter, his eyes have sparkle--still, the former reason alone is enough for him to retain these eyes ingame.
* ** In ''VideoGame/PokemonXAndY'', Hex Maniacs have, well, maniacal eyes.

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Although often overlapped with UhOhEyes, these eyes are not inherently sinister. The primary meaning is in relation to the lowered head or eyelids due to fainting or death, and by extension, the unused eyes of a blind man (literally or figuratively). Or they are utilized in a way ours are not because they belong to someone who is notably different.

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Although often overlapped with UhOhEyes, these eyes are not inherently sinister. The primary meaning is in relation to the lowered head or eyelids due to fainting or death, and by extension, the unused eyes of a blind man (literally or figuratively).the blind. Or they are utilized in a way ours are not because they belong to someone who is notably different.



%%* Maria, the robot girl in ''Anime/GhostSweeperMikami''

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%%* Maria, * ''Manga/HunterXHunter'': Used when Neon Nostrade makes prophecy through automatic writing. For some reason, Chrollo uses the robot girl same superpower without affecting his eyes (except in ''Anime/GhostSweeperMikami''the first anime).



%%* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': The robotic eyes of Chachamaru and Chachazero.%%ZCE

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%%* * ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': The robotic eyes of Chachamaru is drawn with less detailed eyes (ranging from "less shiny" to "flat") to emphasize her robotic nature, and Chachazero.%%ZCEher puppet sister Chachazero consistently have no light in her eyes.



* ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'': WordOfGod states that the playable characters are drawn in this style to signify that they are waiting for you to breathe life into them.

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* ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'': WordOfGod states that the playable The characters are drawn in this style to signify that they of ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'' are waiting for you to breathe life into them.



* ''Manga/BlackButler'': Ciel's eyes go dull when blinded in the Emerald Witch Arc.



%%* Stella Bonnaro from ''Anime/CowboyBebop''.%%ZCE

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%%* Stella Bonnaro from ''Anime/CowboyBebop''.%%ZCE* ''Anime/CowboyBebop'': The only detail in Stella's blind eyes is a black-to-gray gradient.



* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': This signifies that Yukimura has taken away the opponent's sense of sight.

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* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': This signifies that Yukimura has taken [[spoiler:taken away the opponent's sense of sight.sight]].



* ''LightNovel/AmagiBrilliantPark'': Latifa Fleuranza is originally blind, though the anime doesn't state it nor is this trope in effect.

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* ''LightNovel/AmagiBrilliantPark'': In the light novel and manga, Latifa Fleuranza is originally blind, though Fleuranza's eyes have flatter irises and less light than the anime doesn't state it nor is this trope in effect.other characters.



%%* ''VisualNovel/OneKagayakuKisetsuE'': Misaki Kawana, a blind upperclassman.%%ZCE And how does this involve his eyes?

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%%* * ''VisualNovel/OneKagayakuKisetsuE'': Misaki Kawana, a blind upperclassman.%%ZCE And how does this involve his eyes?Kawana has these due to her blindness.



** L.A. in episode 24 as MindControlEyes.
* ''Manga/{{Freezing}}'': The Pandoras in Nova Form.

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** L.A. in episode 24 on several occasions as MindControlEyes.
* ''Manga/{{Freezing}}'': The Nova eyes, if they have humanoid eyes at all, glow so much that they overwhelm the light reflection. Pandoras in get the same eyes if the Nova Form.tissue in their body affects them too much.



* ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro''
** When Neuro, a demon, takes human form his swirly eyes have no highlights; though he frequently pretends he's an ordinary man with ordinary eyes.
** Sasazuka is a rather serious and lifeless person who almost never shows any expression.

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* ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro''
**
''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro'': When Neuro, a demon, takes human form his swirly eyes have no highlights; though he frequently pretends he's an ordinary man with ordinary eyes.
** Sasazuka is a rather serious and lifeless person who almost never shows any expression.
eyes.



%%* ''Anime/PaniPoniDash'': Ichijou, the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.%%ZCE And how does this involve his eyes?

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%%* * ''Anime/PaniPoniDash'': Ichijou, the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.%%ZCE And how does this involve his eyes?It's as if Ichijou's flat brown eyes let nothing in or out; she is always [[EmotionlessGirl emotionless]] about everything happening around her, and we don't get to see what's happening inside her ChaoticStupid mind.



%%* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is the leader of Team Plasma who embodies PureIsNotGood.%%And how does this involve his eyes?

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%%* * ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is truly good-intentioned, but his non-reflective eyes are a sign that something isn't quite right. Indeed his world view is heavily distorted, because he has a strange personality and [[spoiler:his father has been misleading him with biased information]]. In a trailer for ''Black and White 2'' after he is freed from the leader of Team Plasma who embodies PureIsNotGood.%%And how does this involve latter, his eyes?eyes have sparkle--still, the former reason alone is enough for him to retain these eyes ingame.


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* ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'': WordOfGod states that the playable characters are drawn in this style to signify that they are waiting for you to breathe life into them.

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[[AC:Anime and Manga]]
* ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'': WordOfGod states that ''Manga/BlackButler'': Victims of Drocell's PuppetPermutation.
* ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' (anime only): In
the playable characters title sequence, a robot girl opens her eyes which are drawn in this style to signify quite human, complete with gleam and detailed pupils. Then the {{Art Shift}}s so that they are waiting for you to breathe life fade into them.her usual flatter brown irises with little glare. After that everyone's eyes are depicted this way. [[spoiler:In the last episode, every robot gets normal-looking eyes during a worldwide upgrade.]]
%%* Maria, the robot girl in ''Anime/GhostSweeperMikami''



* ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'': Bruno/Dark Glass has these naturally. It is a hint to the fact that he's actually a RidiculouslyHumanRobot.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': The robotic eyes of Chachamaru and Chachazero.
* Maria, the robot girl in ''Anime/GhostSweeperMikami''.
* ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' (anime only): In the title sequence, a robot girl opens her eyes which are quite human, complete with gleam and detailed pupils. Then the {{Art Shift}}s so that they fade into her usual flatter brown irises with little glare. After that everyone's eyes are depicted this way. [[spoiler:In the last episode, every robot gets normal-looking eyes during a worldwide upgrade.]]
* ''Manga/BlackButler'': Victims of Drocell's PuppetPermutation.

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%%* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': The robotic eyes of Chachamaru and Chachazero.%%ZCE
* ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'': Bruno/Dark Glass has these naturally. It is It's a hint to the fact that he's actually a RidiculouslyHumanRobot.
RidiculouslyHumanRobot.

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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': The robotic eyes of Chachamaru and Chachazero.
* Maria,
''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'': WordOfGod states that the robot girl in ''Anime/GhostSweeperMikami''.
* ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' (anime only): In the title sequence, a robot girl opens her eyes which
playable characters are quite human, complete with gleam and detailed pupils. Then the {{Art Shift}}s so drawn in this style to signify that they fade are waiting for you to breathe life into her usual flatter brown irises with little glare. After that everyone's eyes are depicted this way. [[spoiler:In the last episode, every robot gets normal-looking eyes during a worldwide upgrade.]]
* ''Manga/BlackButler'': Victims of Drocell's PuppetPermutation.
them.



* ''Manga/SketDance'': Sasuke Tsubaki's eyes lack highlights, signifying his poor vision.

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* ''Manga/SketDance'': Sasuke Tsubaki's ''Manga/ArmedGirlsMachiavellism'': Tsukuyo Inaba's eyes lack highlights, signifying his poor vision.are a dim brownish-red due to her blindness.



%%* Stella Bonnaro from ''Anime/CowboyBebop''.%%ZCE
* The titular character of ''Anime/CuteyHoney'', when blinded by scales of a butterfly monster.
* In ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', [[spoiler:Roy Mustang]] has these (combined with MilkyWhiteEyes in the manga) after [[spoiler:a forced EquivalentExchange costs his eyesight]].
* ''Manga/FutureDiary''
** Minene Uryu's injured left eye is depicted as having a lusterless, crumpled iris.
** Tsubaki Kasugano has poor eyesight, being unable to see more than a few meters.
* Madoka Otowa, the BlindMusician from ''Manga/GetBackers''.
* ''Manga/HunterXHunter''
** Komugi keeps her blind EyesAlwaysShut, except when she plays chess with these eyes.
** Pairo has these eyes, indicating his visual impairment.



* ''Manga/HunterXHunter''
** Komugi keeps her blind EyesAlwaysShut, except when she plays chess with these eyes.
** Pairo has these eyes, indicating his visual impairment.
* Misaki Kawana, a blind upperclassman from ''VisualNovel/OneKagayakuKisetsuE''.
* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'': Lilly Satou has blue eyes that are slightly clouded.

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* ''Manga/HunterXHunter''
** Komugi keeps
When Laguna Granscenic in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' finally removes her blind EyesAlwaysShut, except when eye patch (after having been accidentally shot in the left eye), we see that the eye under it is dull and unfocused. It is never indicated explicitly, however, whether this means that even the advanced medicine on Midchilda cannot restore lost vision, or that she plays chess with these eyes.
** Pairo
has, in fact, received a cybernetic replacement eye.
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': This signifies that Yukimura
has these eyes, indicating his visual impairment.
taken away the opponent's sense of sight.
* Misaki Kawana, a blind upperclassman from ''VisualNovel/OneKagayakuKisetsuE''.
* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'': Lilly Satou has blue
''Manga/SketDance'': Sasuke Tsubaki's eyes that are slightly clouded.lack highlights, signifying his poor vision.

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* Madoka Otowa, the BlindMusician from ''Manga/GetBackers''.
* The titular character of ''Anime/CuteyHoney'', when blinded by scales of a butterfly monster.
* ''Manga/FutureDiary''
** Minene Uryu's injured left eye is depicted as having a lusterless, crumpled iris.
** Tsubaki Kasugano has poor eyesight, being unable to see more than a few meters.
* When Laguna Granscenic in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' finally removes her eye patch (after having been accidentally shot in the left eye), we see that the eye under it is dull and unfocused. It is never indicated explicitly, however, whether this means that even the advanced medicine on Midchilda cannot restore lost vision, or that she has, in fact, received a cybernetic replacement eye.
* Toph from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirBender'' has these eyes to show she's blind.
* ''Manga/ArmedGirlsMachiavellism'': Tsukuyo Inaba's eyes are a dim brownish-red due to her blindness.
* In ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', [[spoiler:Roy Mustang]] has these (combined with MilkyWhiteEyes in the manga) after [[spoiler:a forced EquivalentExchange costs his eyesight]].
* ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarOnline2es'': Late into Season 1, [[spoiler:Gene]] loses her eyesight as the result of slowly losing her material form, giving her these.
* ''LightNovel/AsuraCryin'': Rikka Kurasawa loses her vision in one eye near the end of the series, and it becomes dull-colored and non-reflective.



* Stella Bonnaro from ''Anime/CowboyBebop''.
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': This signifies that Yukimura has taken away the opponent's sense of sight.

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* Stella Bonnaro ''LightNovel/AsuraCryin'': Rikka Kurasawa loses her vision in one eye near the end of the series, and it becomes dull-colored and non-reflective.

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* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'': Lilly Satou has blue eyes that are slightly clouded.
%%* ''VisualNovel/OneKagayakuKisetsuE'': Misaki Kawana, a blind upperclassman.%%ZCE And how does this involve his eyes?
* ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarOnline2es'': Late into Season 1, [[spoiler:Gene]] loses her eyesight as the result of slowly losing her material form, giving her these.

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* Toph
from ''Anime/CowboyBebop''.
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': This signifies that Yukimura
''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirBender'' has taken away the opponent's sense of sight.these eyes to show she's blind.

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* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'': People surpassing their physical and mental limits ("[[SuperMode SEED mode]]") exhibit dull, expanded irises and constricted pupils.
* ''WesternAnimation/MonSuno'': Master Ey has flat green eyes, indicating his otherworldly knowledge.
* ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro''
** When Neuro, a demon, takes human form his swirly eyes have no highlights; though he frequently pretends he's an ordinary man with ordinary eyes.
** Sasazuka is a rather serious and lifeless person who almost never shows any expression.
* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is the leader of Team Plasma who embodies PureIsNotGood.

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* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'': People surpassing ''Manga/AssassinationClassroom''
** Looking closely, BloodKnight Karma's eyes lack the shine his classmates have. Also, his eyes are drawn a little wider, making him appear just a bit... ''off'' compared to the others.
** Asano Sr. and Jr. lack any glimmer in
their physical and mental limits ("[[SuperMode SEED mode]]") exhibit dull, expanded irises and constricted pupils.
* ''WesternAnimation/MonSuno'': Master Ey has flat green
eyes, indicating his otherworldly knowledge.
* ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro''
** When Neuro, a demon, takes human form his swirly eyes have no highlights; though he frequently pretends he's an ordinary man with ordinary eyes.
** Sasazuka is a rather serious
presumably to make them look more focused and lifeless person who almost never shows any expression.
* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is the leader of Team Plasma who embodies PureIsNotGood.
ruthless.



* The Buff Clan in ''Anime/SpaceRunawayIdeon'' look identical to humans, with the exception of their eyes.

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* The Buff Clan in ''Anime/SpaceRunawayIdeon'' look identical to humans, with ''Manga/BlackJack'': When a patient notices that doctors, nurses and his mother are acting strangely, he starts seeing them as having these eyes. Instead of alien possession as he's convinced, it turns out [[spoiler:his disease is so serious that everyone is hiding this information from him. Ironically, the exception [[DefiedTrope attempted aversion]] of LethalDiagnosis makes him become paranoid]], almost killing him. Once the secret is disclosed, their eyes.eyes return to normal.
* Jeri Katou in ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' has these while she is behaving oddly. However, this "Jeri" is actually [[spoiler:a clone constructed from data]].
* ''Anime/ElCazadorDeLaBruja''
** Ellis whenever she manifests her powers.
** L.A. in episode 24 as MindControlEyes.
* ''Manga/{{Freezing}}'': The Pandoras in Nova Form.
* ''Manga/InuYasha'': Half of the BigBad Naraku's incarnations have glazed eyes.
* ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro''
** When Neuro, a demon, takes human form his swirly eyes have no highlights; though he frequently pretends he's an ordinary man with ordinary eyes.
** Sasazuka is a rather serious and lifeless person who almost never shows any expression.
* ''Manga/{{Mahoraba}}'': The Occult Research Club President's irises are entirely black.



* Mayu Morita, the titular [[TheQuietOne Quiet One]] of ''Manga/MoritaSanWaMukuchi'' has "the eyes of frozen squid".

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* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'': People surpassing their physical and mental limits ("[[SuperMode SEED mode]]") exhibit dull, expanded irises and constricted pupils.
* ''Manga/MoritaSanWaMukuchi'':
Mayu Morita, the titular [[TheQuietOne Quiet One]] of ''Manga/MoritaSanWaMukuchi'' One]], has "the eyes of frozen squid".



%%* ''Anime/PaniPoniDash'': Ichijou, the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.%%ZCE And how does this involve his eyes?
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': When doubles players "synchronize" with each other and play as one, their eyes turn gold with no pupils.
* The Buff Clan in ''Anime/SpaceRunawayIdeon'' look identical to humans, with the exception of their eyes.
* Several ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' characters get spiral-shaped eyes at various points when they're utilizing massive amounts of [[HotBlooded Spiral Power]].
* ''Anime/TurnAGundam'': The Moonrace's eye reflects light less often than the Earthrace's. This serves as a way for the audience to distinguish Dianna and Kihel when they switch places.



* ''Manga/{{Mahoraba}}'': The Occult Research Club President's irises are entirely black.
* ''Manga/InuYasha'': Half of [[BigBad Naraku]]'s incarnations have glazed eyes.
* ''Manga/AssassinationClassroom''
** Looking closely, BloodKnight Karma's eyes lack the shine his classmates have. Also, his eyes are drawn a little wider, making him appear just a bit... ''off'' compared to the others.
** Asano Sr. and Jr. lack any glimmer in their eyes, presumably to make them look more focused and ruthless.
* ''Anime/TurnAGundam'': The Moonrace's eye reflects light less often than the Earthrace's. This serves as a way for the audience to distinguish Dianna and Kihel when they switch places.
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': When doubles players "synchronize" with each other and play as one, their eyes turn gold with no pupils.
* ''Anime/ElCazadorDeLaBruja''
** Ellis whenever she manifests her powers.
** L.A. in episode 24 as MindControlEyes.
* ''Manga/{{Freezing}}'': The Pandoras in Nova Form.
* ''Manga/BlackJack'': When a patient notices that doctors, nurses and his mother are acting strangely, he starts seeing them as having these eyes. Instead of alien possession as he's convinced, it turns out [[spoiler:his disease is so serious that everyone is hiding this information from him. Ironically, the [[DefiedTrope attempted aversion]] of LethalDiagnosis makes him become paranoid]], almost killing him. Once the secret is disclosed, their eyes return to normal.
* Jeri Katou in ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' has these while she is behaving oddly. However, this "Jeri" is actually [[spoiler:a clone constructed from data]].
* Ichijou, the {{Cloudcuckoolander}} from ''Anime/PaniPoniDash''.
* Several ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' characters get spiral-shaped eyes at various points when they're utilizing massive amounts of [[HotBlooded Spiral Power]].

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* ''Manga/{{Mahoraba}}'': The Occult Research Club President's irises are entirely black.
* ''Manga/InuYasha'': Half of [[BigBad Naraku]]'s incarnations have glazed eyes.
* ''Manga/AssassinationClassroom''
** Looking closely, BloodKnight Karma's eyes lack

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%%* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is
the shine his classmates have. Also, his eyes are drawn a little wider, making him appear just a bit... ''off'' compared to the others.
** Asano Sr. and Jr. lack any glimmer in their eyes, presumably to make them look more focused and ruthless.
* ''Anime/TurnAGundam'': The Moonrace's eye reflects light less often than the Earthrace's. This serves as a way for the audience to distinguish Dianna and Kihel when they switch places.
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': When doubles players "synchronize" with each other and play as one, their eyes turn gold with no pupils.
* ''Anime/ElCazadorDeLaBruja''
** Ellis whenever she manifests her powers.
** L.A. in episode 24 as MindControlEyes.
* ''Manga/{{Freezing}}'': The Pandoras in Nova Form.
* ''Manga/BlackJack'': When a patient notices that doctors, nurses and his mother are acting strangely, he starts seeing them as having these eyes. Instead
leader of alien possession as he's convinced, it turns out [[spoiler:his disease is so serious that everyone is hiding Team Plasma who embodies PureIsNotGood.%%And how does this information from him. Ironically, the [[DefiedTrope attempted aversion]] of LethalDiagnosis makes him become paranoid]], almost killing him. Once the secret is disclosed, their eyes return to normal.
* Jeri Katou in ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' has these while she is behaving oddly. However, this "Jeri" is actually [[spoiler:a clone constructed from data]].
* Ichijou, the {{Cloudcuckoolander}} from ''Anime/PaniPoniDash''.
* Several ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' characters get spiral-shaped eyes at various points when they're utilizing massive amounts of [[HotBlooded Spiral Power]].
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!!Western Animation
* ''WesternAnimation/MonSuno'': Master Ey has flat green eyes, indicating his otherworldly knowledge.
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Indexes: EyeTropes, JapaneseVisualArtsTropes, ThisIndexIsUseless


* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': When the protagonist has a near-death experience, his eyes become dull and lifeless as he lay incapcitated.

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Are your eyes reflecting the light? Lower your head or eyelids until the light is concealed. Voila, you've got yourself Reflectionless Useless Eyes.

Although often overlapped with UhOhEyes, these eyes are not inherently sinister. The primary meaning is in relation to the lowered head or eyelids due to fainting or death, and by extension, the unused eyes of a blind man (literally or figuratively). Or they are utilized in a way ours are not because they belong to someone who is notably different.

Subtropes include EmptyEyes (post-traumatic flat eyes) and DullEyesOfUnhappiness (which can be cured by [[TookALevelInCheerfulness taking a level in cheerfulness]]). A frequent feature of MindControlEyes.

Indexes: EyeTropes, JapaneseVisualArtsTropes, ThisIndexIsUseless

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!!Examples

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[[folder:Unconscious, Dead, and Inanimate]]
* ''VideoGame/EtrianOdyssey'': WordOfGod states that the playable characters are drawn in this style to signify that they are waiting for you to breathe life into them.
* ''Anime/KemonoFriends'': LittleBitBeastly Friends born from endangered or extinct animal species like Crested Ibis or Aurochs don't have eye highlights. Also, [[spoiler:Kaban's eyes go dim upon hearing her species' alleged extinction]].
* ''Anime/YuGiOh5Ds'': Bruno/Dark Glass has these naturally. It is a hint to the fact that he's actually a RidiculouslyHumanRobot.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': The robotic eyes of Chachamaru and Chachazero.
* Maria, the robot girl in ''Anime/GhostSweeperMikami''.
* ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' (anime only): In the title sequence, a robot girl opens her eyes which are quite human, complete with gleam and detailed pupils. Then the {{Art Shift}}s so that they fade into her usual flatter brown irises with little glare. After that everyone's eyes are depicted this way. [[spoiler:In the last episode, every robot gets normal-looking eyes during a worldwide upgrade.]]
* ''Manga/BlackButler'': Victims of Drocell's PuppetPermutation.
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': When the protagonist has a near-death experience, his eyes become dull and lifeless as he lay incapcitated.
* Yu, the SillySpook from ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo''.
* ''FanFic/FantasyKaleidoscope'': Yuyuko is the only character who doesn't have white reflections in her eyes, by virtue of being a CuteGhostGirl.
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[[folder:Visually Impaired]]
* ''Manga/SketDance'': Sasuke Tsubaki's eyes lack highlights, signifying his poor vision.
* Marin in ''Anime/BrigadoonMarinAndMelan'' after [[spoiler:literally going BlindWithoutEm, though her eyes return to normal as long as she wears 'em]].
* ''Manga/InuYasha''
** After Inuyasha gets his right eye gouged out, he regenerates this eye until it becomes fully functional.
** Inuyasha again, when blinded by the poison from Sesshomaru's claws.
* ''Manga/HunterXHunter''
** Komugi keeps her blind EyesAlwaysShut, except when she plays chess with these eyes.
** Pairo has these eyes, indicating his visual impairment.
* Misaki Kawana, a blind upperclassman from ''VisualNovel/OneKagayakuKisetsuE''.
* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'': Lilly Satou has blue eyes that are slightly clouded.
* ''LightNovel/AmagiBrilliantPark'': Latifa Fleuranza is originally blind, though the anime doesn't state it nor is this trope in effect.
* Madoka Otowa, the BlindMusician from ''Manga/GetBackers''.
* The titular character of ''Anime/CuteyHoney'', when blinded by scales of a butterfly monster.
* ''Manga/FutureDiary''
** Minene Uryu's injured left eye is depicted as having a lusterless, crumpled iris.
** Tsubaki Kasugano has poor eyesight, being unable to see more than a few meters.
* When Laguna Granscenic in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'' finally removes her eye patch (after having been accidentally shot in the left eye), we see that the eye under it is dull and unfocused. It is never indicated explicitly, however, whether this means that even the advanced medicine on Midchilda cannot restore lost vision, or that she has, in fact, received a cybernetic replacement eye.
* Toph from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirBender'' has these eyes to show she's blind.
* ''Manga/ArmedGirlsMachiavellism'': Tsukuyo Inaba's eyes are a dim brownish-red due to her blindness.
* In ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'', [[spoiler:Roy Mustang]] has these (combined with MilkyWhiteEyes in the manga) after [[spoiler:a forced EquivalentExchange costs his eyesight]].
* ''VideoGame/PhantasyStarOnline2es'': Late into Season 1, [[spoiler:Gene]] loses her eyesight as the result of slowly losing her material form, giving her these.
* ''LightNovel/AsuraCryin'': Rikka Kurasawa loses her vision in one eye near the end of the series, and it becomes dull-colored and non-reflective.
* ''LightNovel/InAnotherWorldWithMySmartphone'': Ellen, the wife of the Duke of Belfast, had been blind ever since contracting an illness five years in the past. Her eyes are dull and non-reflective at first, until the protagonist uses magic to restore her vision, and they gradually return to normal.
* Stella Bonnaro from ''Anime/CowboyBebop''.
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': This signifies that Yukimura has taken away the opponent's sense of sight.
* ''Roleplay/AGameOfChance'': Matthias Cline's eyes are blank and unmoving.
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[[folder:Inhuman and Nonhuman]]
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'': People surpassing their physical and mental limits ("[[SuperMode SEED mode]]") exhibit dull, expanded irises and constricted pupils.
* ''WesternAnimation/MonSuno'': Master Ey has flat green eyes, indicating his otherworldly knowledge.
* ''Manga/MajinTanteiNougamiNeuro''
** When Neuro, a demon, takes human form his swirly eyes have no highlights; though he frequently pretends he's an ordinary man with ordinary eyes.
** Sasazuka is a rather serious and lifeless person who almost never shows any expression.
* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'': N is the leader of Team Plasma who embodies PureIsNotGood.
* Vestals from ''Anime/{{Bakugan}}'' are different from humans by their eyes, because they have a colored pupil and no shine.
* The Buff Clan in ''Anime/SpaceRunawayIdeon'' look identical to humans, with the exception of their eyes.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': The [[spoiler:demonic]] eyes of Zazie Rainyday and her sister.
* Mayu Morita, the titular [[TheQuietOne Quiet One]] of ''Manga/MoritaSanWaMukuchi'' has "the eyes of frozen squid".
* In ''Anime/PhiBrainPuzzleOfGod'', the FriendlyEnemy Rook frequently lacks highlights in his eyes. The MoodWhiplash comes after he and the hero spend an episode hanging out together, when he thanks his friend for the day [[JustifiedTrope with the highlights fading as the sun sets]], and challenges him to the final battle. Averted after his HeelFaceTurn.
* ''Manga/YondemasuYoAzazelsan'': Akutabe, a devil summoner with cold eyes who even devils are afraid of.
* ''Manga/{{Mahoraba}}'': The Occult Research Club President's irises are entirely black.
* ''Manga/InuYasha'': Half of [[BigBad Naraku]]'s incarnations have glazed eyes.
*''Manga/AssassinationClassroom''
** Looking closely, BloodKnight Karma's eyes lack the shine his classmates have. Also, his eyes are drawn a little wider, making him appear just a bit... ''off'' compared to the others.
** Asano Sr. and Jr. lack any glimmer in their eyes, presumably to make them look more focused and ruthless.
* ''Anime/TurnAGundam'': The Moonrace's eye reflects light less often than the Earthrace's. This serves as a way for the audience to distinguish Dianna and Kihel when they switch places.
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': When doubles players "synchronize" with each other and play as one, their eyes turn gold with no pupils.
* ''Anime/ElCazadorDeLaBruja''
** Ellis whenever she manifests her powers.
** L.A. in episode 24 as MindControlEyes.
* ''Manga/{{Freezing}}'': The Pandoras in Nova Form.
* ''Manga/BlackJack'': When a patient notices that doctors, nurses and his mother are acting strangely, he starts seeing them as having these eyes. Instead of alien possession as he's convinced, it turns out [[spoiler:his disease is so serious that everyone is hiding this information from him. Ironically, the [[DefiedTrope attempted aversion]] of LethalDiagnosis makes him become paranoid]], almost killing him. Once the secret is disclosed, their eyes return to normal.
* Jeri Katou in ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' has these while she is behaving oddly. However, this "Jeri" is actually [[spoiler:a clone constructed from data]].
* Ichijou, the {{Cloudcuckoolander}} from ''Anime/PaniPoniDash''.
* Several ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' characters get spiral-shaped eyes at various points when they're utilizing massive amounts of [[HotBlooded Spiral Power]].
* In ''VideoGame/PokemonXAndY'', Hex Maniacs have, well, maniacal eyes.
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