More often than not, before viewers are introduced to a character’s personality, they first encounter them at face value. Character judgments based on someone’s appearance influence how others’ perceptions of them are initially formed. As the saying goes, “the eyes are the windows to the soul”. Eye contact allows people to read others, as the eyes tend to betray hidden feelings.
Eye color in anime is critical to character design. Different eye colors in anime often reflect a character’s true inner essence and highlight some of their most dominant attributes. Pink is often correlated with the theme of love and is associated with femininity, passion and innocence. Pink eyes are memorable and unique, just like girls adorned with them.
ten Yui is as captivating as her magnetic magentas (Angel Beats)
Adorably cheerful, Yui is a member of an organization called SSS at the Afterlife School in The angel beats. With a pair of striking eyes that are always full of excitement and wonder, Yui is energetic and flirtatious and is known for her flirtatious demeanor.
Despite her naturally optimistic personality, during her time in the living world, Yui was bedridden due to a tragic accident that left her paralyzed from the neck down. In the afterlife, she is thrilled to be able to do things she could only dream of in the living world.
9 La Brava’s kaleidoscopic eyes compliment his quirk (My Hero Academia)
Manama Aiba, better known as La Brava, is a villain who appears alongside Gentle Criminal in Kohei Horikoshi. My hero academia. From her Valentine’s Day birthday to her mesmerizing pink irises, every aspect of La Brava’s clever character design points to love and romance.
La Brava’s eyes are bewitching and expressive, reflecting the unconditional love and unwavering loyalty she displays to Gentle, as he was the first person to accept her for who she truly is. La Brava’s quirk, Love, allows her to give the person she loves the most, who is Gentle, a substantial boost, and she wishes to make her dream of becoming famous a reality.
8 Lilynette’s personality isn’t as understated as her pale pink (bleach) iris
Mischievous Lilynette Gingerbuck is the other half of Bleach first Espada, villainous Coyote Starrk. The Hollow that was the pair’s original form split into two after wandering aimlessly throughout Hueco Mundo, suffering loneliness as a result. Young Arrancar’s left eye is covered by part of her helmet, with her right eye colored pastel pink.
Lilynette’s soft-hued right eye is a testament to her playful childlike demeanor, though she is often much louder than light pink tones. Her comedic relationship with Starrk often results in her misbehaving and waking up with a fist in her throat. Lilynette shows her pride in being underestimated due to her appearance, but when she fights she is frantic and aggressive.
seven Mine ‘Genius Sniper’ is as sharp as his eyes (Akame Ga Kill)
A self-proclaimed ‘genius sniper’, Mine is a member of the ‘Night Raid’ assassination squad in Akame Ga kill. Though quick-witted, Mine is easily irritated, with her intense bright pink eyes reflecting her fiery temper.
Mine often displays outbursts of jealousy regarding Leone’s flirty advances towards her boyfriend, Tatsumi, so Mine often lectures him about it. Mine makes it clear to Tatsumi that now that they’re together, he must reject such notions from others. Regardless of her cold exterior, Mine is warm and open with those she trusts.
6 Kaede is an elaborate person, as are the varied shades of pink (Elfen Lied)
Kaede, also known as Lucy and Nyu, is the protagonist of Elfen lied. As Queen of the Diclonius, Kaede is descended from a race of human mutations identifiable by their horns.
As a result of her past trauma, Kaede developed dissociative identity disorder. Lucy, who she is more commonly referred to by fans, and is referred to by the organization tracking her, is Kaede’s violent side, while Nyu, the name her friends use for her, is more innocent. While Nyu’s eyes are soft and full of childlike innocence, Lucy’s reflect a deep hatred for the world that has caused her so much pain.
5 Minori’s selfless nature shines through her baby bubblegums (Toradora)
Captain of the women’s softball team, Minori Kushieda has boundless energy. Despite her smiling facade, Minori represents the majority. She is uncertain, scared, and does her best to fight her fears, but she always puts others first and maintains a strong front.
Minori’s sweet eyes reflect her caring and selfless nature, and her tendency to look on the bright side of things. Minori struggles with her feelings throughout the show and realizes that happiness truly comes from within.
4 Madoka magic is sweet like candy (Madoka Magica)
The protagonist of the bewitching Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Madoka Kaname exudes innocence. A compassionate soul, Madoka believes her purpose in life is to help others, be they animals or humans.
Madoka’s soft pink doe eyes reveal not only her care and tenderness, but also her sweetness and naivety. Madoka’s self-esteem is rather low and she thinks her only true value is being of service to others in need. Despite this, Madoka is terribly optimistic no matter the circumstances, and her true strength lies in her ability to hold onto hope. Her empathetic nature means she has something worth fighting for.
3 Yandere Yuno is pink personified (Future Diary)
Yuno Gasai is the incredibly wild series’ ambiguous yandere who is Future Diary. At first glance, Yuno is sweet and overtly feminine, but beneath the surface is something far more ominous brewing.
Sly and deceptive, Yuno’s pretty pink eyes exemplify more than her perceived shyness and delicate femininity. His dangerous obsession with his classmate, Yukiteru Amano, caused him to develop an incredible bloodlust. Yuno has no qualms about using others to achieve his goals of surviving the violent “diary game” alongside Yuki.
2 Nezuko gained her pretty pink eyes by transforming into a demon (Demon Slayer)
One of the two remaining members of the slain Kamado family, Nezuko Kamado is a human-turned-demon from the award-winning shonen. demon slayer.
Before becoming a demon, Nezuko’s eyes were much darker. Although the candied pink represents her new demon form, the soft tones suggest that deep down, the gentle and caring Nezuko is still very much present. She proves this to be true, as she retains many of her previous characteristics that should have disappeared during her transformation. Nezuko has an innate desire to protect her older brother, Tanjiro, and those they have grown close to on their journey to find a cure to turn Nezuko back into a human.
1 Noelle’s red cheeks rival her eyes (black clover)
When Noelle was first introduced, she came across as arrogant and rude, but over time she proved to viewers that she had undergone one of the best character developments ever. Black clover.
Born into the prestigious royal house of Silva, Noelle was ruthlessly bullied by her siblings for not being able to control her magic and was blamed for their mother’s death. The once painfully insecure young girl blossomed into a confident, level-headed mage with the help of her newly acquired family in the Black Bulls Squad. Despite her determination, Noelle tends to end up with a blush so bright it rivals her eyes due to her crush on her friend and teammate, Asta, but her stubborn nature keeps her from admitting it. Noelle is easily embarrassed, and rather than face her feelings, she puts up a facade that makes her appear arrogant and conceited when it is really just a defense mechanism.