Sanpaku (三白, lit. “three whites”) eyes, or eyes with a visible white area between the iris and the lower eyelid, are a common trait found in anime and many illustrations. The concept of sanpaku eyes was first popularized by philosopher George Ohsawa, who theorized that this particular eye type was able to reflect a person’s health and destiny. Whether you believe in his theory or not, it's undeniable that people with sanpaku eyes have a distinct and powerful gaze that bores into your soul.
Enjoy the drawings below and feel the eyes of these characters look right through you!