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Mamimi gets Scary Shiny Eyes briefly just before rubbing herself against Naota. Haruko gets Scary Shiny Goggles twice during her "run in" with Naota.
Episode "Marquis de Carabas". When Naota's father is offering his booklet to Ninamori, his glasses glow. Colonel Maes Hughes' occasionally-scary glasses function entirely backwards, showing his eyes only when he's forming a plan.
This is in-line with the "concealing one's soul" angle, though - most glasses on the characters are Shiny only during bouts of Obfuscating Absentmindednessand the effect only subsides when they reveal their true, hypercompetent nature. When he is not busy being a ditzy CloudcuckoolanderHohenheim switches to Scary Shiny Glasses mode and becomes a competent, badass, and threatening Determinator.
Also used to great comic effects to emphasize the weirdness of his body language, as he makes scary revelations and silly comments with an impenetrable face and hidden eyes. Scar did this occasionally back when he wore sunglasses more.
An interesting inversion with General Grumann. Normally, his eyes are invisible behind his glasses, which coupled with his smile, gives him a benevolent, harmless look. When his eyes are visible, they are cunning, which reveals his true nature. All of the scientists during King Bradley's flashbacks, who have been responsible for training him and other potential subjects to become ideal leaders of Amestris since their births.
The light reflected from the scientists' glasses cover their eyes, most notably the lead, gold-toothed scientist. A powerful effect meant to symbolize their descent into depravity and evil, the light in their glasses symbolically shuts them off from humanity.
The Gold Toothed Doctor embodies this trope. So much so that you don't even see what his eyes look like normally. General Gardener's glasses do this to emphasize the weight of certain subject matters Shinji Kazama's otaku glasses turn this way when he starts describing the effects of the biological weapon that's been accidentally released in the classroom.
Tomu Shirasagi of Gamble Fish often has these. Ayane Isuzu from Gatekeepers Kitagawa in Genshiken does this on occasion. Anybody with glasses in Genshiken, although this is more either "Hide your Feelings" glasses or "Hide your identity" glasses.
Ghost in the Shell has a version of this where not only is the Yakuza boss talking calmly without looking at whom he is talking to, his glasses are shining with the reflection of the porn movie he is watching. Yes, he is watching a porn movie while talking to the police.
The Major wears these occasionally, usually just to take them off with a cool gesture moments later. The Meganekko maid Ikuyo Suzuki. Taro's grandfather in La Verite episode 1.
Parodied with Haruko from Hayate the Combat Butler. Light is reflected off her glasses in a manner that resembles a laser. She can use these lasers to burn up pieces of paper. Also played straight in a Shout-Out to Gendo Ikari in the first episode, as the picture above presents, where Hayate's boss at the bicycle delivery service poses in exactly the same way.The benandanti ("Good Walkers") were members of an agrarian visionary tradition in the Friuli district of Northeastern Italy during the 16th and 17th centuries.
The benandanti claimed to travel out of their bodies while asleep to struggle against malevolent witches (malandanti) in order to ensure good crops for the season to leslutinsduphoenix.comn and , in the midst of the Early Modern witch. The Hardest Button to Button Neil Gaiman's short novel Coraline is a frightening fantasy that gives a whole new meaning to the phrase 'the .
How does Gaiman create a frightening atmosphere in the novel? Gaiman creates a frightening atmosphere in the novel by using different techniques.
In chapter one Coraline’s new home is described in a horror way and is introduced in this quotation: “It was a very old house ” using the phrase “old house” often refers to horror films.
Dec 19, · Two very short stories from Gaiman's own Smoke and Mirrors collection, The Price, which is a cat-lover's story that is also a confrontation with the Devil (in the shape of a woman as often is the case with Gaiman, sigh)/5.
Hi Tess, Thanks for the great collections.
This is my favourite quote “Fear is the thief of dreams. ~ Brian Krans”. Having worked in a corporation with a pay which is enviable by most of my peers, I decided to quit and be a full-time web entrepreneur. Gaiman does build plot tension, but keeping you on the edge of your seat or jumping at shadows doesn't seem to be the goal.
Coraline is too matter-of-fact and clearly competent for the reader to get too nervous.