Eyes drawn with the top eyelid slanting inwards. This usually produces a strong, piercing look and is generally given to characters with forceful personalities (naturally, exceptions exist).
Opposite is tareme, which usually produces a gentle, weak look.
- jitome - eyes topped with a flat line
- sanpaku - eyes that show white primarily below the iris
- tareme - eyes with a rounded, drooping shape
- tsurime - eyes with an upward outer "point"