Skip to content

Megane Day, The Type of Megane

The anime and manga world is really an interesting one, you can found all kind of characters, these different characters can be divide in different categories no matter the purpose of the character in the series, protagonist, antagonist and even the supporting character. This can also be applied to the megane aka the beautiful creature wearing glasses. In this post written especially for the Megane Day (10/01), I will list some kind of megane you can find in anime and manga series.

First we have the obvious one, the one that wear glasses cause they can see shit without them. Tsukishime Kei for the series Haikyuu!! is one of them, he need is glasses in his everyday life, unless he decide to wear contact, he can’t do lot of this without them, that one of the reason his brother Akiteru bought him sport glasses with prescription, at least with those he will not fear to break his everyday pair.
In that category, we also have Midorima Shintarou from Kuroko no Basuke and Ryugazaki Rei from Free!

There is character who wear glasses to hide behind them, it’s the case of Ginoza Nobuchika from Psycho-Pass, who wear his glasses to hide his eyes. Ginoza have his father’s eyes and both doesn’t have a good relationship. Masaoka Tomomi, Ginoza’s father, became a latent criminal no long after the implementation of Sybil and Ginoza felt betray and ashamed by that, plus he fear to become like his father, all reason to hide his eyes behind those spectacles.
In that category, we also have Edogawa Conan from Detective Conan

While some character will hide their identity or some physical trait behind their glasses, for some other it have other purpose than see clearly like Claes from Gunslinger Girl. Claes is one of the child cyborg used by the Italian government to fight various terrorism group. Since she is a cyborg, Claes doesn’t need glasses, so why she is wearing them? It’s because of the promises she made to her late handler. He made her promise, when she is wearing her glasses, she need to be a good girl, not be the powerful weapon she supposed to be, thus Claes only remove her glasses when she is on the field which doesn’t happen often.
Another character whom glasses serve under purpose than only see clearly or hiding is Murasaki from Hamatora.

The last megane character I want to talk about are character whom glasses just as fashion accessory, those character doesn’t wear them cause they doesn’t see well, wear them to hide something nor for any other purpose than look more handsome, like Oikawa Tooru from Haikyuu!!. He doesn’t need glasses, at least it’s not mention in the series, he doesn’t have to hide behind them to hide something, it’s just a fashion accessory like a necklace or a bracelet.


This was my post for the Megane day, hope you enjoyed your read.
If you have any other type in mind feel free to leave in the comment below !

5 thoughts on “Megane Day, The Type of Megane Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

KimchiSama

Anime for the Soul

The Comic Vault

Unlock your inner geek and step inside!

Average Joe Reviews

Reviews, Discussions and Much More!

AnimeReview

Everything Anime Related!

GALVANIC

Are YOU Amped Up?

railgunfan75's Geek blog

My thoughts on all things geek...anime, comics, conventions, etc. Just remember stay geeky my friends!

Merlin's Musings

All Flavors of Entertainment

Sakuras Galleria – An Anime Blog

We provide you with weekly dose of anime.

CouchCruisin'

Stuff To See and Do When Coolin' on the Couch

MoeGamer

The best of overlooked and underappreciated Japanese and Japanese-inspired games

ステファノs' Blog

A Not Serious Anime Blog

Nerd Rambles

Nerdy goodness every Thursday and Sunday

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Just one blogger taking on all of Japan's Pop Culture when she can.

Energized and Salty

A realm for multimedia critiques, rants and recommendations

AllAboutAnime

facts, reviews and opinions about anime

That Baka Blog

A journey into the world of Anime and Geek culture

Words Across the Ocean

Japanese to English Translation by grimmfeather

Orderly Chaotic Realm

Welcome to the world of K-pop and Anime!

Keiko's Anime Blog

A bubble of crappy anime reviews and the likes

%d bloggers like this: