Monday, 6 April 2020

In manga and anime, sometimes characters are drawn with "watery eyes," uru-uru-me うるうる目, in which case the eyes may be drawn simplified as large and with multiple highlight spots.

Honey-senpai ハニー先輩, example of "teary eyes," uru-uru-me うるうる目.
Character: Honey-senpai ハニー先輩
Anime: Ouran High School Host Club, Ouran Koukou Hosuto-Bu 桜蘭高校ホスト部 (Episode 12)

Often, characters drawn with this sort of eye will be begging for something, so they're like "puppy dog eyes."

The word uru-uru うるうる is a reduplication of urumu 潤む, which means just "to be wet." See namida-me 涙目 for eyes that have tears on them, and nakigao 泣き顔 for characters actually crying.
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