2011 | 1999 | Manga
Scarlet eyes 2011
Scarlet Eyes



Hi no Me

Item Statistics

Only when is a genetic trait:*

  • Temporary increase in physical strength and speed.
  • Change Nen type. (Confirmed only for Kurapika)[1]
Owned by

Originally, as parts of them:

As an item:

Manga Debut

Chapter 7 (Mentioned; Image)
Chapter 18 (Actual appearance)
Chapter 101 (As item)

Anime Debut

Episode 14 (1999) (Actual appearance)
Episode 62 (1999) (As item)

Episode 1 (2011) (Early brief appearance)
Episode 4 (2011) (Mentioned; Image)
Episode 9 (2011) (Actual appearance)
Episode 53 (2011) (As item)

The Scarlet Eyes (()()()()()()()()()(), Hi no Me) are a trait exclusive to members of the Kurta Clan.[2]


Though typically brown, the irises belonging to members of the Kurta Clan glow scarlet when they are emotionally agitated. If a member of the Kurta Clan dies in that state, his/her eyes permanently stay scarlet postmortem.


Due to the Scarlet Eyes being considered one of the most gorgeous colors in the world, they are treated as a rare jewel by many. After the Phantom Troupe massacre of the Kurta Clan, Kurapika is the last and only survivor of the Kurta Clan.[2]


Yorknew City arcEdit

Scarlet Eyes Up For Auction

The Scarlet Eyes up for auction

There are only 36 pairs worldwide, prompting the lusts. Pairs of Scarlet Eyes have been shown to cost anywhere from 900 Million to over 2 Billion Jenny Currency Symbol during the auction in Yorknew City.[3]

13th Hunter Chairman Election arcEdit

Kurapika was shown to have obtained multiple sets of Scarlet Eyes and is giving them a funeral in a church at an unknown location.[4]

Dark Continent Expedition arcEdit

The Fourth Prince of the Kakin Empire, Tserriednich Hui Guo Rou, has obtained a large and likely the last remaining sets of Scarlet Eyes.[5] Kurapika, with help given from Mizaistom Nana, plans on retrieving them during the voyage to the Dark Continent.[6]



  1. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 9, Chapter 83
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 1, Chapter 2
  3. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 11, Chapter 101
  4. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 32, Chapter 339
  5. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 33, Chapter 343
  6. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 33, Chapter 344