The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

COLUMN: Becoming the King of Pirates

COLUMN: Becoming the King of Pirates

Kierstyn Budz, Columnist October 6, 2023

During the summer of 2022, I started watching the anime "One Piece." Now if you are unaware of this anime, it follows the story of Monkey D. Luffy, who dreams of becoming the King of the Pirates. He sails...

COLUMN: Im the Villaniess, So Im Taming the Final Boss, pretty to look at and small issues

COLUMN: “I’m the Villaniess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss,” pretty to look at and small issues

Karyne Allen, Columnist April 20, 2023

Love stories of all types are told in TV, movies and lucky for me, in anime. This past weekend I found a romance anime that I watched in just one day. This anime only has 12 episodes, and it is easy to...

COLUMN: Buddy Daddies is light-hearted, but touches on some truth

COLUMN: “Buddy Daddies” is light-hearted, but touches on some truth

Karyne Allen, Columnist April 6, 2023

Anime about family life is one of the best types of anime to me because it is always just so silly most of the time. “Buddy Daddies” is an anime that came out this year and I have to say this anime...

COLUMN: Anime has created fond memories, and opened my mind

COLUMN: Anime has created fond memories, and opened my mind

Karyne Allen, Columnist March 9, 2023

Anime is something that has been in my life since I was a kid, and it holds lots of good memories for me. It was hard growing up watching anime because a lot of people did not understand it and would make...

COLUMN: An anime full of supernatural adventure

COLUMN: An anime full of supernatural adventure

Karyne Allen, Columnist March 2, 2023

“Jujutsu Kaisen” is an anime that was released in 2020 and also has a manga. This anime has one season and one movie. This anime can be watched in English and a hand full of other languages. It can...

Getting obsessed over anime is so easy

Megan Keane, Columnist February 20, 2020

Who wants to be considered a weeaboo? Nobody wants to be that non-Japanese person who’s obsessed with Japanese culture, stereotyping Japanese people and denouncing their own culture. When I was younger,...

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is Hollywood’s last chance

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor February 4, 2019

Time and time again western moviemakers try to bring anime and manga into the mainstream here in the west by making live-action adaptations in a film or TV format. There have also been numerous examples...

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