The Daily Eastern News

Original Japanese manga art, artifacts up for viewing at Booth Library

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2019

The Eastern community can appreciate original Japanese manga art and artifacts at the West Reading Room of Booth Library in honor of Asian Heritage Month until April 25. Kofi Bazzell-Smith, a junior majoring in studio art, created all of the original manga artwork at the exhibit. Manga is a Japanese s...

New hope for live action manga adaptations

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

February 18, 2019

The following review contains spoilers for “Alita: Battle Angel.” “Alita: Battle Angel,” based on the Japanese manga series “Gunnm” (“Battle Angel Alita” in the English translation) by Yukito Kishiro, was a success for live action anime/manga adaptations, but failed in many aspects. ...

‘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 of failures to achieve this goal by Hollywood. For those who are unaware, the upcoming film ...

Comics can be a good tool for teachers

Shelby Niehaus, Columnist

November 14, 2017

Lately, I have been reading more comics than usual. I told myself that I would read for pleasure more this semester, and I think expanding my comic knowledge satisfies this self-imposed assignment. Tentatively I list comics, graphic novels and graphic narrative as areas of personal expertise on my resume...

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