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Eagle

Eagle

Alternative Titles

English: Eagle: The Making of an Asian-American President
Japanese: Eagle [イーグル]

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 89
Status: Finished
Published: 1997 to 2001
Genres: Mystery, Drama, Seinen
Authors: Kawaguchi, Kaiji (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic

Statistics

Score: 7.711 (scored by 166 users)
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Ranked: #19772
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Popularity: #9421
Members: 559
Favorites: 9
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Volumes: /11
Chapters: /89

Synopsis

Eagle is the story of a US Presidential election in which the Democratic Party nominee is a Japanese-American, seen largely through the eyes of a young Japanese reporter covering the campaign for a major newspaper.

(Synopsis: ANN)

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Characters

Jo, Takashi
Jo, Takashi
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Yamaoka, Kenneth
Yamaoka, Kenneth
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Maffy
Feb 25, 2016
Economy, immigration, defense, education, health care, as well as other numerous categories are problems for most countries and that is what makes Eagle timeless. Although it was written with the American presidential election of 2000 in mind, the issues it delves into make it a part of today and most probably, tomorrow too, a thought that is a bit disheartening.

Kenneth Yamaoka, a biracial man, has the dream and conviction to become the next president of America and the whole work is dedicated on his campaign almost from scratch. Although most people know more or less the basic of politics, it is a refreshing feeling to read more
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afroemo
Jun 9, 2009
Eagle was the first Manga series I ever purchased and it was essentially the beginning of what has blossomed into a considerable collection. I'm only disclosing this information because it might explain any bias in my review.

(Edit - Since the review is being voted down to hell, I'd also disclose that I'm Black! For context; I doubted this country's President as being anything other than White (at the time). thankfully I was proven quite wrong.)

That said I enjoyed this series at the time because of the premise that at the time seemed so improbable. An Asian (see:minority)-American US President? Combined with the considerable heft of read more
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