otaku


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otaku

(ɔːˈtɑːkuː)
n
a computer enthusiasta person absorbed in a very particular technical hobby who is generally considered to be socially inept
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An anime-centric crypto called Otaku Coin also plans to debut within this year.
Welcome to the latest installment of Otaku Central.
While this fascination may appear childish, they were actually clued into one of the micro trends Japan makes world-famous: in this instance, artist Takashi Murakami's celebration of otaku (obsessive fandom) culture.
Today Sedki not only collects Gundam super robots but also runs a store, Otaku ME, selling Gunplas (plastic model kits), tools, paints and other accessories for Gundam robots.
Among his best known recurring motifs are smiling flowers, iconic characters, mushrooms, skulls, Buddhist iconography, and the sexual complexes of otaku culture.
Hoy en dia, estos productos no solo no han perdido su popularidad sino que se consumen mas, sobre todo por las generaciones mas jovenes quienes han dado paso a la conformacion de la cultura otaku en nuestro pais.
Foreigners coming to conventions can often be stigmatised as otaku (obsessive, self-absorbed) - which has a "negative image for normal Japanese people", says Kazuma Kobatake, a student at Tokyo University.
Satsuki Takamoto is an invisible otaku teenager in Hiroshima.
Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan: Historical Perspectives and New Horizons
Substituting the temptation to stray into a land of lewd imagery, Akiba's Trip chooses to treat the game as a stylishly executed homage to Japanese Otaku culture, bolstered by a solid combat system in which everyday objects become weapons, and a varied cast of characters based on common anime and video game tropes keep the experience pretty fresh throughout.
Animacion japonesa y globalizacion: la latinizacion y la subcultura otaku en America Latina.
Nonetheless, the growing prevalence of "database" consumption over other forms of narrative consumption--in other words, the consolidation of otaku culture as such, a bloc of magpie-consumers keyed less to overarching stories or subjectivities than to a set of visual fetishes--does over time bend back toward the production end of things as otaku exert pressure on the market and, over time, enter the industry as creators.