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Otaku

Otaku is a Japanese term used to refer to people with obsessive interests, particularly anime, manga or video games.

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Freedom City

Freedom City is a fictional, city-based campaign setting for the roleplaying game Mutants & Masterminds. It was designed by Steve Kenson, whose design philosophy for the setting seems based-on and in honor of several classic comic book icons and concepts.

Fictional populated places in the United States
Densha Otoko

is a Japanese movie, television series, manga, novel, and other media, all based on the purportedly true story of a 23-year-old otaku who intervened when a drunk man started to harass several women on a train. The otaku ultimately begins dating one of the women. The event, and the man's subsequent dates with the woman, who became known as "Hermès", was chronicled on the Japanese mega-BBS 2channel.

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Otaku USA

Otaku USA is a bimonthly magazine, published by Sovereign Media, which covers various elements of the "otaku" lifestyle from an American perspective. The issues were accompanied by a DVD featuring three anime episodes but as of 2009 the DVD feature was dropped and the double sided poster feature of the Magazine was also dropped starting with the February 2010 issue. Otaku USA began publication in August 2007.

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Otaku no Video

Otaku no Video is a 1991 comedy anime spoofing the life and culture of otaku, individuals with obsessive interests in media, particularly anime and manga, as well as the history of Gainax, its creators. It is noted for its mix of conventional documentary film styles (with actual film, no less), with a more traditional anime storytelling fashion. It is licensed in the United States by AnimEigo. The DAICON III and IV Opening Animations from the early 1980s are also featured in this OVA.

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Fujoshi Rumi

Fujoshi Rumi is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by manga author Natsumi Konjoh .

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The Otaku Encyclopedia

The Otaku Encyclopedia is a 2009 encyclopedia written by Patrick Galbraith and published by Kodansha which provides an overview of anime and manga fandom topics, and interviews and profiles of important people in Japanese fandom.

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Otaku Unite!

Otaku Unite! is a 2004 documentary film by Eric Bresler on American fans of Japanese culture, specifically anime and manga, known as Otaku.

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Ambiant Otaku

Ambiant Otaku is the first solo album released by Japanese ambient artist Tetsu Inoue.

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Otaku Magazine

Otaku Magazine is a bimonthly magazine published by Xvolve Publishing, covering various aspects of otaku lifestyle which includes anime, manga, video games, J-pop and various Japanese music, various hobbies and japanese culture. Otaku Magazine's first issue was published in October 2005 in South Africa.

Anime and manga magazines Monthly magazines Publications established in 2005
Otaku no Musume-san

Otaku no Musume-san is a Japanese comedy manga series by Japanese author Stu-Hiro. It tells about a young 26 year old otaku, who is suddenly visited by a young girl claiming to be his daughter. It was first serialized in Fujimi Shobo's shōnen manga magazine Monthly Dragon Age in 2006. The last chapter has been released in the no. 11 Monthly Dragon Age on October 8, 2011.

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