Otaku is a Japanese term used to refer to people with obsessive interests, particularly anime, manga or video games.
OtakuJapanese popular cultureAnime and manga terminologyFandomPejorative terms for peopleJapanese valuesJapanese societyJapanese idolsJapanese subculturesOtakuSlang expressionsJapanese cultureJapanese youth cultureJapanese words and phrases
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.
Freedom CityFictional populated places in the United States
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.
Otaku USAAnime and manga magazinesAmerican magazinesMonthly magazinesPublications established in 2007
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.
Otaku no VideoMockumentary filmsAnime with original screenplaysGainax1991 animeOtakuParody anime and manga
Fujoshi Rumi is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by manga author Natsumi Konjoh .
Fujoshi RumiJapanese television dramas2006 mangaSeinen mangaMedia Blasters
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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I, Otaku: Struggle in Akihabara
I, Otaku: Struggle in Akihabara is a Japanese manga series written by Japanese author Jirō Suzuki. The manga is serialized in the Japanese shōnen manga magazine Monthly GFantasy. It has been licensed by Los Angeles-based company Seven Seas Entertainment for distribution in the English language.
I, Otaku: Struggle in AkihabaraShōnen mangaSeven Seas Entertainment titles
Otaku Unite! is a 2004 documentary film by Eric Bresler on American fans of Japanese culture, specifically anime and manga, known as Otaku.
Otaku Unite!Independent filmsAmerican filmsDocumentary films about fandom2004 filmsDocumentary films about comicsEnglish-language films
Otaku no Seiza: An Adventure in the Otaku Galaxy
Otaku no Seiza: An Adventure in the Otaku Galaxy is a role-playing video game for the Famicom that was released in 1991 in Japan. It was developed by Advance Communications and published by M&M. A game called Aurora Quest: Otaku no Seiza in Another World was a remake of the Famicom version for the Turbo CD by Pack-in-Video in December 1993 and featured updated graphics. Both versions were never released outside of Japan. An anime based on the games was also released in Japan in 1994.
Otaku no Seiza: An Adventure in the Otaku GalaxyScience fiction video gamesJapan-exclusive video gamesNintendo Entertainment System games1994 animeRole-playing video gamesTurboGrafx-16 games1991 video games
Ambiant Otaku is the first solo album released by Japanese ambient artist Tetsu Inoue.
Ambiant Otaku1994 albumsAmbient albums