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Old 03-13-2009, 04:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Excalibur View Post
otaku is technically the Japanese word for geek or speciality. Like you can be a geek at anything, well Otaku was supposed to be a term for a geek or your speciality, but most would associate it with anime now.
Otaku is a 'fanboy'. And it's usually a pejorative, used to derisively describe uber geek fans. No one is proud to be called an Otaku , at least over here.
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