Akihabara: Otaku Mecca

Get the details on Akihabara, take a tour and find out what is hot and what is not, in the Tokyo Otaku Mecca of electronics, food and lots of other unusual stuff. Audio.

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How to become an Otaku

All you need to know to become an Otaku. How to dress, how to walk, how to act, what to take with you to Akihabara (of course). Listen and learn.

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Fujoshi: Rotten Girl

The female version of an Otaku is sometimes called a Fujoshi, or Rotten Girl. But it is more complicated than that. Take the interest in young homosexual boys, and mix it with something else….why don’t you listen and find out?

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Doujinshi: The first indy Manga?

Otakus love Manga, but especially a type of self-produced comic that is often the drawing board for success. Independently produced by the authors tthemselves, this may be the first indy media, going back decades in history.

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Moe: Frustrated Love

Otaku, similar to a nerd or geek, is often frustrated in endeavors of love. They even have a word for it. Moe. Listen to the details on this complex word.

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