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.

Fifth in our Otaku Culture Series (ref Pod2Per4GrpC)

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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?

Fourth in our Otaku Culture Series (ref Pod2Per4GrpB)

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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.

Second in out Otaku Culture Series (ref Pod2Per3GrpE)

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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.

First in our series on Otaku Culture (ref Pod2Per3GrpB)

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World War 2 Movies

The older generation has been criticized for ignoring World War 2. Among young people, movies about the war are all the rage. Listen to an insightful discussion by 3 university students in Tokyo, and how portraying Japan as the victim in WW2 doesn’t wash any more.

15th in our Youth Culture Series (ref  Pod1Per4GrpF)

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Classical Music as a Hot Trend

That’s right, due to a Manga comic book adapted to a comedy TV Series, starring members of a classical music orchestra, Bach is back. And Beethoven too. Find out from 3 university students all the melodic details.

12th in our series on Youth Culture (ref Pod1Per3GrpC)

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