A half animated/half live-action mockumentary about the world of Japanese geekdom.
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Shouji Murahama ...
 Interviwer (Portrait of an Otaku segment) (1991) (unknown episodes)
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An hilarious mocumentary featuring an animated tale of an average person who slowly becomes an otaku (anime fanatic) and eventually becomes the "Otaking"! Between story segments, live action interviews with fictional die-hard otakus take place. Written by Annonymous

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29 March 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Otaku no bideo  »

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(2 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The anime was never dubbed in any language other then it's original Japanese. See more »

Quotes

Person on Phone: Hello, Grand Prix. Hello? Hello?
Person on Phone: Um... about the "M.J." T-shirts...
Kubo: What? "M.J.?"
Person on Phone: Mr. Okada said that I can print "M.J." T-shirts, and...
Kubo: Look. It's the New Year's vacation. Nobody's hear. Call back later.
Person on Phone: Uh, then...
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Connections

Spoofs Dokutaa Suranpu Arale-chan (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Tatakae! Otaking
(Fight! Otaking)
Lyrics by Kanda Yoshimi
Music by Tanaka Koohei
Arrangement by Fujiwara Ikuroo
Performed by Tsujiya Kooji
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Scathing parody of "Otaku" or anime fans.
6 May 2003 | by (Madison, Alabama USA) – See all my reviews

I loved this anime! It's so hilarous and dead on in its presentation of anime fans and nerds in general. The anime is basically about this tennis jock who gives up his beautiful girlfriend and jock's life to be an anime nerd. The presentation of the "Otaku" in the film was very eeriely similar to how nerds behave here. I laughed hysterically...


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