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Otaku (1994)

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A documentary that explores the life styles of various otakus in Japan. Various interviews are given to selected otakus who express how interesting it is to be an otaku as oppose to not ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Akitoshi Ashida Akitoshi Ashida ... Himself
Hiroki Hashimoto Hiroki Hashimoto ... Himself
Noriko Kato Noriko Kato ... Herself
Yo Kawamorita Yo Kawamorita ... Himself
Yumi Kurokawa Yumi Kurokawa ... Herself
Ryuama Myoshi ... Himself
Akio Nakamuri Akio Nakamuri ... Himself
Keisuke Nakao Keisuke Nakao ... Himself
Koshi Nouaka Koshi Nouaka ... Himself
Maki Satoh Maki Satoh ... Herself
Sion Sono ... Himself
Tashiaka Sonoda Tashiaka Sonoda ... Himself
Masakozu Uenimura Masakozu Uenimura ... Himself
Chie Yasukoa Chie Yasukoa ... Himself
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A documentary that explores the life styles of various otakus in Japan. Various interviews are given to selected otakus who express how interesting it is to be an otaku as oppose to not being one at all. Along with various shots of various Japanese city landscapes and the inside of an average otaku home from rooms filled with videos, models, and the latest in technology. Written by J LeGault

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otaku | figurine | idol | obsession | manga | See All (8) »

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Japanese

Also Known As:

Otaku - Gefangen in der Welt der Videospiele, Comics und Computer See more »

Filming Locations:

Japan See more »

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France 2 Cinéma See more »
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Color
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Otaku: (in Japan) a young person who is obsessed with computers or particular aspects of popular culture to the detriment of their social skills. (definition from The Oxford Dictionary)

Otaku: Obsessed fan; geek; nerd. Not restricted to anime fans, otaku is a general and relatively insulting word used to describe people obsessed with some particular hobby. (definition from AnimeWorld.com) See more »

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References Astroboy (1963) See more »

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