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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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Etienne Barral
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Credited cast:
Akitoshi Ashida Akitoshi Ashida ... Self
Hiroki Hashimoto Hiroki Hashimoto ... Self
Noriko Kato Noriko Kato ... Self
Yo Kawamorita Yo Kawamorita ... Self
Yumi Kurokawa Yumi Kurokawa ... Self
Ryuma Miyoshi ... Self (as Ryuama Myoshi)
Akio Nakamori Akio Nakamori ... Self (as Akio Nakamuri)
Keisuke Nakao Keisuke Nakao ... Self
Koshi Nonaka Koshi Nonaka ... Self (as Koshi Nouaka)
Maki Satoh Maki Satoh ... Self
Sion Sono ... Self
Toshiaki Sonoda Toshiaki Sonoda ... Self (as Tashiaka Sonoda)
Masakazu Uemura Masakazu Uemura ... Self (as Masakozu Uenimura)
Chie Yasuoka Chie Yasuoka ... Self (as Chie Yasukoa)
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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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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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Country:

France

Language:

French | Japanese

Also Known As:

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

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Japan See more »

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France 2 Cinéma See more »
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