The Word 'Otaku' Was Banned By NHK Until 2008

In a piece on the Lolita Complex, punks and otaku, game translator and author Matt Alt points out that the word "otaku" ("geek") was a dirty word of sorts, banned by NHK until 2008. More in the link. [Neojaponisme]


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    otaku doesnt mean geek,
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otaku

    Did you even read the article you linked tom?

    Extract:

    "...In modern Japanese slang, the term otaku is most often equivalent to "geek"..."

    Tard

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