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survey on how much manga otakus collect

Postby Jeimuzu-kun » Wed 02.22.2006 11:00 am

hi,

How much manga on average does each otaku collect? im a big fan of anime, and i have about 30-40 manga books, 7 mags, 6 how to draw books, and 7 dvds.

bai! :)
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Postby hikikomori number1 » Sun 03.19.2006 12:27 pm

you are less otaku than me
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Postby keatonatron » Sun 03.19.2006 12:40 pm

Does... anyone realize that in Japanese being an otaku is a bad thing? Has that word been adopted into English as a good thing by anime fans? I'm just curious, because I really don't know.
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Postby hikikomori number1 » Sun 03.19.2006 12:45 pm

im happy of beeing an otaku and a hikikomori also!!!
i know thats a bad thing in japan but i dont care!!!
if you love manga & anime youre an otaku and you must accept it!!!!
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Postby aKuMu » Sun 03.19.2006 1:12 pm

lol, sorry, just lol, i dont know how someone thinks that beeiong an outsider, out if society, no real friends, no girlfriend, looser in life, just collectiong over massivle anime and stuff that the whole room is full of it,
well, that are things i hate the most of the so called "otakus" outside of japan, they dont know what thyre talking about

and just bythe way, you made the same thread allready here and again YOUR NOT an otaku with just 40 mangas
geez

and no, by just loving anime and manga your not automaticaly an otaku.
dont talk about stuff you dont know anything about

and btw2 japan is NOT anime :D


ah and to answer your question, the avarage otoku in japan collects 292,3847 manga
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Postby kanadajin » Sun 03.19.2006 1:57 pm

ah and to answer your question, the avarage otoku in japan collects 292,3847 manga
:o:o:o:o:o Um.. wow isn't even close to the word I'm looking for.
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Postby Sachi » Sun 03.19.2006 2:07 pm

kanadajin wrote:
ah and to answer your question, the avarage otoku in japan collects 292,3847 manga
:o:o:o:o:o Um.. wow isn't even close to the word I'm looking for.


:D

Also, I totally agree with everything aKuMu-san just said. No use in repeating :p
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Postby ashitaka » Sun 03.19.2006 3:01 pm

Who would want to be an otoku.
292,3847 sounds about right maybe a little more.
lol, sorry, just lol, i dont know how someone thinks that beeiong an outsider, out if society, no real friends, no girlfriend, looser in life, just collectiong over massivle anime and stuff that the whole room is full of it,
well, that are things i hate the most of the so called "otakus" outside of japan, they dont know what thyre talking about

That basicly sums up the life of an otoku. well they have many many many friends. they just happen to be the only ones that can see their friends.

With all my otokuness i have one dvd and thats mononoke hime. :)
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Postby Sachi » Sun 03.19.2006 5:27 pm

Straight from the dictionary:

オタク (n) (col) geek; nerd; enthusiast; (P

I myself own the Furuba mangas and DVDs xD That's all.
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Postby Frumious Boojum » Sun 03.19.2006 6:16 pm

Well.... I have about 10 mangas, 30 or so DVDs... maybe about 6 mags.

I wouldn't call myself オタク.

My live action movie collection is much bigger.
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Postby Mori no Hana » Sun 03.19.2006 8:58 pm

I've got about 60 mangas, several issues of Shonen Jump, and about half of the FMA season. Not to mention, I enjoy a few animes almost to the point of a moderate obsession, but I'd never consider myself an otaku. xD I can hardly ever remember the names of the characters in most of them.

Just because you enjoy anime and manga doesn't make one an otaku. :P I read just as much American Lit. as I do Japanese, as well as English, French, etc. Wherever it comes from.
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Postby Seijiro Hiko » Sun 03.19.2006 9:28 pm

So.... is that average number the "criteria" for being an otaku....<whistle>:o
I'm with kanadajin on that one...hmmm....maybe the word is you're looking for is "ridiculous"

I think the word Otaku has come to mean an anime/manga fan here in the U.S.
and by that meaning I'd call myself one but one the other definition that akumu and sachi gave I'd say no I'm not...

In any case I don't have any manga except for a shonen sunday that my ex-band director gave me when he came back from visiting his son in Japan. I do however have several Anime series
1) Berserk (AWESOME ANIME you have to see it to believe it!)
2) Blue Gender (If you like starship troopers, anime, and mechs)
3) Cowboy Bebop (Like the Fonz-cool, movie is not that great just another episode really)
4) Evangelion (complete with strangely addictive opening song-Cruel Angel Thesis)
5) Samurai X OVA (I highly reccomend)
6) Rurouni Kenshin (didn't like as much after I saw the OVA)

I'd really call myself more of a gamer though...:
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Postby TrilinguisT » Sun 03.19.2006 9:32 pm

Densha otoko is the best otaku ever!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
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Postby Hatori » Sun 08.13.2006 3:21 pm

i have like 60 mangas and manga magazines together and like 40 disks of anime stuff... i really wouldn't consider myself an otaku. i have a life and do things that are not related to anime and manga... like i play tennis... and do... other stuff.
我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。
lol
~ハトリ~
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Postby paul_b » Sun 08.13.2006 3:27 pm

80+ manga, 12+ novels, umpteen-squiggly-dozen games and anime videos. All Japanese language only of course.
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