General The pros and cons of having otaku parents, according to Japanese anime fans

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  1. tom_mai78101

    tom_mai78101 The Helper Connoisseur / Ex-MineCraft Host Staff Member

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    ”I wish my mom would stop trying to make me a boys’ love fan,”laments frustrated son.


    While certain popular anime series have had cult followings in Japan since at least the 1970s, until recently being a full-on otaku was something that most people grew out of as they got married and had kids. But with anime being a more prevalent pop culture force than ever before in Japan, as well as an unprecedented number of women in the hard-core fanbase, Japan is starting to see the largely unprecedented phenomenon of otaku parents.

    A family where mom and/or dad are seriously into anime makes for a unique upbringing, as highlighted in a recent tweet from Japanese Twitter user @xamethyx.


    Read more here. (Rocket News)
     
  2. Varine

    Varine And as the moon rises, we shall prepare for war

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    Well i didn't understand a fucking word of that.
     
  3. tom_mai78101

    tom_mai78101 The Helper Connoisseur / Ex-MineCraft Host Staff Member

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    Can't blame you if you're referring to some of the phrases from various anime series.
     
  4. Varine

    Varine And as the moon rises, we shall prepare for war

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    Even if i got that, i think the cultural differences exclude me from grasping what is being discussed.
     

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