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2 definitions by Mark Giambruno

 
1.
1. Related to, or suitable for use in motion pictures.

2. In video games, refers to non-interactive storytelling segments presented in video or animation that are used to introduce the story or bridge between gameplay segments.
1. The live performance of The Lion King was more interesting than the cinematic version.

2. The opening cinematic for World of Warcraft was very cool.
by Mark Giambruno August 24, 2007
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2.
noun
An all-encompassing term to describe the fans of Japanese anime and manga. Fandom specific to anime and manga lovers.
It seemed like half of otakudom showed up at the last Anime Expo convention.
by Mark Giambruno April 29, 2007
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