1. (This is how it is used in Japan
means a person who sits alone and does nothing all day day and might watch anime
, read manga
, ect. In Japan
, it is a term that is not taken as a complement.
2. (This is used in other places) An Otaku
is a person who is obsessed in a fandom
; usually Japanese
. In other places (not Japan
), it is not taken offensively.
1. Don't hang around with Haley, she is a major otaku.
2. That otaku can sing the hard to sing Japanese song and watches a lot of anime. (That sucked)