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“Wapanese” are decidedly caucasian individuals who, by means of thoroughly warped postmodern acculturation processes, have come to the decision that it is in their best interest to act as if they were denizens of the nation of Japan. The term “wapanese” can be accurately though of as an analog to wigger. A whitey can be classified as a “Wapanese” if they are in possession of two or more of the following defining traits:


1. Has an unhealthy obsession with shallow, saccharine and intellectually insulting animation shows (also refered to as anime by the nerd elite) originally tailored for young Japanese children

2. Operates under the erroneous belief that every aspect of American culture is vastly inferior to that of Japan’s – even though 99.9% of Wapanese have never had firsthand experience of any sort with their preferred culture (in other words, they’ve never set so much as one foot upon the island(s) of Japan)

3. Halfheartedly studies Japanese language and/or is a part-time practitioner of martial arts

4. Has a sword (samurai swords only, of course) collection

5. Is a Virgin
6. May be afflicted with a terminal case of yellow fever; however, they constantly fail in their quest for Japanese pootytang

7. Extreme cases may traipse around whilst wearing a “costume” that makes them resemble their favorite anime characters (this practice is reffered to as cosplay; cross-dressing and raging homosexuality is not an uncommon component of cosplay.


Interestingly, Wapanese are generally though of as “failures” and rejects within their own culture. Social scientists such as myself speculate that it was their failure to gain acceptance within their own culture than has lead many a white geek to seek out Japan’s culture as a surrogate; however, they’d be shattered to know that the insular and somewhat racist Japanese society would be even less accepting of them than the people of their true and native culture.
Wapanese munch on imported Pocky and wash it down with a bottle of Pocari Sweat.
by Dolphin_X April 04, 2003
Anyone of the people here who sat here and thought of a defination, while trying to defend the fact that just because they watch anime, doesn't mean they are an Otaku.
There are obviously a lot of Wapanese-folk postin' on here!
by J. L. B. February 07, 2005
Term referring to caucasian American who chooses to adopt the (perceived) cultural, aesthetic & social trappings of japanese society.

The word originally derived by analogy with wigger ( = "white" + "nigger").

Generally used as a term of disparagement by the sort of white Americans who - touchingly - never seem even to consider why it is that half their own youth population seem so desperate to be japanese, black, chicano, euro, virtual. Anything, indeed, rather than white American.

Natives of the world's other 200-odd countries find the social phenomenon somewhat less confusing.
Yuhuhuhhh - check that Wapanese faggut ovur thar - whut a dumb-ass.
by lex November 25, 2004
teh ultimate form of FANBOY
You know, those wapanese were actually new school anime fanboys orginally
by YOU = TEH WAPANESE November 25, 2003
A term used to describe a white person who thinks they are Japanese despite never having been to Japan. Ironically, this term is often used by wiggers, who are white kids that think they're black street kids despite having been raised in the suburbs rather than the ghetto.
Some wapanese are cool guys.
by D.P.Lipsky March 21, 2004
1. White Japanese--someone who is white but was born in Japan and/or grew up there.

2. Wannabe Japanese--most likely an American whose life is based on anime, manga, and ridiculing people who go to Abercrombie and "waste" their money on 100 dollar flip-flops, when they spend all their money on Japanese Kimonos that aren't even fucking real! They vigorously study the Japanese language, and often says stuff like "baka", "kisama", etc and some even say stuff like "oro", which is a completely retarded term that Rurouni Kenshin, some gay-ass Samurai uses on the kids show "Rurouni Kenshin".

They seriously base their entire life on trying to be Japanese, while they've never even been to Japan. Japanese Americans think they are a bunch od idiots and posers and hate their guts, because those Wapanese are being RACIST!!! Being Japanese isn't about watching anime (that was created by the Japanese to entertain kids--I was raised in Japan and stuff like "InuYasha", "Rurouni Kenshin", "One Piece"--they were ALL POPULAR WHEN I WAS SEVEN-YEARS-OLD) when you're like, 17, saying weird Japanese phrases with American accents, trying to make up own fake-Japanese phrases like "nano" (which is a interpretation of "nani"--recently abolished when iPod Nano came out).

Wapanese: Konichiwa, I love Japan! I wanna go to Japan and be Japanese!
Japanese American: WTF! You guys are really insulting, you know that?
Wapanese (shocked): Oro?
Japanese American: Go die, racist!
by Anti-Wapanese March 21, 2006
A highly derogatory term similar to wigger that pertains to any person, usually Caucasian, who esteems Japanese culture. Many people hold backward views of these individuals; they immediately associate them with animé and hentai. This is not the case, however; it is instead an example of how intolerant people are.

Generally, people think 'Wapanese' are young males under the age of twenty. People tend to think that these individuals live with their parents until their thirties... which I believe is a disgusting generalization.

The 'Wapanese' (which is a contraction for White Japanese or Wanna Be Japanese) simply feel that Japanese culture is intriguing. Many do not, as the populace stereotype, discard their heritage arbitrarily. Is a person of British decent who wants to learn Japanese, knowing that it will take years or decades, Wapanese if they eat traditional British food and use conversational English in their daily lives? Would one label them 'Wapanese' if they also enjoy watching animé and listening to J-Pop for the simple reason they consider it appealing?

The term 'Wapanese' is a slur used by insecure people to describe other people in cultural limbo. It is an example of the blatant stupidity people carry in their heads. 'Wapanese' is simply a cultural preference, if you may. It is an example of the narrow-mindedness many people posses.
'Wapanese' is a disgusting stereotype, alike to the notion that all Caucasian people who listen to hip-hop are wiggers. Both are grossly politically incorrect.
by Exodus February 09, 2004
1)someone who is half japanese, half caucasion
this is NOT a derogatory term, despite popular belief
said person can be perfectly nice, hot, and cool
2) derogatory form of the word
means a caucasion who is obsessed with Japanese stuff
1) Ryan's coming. You know, the Wapanese who's mom is from Japan but his dads from England? He's so hot!
2) Man, JJ is such a Wapanese. All he does it watch anime and look at manga!
by OhBurnIWin February 11, 2006

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