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1. A Japaneses man-child.
2. A non-Japaneses who is obsessed with Japan and do stuff like watching Anime, reading manga and buying body-pillows They are similar to a weaboo however they have some major differences that set them apart. Otakus manage to stay in touch with their own culture while also respecting Japaneses culture and not look like complete asses while weaboos make them selves look like asses by acting Japanese even though they are clearly not Japanese which disrespects Japanese culture.
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that guy is Japanese and he stays in his home and acts like a man-child. he must be an otaku

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Person : you're a weeb
Otaku : I like my culture as well as Japanese culture so I am an Otaku.
by criplin' depression October 20, 2016
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Otaku is rooted from the Japanese word オタク and can be used in many different ways the most common is refers to someone who is obsessed with Japanese culture specifically in Manga, Anime, Cosplay and such, The Japanese definition of Otaku is a nerd or weirdo.
"Gosh, Miranda Sings is such an otaku she is always watching some form of Anime."

"Look at him he is such an Otaku always playing with Pokemon trading cards."
by Ihatetofu March 06, 2017
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A person who watches a lot of anime, reads a lot of manga, or both. May stay up late at night to fill their otaku needs.
She joined the otaku fandom after she started watching Sailor Moon, Fairytail, and SAO.
by LopiSnas October 03, 2016
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A Japanese word for person whom are prone to stay at home and watches anime/manga/video games. Although my friends and I like to mess around with that word saying like:
Goodbye my otaku brethern

Or
Fellow Otakus unite!
Or something like that

PS it is a negative word
Great I'm stuck with a non-otaku.
by Senpai Otaku-chan May 31, 2016
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A Japanese slang word for someone who devotes so much of their time to a particular activity that it is detrimental to their social status; a nerd.
"What an otaku; sitting at home always playing Starcraft."
by The Legend Never Dies August 08, 2013
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Otaku -//noun//-

A person often described to be as a loser who stays at home and watches anime, plays video games 24/7 and constantly talks about Japan being superior to every country in the world.
These assholes often talk non-stop about anime and other Japanese related media and entertainment.
Most Otakus' favorite video game company is, Nintendo and often thought as, nerds, among nerds.
Slightly less annoying than a weeaboo

Synonyms: Anime Freak, Weeaboo, Japanocentric.
Antonyms: Regular guy, Cool person, Smart guy
Misspellings: Otak
Hey Richard are you a weeaboo? No, I'm a slightly less annoying, asshole, Otaku.
by CaptainFabulous January 20, 2015
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Obsessed anime nerd. Closely ralated cousin of the wordJapanophileword.

Original word means somthing along the lines of "loser" in Japanese.
I can't tell anyone I like Evangelion, I'll be branded an otaku fag for life!
by NINny July 15, 2003
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