The biggest stag gathering in recent memory is currently underway at the Tokyo International Anime Fair. Otaku world over are flocking to catch glimpses of their favorite doe-eyed DD-cup school-girl characters.
...Like-minded colleagues he greets as he makes his way through the crowd, don't see themselves as belonging particularly to their country; if they have an affiliation at all, it's to the confederacy that the Japanese call otaku — the vast network of slovenly, asocial and diffident fanboys who spend their days watching anime on DVD; reading the heroic, erotic, cutesy or literary comic books known as manga; and surfing the Internet.
That which rises in the east sets in the west, as the Star Wars convention where "Women will get sterile just looking at you."
Posted by on April 3, 2006 10:05 AM | Permalink