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addaword.gifdefinition of otaku

noun
a young person who is an extremely keen fan of Japanese popular culture (e.g. comics, TV shows, video games, toys)
Akihabara is the centre of 'otaku' or 'geek' culture in Tokyo.
Submitted on 29/11/2012 12:32:00
Definition of otaku from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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