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Otaku no video 

A half animated/half live-action mockumentary about the world of Japanese geekdom.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Shouji Murahama Shouji Murahama ...  Interviwer (Portrait of an Otaku segment) (1991) unknown episodes
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Storyline

An hilarious mocumentary featuring an animated tale of an average person who slowly becomes an otaku (anime fanatic) and eventually becomes the "Otaking"! Between story segments, live action interviews with fictional die-hard otakus take place. Written by Annonymous

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Otaku no bideo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gainax See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The book 'Anime Essentials: Every Thing a Fan Needs to Know' by Gilles Poitras has the box art from the VHS/DVD as the cover. See more »

Connections

References Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Tatakae! Otaking
(Fight! Otaking)
Lyrics by Kanda Yoshimi
Music by Tanaka Koohei
Arrangement by Fujiwara Ikuroo
Performed by Tsujiya Kooji
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Scathing parody of "Otaku" or anime fans.
6 May 2003 | by davidmccollumSee all my reviews

I loved this anime! It's so hilarous and dead on in its presentation of anime fans and nerds in general. The anime is basically about this tennis jock who gives up his beautiful girlfriend and jock's life to be an anime nerd. The presentation of the "Otaku" in the film was very eeriely similar to how nerds behave here. I laughed hysterically...


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