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Screenshot: Ken Kubo the ‘Otaking’ from Otaku no Video (1991) via The Anime Nostalgia Tumblr Otaku no Video (“Geeks’ Video” in English) is a 1991 comedy anime spoofing the life and culture of otaku (people with obsessive interests, especially anime and manga) as well as the history of the anime studio Gainax who were also responsible for such classics as Evangelion, Gunbuster and FLCL. The movie mixes a traditional anime story with live-action documentary excerpts, titled “A Portrait of an Otaku”, interviewing anonymous anime fans. The main story is about anime fans, Kubo and Tanaka, taking over the anime industry with their own magical girl show, Misty May (pictured below). The mock documentary segments feature many geek subcultures including cosplay, airsoft guns, garage kits (anime resin models), and gaming. One of the interviewed subjects is a shut-in who videotapes television programs for trade, but has not actually watched anything he’s recorded. Heh, I can certainly relate to that 🙂 Otaku no Video is a classic and truly unique anime. Check it out if you haven’t yet! Buy Otaku no Video: Amazon | eBay TATAKAE OTAKING! Otaku No Video Opening AMV...

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