Otaku's DictionaryOtaku's Dictionary: Essential Words for Every OtakuMore Like This
anime [ah-neem-ay]: (noun) Japanese style of animation; known for it's bright colors and unique art style; tends to have intricate plots involving anything from action to romance. i.e: Card Captor Sakura
Bill eagerly trodded to the anime section of the video store, intent on buying disc three of his favorite title.
BL [bee-ell]: (noun) Acronym for boy's love; romantic relations between two males. See also: shonen ai, yaoi i.e: the Gravitation franchise
Leshauna squealed with delight as she opened her recently purchased BL manga, featuring Akira and Hikaru.
Comiket [ko-mi-ket]: (noun) large Japanese convention held in Tokyo for selling handmade comics. Original works and doujinshi are commonly sold.
Carlos and Lucia attended Comiket 2009 and nearly went broke from all
OtakuIt's not a cartoon, it's "Anime".More Like This
It's not a comic book, it's "Manga".
It's not homosexual, it's "Yaoi".
It's not lesbian, it's "Yuri".
It's not porn, it's "Hentai".
It's not erotic, it's "Ecchi".
It's not pedophile, it's "Lolicon".
It's not gay, it's "Shonen-ai".
It's not slutty, it's "Fan Service".
It's not costume, it's "Cosplay".
It's not a dating show, it's "Harem".
It's not a fetish, it's "Moe".
It's not a drawing, it's "Doujinshi".
It's not a bipolar girl, it's "Tsundere".
It's not a schizophrenic girl, it's "Yandere".
It's not sexual aberration, it's "Eroguro".
It's not a sex game, it's "Eroge".
It's not Chinese animation, it's "Japanimation".
I'm not a geek, I'm a "Otaku".
Pokemorphs 101 - Lucario TFAs Tai sat on the bus this morning, he had no idea what to expect. He had finished at his old high school just a few months ago, and he made good use of his summer holidays. He didn't know which college to move onto next, so he had spent a while looking around. When he couldn't find anything that catered to his needs though, he had kinda lost hope in what he was to do now.More Like This
It was only a week ago that his parents had brought his attention to this relatively unheard of college, called The Sir Aaron Memorial University. It was a place where they studied various subjects. Computers, Science, Physics, Math, English, History....even some obscure stuff.
But for Tai, he was a little worried. He had heard nothing about the students there and what they were like. He really didn't want to start off on the wrong foot on his first day, that's for sure!
It was around a half hour drive, but the bus soon stopped outside of a large set of gates, the words SIR AARON MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY written in