Definition of otaku in English:

otaku

Syllabification: o·ta·ku
Pronunciation: /ōˈtäko͞o
 
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noun (plural same)

(In Japan) a young person who is obsessed with computers or particular aspects of popular culture to the detriment of their social skills.
More example sentences
  • The report reveals that their interests can be shared with video game otaku or comic enthusiasts because animation shows, games and comics often have characters and content in common.
  • He had described it as ‘a gathering place for computer otaku,’ so I had a negative image about the place before seeing it.
  • Much of the media is currently smitten with the country's booming otaku culture.

Origin

Japanese, literally 'your house', alluding to the reluctance of such young people to leave the house.

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