If you are in love with Japanese culture, anime, manga, etc. then you’ve probably heard the word Wibu. But what is Wibu and why do people call others and where the word comes from? This article will help you answer those questions.
The Western countries that developed early should have been introduced this information and culture earlier. The word Weeaboo began to appear in the 2002s. It was originally from Waponese – created by the words wannabe and white. This word means whites who are obsessed with Japanese culture from manga, anime or even hentai.
But later when Japan opened its door to trade with Western countries, the waponese was gradually replaced by Weeaboo a few years later. In recent years, this word has become especially popular as social networks are more widely available.
Although they only know a little over the anime and manga they admire, they show themselves very knowledgeable, are the keyboard heroes with a very unique style. They claim to be Otaku types when they see some anime. Those are the people the Vietnamese community often call Wibu.
In case you want to call someone Wibu, first you need to find out the formation and its meaning. There is a note when using this phrase Wibu is only used for the Vietnamese community. When you interact or talk with your Vietnamese friend, you can freely use the word Wibu because it is a transcription from Weeaboo. As for other national groups or when you talk to a foreign friend, the word Weeaboo will be more appropriate.
However, this term is actually used to sarcasm who you feel is not good when they are too greedy and show themselves knowledgeable about Japanese culture through Anime, Manga. So its meaning is completely negative. If you just intend to make fun of your friend, don’t use this word, it will probably make them disrespectful.
A disrespectful and inaccurate way of calling is likely to lead to many consequences. So, please carefully study and use words carefully to avoid semantic dangers that cause bad intentions to users as well as listeners.