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The hit manga was made into a movie

Many Japanese comics have been on the big screen and left a certain mark in the audience.

Death Note: This is the famous comic series written by Ohba Tsugumi and illustrated by Obata Takeshi. The manga revolves around a high school student who decides to eliminate evil from the world thanks to a mysterious notebook. This book can kill anyone whose name is on it.

As of May 2006, Death Note is the sixth best-selling manga in Shueisha’s history with over 15 million copies sold separately in Japan. In particular, Episode 7 alone sold about 1,2 million copies. Fans of Japanese comics voted Death Note as one of the 10 best manga of all time. Death Note movie version also became a hit film in Japan in 2006.

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Dragon Ball: Dragon Ball is no stranger to many people. This comic series is even attached to the childhood of many generations.

Throughout the journey, Son Goku meets many friends and fights against the villains who intend to use the wishes of the holy dragon to dominate the world. This comic series has made a name for author Akira Toriyama.

In 2009, 20th Century Fox studio bought the copyright of the work from Akira Toriyama and edited the film version of the series with the name Dragon Ball: Evolution. However, after its debut, this film was not appreciated by fans and quickly forgotten.

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Attack on Titan: The series began to be published on Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine on September 9, 2009. After that, Attack on Titan was aggregated into 15 episodes as of December 9, 2014. The story is about the world in which people live in cities surrounded by thick walls to hide the Titans – giant humanoid creatures that eat people without reason.

The original plot centers on Eren Yeager, adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman and childhood friend Armin Arlert. The three joined the army against the Titans after witnessing their home town being conquered. They also want revenge for Eren’s mother – the victim of a carnivorous Titan.

What do Japanese people think when they hear the word “Otaku”

Otaku is a slang term in Japanese that uses a type of person, weird, makes friends like them or refers to someone who is too passionate about something, especially anime, manga, or game. This word in the world is generally understood as those who read comics and watch cartoons.

Nowadays, “otaku” is for lovers, anime and manga fans in general. People who are crazy about vocaloid or anime, manga claiming to be “otaku” and proud of it. Even now the events on this topic are very interested and enthusiastic among young people all over the world. It has become a trend.

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Moreover, each person has a unique way of living, nothing called abnormal. Just like words: there are no two words that are completely synonymous, substituting for each other in all circumstances. If so, 1 in 2 will be annihilated. So no one can be like anyone.

This is a survey from the website of a Japanese company called DIP which is a company specializing in job introduction. They conducted a survey on the Otaku theme and received feedback from Japanese men and women from the age of 10 to 49.

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In it, only 37.4% identified themselves as Otaku. And more surprisingly, nearly two-thirds of the rest – those who have no or very little experience with Otaku’s life or passion spend time answering all questions. In the poll, there is an interesting question that today’s article wants to focus on. That is: “When you hear from OTAKU, what do you think?”.

The Otaku often shop for their headscarves with prints, names or things related to their favorite idols, singers, voice actors …. The original goal was for hair to not obstruct their eyes while “studying” the subject. Later became a popular style of Otaku.

Anime and Manga – Representatives of Japanese popular culture

Manga is a word used to refer to genres of comics originating from Japan, Anime is an animated film, can be adapted from Manga or has its own Japanese-style plot. Anime and Manga generally refer to a typical artistic style originating from Japan, used in many areas but often used to refer to the above two genres.

Anime cartoons and manga is an industry that brings Japan billions of dollars annually and is an important part of contemporary Japanese culture. They brought the image of Japan around the world through Songoku, Doraemon, Pokemon or more recently Luffy and Naruto.

Every week in Japan there are dozens of comic magazines that’s published, including Shounen Jump or Magazine Special, and the anime is broadcast all over the airwaves with higher ratings than regular dramas. Some of Studio Ghibli’s films also brought in more than $ 100 million in movie theaters and won many prestigious awards.

In Japan, you can see 2D drawing style of manga and anime everywhere: from introductory leaflets to banners hanging on electric trains or videos advertised on television; The manga is also placed in the waiting chair of the clinic or barber shop. You’ll also find it easy to see pictures of manga and anime characters dressed in otaku in Akihabara, Shinjuku, Harajuku or other streets across Japan.

Mangaka that’s manga painters are also respected by Japanese and called Sensei like writers, teachers or doctors. In addition, a large museum is built in Kyoto just to exhibit about Japan’s unique manga culture. Manga is considered as the heart of Japanese popular culture including: adaptation, game, cosplay, …

One of the unique features of manga and anime is the rich and diverse knowledge. The content of the manga and anime is considered to be more important than the visual part, so the artists have to read a lot of materials to be able to build reasonable and attractive stories.

Each manga is often associated with a specific theme or career, so readers can gain more specialized knowledge from manga and anime in a way that is easier to understand and lively than passive listening in schools. For example, detective comics like Conan or Kindaichi provide a lot of scientific and criminal knowledge. The series of Adachi Mitsuru describe in detail the sports knowledge such as baseball, boxing or swimming.