What Does OTAKU Mean?

OTAKU means "Nerd."

Otaku is a Japanese word that means something similar to "nerd" in English.

Otaku is typically used when referring to obsessive fans of anime and manga.

Otaku is generally considered critical and insulting. However, like nerd, it is a label worn with pride by some people.

Summary of Key Points

"Nerd" is the most common definition for OTAKU on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
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Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of OTAKU Used in a Text


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