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Why don't people just say otaku instead of weeaboo?
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Weeaboo and otaku aren't the same thing. Just like being a fan of anime isn't the same as being a weeaboo or an otaku.
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>>436240
They may not be the same thing, but they're used in the same way, and that's what matters.
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Because an otaku is actually Japanese, while a weaboo is not Japanese, but thinks Japanese things are really cool (and/or superior to non-Jap alternatives) solely because they're Japanese.
They are often very similar in how they live and act, but not always. And the distinction between one actually being Japanese and the other wanting to be Japanese (Using a flawed definition of what it means to be Japanese most of the time) is pretty important.
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>>436277
>Because an otaku is actually Japanese
It's a Japanese word but the person's ethnicity is irrelevant to its meaning.
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>>436280
If you're a weaboo, maybe, but weaboo using Japanese slang words when there are more appropriate slang words (Such as neet) in more relevant languages is just part of being a weeb.
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>>436277
>They are often very similar in how they live and act,
What? No they aren't. Otaku is basically the Japanese word for nerd. Weeaboo/Wapanese isn't a word fot nerd, it's a term to refer to those stupid faggots obsessed with japan, consume nothing but japshit, want to live in japan and basically think japan is better. Basically, they want to be Japanese. Otaku and weeaboo are two different things, however, weeaboo will most likely refer to themselves as otaku, like stupid faggots.
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>>436282
Weaboo try to live like otaku because, in addition to being obsessed with japan, they are almost always "nerds" who are into the exact same things as otaku. It's very rare to see a weaboo who wants to pursue non-otaku Japanese things.
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>>436283
Except, you stupid retard, as I said, Otaku is basically the Japanese word for nerd. There is no 'set way' for Otaku to live. What you are saying is fucking wrong. Weebs might try to 'live like' Otaku, but in no way do Otaku live the same as them. The majority of Otaku aren't fucking Hikki-NEETs.
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>>436281
>If you're a weeaboo, maybe
No, it's factually irrelevant.
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>>436277
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>>436283
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