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Anime Profile: Otaku no Video

USA Info
Japanese Info
Otaku no Video Otaku No Video 1982(おたくのビデオ ) Otaku no Video
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  More Otaku No Video 1985
2 OVA Episodes 2 OVA Episodes
December 31, 2001(DVD) 1991
  Takeshi Mori
Comedy Comedy
Genshiken Genshiken
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Comic Party Comic Party
Banker Kanda Banker Kanda
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Iiyama Iiyama
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Inoue Inoue
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Kitajima Kitajima
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Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon and The Right Stuf.

Anime Characters: Otaku no Video

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Banker Kanda Banker Kanda Murata Murata
Iiyama Iiyama Nakamaru Yooko Nakamaru Yooko
Inoue Inoue Shao Bai Lung Shao Bai Lung
Kitajima Kitajima Tanaka Tanaka
Kubo Kubo Ueno Yoshiko Ueno Yoshiko
Misty May Misty May Yamaguchi Yamaguchi
Misuzu Fukuhara Misuzu Fukuhara Yoshida Yoshida
Miyoshi Miyoshi Yuri Sato Yuri Sato

Anime Description: Otaku no Video

Otaku no Video is about Ken Kubo, your average guy with a great girlfriend, until he reunites with Tanaka, one of his old friends from High School. Inviting Ken to his circle of anime otaku friends, Ken decides to become the Otaking. (The King of all anime otaku!) From them on he sinks deep into the world of anime, even to the point of creating one himself! And that's only the beginning....

Honestly, Otaku no Video is really about anime otaku (a lot like Genshiken) and the craze surrounding it. It also serves as a historical archive of the history of Gainax (Gunbuster, Evangelion).

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