30 Ways To Tell You’re An Otaku

What is an Otaku? Being Otaku is like being a super nerd, a person specialized or obsessed in a certain field, in our case you become an anime otaku is that when you exceed the level of an anime fan. In other words, you dive into anime world more than normal people and you start taking it really seriously.

How I know I’m Otaku? It’s really easy to know if you’re an otaku, here is a list of 30 ways to know you are an otaku and see which ones you match up more then make the decision yourself:

1 – You know you’re an Otaku when you are able to to understand what’s going on in an anime scene without paying attention to subtitles.

2 – You know you are an Otaku when you start learning The Japanese language just to watch anime.

3 – You know you’re an Otaku when all of your bookshelves on Goodreads are manga genres. 

4 – You know you’re an Otaku when you only check out manga books in the library.

5 – Being an otaku can make you write a college essay about or somehow is related to anime.

6 – You know you’re an Otaku when you get mad if you heard someone says that anime is cartoon then you try to correct him/her.

7 – You know you are an Otaku when you have cried over the death of an anime character.

8 – you know you are an Otaku when you start correcting people’s pronunciation of Japanese words, even though you don’t speak The Japanese language.

9 – You know you are an Otaku when you can recognize incorrect translations and for some reason it really bothers you.

10 – You know you are an Otaku when you leave your friends just to go to watch a newly aired episode of your favorite anime.

11 – You know you are an Otaku when you recommend an anime that you like to other people.

12 – You know you are an Otaku when a touching scene of anime brings you tears of Joy.

13 – You know you are an Otaku when you name your pets after anime characters.

14 – You know you are an Otaku when you respond somebody’s question with a quote from anime or how your favorite character would respond.

15 – You know you are an Otaku when most of your talks with friends are related to anime.

16 – You know you are an Otaku when you know the difference between Yuri and Yaoi.

17 – You know you are an Otaku when you buy or plan to buy cosplay.

18 – You know you are an Otaku when you find yourself drawings characters from your favorite anime.

19 – You know you are an Otaku when you can memorize all the characters in the anime and can name them by heart without spelling or pronunciation mistakes.

20 – You know you are an Otaku when you plan to, or have, named your kids after anime characters.

21 – You know you are an Otaku when you fall in love with an anime character.

23 – You know you are an Otaku when you start to relate real life events to events in anime.

24 – You know you are an Otaku when you find yourself obsessing over the same anime for months or maybe even years.

25 – You know you are an Otaku when you name your OC/RPC after yourself because you love the anime so much.

26 – You know you are an otaku when all you do on a Saturday is watch AMVs of your favorite anime.

27 – You know you are an Otaku when you find yourself watching excessive amounts of anime and nothing else.

28 – You know you are an Otaku when you can memorize your favorite anime theme song.

29 – You know you are an Otaku when you have an argument with someone else about a pairing or the plot in an anime.

30 – You know you are an Otaku when your family may want to put you in a mental hospital for fangirling or fanboying over anime characters.

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