Akiba-Kei

Akiba-Kei

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Akiba-kei is a Japanese slang term similar in meaning to otaku. Akiba-kei is a Japanese slang term meaning "Akihabara style." It dates back to the early 80s and refers to a subset of otaku, now largely older males, who spend much of their time in and around the Akihabara area of Tokyo and are known for their strong interest in "fantasy worlds...anime, manga, maids, idols, and games." Akiba-kei have also been characterized as being "interested in ruminating about domestic items and creating fan works based on these existing elements."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Stapress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613615126X
  • 9786136151267