Monthly Archives: December 2009

Have you seen an Itasha or Itai motorcycle?

Itasha (痛車(いたしゃ))  The word itasha, which literally means “painful car,” is derived from the kanji for itai (”painful”) and sha (”car”). The word also appears to be a reference to the Italian sportscar, also known as itasha (although the ita … Continue reading

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Do you think you have what it takes to be an Otaku?

Do you think you have what it takes to be an Otaku? Test your anime and manga skills. http://lolquiz.com/quiz?id=7S77O

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Otaku

For those of you who hear the word “onna otaku” in English it means she geek or nerd.  Here’s a little history of the “otaku” word.  Otaku (おたく/オタク) means nerd, geek or fan.  The word originates from a polite second-person … Continue reading

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