Do You Think You Might Be a Weeaboo?


Are you an anime fanatic? Do you love Japanese culture? Do you wish you were Japanese? Do you spend your days obsessing over which was better for your favorite series, the manga or the anime? Do you tell everyone you know how much better your taste in media is than theirs? This quiz will tell you without a doubt: are you just a casual anime fan, are you a bit of a nerd, or are you a fully-fledged weeaboo?

Did you know?

The term “weeaboo” started as a nonsense word

The nickname “weeaboo” is an alternate word for the word “Wapanese,” which means “Wannabe Japanese.” The term was initially coined on the internet site 4chan in the early 2000s as a derogatory word. The word “weeaboo” came from the internet comic "The Perry Bible Fellowship," where it did not have any particular meaning until 4chan users took it for their own. Weeaboo is sometimes shortened to “weeb” and is in common use today on sites like Reddit.

Weeaboos are considered extreme versions of Otaku, a Japanese word roughly translated to “geek” or “nerd.” In Japan, the term Otaku is more derogatory. It indicates an obsession with a particular hobby or type of media, while in English, the words weeaboo and otaku are used fairly interchangeably.

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