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It's ANIME! by IreneMartini It's ANIME! by IreneMartini
Please...Say that you know, in the secret of your room, what does it means to be even a bit otaku in this world...XD

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AnAdminNamedPaul Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2015
...being a bit of an otaku means... boobs?
Iceygirl123 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2015  Student Interface Designer
FireTypeTrainer Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Feldiarts Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so happy that my mom understands. 
The only thing that I need to make her understands is
that my first OC IS NOT ME.... god damn it
KentaRaikiri Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
exactly! Cartoons are for kids, Anime is for adults. :iconbigjoyplz:
DanielRavits Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I hate how parents and all talk about anime as a thing for little kids -.- Anime has a huge variaty of ratings and a lot of it is not for kids.
globerflobb Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
Lajnia Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely color-schedule! Now I will stop commentspam. :) 
ThatDudeNamedSven Featured By Owner Edited Feb 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Make them watch Boku No Pico and they'll change their mind. XD
meperson94 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014
Agree strongly!
iara96 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
hahaha thats me and my mom am always telling her its anime not cartoon there's a huge diffance ok
PUPISAWESOME Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
glad im not the only one who gets angry when people call anime "cartoons" i mean seriouslyRAEG  its not that hard to remember!
Im a closet otaku and when i hear people make fun of anime i stare at them like this:- FIRERAGE -  for a good five minutes.:hmph: 
Sharuda Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
A show of power by any group is the ability to alter political discourse within another organization in order to manipulate them into accomplishing a certain objective.
There is a phenomenon that is occurring among our young people called “Otakuization” that is being perpetuated by Eastern Media and Eastern Cultures, primarily Japan. This phenomenon has been taking place since the late 90’s to early 2000’s when Japanese animated features and eastern media were at their most popular among the American population, especially young people, who are the most susceptible to succumbing to the imagery and ideas promoted within the animated medium. Countries like Japan have a vested economic and political interest in promoting parts of their culture within the west and, through their media and animation, try to cultivate an acceptance of cultural assertions among our youths, in our theaters and broadcast stations and in our universities. The goal of an eastern country like Japan is to gradually alter political discourse to favor them, and they start from the youngest members and the recently politically active in an attempt to play a long game. For example they tend and desire to covertly and insidiously promote certain liberal agendas. Shows like Azumanga Daioh (meaning “Azu-manga the Great King”) and High School Host Club are intent on and made for the purpose of promoting sexually liberal ethics and the LGBT lifestyle (Lesbianism in the case of Azumanga which is aimed toward young women). Since animation isn’t all primarily for children, a show like Serial Experiments Lain is featured in many Colleges and Universities in order to promote certain eastern philosophies in relation to the nature of reality and religion. Otakuization is the process in which a country like Japan promotes their cultural products in order to condition the population into accepting the agendas and philosophies they wish to instill, thus affecting for the purpose of manipulating us into fulfilling their economic and political goals. It is the will of the East to affect the western political landscape in the long run. Eastern media and the animation that is so frequently employed by them should be brought under scrutiny.

The author of this post is actually a Christian with some conservative values who happens to particularly enjoy the above mentioned shows. However there is bit of mischief in me that wishes that this reaches a major news network like MSNBC and Fox News to screw around with them for a while.
Mrliteratureart Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
My family loves anime. We all are bit "otaku."
trinson Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014
Secrets of my room.  No!  Sorry don't know.  I am a full blown, all out in the open, animation fanatic.  All who know me, know this.  So no need to keep it secret.  I am a grown adult man who watches cartoons and anime without fear.  I am proud to say I watch MLP, Lucky Star, Dragon Ball and TMNT (the latest series).  So yep, no nothing of this animation secret life you talk about.  I am who I am and not about to hide that for someone who can't understand.  :D

Bye the way.  What anime were you watching?  :D
Sharuda Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
can't help but notice that hat looks like maromi
trinson Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
Had to look up Maromi.  Hmmm ya I guess there is a similarity, but only cause of the size really.  It's a DevCat hat from the game Mabinogi.  Though the color and eyes do look close.  :D
otterwolf3 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013
you're not alone, I'm a closet otaku. not even my closest friends know the extent of my otaku-ism
ArtProducer95 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha! That's exactly like me! XD
ComplexEvil Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
i dont even bother correcting my parents, i just let them think what they wanna think.
rubenimus21 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
"watching chinese cartoons again?"
- Facepalm
ThyneOwnSlave Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
I personally own my love for cartoons - and I mean ACTUAL cartoons, 'cause I refuse to grow up! Seriously, I'm obsessed... Going Angi Kate's x3 Angi la Laffy la Zik la Mary la Irene la avatar Wakko Warner Endless 16 Ton Death Bunny sleep Mickey Mouse Lalala Mickey Mouse Dummy Raving Mickey Disney Avie SuperLibbie Revamp :3 O: Mickey Mouse coldbritto - Mickey Mouse myEmote Journal CSS Cursor Normal POW POW :zeekyboogydoog: Flapjack Emote Super Emoticon Pirate Pipsqueak Emote Journal CSS Cursor Linked :ImplodingFangirl: BoogaBoogaBooga ICON- Elmyra and Monty Sanity is Overrated Nuts IMing: Nuts ultratard Blink Blink my first animated emoticon Wow... I'm a little more nuts than I thought. Let's celebrate! Peanut Butter Jelly Time
chili19 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013
Mom is just like that -.- everything hand drawn is cartoon no matter what the subject is or how violent they are. If they are hane drawn it is a cartoon and cartoons are for kids.
Capn-Smollet Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes because 'Ghost In A shell' or 'Sword Of The Stranger' are totally all about the kiddies :facepalm:
 I'm sure your Mums fantastic (as all Mums are) but damn thats annoying!
chili19 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Oh indeed it is. Even dad have to come in my defence at one point when I watched an anime and told her, it might not be for kids.
TwillightDestiny Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankfully, my feminine parent (I enjoy comical formality, don't judge me XD) also appreciates anime to an extent...but pretty much everyone else I know is incapable of doing so.
DiMenen Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist
A mais pura verdade u.u
DiDi-dias Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Haha so true! :XD:
DoesThisPlayARole Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The same with me! As if all Animes are for Kids -.-
Pkmn2Legacy Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
Funny thing is that people do not even seem to check before sorting it like that...  a local second hand bookstore had put manga books that (if you checked the back) rather obviously were hentai and ecchi in the childrens section...

I also wouldn't let children see stuff like Clannad, cuz I think ya need to be older to deal with the horribly sad parts of that anime :D
Sonicxgal2546 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Enyae Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013   Traditional Artist
I know exactly how you feel. I get so annoyed when people treat anime and other great animated shows like they're kids shows. T^T
BabylonSabby Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Student General Artist
Story of my life.
solnitra Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
so now i now who is author this popular pic
MimiMal123 Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Student
Soo right!
lulubelo Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
I was just going to say that!
Burning-Question Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, same happens every time I watch anime at home. x.x
kiwicat10 Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Student General Artist
OMG THATH HAPPENS TO ME ALL THE TIME NO JOKE ever felt like whenever someone calls an anime a cartoon you want to strangle them? BLEARRRRGH this makes me feel very mixed feelings XD
GarnetLilith Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
Ehehehee I don't have that problem because my parents got used to it when my brothers started watching anime. But they can't understand our fascination to the Simpsons or Southpark... -_-'
ilinga Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
+1 x3
LatiastheHedgehog Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
Sooo true. D:
lovelyjuliexo Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Student General Artist
*sigh* i have the same problem with my parents. . .
Killer-Paw Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
know how you feel
earthflight Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
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Music3Freak Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
You've just showed me T__T :thumbsup:
barkingbeagle Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So true.

Well balanced comic strip. Thank you for sharing it
forever1000 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can totally relate to this...
Fairytall22 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i understand this feeling completly
Kyarameru-chokoreto Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
the first panel kinda looks like Inuyasha's hair... Awesome~ <3
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