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The Best Otaku Anime  

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List of the best otaku anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. Otaku anime focus on a character with an obsession that is uncool and unpopular about toe embark on a quest toward popularity. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about otaku in one way or another. List ranges from Welcome to the NHK to World God Only Knows and more. What is the greatest otaku anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!

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Oreimo, short for Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai and also known as Ore no Imōto, is a Japanese light novel series written by Tsukasa Fushimi, with illustrations provided by Hiro Kanzaki. The series includes 12 novels released between August 2008 and June 2013. A manga adaptation drawn by Sakura Ikeda was serialized in ASCII Media Works' Dengeki G's Magazine. A 12-episode anime adaptation produced by AIC aired in Japan between October and December 2010. Four additional episodes, which offer a different ending to the broadcast series, were streamed monthly via the official website and other video streaming sites between February and May 2011, before being released on Blu-ray Disc ...more on Wikipedia

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Blood Lad is a manga series created by Yuuki Kodama and serialized in Young Ace. The manga series has been licensed for distribution in English by Yen Press. Blood Lad follows Staz Charlie Blood, a vampire from the surreal "Demon World", who meets Fuyumi Yanagi, an ordinary girl who accidentally wanders into the Demon World through a portal. Shortly after their meeting Fuyumi is killed by a carnivorous plant and turned into a ghost, causing Staz to take responsibility and pledge to help bring her back to life. An anime adaptation aired between 7 July, and 8 September 2013 and was licensed in North America by Viz Media for streaming on their website VizAnime and home video distribution in ...more on Wikipedia

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