Are you an Otaku? Below is a translated version of a Japanese chart/quiz that shows the difference in perspective between a Normal Person and an Otaku, test your otakuness!
The symbols are as follow:
@ Way above normal people
O Normal People
% In between
! Otaku (the number of ! means the level of otakuness)
The Difference in Perspective Between Average People and Otaku
O Lupin has small ankles.
! In the original, Keiji Melon is a male, but in the new Lupin, female.
O The conductor of Galaxy Express 999 is a transparent person.
! The Star Train from the Bandai Toys is actually branded with 999 brand name gold alloy.
O Giant* is actually pretty nice in the movie.
! Sunetsugu** is actually adopted.
*nick name given to Gouda Takeshi from Doraemon
** nickname given to Soneo from Doraemon
O I want a Dokodemo Door.
! I want a Uso 800.
* Both are gadgets from Doraemon, except Dokodemo doors appear in almost every episode, while the Uso 800 is specific.
O Mobile Suit
O A punishment for the moon.
! A chastisement for Mars.
O I want to fly in the Takecoptor*.
% I want to use the Expression Controller* to make Lawyer Kitamura laugh.
! I want to hit Laywer Kitamura with the Geramesopun Pistol*.
! I want to get rid of Lawyer Kitamura with the Time Baka-bomb*.
! I want to install the Magic Ass on Lawyer Kitamura
*A gadget from Doraemon.
O Yatterman's voice is the same as Nobita's.
! Heisei Bakabon's voice is Hayashibara, how can I go on living...
*1 Heroine in Doraemon.
*2 Heroine in Kiteretsu Daihyakka, another of Fujio F. Fujiko work.
*3 Heroine from Patman, another famous Fujio F. Fujiko work.
*4 Heroine from Psychic Mami, a short series by Fujio F. Fujiko
*5 Heroine from Gegege no Kitarou (another anime classic with a new series almost every decade)
*6 Heroine from Chinpui, a Fujio F. Fujiko work that has only been serialized for 2 chapters before he died. No tankobon is out.
*7 Heroine from Progolfer Saru, a Fujio F. Fujiko work dated back in the 60's.
*8 Some female character from Kaibutsu-kun, another Fujio F. Fujiko work from the 60's.
*9 A female character that looks like a little black thingy in a Fujio F Fujiko work called Jungle Kurobe. According to ja.wikipedia.org, the character design from Jungle Kurobe is done by Miyazaki Hayao in his noobie days.
O Koetetsu-Jeeg's ending is so long!
! Baratack's ending is soooooo long!
O Densha Otoko's books huh, I've read them!
! Densha Otaku's thread huh, I've written on it!
O I've started liking the new Gundam!
% I think it's called Gundam Seed Destiny?
! There's still only the summary for Taneshi?
O It's almost time for the last train.
! At **:**, XX line is the last train.
O I watch Gundam often.
% I watch Eureka 7 often.
! I watch Sousei no Aquarion often.
O Girls with two ponytails are cute.
! Twin-tails* are cute.
* An otaku word that combines Osage (braids) and the english word pigtails.
O Kneesocks are cute!
! Kneeso, Moe!!
O Densha Otaku is very popular huh.
! Single boards don't work!
O Toda Keiko = Anpanman's voice
! Toda Keiko = Matilda's voice*
*from the original Gundam, I think.
O Dead Sea -> It has a dense concentration with salt, so your body will float, right?
! Dead Sea -> Where Seele found the Dead Sea Scroll.
ニート (pronounce: Ni-to)
O ニート? That's the term for young people who don't work*
X ニート? Jamil**
* NEET - (young people not in education, employment or training)
** Neate (need I say more, you gundamtards)
O FF is the games with pretty graphics, right?
% (If you're a male, this is O) FF is interesting~ it moved me!
! Since the PS, it's just a Moe game... Haahaa
! X1 is a shitty game for retards!
O Toda Keiko from Shomuni is also a voice actress.
% Yeah, she did Anpanman.
! yeah, and she married the guy from Shaa.
When you see a dog being kicked...
O What are you doing! That's animal abuse!
! Whatcha doing... Yurusan!
$TL note: Yurusan, a saying from Saint Seiya
Tsuki ha Higashi ni, Hi wa Nishi ni
* Some famous painter in the Edo period
You're going to die
O Fist of the North Star, right?
!!! I have no more regrets for the rest of my life!
!!!!!! Isn't it "You're already dead..."
*Apparently the original story borrowed
O Nomanomaie! The neko character is cute!
% It was a hit internet phenomenon!
! Pya! Something that the comment boards sadly occupies.
!! The actual title is "Dragostea Din Tei".
@ The Acronym for Before Centuries
O The public Advertising Companies
O Alternative Current Adaptor
O Adult Children
% Legally Incorporated Educational Institute Homepage's Website
! Ace Combat
! Another Code
!! Armour Class
!!! Auto Counter
!!! When the ninja disrobes it's amazing
O Something something from the bible, right?
O The place where Eve ate the apple with Adam
% Dragon Quest 7
! The GOLI pictures are getting old.
!! Eden's Bowy
!! Arai Akino
!!! THe location of Osaka after being conquered by a female dominated Country, Weimii
!!!! Isn't Eden the Neighbour of Iraq?
! She's a Seiyuu, right?
!!!! Hocchan! Ho, Hooo, Hoaaa-...!! Aaahhh-!
O I watch nothing but news.
! They did CardCaptor Sakura and they have tons of high quality anime.
!! Nihon Hikikomori Koukai (Japanese Social Withdrawal Association)
O What's that?
! Gals Panic
!! Monster Club
O Kurita Kanichi*
! Yamada Yasuo**
! Furukawa Toshio***
*the seiyuu for Lupin the 3rd.
**the seiyuu for the original Lupin the 3rd in the 70's
***the seiyuu for Lupin the III OVA
Talk about a cancelled manga.
O I don't remember manga once it's cancelled
% Busou Renkin
!! Rocket Suddenly ended!
!!! Sword Master Yamato
O Alice in Wonderland
! Alice 7*
*ALICEの舘７ (famous h-game maker)
Talk about Fujio F. Fujiko
O Doraemon, and it's really two people.
% F is dead. He did a drama manga Oba-Q.
! Oba-Q drama manga was the only Oba-Q I got while it was running.
! Shiro Yamaokoa* likes to use it (Shiro Yamaokoa is the protagonist of the cooking manga/closet right-wing social commentary manga Oishinbo)
!! The leader is Dan Moroboshi**.
!!! Annihilated at Episode 40!
!!!! MAC was completely destroyed because of the suprise attack at the launch meeting!
* Some photographer
** from Ultraman
O I often tumbled on it in PE.
! The returned Ultraman's*......
!! The actual title is Monster Attack Crew!
!!! But that's some really strange grammar...
*TV show in the 60's
O Loose Socks
! Knee Socks
!!! Thigh High
@ Cutie Honey
! Cutie Honey F
O Morning Musume
!! Tokyo Performance Doll
!!! Osaka Performance Doll
O Eh, no way.
! O RLY?
O ATM machine
! Taisensha Misairu*
*Translation: Anti Tank Missle
Translated by: Floating_Sakura
Proofed by: lijakaca
Additional Thanks: Neuroretardant