The Evolution of the Otaku Room

otaku-room-genzai.jpg

The evolution of the otaku room from 1985 to the present is tackled in the below series of illustrations, showing just how far otaku have come (or, possibly, fallen).

From the pages of Newtype:

1985 paleo-otaku:
otaku-room-1985.jpg

1995 pre-moe otaku:
otaku-room-1995.jpg

Genzai (Translator’s note: genzai means now):
otaku-room-genzai.jpg

A standard creepy eroge otaku room tour:

Whether this can be described as evolution or devolution is perhaps an interesting question.


Popular

Recent News

Recent Galleries

Recent Comments

  • starsplash on September 17, 2014 01:42
    Kitsunemimi Miko Houki Figure
  • This can't be Houki. She's smiling. I think Sankaku made a mistake.... More
  • Anonymous on September 17, 2014 00:25
    Sabagebu Relentless Airsoft Comedy
  • Ippatsu Kikimusume ep 2 reference, anyone?... More
  • Anonymous on September 17, 2014 00:16
    Hanayamata Excessively Moist
  • I liked Hanayamata and hope for season II, but I don't think it's really a yashikei. Too much drama, they seem to barely make every... More
  • Anonymous on September 16, 2014 23:58
    Hanayamata Excessively Moist
  • What do you have to gain by posting this? You've been posting this exact comment on every Sankaku Complex topic for a long time now.... More
  • loplop on September 16, 2014 23:35
    Kitsunemimi Miko Houki Figure
  • Nice to finally see a decent Houki figure coming out. Maybe they'll do a Yamada-sensei figure in the costume from that same episode.... More
  • Anonymous on September 16, 2014 23:16
    Kitsunemimi Miko Houki Figure
  • I hear you'd need Donald Trump level wealth to collect everything.... More