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The Evolution of the Otaku Room

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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:
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1995 pre-moe otaku:
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Genzai (Translator’s note: genzai means now):
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A standard creepy eroge otaku room tour:

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

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