Japan on Weeaboos: “They’re Alright Since They Like Japan”

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One particularly determined YouTube creator has conversed with random Japanese strangers about the famous “weeaboo” slur, unsurprisingly generating a mass of bewilderment considering the word’s obscure online origins.

The interviews:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SORQSepPrxk

Though the results are rather positive, the tiny sample and positive gloss probably do not point to a major reversal in western otaku fortunes.

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