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Did You Know It's Otaku Week? Yeah, Me Neither

MTV2 decides to pull together some random Otakon videos.

If you're one of the eight people on this planet who watch MTV2, congratulations! You knew that this week was MTV2's “Otaku Week.”


For the rest of us, um...it's MTV2's “Otaku Week.” Yay!(?) Apparently the method of celebration is to post videos from Otakon 2008, never mind that it was nearly six months ago. So far we have a video of kids playing what appears to be Yu-Gi-Oh! (does “Toon Goblin Attack Force” mean anything to you?), and another video of a Link cosplayer.



Well, it's lulz-worthy, but probably not the way MTV2 meant it all to be....

OkazukiIchigoon Jan. 5, 2009 at 8:59 p.m.
I don't understand because its only for the US... double heartbreak
Nikoon Jan. 5, 2009 at 10:32 p.m.
I'll care when they actually play the JAM Project songs played at Otakon, but that would require an MTV channel playing music.
RedRoseson Jan. 5, 2009 at 10:53 p.m.
@Niko: Play music? On a music channel? That's absurd, good day sir!

MTV always capitalizes on reality shows now... the only reason they have videos like the one above is to make fun of people who are deemed as "losers." It's like those episodes of... uhh... I think it's called something like "Made" or whatever where there was one episode with this huge naruto fan who wanted to be a rock star. There was another episode that had a cosplayer who wanted to be prom queen or something.
Why would I know this? Forums I go on had links to the episodes of course. I don't watch MTV ever unless linked to something that many interest me. Those episodes I mentioned? Boring drabble that makes your brain fart.
darkcyderon Jan. 5, 2009 at 11:51 p.m.
@RedRoses: You could've just said they were up on Japanator and been done with that dodgy reasoning >_>

Oh, MTV sucks.
wilsonx1999on Jan. 6, 2009 at 7:22 a.m.
Why would you care what MTV has to say about anything?

fuck MTV ¬¬
Devillyon Jan. 6, 2009 at 8:36 a.m.
lol didnt knew this o and yes MTV sucks :P
Gia:Toon Goblin attack force has 2300 attack points and can attack your lifepoints directly with toon world on the field and after the end of the battle phase you gotta put it in defense mode which is 0 ^^
Sonata moderator on Jan. 6, 2009 at 10:28 a.m.
Devilly said:
"lol didnt knew this o and yes MTV sucks :P
Gia:Toon Goblin attack force has 2300 attack points and can attack your lifepoints directly with toon world on the field and after the end of the battle phase you gotta put it in defense mode which is 0 ^^"
WOW you are a big Yu-gi-Oh fan ^^
RedRoseson Jan. 6, 2009 at 4:12 p.m.
@darkcyder: I saw it first on the Cosplay.com forums before I saw it on Japanator...
HeeroYuyon Jan. 7, 2009 at 12:07 p.m.
Well...assuming I can get the triple solid oxide fuel cells to work with my design, the first thing I think I'm going to seek out and step on would be any of these studios that keep putting out all these horrendous TV channels...starting with MTV, then VH1, and then move on to certain corrupt politicians.
JackSukeruon Jan. 7, 2009 at 10:43 p.m.
All you need to know about Yu-Gi-Oh! is that Rocket Warrior is awesome.

You should also watch Yu-Gi-Oh! the abridged series @ yugiohabridged.com. Your interest in yugioh should not be a factor in your enjoyment of that series.

Oh and Otaku week? silly, ignore it!
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