The content below is entirely editable.
We could use some help on this page. Hit the edit button to get started.
1958- . Born in Osaka, Okada opened the General Products sci-fi store in 1982. The store would become a focal point for Gainax, the studio of which Okada would eventually become president. He subsequently became an adjunct professor of fan and audience studies at Tokyo University-his Introduction to Otakuology (1996, Otakugaku Nyumon) remains one of the best studies of the anime world. He is often self-styled as the "Otaking," the King of Otaku.