Something about weeaboosWhat are weeaboos?
You know, anime, manga and Japanese culture is popular right? I, as a person who DOES have REAL Japanese lineage and can ACTUALLY speak the language, is happy and sad that it is a thing in the world right now. I am happy because people can understand the world I have been in, but sad because there are people who ruin them. The big group of people who destroy my beloved culture, are called, weeaboos.
So what is a weeaboo? A weeaboo is a person who is sooooo obsessed with the Japanese culture, that they just put their entire lives into the culture, especially towards anime and manga and start thinking they are Japanese (which they obviously aren't) and are often considered as an offence to the sane anime fans and the real Japanese themselves.
What and what is not a weeaboo
Many people, especially anime haters, but not all, don't realize the difference between what is a weeaboo and not a weeaboo.
A weeaboo is someone who likes anime<
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