Well, being an otaku is a pathetic way of life.
I mean, I had no idea of how awful it was until I checked out Japanorama. The host in it is just a horrible Japanese wannabe nerd and --oh god-- the episode about the otaku culture traumatised me for life. Seriously there is this guy who collects doll and all that nasty crap. Now, I think japan is kind of "cool" and interesting, but the otaku stuff is just horrible. Fuck otaku. Seriously.