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"Japanese display exceptional interest in the occult, supernatural phenomena, doomsday prophecies, and a wide range of conspiracies. Within this milieu, some interest in the Jews appears to result from their image as a small and secluded group which manipulates, if not controls, world affairs. The Jews, an unfamiliar but legendary people, occupy an important place, and the Protocols can be viewed as an archetype of inexhaustible occult literature on evil attempts to control the world. Since the early 1980s, members of a new and growing
subculture known as otaku have been especially susceptible to this idea. The term otaku refers to young introverted males obsessed with computer games and perverse animation, who are often sexually frustrated. They tend to shun human contact and to live in a claustrophobic, “virtual world.” Significantly, many of them are preoccupied with evil forces."
Are conspiracy theories really otaku culture?