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    Default My Early OTAKU Room (2003ish)

    here's the oldest set of photos i have of my earliest OTAKU/Weeb days, several years before i even had my own actual Internet, in fact,
    practically Stone-Age compared to how i have things today.

    without the now-indispensable freedom of worldwide online shopping,
    i was once forced to satisfy my OTAKU needs with what was locally available to me (which was not much)
    and the very occasional opportunity to hit a Comics/Collectables shop in desperate hope to find something better,
    about four/six times a year if i was lucky, usually resulting in nothing better than an average GUNDAM kit anyway.

    at any rate, Enjoy and Discuss, if you care to, relics from the age when being a western OTAKU was usually H.A.R.D. for the majority...

     












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    Default Re: My Early OTAKU Room (2003ish)

    Can we see how looks today?

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    Default Re: My Early OTAKU Room (2003ish)

    Sure~ got things divided up into my main room and computer room these days;

     






























     










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    ur new tv room looks p sweet dude

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    Default Re: My Early OTAKU Room (2003ish)

    Nostalgic to see the amount of Macross content. Lynn Minmei certainly is retro.

    I also noticed there's a couple of Nakoruru figures (Next to Terry Bogard) on one of the shelves. All in all, even the new version of the room takes me back.

    The old version of the room reminds me of those olden days too. It was impossible to find anything in terms of anime merchandise besides rare cases involving comic/collectible stores, and recording anime to VHS tape cassette off the Sci-Fi Channel during the wee hours was one of the only ways to see stuff once upon a time. I'm surprised to see those VHS labels have hiragana on them, honestly. It really was a time that can never be experienced again, unfortunately – Though difficult, I enjoyed the simplicity of it.

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