Toshio Okada (岡田斗司夫 Okada Toshio?, born July 1, 1958) is an anime producer, author, and lecturer. He is a co-founder and former president of the production company Gainax.

Okada was born in Osaka and attended Osaka University of Arts. He has written several Japanese-language books on otaku culture, and lectured on the topic as an adjunct instructor at Tokyo University from 1992 to 1997.[1] He is considered the foremost authority on otaku and in addition, in a tribute to his own otaku-ness[2] has been crowned "OtaKing" amongst his colleagues and fellow otaku.

Works

Anime

Books

Japanese Title English Title Year ISBN
ぼくたちの洗脳社会
Bokutachi No Sennou Shakai
Our Brainwashing Society 1995 ISBN 4022612444
オタク学入門
Otaku-gaku Nyumon
Introduction to Otakuology 1996 ISBN 4102900195
東大オタク学講座
Toudai Otaku-gaku Kouza
University of Tokyo Otaku Studies Course 1997 ISBN 4062082926
国際おたく大学 1998年 最前線からの研究報告
Kokusai Otaku-gaku 1998-nen Saizensen Kara No Kenkyuuhoukusha
International Otaku Studies: 1998 Report From The Front Line 1998 ISBN 4334971822
失われた未来
Ushinawareta Mirai
Lost Future 2000 ISBN 4620314501
フロン 結婚生活・19の絶対法則
Furon Kekkon Seikatsu: 19 No Zettai Housoku
Furon Married Life: 19 Absolute Rules 2001 ISBN 4907727194
日本オタク大賞
Nippon Otaku Taishou
Japan Otaku Award 2003 ISBN 4594039006
恋愛自由市場主義宣言!—確実に「ラブ」と「セックス」を手に入れる鉄則
Renai Jyuushijyou Shuki Senken! Kakujitsu Ni "Rabu" To "Sekkusu" Wo Te Ni Ireru Tessoku
Declaration of Love's Free-market Principles! Absolute Rules Certain To Obtain "Love" and "Sex" 2003 ISBN 4821108429
プチクリ!—好き=才能!
Puchikuri Suki = Sainou!
Little Creator: Love = Talent! 2005 ISBN 4344010825
世界征服」は可能か?
Sekaiseifuku Wa Kanouka?
Is World Conquest Possible? 2007 ISBN 4480687629
いつまでもデブと思うなよ
Itsu Made Mo Debu To Omou Na Yo
Don't Think You Have To Be Fat Forever 2007 ISBN 4106102277
オタクはすでに死んでいる
Otaku Wa Sude Ni Shindeiru
You Otaku Are Already Dead 2008 ISBN 4106102587

External links

References

  1. Takeda 2002.
  2. "In those days, we didn't have the word "otaku" yet, but my first impression of Okada was, Here's a geek if I've ever seen one.' With his girly long hair and his freakishly excited way of speaking, all I could think was, This guy is exactly like me? pg 31, Takeda 2005
  • Takeda, Yasuhiro; Yu Sugitani, Yasuhiro Kamimura, Takayoshi Miwa; translated by Javier Lopez, Jack Wiedrick, Brendan Frayne, Kay Bertrand, Gina Koerner, Hiroaki Fukuda, and Sheridan Jacobs (2002, 2005). The Notenki memoirs: studio Gainax and the men who created Evangelion. ADV Manga. p. 190. ISBN 1-4139-0234-0.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help); Check date values in: |date= (help)

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