News Theater Offers Otaku Discount for Trainman
posted on 2005-08-30 09:31 EDT
400 Yen Off for Otaku
A theater in Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa prefecture is offering otaku a 400-yen (US$3.60) discount on tickets to see Train Man. In order to qualify for the discount movie-goers need only identify themselves as otaku. The theater's manager explained, "[T]he movie is about a shy otaku who builds up his courage, we wanted real otakus to make a personal statement though we were half-joking at first.”
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