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Shame of the Otaku

Posted by shanoah on July 5, 2009

Unfortunately, my post today has nothing to do with killing jokes, coincidences, or Kurt Cobain.

Though this song is by MC Frontalot, nerd rapper extraordinaire, so may qualify as a joke. One of the great things about him, is unlike rappers who sing about drugs, sex, and violence, he sings about things people like us can relate to.

Like anime, computers, and old-school gaming. And grues. Not to mention actually putting effort into the backing melody.

The Japanese singing in this song, according to the lyrics, translates as:

This world has walls, a ceiling.
Outside, cars drive by.
The sunlight roasts my flesh.
Even a bird who chases a rainbow
finds itself blindsided by a plane.

This world has walls, a ceiling.
With the glow of our LCD screens,
we greet the morning.
IRL, lacking the sun,
we have no need for the sky.


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