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Webcomic / Otaku Dad

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Otaku Dad himself!

A Slice-of-Life Webcomic about the life of a girl who constantly butts heads with her excessively Japan-obsessed father as he opens an Anime inspired high school for her to attend. The comic is drawn by Ronnie Filyaw, Creator of Whomp!

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Otaku Dad provides examples of:

  • Author Avatar: Ronnie Filyaw appears as Filway-San the Japanese language teacher.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Ash is nice, friendly, and quiet. He's the perfect tenant and the best guy you'll ever meet. However, he's also a brutal fighter capable of not only mentally torturing his opponents, but also ripping open a punching bag with one punch.
    Hana: [thinking] Am I stronger than a punching bag? Maybe.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Despite being immature and obsessed with Anime it's revealed that Jack manages to turn a profit running the school.
  • Gender-Blender Name: Ashley and his father Kelly.
  • Gratuitous Japanese: Unsurprisingly, Jack is fond of using this, including giving all of the students Japanese names. He eventually grows out of it by the end.
  • In-Series Nickname:
    • Ashley is dubbed Ash by Hana, so he would stop feeling bad about his name.
    • Ashley is also called Satoshi by Jack and Ronnie.
  • Like Father, Unlike Son: Jack is this to his father. While his father is a down to earth businessman jack is an Anime obsessed man-child with eccentric habits.
  • Minor Living Alone: Deliberately invoked for Hana due to her fathers belief that the Heroine always lives alone. Somewhat subverted as her father lives in the apartment next door.
  • Missing Mom: Hana's mother is never mentioned until the end, where it's revealed that she split up with Jack, only to later leave their daughter with him.

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