Wow. What an incendiary topic I brought up. Morning Musume fans gloated. Lazytown fans demanded my head on a plate. Nevermind that I was trying to point out that America had lost a lot of soft power in the world market with a devastating deficiency in the tweeny pop market.
So who’s otaku fans can otaku the best? Will it be Jpoppers or Icelander-ers?
Observe Morning Musume’s “My Dear Boy” video:
(As noted, maybe the only song I can honestly say I like of theirs. Please notice it’s got Spanish subs for Menudo fans!)
Now here’s the fan video for “My Dear Boy”:
(btw, from Spain. Only semi-Menudo friendly. Not all Spanish speakers enjoy the company of other Spanish speakers, esp those considered colonizing European bastards - but that’s a discussion left to the Ask A Mexican blog.)
Observe Lazytown’s “Bing Bang” video:
Now here’s the fan video for “Bing Bang”:
Is there any doubt? Just a pink wig alone doesn’t have the otaku power of a whole choreographed dance number in public and in Japanese! And there are Morning Musume Spanish dudes dancing in there!
WINNER OF OTAKU-OFF: MORNING MUSUME!!!
Morning Musume photo collage by Clear Screen.
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