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Moeru and Naeru, are you going to use the term too?
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- What is Moeru? -
Moeru 萌える come from the word moe, a term with the meaning of "blossom" and when added with ru will become as "blossoming". Moe are a term made by Otaku [ Anime fans ] in Japan to describe a cute person who look like certain Anime/Manga or other Asian based characters.
Simply put, Moeru mean as "a turn on"

- What is Naeru? -
Naeru 萎える are the exact opposite of Moeru which come from the word nae, a term with the meaning of "wither" and when added with ru will become as "withering". Naeru also a term made by Otaku in Japan, used to describe cosplayers who not look like the Anime/Manga or other Asian based characters they cosplayed which 99% of the use are used by Otaku in Japan against western cosplayers.
Simply put, Naeru mean as "a turn off"

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Captain Paccard has spoken! epic!
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Jealous too much? Anyway so far, 3 peoples have said thanks to me for posting this topic which make me thinks this knowledge are only known by very few peoples outside Japan.
Posted 12/13/10
Feel free to submit an option #4 which I just made.
"I don't care about this Japanophile crap"

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Hmm maybe if I move to japan. No use here really. And it's pretty good to know what it means if you're at an anime con.
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What the hell?
A turn-on is a turn-on and a turn-off is a turn-off.

Anyways, Poll Section =D
Posted 12/13/10

ProudAsianKid wrote:

- What is Moeru? -
Moeru 萌える come from the word moe, a term with the meaning of "blossom" and when added with ru will become as "blossoming". Moe are a term made by Otaku [ Anime fans ] in Japan to describe a cute person who look like certain Anime/Manga or other Asian based characters.
Simply put, Moeru mean as "a turn on"

- What is Naeru? -
Naeru 萎える are the exact opposite of Moeru which come from the word nae, a term with the meaning of "wither" and when added with ru will become as "withering". Naeru also a term made by Otaku in Japan, used to describe cosplayers who not look like the Anime/Manga or other Asian based characters they cosplayed which 99% of the use are used by Otaku in Japan against western cosplayers.
Simply put, Naeru mean as "a turn off"

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dumb otaku kid lol
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Posted 12/13/10 , edited 12/13/10

otaku_125 wrote:


ProudAsianKid wrote:

- What is Moeru? -
Moeru 萌える come from the word moe, a term with the meaning of "blossom" and when added with ru will become as "blossoming". Moe are a term made by Otaku [ Anime fans ] in Japan to describe a cute person who look like certain Anime/Manga or other Asian based characters.
Simply put, Moeru mean as "a turn on"

- What is Naeru? -
Naeru 萎える are the exact opposite of Moeru which come from the word nae, a term with the meaning of "wither" and when added with ru will become as "withering". Naeru also a term made by Otaku in Japan, used to describe cosplayers who not look like the Anime/Manga or other Asian based characters they cosplayed which 99% of the use are used by Otaku in Japan against western cosplayers.
Simply put, Naeru mean as "a turn off"

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Right....


This is another source :

http://kotaku.com/5432053/can-the-west-cosplay-with-the-best-of-them
"A Japanese friend of mine told me very casually, in a totally matter-of-fact kind of way, that the difference between Japanese and American cosplay is as clear as moeru and naeru," says Patrick Galbraith, author of The Otaku Encyclopedia, University of Tokyo PhD candidate and cosplaying Akihabara tour guide. "Moeru" means "to bud", while "naeru"is an antonym and means "to wilt"."

"My friend said that when he sees a Japanese cosplayer, the response is moeru, and when he sees a non-Japanese cosplayer," continues Galbraith, "the response is naeru.
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That was one guy. Where does it say 99%?
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Posted 12/13/10 , edited 12/13/10

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That was one guy. Where does it say 99%?


What are you talking about 99%? The 1st reference said "99% of the use" not "99% of Japanese Otaku", it mean the Japanese Otaku who use the term Naeru are using it 99% on western cosplayers. The term naeru is not a common knowledge term since it is a made up term among Japanese Otaku, it is deferent from the word "kowai", "warui", etc
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