Stefan Tiron si OTAKU pe

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Romanian Rhapsody by Cory Doctorow

“I met Stefan Tiron at a “Cocktail Robotics” festival, where mad inventors exhibit crazed liquorbots, in Vienna in 2005. The Romanian comics impressario was artist-in-residence at the Monochrom space in Vienna–an eclectic home to many pranky, funny, Net-inspired pop-culture antics–and he had something truly extraordinary to show me: Manga, a paperback-sized “fanzine” produced by the budding Romanian manga (Japanese-style comics) fandom scene. These “otaci”–an Romanianified version of the Japanese word “Otaku,” (roughly “obsessive fan”)–had just begun publishing, producing a limited print-run of a few hundred copies”… restul aici

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