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The Otaku Measurements Conversion Table
2 March 2008

It recently occurred to me that otaku - and yes, I am aware that I'm using a derogatory term that has been adopted and twisted by the western anime fan community into a badge of honour - have their own method of measuring things relative to their hobby. This is the case with all hobbies, but as anime remains a comparatively obscure interest compared to, say, sports and binge drinking, outsiders need some help interpreting the scales by which otaku measure the small elements of their day-to-day lives. Thus I present:

It also occurs to me that you could probably create a special one of these just for Star Wars fans.