Otaku In The Mirror Part 6: Otakus are pigs. Buhii!

Jesus said to them, “Go!” The demons came out and went into the pigs. Suddenly, the whole herd rushed down the cliff into the sea and died in the water. (Matthew 8:32)

Buhiru (ブヒる “to go buhi”). Buhi (ブヒ) is “oink.” Otakus are possessed with moe. And when we have moe, we cry out, “ブヒイイイイ(Buhiiiii)!” Yes, we’re moe-pigs, or moe-buta (萌え豚).

Yes, we’re piggish. We buhi bishojo such as twin tail, tsundere, yandere, loli/yojo. Oh, actually yojo is not bishojo (美少女), but biyojo (美幼女). I also have a moe on a short-cut or short hair girl like Kanna from AnoNatsu, so I share the same taste with Tetsurou, a.k.a. the Feminist Gentleman! Or Ringo-chan from School Boys Nichijou. Peeping under her skirt, that’s how you make her Lady Godiva. “Do you want to be Lady Godiva?” Buhibuhi (piggish laughter)! But I shouldn’t sound like Tashiro Masashi then, the Japanese Peeping Tom.

The possessed people from Dostoyevsky’s Demons were ideologues. But today’s possessed people are otakus. During the 60s, ideologues read philosophical books like Marx and Sartre, and went to a jazz cafe. But now, otakus read manga, watch anime, play video games, and go to a maid/butler cafe. So, we’re the New Type of pigs.

Yes, when we see ourselves in the mirror, we see pigs. Just like Chohakkai (猪八戒) from Saiyuuki. Iguana No Musume is now Buta No Musume (gilt). Yes, Mesu-buta (メス豚 “sow”). Fujoshis are sows! They buhi over yaoi actions.

And we peropero (ぺろぺろ “lick”) 2D girls. Oh yes, just like the fans peroperoed Tetsuya’s lolipops at the Laruku’s concert. “Who wants to peropero my loli-pop?” They screamed, “Buhiiiii!”

Yes, Satan told Christ to jump off the Temple. That’s like bungee jumping. The cord of God would surely have saved him. He got La Corda De Dios. La Corda D’Oro! Or Buddha’s spider thread. In turn, we jump without a lifeline anyway, but at least with the peacock feathers called “panache,” in our words, “a giant leap for mankind,” probably closer to Kirillov’s idea of true God. But are the angels going to lift us up with Miku’s onion, like M. Inspector scooped Hugo up onto the platform when the train was about to hit him? Can pigs fly?

They just jumped off the cliff!

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