PBS Asks If ‘Animal Crossing’ Is Turning You Into An Otaku Citizen

PBS’s YouTube Portal, the Ideal Channel, which tries to connect the dots when it comes to pop culture, art, and technology, has just posted another scintillating clip about video games.

Previous installments have pondered the idea that Minecraft is ushering in a post-scarcity economy and that Microsoft is a modern day arts benefactor thanks to the Kinect.

The most recent one is all about one of the hottest games going at the moment: “Animal Crossing: New Leaf.” And the question asked? If it promotes otaku citizenship. Huh? Exactly.

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