Why Nintendo Fans Are Called “Pigs” (and Other Things) in JapanBrian Ashcraft7/12/13 5:10amFiled to: japannintendosonymicrosoftinternetmemeskotakueast633EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkNot everyone in Japan loves Nintendo. Some people hate Nintendo. Like, really, really hate Nintendo. And online, those folks have nicknames for Nintendo diehards. Online in Japan, mean nicknames aren't unique to Nintendo fans! Previously, Kotaku covered the mocking monikers given to Sony and Xbox fans on Japanese gaming forums and in blog comment sections. ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.