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Himōto! Umaru-chan (干物妹!うまるちゃん) is a manga series by Sankaku Head. It follows the life of a school girl, Umaru, ideal student by day, compulsive geek by night

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What does Onii-Chan mean?

I watched Himouto!Umaru-Chan and Umaru calls her brother Onii-Chan. Since Chan is a suffix after female names I was confused. At first I thought that it meant big brother, but I turned on a dubbed ...
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How to refer to the two states of Umaru?

In Himouto Umaru-chan, Umaru Doma has two distinct "states": I am wondering how do both English-speaking fans and Japanese-speaking fans call these two "states". Is there an official name given? ...
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What is the name of the OST playing in Episode 5 of Himouto! Umaru-chan at 10:34?

What is the name of the OST playing in Episode 5 of Himouto! Umaru-chan 10 minutes and 34 seconds into the episode? It also plays at 12:43 of Episode 11
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What's a himouto?

I'm guessing himouto (干物妹) is some kind of pun on imouto since Umaru lives with her brother. But what's the joke? Googling the term in either kanji or romaji just returns results about the series.
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What are the swastikas on the car's navigation supposed to represent?

In episode 12 of Himouto! Umaru-chan there appear swastikas on the car's navigation. What are these supposed to represent?