Meaning of “Oshikatsu(推し活)”

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“Oshikatsu(推し活)” means activity to support own oshi(推し).
In this case, “katsu(活)” is an abbreviation for “katsudou(活動)” which means activity.

This word is nominated for Japan buzzword award in 2021.

Example Conversation

A: This year was also indoor life because of COVID-19. What did you do in your home?
B: Absolutely, Oshikatsu(推し活)!! I can do it online!!
A: I envy you, having “Oshi(推し)” makes your life happier.

A: 今年もコロナのせいで引きこもり生活だったよね。家で何してた?
B: そりゃー、推し活よ!オンラインでも推し活できるからね!
A: いいなぁ。推しがいると人生楽しそうだよね。

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