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In English, the term is used for a special room where a man sets things up for his own personal use and enjoyment, his private space for entertainment and hobbies. The room is decorated and used by the man. I found the term 男の洞窟 in definitions but it indicates an actual cave. I initially assumed that the term was written in katakana, because it is an English slang term, but was unsuccessful. I was searching for a term to indicate the emphasis on a special room where the man is the primary user.

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    There is no evidence of prior research for this term. Please walk us through what your research has included (even sources). – ajsmart Sep 25 '19 at 13:28
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    @ajsmart, I amended my question to include the term that I found. It is actually considered a slang term in English. – JACK Sep 25 '19 at 13:39
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    You appear to have looked for a linear translation, then given up. I don't think that's enough substance. What else have you done to dig deeper? Can you find another term that might work? Why don't you think the other terms work? – ajsmart Sep 25 '19 at 14:05
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    @Ringil yes, lots of people ask questions like this once or twice when they are new. JACK is responsible for about half of all of these types of questions by himself. – Leebo Sep 25 '19 at 14:34
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    @Ringil I certainly hope I did not give the 'hate mail' vibe. The chat discussion is more clear on this matter, but my intention was to help improve the quality of the question. I agree that downvoting based on the asker is unfair, but if the quality if the questions does not improve, the issue will unfortunately persist. As such, my responses both here and in chat were aimed at helping improve question quality. Hopefully our discussion will lead to fewer negative responses in the future. – ajsmart Sep 25 '19 at 16:23
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Personally I haven't seen this term being used around in Japanese literature much. The reason why might be because how small most housing is in Japan, the creation of a man cave would be somewhat luxurious. So there might be no real equivalent other than putting your manstuff in the same room as the bedroom or common space. That said:

The easiest is to treat it as a loanword. マンケーブ seems to pop up a few results in a quick google.

Weblio suggests the use of 男用{おとこよう}の部屋{へや}, which transmits the intent of a room aimed for male use. 趣味{しゅみ} instead of 男用 would transmit the hobby part albeit not specifying male use.

Using a pronoun might help to identify exclusive use. 俺{おれ}の隠{かく}れ家{が} for "My man cave/hideout" could work, giving off the meaning of a space of retreat and relaxation. In the same vein, 俺{おれ}の秘密{ひみつ}基地{きち} might be good too, to give the vibe of a secret hideaway.

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    「[男用]{だんよう}の部屋」☜「[男用]{おとこよう}の部屋」って読みます – Chocolate Sep 25 '19 at 16:35
  • Seriously? Good to know, assumed it was onyomi and not treated separately. – Eriol Sep 25 '19 at 16:38
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    [女性用]{じょせいよう}、[男性用]{だんせいよう}、だけど [女用]{おんなよう}、[男用]{おとこよう}、 ですね。 – Chocolate Sep 25 '19 at 16:39
  • I see, that makes sense. It is indeed from those words that I assumed so. – Eriol Sep 25 '19 at 16:40

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