History Webcomic / Katamari

1st Aug '16 8:48:40 AM MrGuy
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* ArtEvolution: While the Prince and his cousins always have BlackBeadEyes, in the early strips, they're the same shape, size and style as seen in the games. Over the course of the first plot arc, however, their eyes gradually start getting drawn bigger. The heads are also drawn a lot shorter, looking more like ovals than tubes. Compare [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/princely-problems the first strip]] to [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/one-more-time this one]].

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* ArtEvolution: While the Prince and his cousins always have BlackBeadEyes, in the early strips, they're the same shape, size and style as seen in the games. Over the course of the first plot arc, however, their eyes gradually start getting drawn bigger. The heads are also drawn a lot shorter, looking more like ovals than tubes. Compare [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/princely-problems the first strip]] to [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/one-more-time this one]].



* BaitAndSwitch: When the Lovelorn Guy is trying to prove his commitment to his ex-girlfriend, he lists all the things [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/dont-worry-im-an-adult he wants to do with her:]]

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* BaitAndSwitch: When the Lovelorn Guy is trying to prove his commitment to his ex-girlfriend, he lists all the things [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/dont-worry-im-an-adult he wants to do with her:]]her:



** The Opeo Quest mini-arc lampoons this, with Opeo giving a mental speech about [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/a-heros-burden a hero's burden]].

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** The Opeo Quest mini-arc lampoons this, with Opeo (on a journey to ''get some milk'') giving a mental speech about [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/a-heros-burden a hero's burden]].burden.



* DoubleMeaningTitle: Many of the individual strip titles have some sort of double meaning. For instance, "[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/what-is-the-meaning-of-this What is the Meaning of This?]]" has the King doing some NavelGazing before realizing that [[spoiler:the Prince and some of his cousins are in danger]].

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* DoubleMeaningTitle: Many of the individual strip titles have some sort of double meaning. For instance, "[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/what-is-the-meaning-of-this What "What is the Meaning of This?]]" This?" has the King doing some NavelGazing before realizing that [[spoiler:the Prince and some of his cousins are in danger]].



* FinishingEachOthersSentences: Future!Prince, Ichigo and Prince do this in [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/face-to-face Face to Face]] as it dawns on them what just happened.

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* FinishingEachOthersSentences: Future!Prince, Ichigo and Prince do this in [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/face-to-face Face to Face]] Face as it dawns on them what just happened.



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: {{Invoked}} with [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/tough-cousins Macho and Ichigo's introduction]], where she's small enough to jump all over him and hang off the top of his head like a jaunty little hat.

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: {{Invoked}} with [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/tough-cousins Macho and Ichigo's introduction]], introduction, where she's small enough to jump all over him and hang off the top of his head like a jaunty little hat.



* HypocriticalHumor: The [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/princely-problems very first thing]] the King of All Cosmos does in the comic is criticize the Prince for breaking a star-shaped lamp.

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* HypocriticalHumor: The [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/princely-problems very first thing]] thing the King of All Cosmos does in the comic is criticize the Prince for breaking a star-shaped lamp.



* SequelHook: Lucha's speech in '[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/a-rest-from-wrestling A Rest from Wrestling]]' sets up the chance of [[spoiler:the magic sword]] reappearing later on.

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* SequelHook: Lucha's speech in '[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/a-rest-from-wrestling A 'A Rest from Wrestling]]' Wrestling' sets up the chance of [[spoiler:the magic sword]] reappearing later on.



* TheCameo: [[VideoGame/{{Tekken}} King, Roger, Kuma, Ganryu, Paul, and Law]] appear in this [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/marvelous-moves comic]]...where they pretty much get their butts handed to them by Opeo and Lucha.

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* TheCameo: [[VideoGame/{{Tekken}} King, Roger, Kuma, Ganryu, Paul, and Law]] appear in this [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/marvelous-moves comic]]...during the Wrestling Tournament arc... where they pretty much get their butts handed to them by Opeo and Lucha.



** Ace tries to give the Prince and Future!Prince one in [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/called-out Called Out]], but it doesn't work too well given how he doesn't understand the situation or his cousin's nature at all.
** Ace starts it up again in [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/all-together All Together]], only to have the Prince turn it right around on him this time.

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** Ace tries to give the Prince and Future!Prince one in [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/called-out Called Out]], Out, but it doesn't work too well given how he doesn't understand the situation or his cousin's nature at all.
** Ace starts it up again in [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/all-together All Together]], Together, only to have the Prince turn it right around on him this time.
1st Aug '16 8:40:35 AM MrGuy
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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the King of All Cosmos, and his many cousins and friends. As of October 2014, the ''Website/ShiftyLook'' servers have shut down and the comic can no longer be read.

A republication in print form by UDON Entertainment is planned for December 2014.

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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the King of All Cosmos, and his many cousins and friends.

As of October 2014, the ''Website/ShiftyLook'' servers have shut down and the comic can no longer be read.

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read. However, a print republication in print form by from UDON Entertainment is planned for has been available since December 2014.
8th Jun '16 6:48:58 AM Willbyr
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Its own [[CharacterSheets Character Sheet]] is right over [[Characters/{{Katamari}} here]].

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Its own [[CharacterSheets Character Sheet]] {{Character Sheet|s}} is right over [[Characters/{{Katamari}} here]].
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* YourSizeMayVary: The King's ability to change size depending on his mood and atmospheric conditions is still present. As a result, he doesn't look that much bigger than the Prince when [[spoiler:the UFO passes overhead]].

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* YourSizeMayVary: The King's ability to change size depending on his mood and atmospheric conditions is still present. As a result, he doesn't look that much bigger than the Prince when [[spoiler:the UFO passes overhead]].overhead]].

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7th Jun '16 6:08:47 PM eroock
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* BookEnds: Both the first and last comics finish with the King of All Cosmos using the Royal Rainbow.

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* BookEnds: {{Bookends}}: Both the first and last comics finish with the King of All Cosmos using the Royal Rainbow.
26th Oct '14 4:29:41 AM Achyfi
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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the King of All Cosmos, and his many cousins and friends. The comic concluded in March 2014, but can still be read on the ''ShiftyLook'' server until October. It will also be published in print form by UDON Entertainment in December 2014.

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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the King of All Cosmos, and his many cousins and friends. The As of October 2014, the ''Website/ShiftyLook'' servers have shut down and the comic concluded in March 2014, but can still no longer be read on the ''ShiftyLook'' server until October. It will also be published read.

A republication
in print form by UDON Entertainment in is planned for December 2014.
16th Sep '14 12:35:44 PM Umbee
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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the KingOfAllCosmos, and his many cousins and friends. The comic concluded in March 2014, but can still be read on the ''ShiftyLook'' server until October. It will also be published in print form by UDON Entertainment in December 2014.

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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the KingOfAllCosmos, King of All Cosmos, and his many cousins and friends. The comic concluded in March 2014, but can still be read on the ''ShiftyLook'' server until October. It will also be published in print form by UDON Entertainment in December 2014.
14th Sep '14 9:01:22 AM JDEzekude
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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the KingOfAllCosmos, and his many cousins and friends. The comic concluded in March 2014, but can still be read on the ''ShiftyLook'' server until October.

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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the KingOfAllCosmos, and his many cousins and friends. The comic concluded in March 2014, but can still be read on the ''ShiftyLook'' server until October.
October. It will also be published in print form by UDON Entertainment in December 2014.
1st Aug '14 4:00:15 AM supercomputer276
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* BookEnds: Both the first and last comics finish with the King of All Cosmos using the Royal Rainbow.



* DeliberatelyMonochrome: When the Prince and three of his cousins visit [[spoiler:Cow Planet 2]], the atmosphere is all black, white and greyscale, with only the Prince and his cousins providing a SplashOfColor to the landscape.

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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: When the Prince and three of his cousins visit [[spoiler:Cow Planet 2]], the atmosphere is all black, white and greyscale, with only the Prince and his cousins providing a SplashOfColor to the landscape. landscape.
** They themselves turn greyscale when [[spoiler:the black hole sucks in their color as well]].


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* WorldHealingWave: [[spoiler:At the end of the Black Hole arc, caused by the King using a Royal Punch on the color-coated katamari, which dispersing all the color back to where it belongs.]]
18th May '14 12:34:34 AM Achyfi
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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the KingOfAllCosmos, and his many cousins and friends. It updates every Monday and Wednesday.

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Part of Creator/NamcoBandai[='s=] ''Website/ShiftyLook'' project, ''[[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari Katamari]]'' is based off the quirky game series ''VideoGame/KatamariDamacy''. Written and illustrated by ''Webcomic/{{Buttersafe}}'''s Ray Castro and Alex Culang, the comic continues the adventures of the Prince, the KingOfAllCosmos, and his many cousins and friends. It updates every Monday and Wednesday.
The comic concluded in March 2014, but can still be read on the ''ShiftyLook'' server until October.







* BaitAndSwitch: When the Lovelorn Guy is trying to prove his commitment to his ex-girlfriend, he lists a number of things [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/dont-worry-im-an-adult he wants to do with her:]]

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* BaitAndSwitch: When the Lovelorn Guy is trying to prove his commitment to his ex-girlfriend, he lists a number of all the things [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/dont-worry-im-an-adult he wants to do with her:]]
17th May '14 9:51:40 PM Achyfi
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* BaitAndSwitch: When the Lovelorn Guy is trying to prove his commitment to his ex-girlfriend, he lists a number of things [[http://www.shiftylook.com/comics/katamari/dont-worry-im-an-adult he wants to do with her:]]
--> '''Guy:''' Buying a car? I'm ready! Getting a house? I'm ready!\\
''[The Katamari rolls close to a playground full of children]''\\
'''Guy:''' Having... Um... Having multiple houses? I'm ready!


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* RunningGag: The Prince's star-shaped lamp is broken almost OnceAnEpisode.
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