History YMMV / KatamariDamacy

25th Feb '17 12:16:44 AM Arivne
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Out of all the cousins, Marny gets a ''lot'' of appearances in official art, wallpapers and the like. This is probably due in no small part to his simple, yet very distinctive shape; the obvious implications of which in this universe have been acknowledged, [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/KatamariMarnyProblem.PNG as seen here]].

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Out of all the cousins, Marny gets a ''lot'' of appearances in official art, wallpapers and the like. This is probably due in no small part to his simple, yet very distinctive shape; the obvious implications of which in this universe have been acknowledged, [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/KatamariMarnyProblem.PNG as seen here]].
9th Jan '17 12:28:11 PM kingvideogames
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*** [[UpToEleven Even more painfully,]] the "Drive" mode makes it so you only get '''''THREE''''' minutes, granted, with a speed exchange, but still, time crunching at the max.
6th Jan '17 7:15:44 AM Berrenta
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* AccidentalInnuendo: Odeko's distinctive shape has spawned many a cheap joke at his expense. The fact that he's explicitly ''proud'' of his long head, and is prone to exaggerating its length, doesn't help.



* FanNickname: In some circles, the King's crotch - yes, really - has been nicknamed "[[GagPenis The Bulge of All Cosmos]]".
* FreudWasRight: Odeko's distinctive shape has spawned many a cheap joke at his expense. The fact that he's explicitly ''proud'' of his long head, and is prone to exaggerating its length, doesn't help.
* HilariousInHindsight: The magazine ''Anime Insider'' had a section on Japanese video games, rating them on the basis that Japan should either "Export It" or "Keep It". One of the games reviewed as Katamari Damacy. It was given a "Keep It" rating, the reviewer considering the premise too strange for Western audiences, and doubted it would be well received.
** Althought while it got an American release, it never got released in Europe for that exact reason.

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* FanNickname: In some circles, the King's crotch - yes, really - has been nicknamed "[[GagPenis The Bulge of All Cosmos]]".
* FreudWasRight: Odeko's distinctive shape has spawned many a cheap joke at his expense. The fact that he's explicitly ''proud'' of his long head, and is prone to exaggerating its length, doesn't help.
* HilariousInHindsight: The magazine ''Anime Insider'' had a section on Japanese video games, rating them on the basis that Japan should either "Export It" or "Keep It". One of the games reviewed as Katamari Damacy. It was given a "Keep It" rating, the reviewer considering the premise too strange for Western audiences, and doubted it would be well received. \n** Althought Although while it got an American release, it never got released in Europe for that exact reason.
6th Jun '16 12:50:15 PM Kytseo
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* ContestedSequel: ''Beautiful Katamari'' is really short unless you shell out for the various DLC stages. This rubbed some the wrong way for obvious reasons.
1st Jan '16 12:29:51 PM DrNoPuma
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* FanNickname: In some circles, the King's crotch - yes, really - has been nicknamed "[[GagPenis The Bulge of All Cosmos]]".
12th May '15 10:09:35 PM Heroshii15
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*** Even worse: When it returns for Katamari Forever, that time gets cut in half.
17th Apr '15 9:11:09 PM Zanreo
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*** As if the above wasn't enough, Cowbear is also followed by two smaller Kintaro-Bears running in front of and behind it, which are very easy to roll into by accident. A commonly suggested strategy here is to first grow just big enough to knock over the smaller bears, but not catch them, and roll into them and wait for them to run away. Then you can keep on rolling around and getting big enough to catch Cowbear. And even if you carefully avoid everything and grow big enough, it's fully possible to run out of time...
22nd Mar '15 11:41:36 AM TheGameMaster
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* {{Woolseyism}}: Believe it or not, the ridiculous dialogue is completely intentional (and in some cases, an accurate and direct translation of the idiosyncratic diction used in the original game).
* WriterRevolt: Keita Takahashi, the series creator, didn't want to continue the series after the first game, but Namco had other ideas. Considering ''We ♥ Katamari'', the only other Katamari game he was involved and the direct sequel to Katamari Damacy, revolved on the King and Prince directly taking request from fans to [[PanderingToTheFanbase pander to the fans]], one could possibly interoperate it as this trope.

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* {{Woolseyism}}: Believe it or not, the ridiculous dialogue is completely intentional (and in some cases, an accurate and direct translation of the idiosyncratic diction used in the original game).
* WriterRevolt: Keita Takahashi, the series creator, didn't want to continue the series after the first game, but Namco had other ideas. Considering ''We ♥ Katamari'', the only other Katamari game he was involved and the direct sequel to Katamari Damacy, revolved on the King and Prince directly taking request from fans to [[PanderingToTheFanbase pander to the fans]], one could possibly interoperate it as this trope.
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5th Jan '15 10:57:00 AM TokoWH
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* {{Woolseyism}}: Believe it or not, the ridiculous dialogue is completely intentional (and in some cases, an accurate and direct translation of the idiosyncratic diction used in the original game).

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* {{Woolseyism}}: Believe it or not, the ridiculous dialogue is completely intentional (and in some cases, an accurate and direct translation of the idiosyncratic diction used in the original game).game).
* WriterRevolt: Keita Takahashi, the series creator, didn't want to continue the series after the first game, but Namco had other ideas. Considering ''We ♥ Katamari'', the only other Katamari game he was involved and the direct sequel to Katamari Damacy, revolved on the King and Prince directly taking request from fans to [[PanderingToTheFanbase pander to the fans]], one could possibly interoperate it as this trope.
30th Oct '14 8:55:09 AM N8han11
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** This Troper freaked out when she found out Beyond, was indeed...a boy.
*** One could say that the information was ''[[IncrediblyLamePun BEYOND]]'' comprehension.
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