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I was wondering about this. I kind of doubt a katamari is a real thing, so maybe the word "katamari" is a made up, compound-y kind of word? That's what I'm guessing.

Anyway, does katamari damacy actually mean anything?

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    Sounds like you are missing out on the awesomeness of Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katamari_Damacy – deutschZuid Oct 4 '12 at 3:17
  • Ah. How did I miss that. – tesselode Oct 4 '12 at 3:19
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    @JamesJiao Why not make that an answer? =) – Niro Oct 4 '12 at 3:30
  • And now, the main theme is stuck in my head. Thank you. – Wilerson Oct 4 '12 at 16:31
  • Naaaaaa na na na na na naa naa na ka-ta-ma-ri da-ma-sheeeeeeee – tesselode Oct 4 '12 at 20:42
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Katamari Damacy is the English adaptation of the Japanese romaji Katamari Damashī (kanji: 塊魂, hiragana: かたまり だましい), which means lump/chunk soul.

  • The two Kanji are not used together usually. The originality of the title is that it is made of two Kanji that share a common radical, 鬼 (おに, oni). – wip Feb 17 at 9:08

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