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Katamari Damacy (PlayStation 2)

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Platform
Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
87
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4.0
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Katamari Damacy Credits

Developed by NAMCO LTD.

ProducerMitsumasa Fujita
Localization Producer (Namco LTD.)Toshiya Hara, Lindsay Gray
Localization Specialists (Namco LTD.)Ko Kimura, Naotaka Higashiyama

Published by NAMCO HOMETEK INC.

Project SupervisorNoriko Wada
Product Marketing ManagerYoko Nakao
Marketing SpecialistWayne Shiu
Public Relations ManagerKristin Calcagno
Senior Quality Assurance ManagerGlen A. Cureton
Quality Assurance LeadChristopher Stanley
Quality Assurance TestersMatthew Peterson, Kelly Davis, Danelle Sears, Michael Peterson, Thomas Yang, Chris Chen, Brandon Voytoski, Ryan Lecha, Brian Meyers, Kenrick Mah, Chris Morgan, Sang Ho Lee, Gene Bang, Ryan Chennault
Special ThanksMika Kelly, Nobuhiro Kasahara, Robert Ennis, Rodney Nakamoto, Garry Cole, Yoshi Niki, Jeffrey Lujan, Ryota Toyama, Minako Takahashi, John Kenzo Hickey, Jennifer Tersigni, Charmaine Morena, Moto Aida

Credits

Lead Game DesignerMasatoshi Ogita
Game DesignerShinsuke Kimura
Object & Map DirectorMinori Kubota
Lead ProgrammerKazumi Yamabe
Screen & Animation ProgrammerNoriyoshi Tsujimoto
Object ProgrammerHiroyuki Nakama
Lead ArtistTakashi Yoshida
Presents & Character DesignerHizuru Uchida
Effects & Packaging DesignerTakeshi Ugajin
Movie & Character DesignerTakashi Kurihara
2D Artist/Screen DesignerMoe Miura
Object ModelersYasuaki Hashimoto, Toshiteru Okada, Mizuki Ooki, Noriko Uono
Map DesignersToshimasa Suzuki, Shunsuke Komori
Sound DirectorYū Miyake
Sound DesignersAsuka Sakai, Akitaka Tōyama, Hideki Tobeta, Yuri Misumi
Sound Direction (Star Jam CO.,LTD.)Takao Suzuki
Sound-Effects (PROCYON STUDIO CO.,LTD.)Masaaki Kaneko, Miki Itō

Voice Over Actors

Voice Over ActorsFumina, Akihiko Ishikawa, Mizuki Oki, Saori Ogiya, Junko Ozawa, Tomomitsu Kaneko, Kaori Kurosawa, Asuka Sakai, Ryuichi Takada, Keita Takahashi, Tomoko Tatsuta, Hideki Tobeta, Natsuyo Nakayama, Yuri Misumi, Yū Miyake, Yoshihito Yano, Julia Yermakov, Ryan Drees, Towa McCauley, Michael Fearney, Dario Toda, Xanthe Smith

Voice Over Recording

Voice Recording Director (Art Quest)Hidekazu Nakamura
Voice Recording Assistant (Art Quest)Naomi Furukawa
Voice Recording Engineer (CHUROKU SERVICE CO. LTD.)Tomoyuki Monta
Recording Engineer (studio Fine)Mikio Watanabe
Operator (aLIVE RECORDING STUDIO)Kazushi Yamamoto
Assistant (Tai Studio)Tomoko Sugiyama
Columbia Music Entertainment, Inc.Haruna Sasaki
Recording & Mixing (Columbia Music Entertainment, Inc.)Taku Wagatsuma
Columbia Music Entertainment, Inc. DirectorShunichi Uemura
MasteringSatoru Kosaki

Vocalist Coordination

VOCAL, Ltd.Nobuyo Yanagisawa
Expulse, Inc.Shunji Kawatsuna
Columbia Songs, Inc.Kunio Eto
Gekidan Mirai GekijoAyako Yoshida
Star Jam CO.,LTD.Takao Suzuki, Etsuko Yamaguchi
Namco Licensing TeamManabu Sugiyama

Songs

Roll Me InYui Asaka (Vocals), Hideki Tobeta (Lyrics/Namco Ltd.), Takayuki Ikezawa (Guitar/Namco Ltd.), Jesahm [Bass/Saxophone/Flute/Namco Ltd.], Ryuichi Takada (Violin/Namco Ltd.), Mika Sato (Chorus/Namco Ltd.)
The Last SambaYoshihito Yano, Yuji Masubuchi, Yuri Mikado, Yū Miyake, Hideki Tobeta, Tomomitsu Kaneko, Keiki Kobayashi, Asuka Sakai
Lonely Rolling StarSaki Kabata (Vocals/Courtesy of FOR LIFE MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT INC.), Yoshihito Yano (Music & Lyrics/Namco Ltd.)
Cherry Tree TimesChihiro Arai, Hiroki Fujita, Kana Sagara, Kento Masui, Tomoka Osawa (Vocals/GEKIDAN TOHAI CO. LTD.), Mai Tsukada, Chikara Kawatsuchina (Vocals/VOCAL Ltd.), Yū Miyake (Music & Lyrics/Namco Ltd.), Ryuichi Takada (Violin/Namco Ltd.)
Katamari On The RocksMasayuki Tanaka (Vocals/EX.CRYSTAL KING), Yū Miyake (Music & Lyrics/Namco Ltd.), Keita Takahashi (Lyrics), Satoru Kosaki (Trumpet/Namco Ltd.), Tomomi Suzuki (Chorus)
Que Sera SeraCharlie Kosei (Vocals), Asuka Sakai (Music & Lyrics/Namco Ltd.)
The Moon & The PrinceKenji Ninuma (Vocals), Akitaka Tōyama (Music & Lyrics/Namco Ltd.), Fumina [Chorus]
Katamari of LoveShigeru Matsuzaki (Vocals), Yoshihito Yano (Music & Lyrics/Namco Ltd.), Katsumi Itami, Midori Fukushima, Yukiko Yoko, Motonaga Ishii (Recorder/Namco Recorder Quartet), Yuji Masubuchi (Guitar/Namco Ltd.), Yuri Misumi (Chorus/Namco Ltd.), Satoru Kosaki (Trumpet/Namco Ltd.)
Gin & Tonic & Red Red RosesAdo Mizumori (Vocals), Asuka Sakai (Music & Lyrics/Namco Ltd.), Kazuhide Takahama (Piano), Ichiro Sakai (Bass), Kuniyoshi Yashiro (Drums), Akio Fujita (Flute), Asami Shimada (Chorus)
Katamari Nah‑NahYū Miyake (Music/Lyrics/Humming/Namco Ltd.)
You Are SmartAkitaka Tōyama (Music/Namco Ltd.)
Angel GiftsYū Miyake (Music/Namco Ltd.)
Fugue #7777Asuka Sakai (Music/Namco Ltd.)
Katamari★StarsHideki Tobeta (Music/Namco Ltd.), Katsuki Itami (Recorder/Namco Ltd.), Ryuichi Takada (Violin/Namco Ltd.)
Walking on a Star!Yuri Misumi (Music/Namco Ltd.)
Stardust FanfareYū Miyake (Music/Namco Ltd.)

US Localization

Localization Manager (Namco Hometek)Noriko Wada
Localization Producer (Namco LTD.)Lindsay Gray
Localization Specialists (Namco LTD.)Naotaka Higashiyama, Ko Kimura

Special Thanks

Special ThanksHiroshi Watanabe, Masanori Yamada, Yochien Miura, Akira Furusawa, Takashi Fukawa, Satoru Hirohashi, Hideki Hiraoka, Takefumi Hyōdō, Masanobu Hayashi, Nobuhiro Nakamoto, Kouji Nakagawa, Keiichi Naito, Hiromi Shibano, Yuichiro Sadahiro, Hiroto Sasaki, Yukihiro Kobayashi, Keiki Kobayashi, Takashi Goto, Kaori Kurosawa, Yoshimi Kurihara, Junichi Kawamura, Koichi Kawase, Hiromi Kakumoto, Mitsutoshi Ozaki, Takayuki Ozaki, Fuki Ohira, Kunimori Onishi, Masuya Ōishi, Kunichiro Uekusa, Koji Inokuchi, Natsuko Ezaki, Takahiro Akiyama, Yuji Tsuyuki, Taku Tsuge, Ken Takeda, Yumi Takasaki, Hiroshi Ikeda, Hiroshi Fuji, Takaharu Suzuki, Toshio Natsui, Shinichi Tsuruya, Takayasu Shiratsu, Shitaro Imai, Kazuyuki Eto, Tatsuya Imada, Nobuhiro Kasahara, Robert Ennis, Garry Cole, Rodney Nakamoto, Jeffrey Lujan, Jennifer Tersigni, Lee Hsiao, Glen A. Cureton, Yoko Nakao, Brian Schorr, Erik Harshman, NHI IS Team, aLIVE RECORDING STUDIO, Asaikikaku.Co.Ltd., Cabina japan, Columbia Music Entertainment Inc., Columbia Songs Inc., DAIICHI MUSIC PUBLISHERS CO. LTD., DAIICHI PRODUCTION CO. LTD., Expulse Inc., Gekidan Mirai Gekijo, GEKIDAN TOHAI CO.LTD., NOBUE MATSUBARA MUSIC OFFICE, OFFICE WALKER, PROCYON STUDIO CO.LTD., PRODUCTION OGI CO. LTD., Star Jam CO. LTD., studio Fine, Tai Studio, VOCAL Ltd., ZYAMU KIKAKU

Credits (cont'd)

DirectorKeita Takahashi
ProducersHideki Tomida, Mitsumasa Fujita
Produced byNamco

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Glen A. Cureton, 113 other games
Brian Schorr, 107 other games
Jennifer Tersigni, 88 other games
Christopher Stanley, 80 other games
Garry Cole, 78 other games
Nobuhiro Kasahara, 64 other games
Mika Kelly, 63 other games
Yoshi Niki, 54 other games
Yoko Nakao, 53 other games
Robert Ennis, 50 other games
Ryan Chennault, 46 other games
Lee Hsiao, 41 other games
Shinichi Tsuruya, 41 other games
Lindsay Gray, 37 other games
Jeffrey Lujan, 34 other games
Chris Morgan, 34 other games
Michael Peterson, 34 other games
Noriko Wada, 33 other games
Junko Ozawa, 32 other games
Masayuki Tanaka, 30 other games
Masaaki Kaneko, 29 other games
Hiroshi Watanabe, 28 other games
Wayne Shiu, 26 other games
Ryota Toyama, 26 other games
Rodney Nakamoto, 26 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

We Love Katamari, a group of 34 people
Breakdown, a group of 33 people
Tekken 5, a group of 32 people
Beautiful Katamari, a group of 27 people
Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War, a group of 27 people
Death by Degrees, a group of 27 people
Tales of Symphonia, a group of 25 people
Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean, a group of 25 people
Ridge Racer 6, a group of 23 people
Tales of Legendia, a group of 22 people
SoulCalibur IV, a group of 21 people
Urban Reign, a group of 21 people
Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception, a group of 19 people
Me & My Katamari, a group of 19 people
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation, a group of 19 people
Mr. DRILLER: Drill Spirits, a group of 19 people
Bounty Hounds, a group of 19 people
Ridge Racer 7, a group of 18 people
Soulcalibur Legends, a group of 18 people
Tekken 4, a group of 18 people
Tekken: Dark Resurrection, a group of 18 people
Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament, a group of 17 people
SoulCalibur III, a group of 16 people
kill.switch, a group of 15 people
Tekken 6, a group of 15 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Lucefin (1432) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (57392)