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PacMan creator Masaya Nakamura dies at 91.

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    Mr Nakamura was the founder of Namco, the video game company that developed the game of Pac-Man. The Japanese word for eating is "Paku". Hanna Barbera animated the Pac Man cartoon series in the US.

    Namco also developed the Idolmaster game (players select a girl wanna-be idol singer and make decisions to guide her career to reach stardom and control her dance moves during stage performances ) which spawned several anime adaptations Idolmaster Xenoglossia, The Idolmaster, Puchimas: The Idolmaster (the previous two shows took place at the "765 (nan-ro-go) Productions" talent agency which is a pun of the Namco name) and The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls.

    Namco also created the racing game Pole Position which was adapted to a 1984 Animated series of the same name produced by DIC Enterprises.
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    There also was a CGI-animated series, "Pac Man and the Ghostly Adventures", that aired on Disney XD in recent years. (But it isn't on anymore.)

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