WE PUT AN END TO THE 'OI KIYOMASA NANDE NANDE GAMBARE GAMBARE BAKA' VIRAL TIKTOK MYSTERY
Netizens have been scrambling on the internet trying to find the meaning of the TikTok viral remark — "Oi Kiyomasa Nande Nande Gambare Gambare Baka".
A string of words that sound like Japanese is haunting Indonesian netizens. The meaning of the phrase "Oi Kiyomasa Nande Nande Gambare Gambare Baka" has been a question for many people since it went viral on TikTok.
So far, "Oi Kiyomasa Nande Nande Gambare Gambare Baka" is still at the top of Google Trends since Sunday, February 6, 2022, signaling people's curiosity in finding the meaning of the mumbo jumbo.
It is known that this remark began to go viral since the publication of a 45-second video on TikTok that has been watched more than 15.3 million times. This viral video was uploaded by the owner of the TikTok account @alyaaa_091 on January 24, 2022.
In the video, the narrator tells about her classmates who often randomly say the phrase "Oi Kiyomasa Nande Nande Ganbare Ganbare Baka".
"Oii ki Yomasa????nAnde nAnde????????gaMbare gaMbare????Baka rawrrrr ????" wrote the owner of the TikTok account @alyaaa_091.
In addition to having a large number of views, this video is also liked by more than 1.6 million people and 35.2 thousand comments.
oii kiYomasa?nAnde nAnde??gaMbare gaMbare?Baka rawrrrr ?♬ suara asli - Alyaaa? - Alyaaa ᥫ᭡
A Tokyo Revengers reference
Given the popularity of the anime, many guessed that the line was from Tokyo Revengers since it has a notable character named Kiyomasa in it.
Kiyomasa is the nickname of a character whose full name is Masataka Kiyomizu. Kiyo is taken from his surname, Kiyomizu, and Masa is taken from his first name, Masataka. In the anime, Kiyomasa is a figure known to be brutal and merciless to his opponents.
Kiyomasa has a tall and muscular build, making him look more mature than teenagers his age. He has a scar on his left eyebrow and always wears the Shibuya uniform, a shirt combined with baggy black trousers and loafers.
There's a massive chance that Kiyomasa refers to this character.
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The probable meaning of the viral phrase
If we trace the phrase word by word, we might be able to figure out the meaning of the phrase.
First, the exclamation "oi" is often used by both Japanese and Indonesians to address other people, just like "hai" or "hoi". Then, the word "nande" translates to "why".
Then there is "gambare", which is how the word "ganbare" is spoken. It is usually used to give encouragement. The last word is a swear word that is often used and heard in anime, "baka", which means "foolish".
In short, the sentence "Oi Kiyomasa Nande Nande Gambare Gambare Baka" might mean "Hey, Kiyomasa! What's wrong? Don't be disheartened, you fool!" There, mystery solved!#THE S MEDIA #Media Milenial