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Hamtaro

Hamtaro

Alternative Titles

English: Hamtaro
Synonyms: Tottoko Hamutarou
Japanese: とっとこハム太郎

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 296
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 2000 to Mar 31, 2006
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: G - All Ages
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.041 (scored by 7796 users)
Ranked: #29402
Popularity: #1269
Members: 20,378
Favorites: 83
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

comedy kids

Synopsis

5th-grader Laura Haruna owns a hamster, and his name is Hamtaro. After moving into a new town, Hamtaro finds that he's in the company of lots of different hamsters, making up a group of hamster friends that go on crazy adventures through the city. Before they save Laura and other humans from nasty predicaments, however, they have to learn how to save themselves.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Hamtaro
Side story: Hamtaro OVA 1: Hamtaro no Otanjoubi ~Mama wo Tasunete Sanzen Techi Techi~, Hamtaro Movie 1: Ham Ham Land Daibouken, Hamtaro Movie 2: Ham Ham Ham~Jya! Maboroshi no Princess, Hamtaro Movie 3: Ham Ham Grand Prix Aurora Tani no Kiseki - Ribon-chan Kikiippatsu!, Hamtaro Movie 4: Hamtaro to Fushigi no Oni no Emon Tou, Hamtaro OVA 2: Hamuchanzu no Takara Sagashi Daisaku - Hamuha! Suteki na Umi no Natsuyasumi, Hamtaro OVA 3: Hamuchanzu to Niji no Kuni no Oujisama - Sekai de Ichiban no Takaramono, Hamtaro OVA 4: Hamuchanzu no Mezase! Hamuhamu Kin Medal ~Hashire! Hashire! Daisakusen~
Other: Tottoko Hamtaro Dechu
Sequel: Tottoko Hamtaro Hai!

Characters & Voice Actors

Hamtaro
Hamtaro
Main
Mamiya, Kurumi
Japanese
Mamiya, Kurumi
Zanni, Chiara
English
Zanni, Chiara
...
Taishoo-kun
Taishoo-kun
Main
Ito, Kentaro
Japanese
Ito, Kentaro
Cole, Ted
English
Cole, Ted
...
Ribon-chan
Ribon-chan
Main
Strand, Chantal
English
Strand, Chantal
Murai, Kazusa
Japanese
Murai, Kazusa
...
Koushi-kun
Koushi-kun
Main
Henderson, Saffron
English
Henderson, Saffron
Aikawa, Rikako
Japanese
Aikawa, Rikako
...

Staff

Kobayashi, Noriko
Producer
Nabeshima, Osamu
Director, Storyboard
Suga, Yoshiyuki
Script
Shimada, Michiru
Script



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Feb 12, 2010
blushjoy
Ahh, Hamtaro. Where do I begin? The epic tales of little hamsters and their trials and tribulations in a big world. This series is absolutely irresistible. I first started watching it with my little sister because of the cute hamsters but soon got pulled into the simple, childish world.

Bear in mind that this is a series primarily aimed towards children and is being rated as such. However, I found the series enjoyable on many levels, from the rivalries between the hamsters for their loves and the various friendships and relationships that invariably develop with such a large cast of characters.

The animation and music read more
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Jul 8, 2011
OneLonelyPickle
What can I say? I'm a fan boy!

But my review is honestly what I think this series deserves--it is a perfect mix of everything anime is suppose to be. There is a bit of everything from time to time: romance, action, humour, suspense, seriousness, etc.

The series is most enjoyable in the original form (Tottoko Hamutaro) as I find the voice acting much better, and the sound EXTREMELY better. It has, by far, the BEST OST soundtrack of any anime I've ever heard, surpassing the likes of One Piece by a mile.

Where it does fall short, unfortunately, is the story. At times the childishness of the read more
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Recommendations

The daily life and adventures of a pet. Hamtaro is aimed even more towards kids, as the anime gives these animals more personification than the animals of Sweet Home.
Hamtaro is very cute for the hamster :3

Opening Theme

#1: "Tottoko no Uta" by Hamuchanzu
#2: "Tottoko no Uta ~Tsuzuki Dechu~" by Hamuchanzu
#3: "Tottoko no Uta ~Mata Tsuzuki Dechu!~" by Hamuchanzu

Ending Theme

#1: "200% no Jumon" by Team le TAO
#2: "Te wo Tsunagou" by Hamuchanzu
#3: "Minihams no Ai no Uta" by Minihams
#4: "Saikin Hayari no Meiku Uta" by THE KANAMORI

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Recent Forum Discussion

There are 296 episodes of Hamtaro
Lucia
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04-29-14, 10:10 PM
New Hamtaro?
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3 replies by HamtaroYesMyHam »»
04-14-13, 8:08 AM

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