Tottoko Hamtarou Movie 4: Hamtaro to Fushigi no Oni no Emon Tou

Hamtaro: The Mysterious Ogre's Picture Book Tower

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English: Hamtaro: The Mysterious Ogre's Picture Book Tower
Synonyms: Hamtaro, Hamutarou
Japanese: とっとこハム太郎 ハム太郎とふしぎのオニの絵本塔


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 23, 2004
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: KidsKids, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy
Duration: 50 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


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Ranked: #61282
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Popularity: #9778
Members: 1,623
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Ayayam is a pretty hamster who excelled at everything–as a child-prodigy in school, sports and even drawing and writing. One day, however, she overhears her friends making fun of a picture book she loved and had given to one of them. She is so devastated that she decides she doesn’t need friends anymore, locks herself into the library and hasn’t taken a single step outside ever since. The God of Books sympathizes with her and gives her a Magic Quill with which she can effortlessly draw any picture and write any story she wants. Meanwhile, Hamtaro learns that Laura and her fellow students will put on "Sunflower Taro" as their next school play. Hamtaro and friends decide that they, too, want to try their hand at acting and prepare their own version of "Sunflower Taro". In the course of preparing for the play, they are suddenly sucked into a strange Picture Book Tower, where Ayayam tells them that they will be characters in her new book – a new and exciting version of the well-known fairy tale "Sunflower Taro". You can tell that things are getting off to an interesting start – as they always do when the Ham-Hams are involved!!



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Dezaki, Osamu
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Sawada, Hidehiko
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Aug 13, 2017
DanVS (All reviews)
Story: 10

I loved the concept for this story. Hamtaro and his friends are getting really into a picture book that ends too suddenly for them, so they decide to act out the rest of the story.

Meanwhile, the author who is frantically trying to finish the story sees them through a portal and decides to enlist their help whether they like it or not.

Hamtaro and his friends are thrown into the world of the story and become the character within.

Very fast paced and very non-sensical. This is not the kind of story you should go into planning to take seriously. There are read more

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