animated series Hamtaro © Shogakukan / TV Tokyo / SMDE
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Hamtaro is the little pet hamster belonging to the fifth-grader, Laura. Her family has just moved to a new home and it isn't long before Hamtaro has slipped out of his cage to explore his new surroundings. He meets the Ham-Hams, (the other hamsters in the neighbourhood), the group decide to build their own clubhouse where they can hang out together. Hamtaro and the Ham-Hams are always going on big adventures as they try to help their unsuspecting owners in any way little hamsters can.

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This caught my attention in a couple of magazines a few years back. Japanese hamsters. I think it was the eyes that turned me on, or just the overall cuteness...
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This is a beautiful show for very young children. My favorites besides Hamtaro are Boss,Bijou (who reminds me somewhat of Miss Bianca in Disney's RESCUERS movies),Dexter,Howdy,Oxnard,Pashmina,and Penelope (who reminds me...
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Hamtaro has cornered the market on cute. An anime series suited for the very young, Hamtaro features a hamster who escapes from his cage when his owner is at school, to...
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The first time I watched this I only really caught the end credits, which consisted of little Hamtaro the hamster dancing enthusiastically to his theme song. I distinctly remember thinking,...
Created by: Shogakukan, TV Tokyo, SMDE
Language: English dub / Japanese
Country of Origin: Japan
Alternate Title: Tottoko Hamutaro
[ English dub ] Featuring the voices of:
Chiara Zanni ... Hamtaro
Saffron Henderson ... Oxnard
Ted Cole ... Boss
Chantal Strand ... Bijou
Brad Swaile ... Maxwell
Tabitha St. Germain ... Cappy
Brittney Wilson ... Sandy
Noel Fisher ... Stan
Jillian Michaels ... Panda
Jocelyne Loewen ... Pashmina
Brian Drummond ... Jingle
Paul Dobson ... Howdy
Samuel Vincent ... Dexter
Cathy Weseluck ... Penelope, Laura's Mom
Moneca Stori ... Laura Haruna
Daniella Evangelista ... Kana
Directed by: Osamu Nabeshima
Musical Score by: Motoyoshi Iwasaki
Writing Credits: Miho Maruo, Kji Miura, Toshiyasu Nagata, Michiru Shimada, Fumihiko Shimo and Yoshiyuki Suga
Based on: the manga by Ritsuko Kawai
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