Japan’s incredibly popular hamster-shaped monaka made into pill toy kind for all to take pleasure in


If you can’t consume ’em, wear ’em

Keep in mind the ultra-popular hamster-shaped monaka treats being offered by the 120-year old Kyoto confectionary Aoki Kouetsudo? Even over a year after its preliminary release, it’s still continuously offered out. Now there’s a variation of it without any expiration date! Japanese pill toy business Tamakyu partnered with Aoki Kouetsudo to develop non-edible pill toys formed like the store’s hamster-shaped treats.

▼ In the nick of time for fall, when hamsters will be stockpiling on nuts for the winter season!

These Hamster Monaka pill toys, priced at 300 yen (US$ 2) each, went on sale October 28 and can be discovered in pill toy devices throughout Japan. Every one features a nut-shaped brooch inside so that you can match your little pal.

▼ Which design would you pick?

There are 6 ranges of the toy divided into 2 designs: plain and chocolate. The only distinction in the hamster’s look in between the 2 designs are that the eyes and ears have actually been filled out with a “chocolate pen”– not edible, obviously. The plain one, nevertheless, is the hamster that a lot of carefully looks like the edible hamster monaka.

▼ Are you more of an almond hamster or a cashew hamster?

Besides that, each hamster is holding either a walnut, a cashew, or an almond. You can pop open the hamster like a real monaka, and inside there will be the consisted of brooch. Utilize it to save other things too– like some edible treats, maybe?

Tamakyu is holding a Twitter project, too! By following Tamakyu’s Twitter account retweeting the project Tweet connected listed below, you can be gone into for an opportunity to win a total set of the Monaka Hamster pill toys. Entries will be accepted till November 4 at 5 p.m. (JST).

Sources: PR Times, Twitter/@TAMAKYU_CP
Images: PR Times

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