Human Beat Box World Championship Winners SARUKANI Collaborate with BLUE HAMHAM

07.November.2021 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Content studio CHOCOLATE Inc. has released a new video titled ‘Little Beatboxer,’ a collaboration between Arimura Taishi’s popular BLUE HAMHAM characters and SARUKANI, the leading beatboxing group in Japan. The video hit YouTube on October 27. 


SARUKANI was the first Japanese team to win both first and second place at the Grand Beatbox Battle 2021, held in Poland in October. The new video shows the four space hamsters, BLUE HAMHAM, vibing to the group’s popular track SARUKANI WARS


Little Beatboxer – BLUE HAMHAM x SARUKANI


Be sure to follow SARUKANI on social media, and don’t forget to check out Arimura Taishi’s unique creations!





  • Shoe Brand atmos to Open Limited-Time Pop-Up Shop in Collaboration With BLUE HAMHAM

    19.November.2021 | FASHION

    BLUE HAMHAM, the adorable character designed by animator Arimura Taishi, is teaming up with popular sneaker shop atmos for the two brand’s first-ever collaboration collection! Merchandise will include a T-shirt and hoodie, both unisex, and both available in three sizes. These will be on sale from November 19 until November 28 at the atmos online store and the atmos x BLUE HAMHAM Pop-Up Store being held at the atmos pink flagship store in Harajuku.



    atmos x BLUE HAMHAM Long Sleeved T-Shirt

    atmos x BLUE HAMHAM Hoodie

    AR Filter


    BLUE HAMHAM are four music-eating space hamster brothers from a planet called ‘Proxima b.’ Their animations on Twitter, TikTok, and other social media platforms have garnered over 300 million views worldwide. Bringing Tokyo sneaker culture to the world, atmos derived its name from the word ‘atmosphere,’ and aims to be a shop as natural as the air around you. This is sure to be a collab unlike any other!


    Guests to the pop-up store can enjoy a photo booth, allowing visitors to take photos with BLUE HAMHAM. A special AR filter on Instagram will also let guests transform into one of these space hamsters!

  • Popular SNS Character ‘BLUE HAMHAM’ has Landed at Hanshin Umeda, with New Limited Items

    13.October.2021 | FASHION / SPOT

    BLUE HAMHAM, a character by animator Arimura Taishi, will be featured at the ‘BLUE HAMHAM POP UP SHOP -AUTUMN PLANET-,’ open from October 8 until October 19 at Hanshin Umeda.  


    Limited Goods

    Event Limited T-Shirt (Size: M/L Colors: BLACK/WHITE): ¥4,400

    Event Limited Sticker: ¥385

    Event Limited Acrylic Stand: ¥1,320

    Event Limited Keychain: ¥935



    Customers who spend over ¥6,000 will receive a free special shopping bag.



    The event, which will be held in the newly opened Riakuro EVENT SPACE floor following the Umeda store renewal, will have four one meter-tall 3D BLUE HAM HAM statues greeting customers as they enter the store, each wearing adorable matching mufflers. There will be 15 new Autumn/Winter products overall, including T-shirts and stickers featuring artwork by creator Arimura Taishi. The BLUE HAMHAM muffler will also be available to purchase.


    Customers who spend over ¥6,000 instore will receive a limited edition shopping bag for free! Not only that, customers who add the Official Hanshin Umeda LINE account will receive a coupon, while the first 200 customers will also receive an additional event-original postcard.


    Popular animations will be looped on retro-themed TV monitors, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the world of ‘BLUE HAMHAM.’ Be sure to check out this limited shop and the new Autumnal character designs! 



    *Images are samples and may differ in real life.


  • Space Hamsters BLUE HAMHAM Get Pop-Up Store at Newly-Reopened Hanshin Umeda Store

    01.October.2021 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION / SPOT

    CHOCOLATE Inc. is bringing everyone’s favorite music-eating space hamsters back to Osaka! The AUTUMN PLANET -BLUE HAMHAM POP UP SHOP- is coming to the newly-reopened Hanshin Department Store Umeda Main Store from October 8 until October 19, 2021. Designed by  Arimura Taishi, these cuddly characters have been featured by a number of popular stars, including Porter Robinson and Sia!


    Merchandise at a Glance

    The pop-up shop will feature 15 new autumn and winter products featuring the BLUE HAMHAM characters, four brothers from the planet Proxima b who have achieved massive amounts of popularity on social media. Items for sale will include a collection of hoodies and mufflers perfect for the chilly weather, new iPhone and AirPod cases, and plenty of other goodies. 


    Visitors will be greeted by the only BLUE HAMHAM statues in the world, all bundled up appropriately for the season. More info on the event will be released soon, so watch out for more!



  • BLUE HAMHAM Event Featuring All-Pink Items to Open in Osaka

    17.August.2021 | FASHION / SPOT

    The BLUE HAMHAM brothers are coming to Osaka for a bright new collection! The “BLUE HAMHAM POP UP STORE -PINK COLLECTION-” will be open for a limited-time, from August 25 to August 31, 2021 at the Osaka Hankyu Umeda flagship store. The event is being held as one of many new “PINK Kawaii” pop-up shops set to open at the location. More than 20 different items will be available, including 7 completely new products, from T-shirts and hats to face towels and keychains.  


    BLUE HAMHAM are four music-eating space hamster brothers from a planet called ‘Proxima b.’ Beginning in 2020, they began collaborating with international artists such as Porter Robinson and Sia. The group’s animations have amassed over 300 million views on Twitter and TikTok. 


    This marks the first time that BLUE HAMHAM has held an event at a department store in the Kansai region. The pop-up shop will have four 1-meter-tall 3D dolls on display, along with a retro-style TV playing some of the group’s more popular videos. 


    Item List

    Backprint Tee_Trumpet ¥3,850 (Tax Included)

    Tee_Keyboard ¥3,850 (Tax Included)

    Tie-Dye Tee ¥4,510 (Tax Included)

    Bucket Hat ¥6,380 (Tax Included)

    Face Towel: ¥2,530 (Tax Included)

    Tee_BLUEHAMHAM ¥3,850 (Tax Included)

    Standing Sliding Pouch: ¥1,815 (Tax Included)

    Clear Keychain: ¥900 (Tax Included)

    Fans of the color pink won’t want to miss this event!



  • Music-Eating Space Hamsters BLUE HAMHAM Get Pop-Up Store in Tokyo and Osaka

    21.April.2021 | FASHION / SPOT

    CHOCOLATE Inc. is set to open the BLUE HAMHAM POP UP STORE at Shibuya PARCO in Tokyo on May 14 May 28 and Shinsaibashi PARCO in Osaka on June 4  July 2. The pop-up shops are centred on Arimura Taishi’s characters BLUE HAMHAM.


    BLUE HAMHAM are four music-eating space hamster brothers from a planet called ‘Proxima b.’ Their animations on Twitter, TikTok, and other social media platforms have garnered over 300 million views worldwide. In 2020, they began collaborating with overseas artists. Their musical animations have garnered popularity across the globe.


    At the pop-up shop, fans can get their hands on over 30 new BLUE HAMHAM items. This also marks the brothers’ first pop-up shop in Osaka. From exclusives to free novelties, there’s plenty to enjoy.


    At the store, fans will also be greeted by four 1-meter tall BLUE HAMHAM statues, the only ones in the world. There will be a display showing their animations, a chance to learn about the characters, and more.