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This Fun Instrument Is Unique and Simple to Learn

 Disclosure: I received product to review for my own personal opinion.

Otamatone is so fun and simple to use. I’ve never played an instrument and was able to play simple songs quickly. I love that there are unique characters available, like Hello Kitty and Kirby. This is a fun and unique gift to give to someone or yourself!

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This year, prepare for some fun with the perfectly musical best-seller from Japan, hitting all the notes for a unique and silly way to ring in 2024 where YOU make the music.

Introducing Otamatone, the electronic musical toy that makes gift-giving comically delightful and the must-have gift of the year. The deluxe version is a full-sized, musician-grade instrument. We can laugh at it, but it still takes some talent (kind of?) to master and users will enjoy every minute of trying with happy moments guaranteed!

Whether new to music or an expert musician, the Otamatone offers a fun, silly new way to make music! Ready to give it a try? I’d love to send you a sample for editorial consideration. Express yourself and explore new musical possibilities, singing and playing along with family and friends wherever the mood strikes.

Shaped as a friendly musical note, the amusing gift for violinists and other musicians adds levity to what can sometimes be an stress-filled season. If you’ve never played an instrument, this is one sure way of making tunes and unleashing creativity. To play, press and slide fingers up and down the touch-sensitive stem to play different notes. You can also squeeze the Otamatone's "face" to create a "wah" effect and shake the stem to add vibrato. Watch this VIDEO to hear it in action.

It's one of Japan's most loved musical instruments, a portable synthesizer toy enjoyed by all ages. Otamatonehas over 30 colorful designs and is sold on Amazon with over 7,700 terrific reviews (Hamee is the official U.S. distributor and exclusive global licensor of Otamatone). Enjoy it as fun characters like Hello Kitty, Kirby, Lucky Cat, and Monchhichi, or select more traditional black or white varieties. That's part of the fun! 

Explore the different offerings below.Otamatone Deluxe (From $79.98) - A full-sized instrument offered in black, white, Kirby, Gudetama™, and Hatsune Miku designs. Connect it to headphones, amps, and speakers with the 3.5 mm stereo jack. Musicians, in particular, will enjoy this Otamatone’s larger and more responsive fretboard and a greater number of notes – each pitch setting (low, medium, and high) containing roughly four octaves of notes, making a wide variety of songs.

Otamatone Regular (From $39.99) - Choose from more fun designs, including Ninja, KISS’ Paul Stanley, and Aggretsuko Rage or opt for solid colors like blue, pink, yellow, black, or white.
Otamatone Melody (From $17.99) - Use it as a key chain and take it wherever you go with cheerful songs!

About Otamatone:

Otamatone is a cute, quirky, fun-to-play electronic musical toy with an eighth note-shaped body, adorable moving mouth, and silly, buzzy, amusingly off-key voice. First released in Japan in 2009, it's been the country's best-selling musical toy ever since. Follow them on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok.

To “deliver happy moments to the world", Hamee is proud to launch the Otamatone Music Support Program. It’s donating Otamatones to school districts, daycare centers, children’s hospitals, and other educational groups. Those interested can click the link at the end of this Form to apply. As both a musical toy and instrument, Otamatone encourages children to access new musical experiences and culture.