Reborn into a Hamster for 233 Days


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The renowned SI Corporation’s chief designer, Xiao Yu, is young, promising, and brimming with talent. But who would have guessed that the heavens would be jealous of this heroic genius?! After waking up from a car accident, he unexpectedly is reborn as a hamster!

Never mind that he’d turned into a hamster, but the CEO rival he hated the most in his previous life adopted him!

Hamster Xiao declared: Hnn, I’m gonna screw up your company!

Chairman Yan: The weather is turning cold, it’s time to buy small clothes for the hamster and bankrupt SI along the way.

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nixxara rated it
March 3, 2018
Status: c54
MC reincarnated into a hamster and then raised by his lowkey rival! The interactions are sooo cute, really interesting how the ML is treating the human-like hamster but not realizing the hamster is special. The ML talks to the hamster (mc) and teases it. (ML is the cold dense type, while MC is the passionate normal type)

He even gave the hamster an iPad, , ,
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turelight rated it
May 8, 2018
Status: c187
I have paid this novel's VIP full access (and of course, through blood and tear process) only for reading it via MTL and it looks like a right decision.

At first, the story shows you a cute and silly hamster, hilarious master and his friends. But through the warm atmosphere and colorful sunshine, you will clearly see a deep hole lies beneath it. This hole contains a lot of secrets and answers to some questionable events.

Every character in this story miraculously link with each other and their revealed past will always... more>> surprise you. Fate brings them to meet and come across through simple yet complicated situation. They will always face many obstacles with a calm mind and break through it all together.

You cannot judge all of them, you cannot literally hate one of them, but you can love and be attached to most of them.

I love how Yi Shu balances all elements in this novel really well, and they are combined into a beautiful story, which full of warmth and playfulness, with a hint of tomato and melon seed taste. <<less
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solomaize rated it
February 27, 2018
Status: c53
One of the cutest MC I have EVER came across in the BL world! The pair will give you major fluff feels. Never have I enjoyed sulking hamsters more. *Pokes that butt*

The gap moe you get from the cold ML doting on the hamster MC will shovel Meng points into your heart! I was going kyaaa kyaaa kyaaa with every chapter!

Still, this story has a plot. Hamster jewelry design, hamster diarrhea, hamster in a Ferrari, hamster given an ipad, hamster being an online gaming champ, hamster given a palace,... more>> hamster and cat love (?) I don't know, MTL was brutal.

I really can't wait for the MC to be a human again, coz the ML is really a lonely soul. But maybe that won't be happening coz... well you'll see. <<less
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rhianirory rated it
March 15, 2018
Status: c145
so much fluff!! I love them both, but there is something about a pouty hamster that tugs at the heart waaaay more than a pouty human ever could. And no naive, dumb as a box of rocks MC, which is a huge plus.

I'm a little nervous about where the story is headed, seeing as hamsters have such a short lifespan and his body had already lived part of its life when he got it (I'm guessing he has 233 day left until the end; less than a year). What will... more>> happen to our MC when his little hamster body gives out? What will happen to our ML who loves his Fishy? I wonder how big a box of tissue I'll need for this book? Here's hoping for a H.E.

Edit c145

that took some turns I wasn't expecting. And is it just me or is Fishy way more dumb, naive, and submissive as a human than he was as a hamster? At least as a hamster he stood up to the ML, was clever and skeptical. Human Fishy just accepts everything, including being treated as though he were a little child (or woman in Chinese culture) to be pampered and petted and totally dominated. The fluff is good but I'm disappointed in the human Fishy. <<less
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Piggychan rated it
March 14, 2018
Status: c18

Imagining cute fluffy hamster showing his butt in tantrum... I died. Never thought that I'll be concerned of a hamster's life this much before. 10/10 this story clears my acne and gives my skin some healthy glow.
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Loffy01 rated it
February 20, 2019
Status: c153
This novel was enjoyable until it wasn’t.

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starting from when fishy returns to his body, the novel has gone down hill. Fishy’s intelligence went from 100 to 0 real quick. His usual quirkiness disappears, instead, he turns into this meek, docile, and stupid fool. All of his character development disappears, and it is less and less enjoyable to see him act out the role of a “damsel in distress.” I originally liked this novel because it was different. The character had dimension to them. It didn’t feel like I was reading the generic Chinese BL story. :/ Guess not.

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itikky rated it
February 25, 2018
Status: --
Hm...I wonder what will become of our Fishy?! Cute story so far with a cold/mean (but doting) ML and a cute, furry body for Fishy! Lol the whole "tearing down the rival company's status while hamster" is a bit interesting (and distracts from the cute!), but hopefully it won't make the story too fluff-less!
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Hundred Lilies rated it
February 3, 2019
Status: c152
While it's a really cute story and I've gotten quite a few laughs, I have to admit that the MC really gets on my nerves.
I know it's a popular trope to make the uke really naive (bordering on stupid) and rarely has a will on their own or rarely acts on them, since submission is part of their nature, but this novel's uke is just too stupid! Like brain-dead stupid, to the point that it's actually felt a bit too forced.
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iLikeOpMCS rated it
October 27, 2018
Status: c109
I can't believe it... The first time I've read any type of BL novel and I love it... I've read about every novel on this site for the past two years and I've always dodged any Shounen AI or Yaoi tags like the plague, but I'm glad I read this... So glad. I'm awaiting the rest of these chapters D:
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PurityByDarkness rated it
July 19, 2018
Status: 156
The beginning was adorable, I really enjoyed it. I'm giving 5 stars because of the beginning.

The rest though... Maybe it'll get better.
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earlgreyt rated it
November 14, 2018
Status: c158
EDIT: For everyone concerned about Fishy's intelligence... I'm there with you guys. But I have faith in the author! I think Fishy just seems more naive/dumbed down right now because it's fluff/humor time.

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Also, at the moment, the storyline is focused on the ML. Fishy was super cool before because he was dealing with design competition/stuff. Now it's about clan fighting and heir struggle stuff, so he doesn't have expertise in this matter which is why the ML is keeping it a secret.


Excellent story, excellent translation. I might end up with a soft spot for "humans-transformed-into-animals" genre. This one is just so good! If you are a pet owner, I highly recommend. The ML is equivalent to one of those extremely passionate pet owners who takes pet photos all day long and mercilessly spoils his pet. If you liked movies like Ratatouille, I highly recommend. The MC is an extremely talented person-turned-hamster and...

his identity as an 'intelligent' hamster who can understand humans, play games, and chat online eventually gets revealed to his 'owner' and there are even more ridiculously fluffy moments between human and hamster bonding together.


There's a great balance to the fluffiness between human and hamster with the background mystery. The MC who was a famous chief designer, in his previous life was greatly suppressed by a mystery designer who he thought was plagiarizing his ideas. As a hamster, he becomes a bit of a detective!hamster and tries to find out the identity of that person. There's corporate sabotage, spying, hidden identities, long-term coma patients and all kinds of dramatic reveals scattered in the fluffy background of pet owner.

Very exciting; I'm looking forward to all the twists the story has to offer. <<less
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ryiryi rated it
September 10, 2018
Status: Completed
I can't wait for the translation. I decided to mtl. The story got darker and sadder toward the end. But it has a happy ending.

The reason why I gave 5 stars. The characters was well developed including the side characters. The plot was solid with surprising twist. I love the twist. It's kind of unexpected for me. I normally able to guess the plot ahead of time but this story keep on giving me a surprise at every turn. There some family drama, power struggle plus lots of sweet and... more>> cute lovey-dovey moments between ML and MC.


There mentioned of child abuse, illegal genetic research, etc. Both ML and MC have a sad and terrible childhood. There a terrible secret hidden 20 years ago which affect both ML, MC and other side characters.

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RINKO-S rated it
March 23, 2019
Status: c162
I do not speak English well so excuse me..

It was a cute start, I liked their interactions and the interesting puzzles about the mysterious designer.

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Until we got back to his human body, that MC is not smart but not stupid! It is supposed to be bad in dealing with others, betrayed by his company and his elders so he should be more careful because of it. But when he returns to his human body, he seems to have become completely idiot?
and ML do not tell him secrets and not his background and treat him like a fool in my eyes, Even if he was an idiot, he should tell him, this is the presumption of trust between the spouses, and that ML did not apologize for what he did to MC after he return to his human body, and even that he treated him again like a fool and did not tell him anything. And It is amazing that MC never noticed that someone was breaking it from behind and therefore did not accept any company, did not he watches a lot of dramas and serials?


..I'm so upset that I can no longer enjoy reading, it may change in subsequent chapters so I'll wait for the translation to complete and come back to read it.

Thanks to the translator ! <<less
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CrazedFanatic rated it
December 23, 2018
Status: c135
Its cute, its fluffy, there's a hamster. The characters are well developed and there is actually a plot rather than just fluff all the time. Even with the fluff, the story flows and everything makes sense. What I do hate is how forgiving and naive the MC is and also how easily the ML manages to get him to forgive him.

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Argh! Stupid ML manipulated our poor MC and hid all the terrible things he did to him when he didn't know he was the MC. The MC believed him way too easily and just let him get his way. I do admit it falls in line with ML's personality to want to hide his flaws, but to emotionally hurt our already hurt MC and just straight up blame someone else for it is just too much! He doesn't own up to his faults and MC just believes and does everything he says!!! Rant over.


Anyways, aside from my personal issue with the ML, the story is well fleshed out and if you like cute and fluffy stories with the occasional spice of reality, this is a story for you. <<less
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ehkilis rated it
June 22, 2018
Status: Completed
its cute, but I can't really bring myself to like the ml.

i just find it aggravating that he didn't apolgize directly for all the misdeeds he did to the MC. He didn't own up to wanting to sue the MC for hamster fishy's 'death', blaming it on his lawyer. He said he had a flight that was taking place the very next day, as MC was in his care, but really he has 3 private planes. He tried to make MC sign a marriage contract and used his 30m debt to persuade him into being in his company. Guess im a sucker for a caring ML because overbearing presidents aren't my thing. Hes doting to the point of suffocating. I give it a 4 at best, docking 1 star for the ML himself and for how he went about his mistakes. Its cute, completed and the story is unique.

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Jknovel rated it
June 11, 2018
Status: c56
I love the fluffyness.

Being a hamster (MC) is so funny here because he's being treated a lot like a human that can do whatever he wants. The interactions between the hamster and owner (ML) are some of the funniest and most adorable things.

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There is a chapter in where the MC (hamster) is given a small tiny city as a "cage" to play in. The MC is so happy with it and tryied to repay the ML by helping his company by having the designs he made given to the ml. The ML really treats the MC so well that they say that he's one of those owners that treats his pet like his ancestor.

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albreo rated it
May 2, 2018
Status: c40
The story is very purposeful and has clear goal in mind as MC mentioned that he will have a limited lifespan while an accident that causes all this will happen in 8 months time. The pace of the story has no rush and pan out evenly, as days pass by peacefully as our little hamster play his iPad and our ML, Mr. Yan, go to work. Every MC action has a logical reason behind when he have to figure it out the mysteries of how he was transported back in... more>> time and who was it that ruined his career. While he may be a bit dense, a dense cute little hamster. All side character has a personality of their own and easy to remember, other than that, unrelated characters don't even have their name mentioned. I hope it won't go yaoi route in the near future when our little hamster fiercely protects Mr. Yan virginity like this.

If you have ever kept a hamster or are an authentic pet slave then you will totally like this one. <<less
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oddanka rated it
April 4, 2019
Status: c164
It started off a 5 as I had loved their fluffy interactions. The MC was haughty and adorable, but once he went back to his human form it was almost like a hamster turned into a human for the first time instead of a human returning to his body.
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seawaterwitch rated it
July 30, 2018
Status: c73
I love hamster. And the interactions are so cute between hamster master and the hamster itself. Poor Chu Ge, they both bullied him lol

Thank you for the translator work hard 😘😘
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shouahang58 rated it
April 28, 2018
Status: c61
I was very very very very hesitate to read, but after reading into the novel for about 5 chapters, I fell in love with the novel! Why did I not read this earlier?? EVERYONE!!! Please don't wait to read this novel! This has to be one of the most cutest and lovable novel that you'll ever read in your life!!! #love the MC cause he is too adorable to hate
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