E15 - SOLUTION - Square by Hanayama Cast Puzzles

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Comments • 114

  • RossDM
    RossDM 8 days ago

    This isn't my favourite Hanayama. It looks awesome but it's too easy to solve by accident.

  • Mia Haver
    Mia Haver 12 days ago

    I should’ve never watched, I just got one and I gave up and now I feel like trash 😂

  • RedDotLocked
    RedDotLocked 14 days ago

    I legit wanna know how to put it back together

  • WipeguyGaming
    WipeguyGaming 19 days ago +1

    I was able to open mine up just by throwing it in the air. It opens at the peak of the trajectory.

  • A Yuu
    A Yuu 20 days ago

    Searched for this video because I wanted to know if my Huzzle was faulty since I solved it in a flash!! I pulled and twisted it a little and it broke into 4 pieces!! Then I put it back again too. I wanted to take my time and solve it but little did I know it was the fastest 5 stars puzzle solved. ARGH!! The padlock one is more fun

  • RossDM
    RossDM 2 months ago

    My girlfriend managed to solve this one twice as quick as I did... A part of me loved it and another part of me hated her for it.

  • MrSmotrelkin
    MrSmotrelkin 3 months ago

    Anybody else having an issue putting it back together? When I try to bring two pairs of pieces back together, they don't quite fit.

    • MrSmotrelkin
      MrSmotrelkin 3 months ago

      Nevermind. Tried to do it vertically with all pins inside and it worked (gave the pieces more wiggle room)

  • lowkicker1971
    lowkicker1971 3 months ago

    Gute Arbeit! Aber achte mal drauf, wie oft du deine Nase hochziehst 😖 Vielleicht das nächste mal putzen vorm Video machen ;-)

  • FOXY PLAYS
    FOXY PLAYS 3 months ago

    this trick is not working

  • Tim Bo
    Tim Bo 3 months ago

    I got it apart on accident and did not know how to get it back together

  • Ribamar M. Santos
    Ribamar M. Santos 4 months ago

    Hello, I wanted to leave a suggestion of a puzzle,
    car homocinettia.

  • Ryan Schwinghammer
    Ryan Schwinghammer 4 months ago +3

    I have this one as well. But my box says it’s a level 6. I was expecting it to very difficult. I took it out of the box and within about 20seconds it came apart... it took me a few min to put it back together. It seemed very easy to do. Definitely not a 6. Maybe a level 2 I would say.

  • Tim Brown
    Tim Brown 4 months ago

    Spoiler warning. Wait, why are you reading comments if you haven't solved this one? Go buy this and solve it.


    I got this one last night, and I disassembled it in a way that felt like I did it by accident. I knew there was some gravity mechanism involved, just from wiggling it around and looking at how well everything locked together. But it was a little disconcerting how it just sort of… fell apart as I was trying to wiggle the parts loose vertically. It wasn't satisfying the way other puzzles are… but it was fun (and almost comical). Now I'm trying to figure out how to solve it and reassemble it more elegantly. I think that's the most satisfying part for me so far.

  • Comedy Freak
    Comedy Freak 4 months ago +2

    Du bist doch Deutscher oder?

  • Edouard Prest
    Edouard Prest 7 months ago

    I love Hanayama Puzzles but this one is the worst out of about 20 I own. Level 1 difficulty labeled level 6 for no apparent reason. I picked it up and it fall apart in my hands in 30 seconds.

  • Sir Loinsteak10
    Sir Loinsteak10 7 months ago

    Check out this solution... it seems much more fluid and easy to do than yours... ruclip.com/video/gY3uNKUxdsU/video.html

  • MBA2804
    MBA2804 8 months ago

    This is a really easy puzzle to both in disassembly and reassembly so if you are just looking for difficulty in puzzles then give this one a pass. However if you are looking to collect them then absolutely pick one up they are like $9 on amazon and are very beautiful in their design and the way the parts interlock/shift when the puzzle has not yet been "solved".
    Way easier to take apart and put back together than the cylinder and equa that i have

  • ima fly my drone at it
    ima fly my drone at it 8 months ago

    Just got one of these today. I figured it was pins so I just kept wiggling it until everything lined up. Probably took me an hour and a half.
    Putting it back together was a lot easier I thought after knowing how it came apart. Hand it to my gf she pulls it apart and it just comes a part. Put it back together and give it to her again pulls right apart.
    I must have been handing it to her the correct side up. Didn't know about the ramps till I watched this video.

  • Jasmin Mendoza
    Jasmin Mendoza 9 months ago

    I have this and for the life of me I cannot put it back together. I position my pieces the EXACT same we he has and it seems the 2 pieces just just don’t glide together as easily is his does. I can never get the 2 half’s to fit and it feels like I have to force it. And no there is nothing in the way.

    • Jasmin Mendoza
      Jasmin Mendoza 8 months ago +1

      ima fly my drone at it Thank you I appreciate your help! I posted that comment a month ago and I STILL haven’t tried to put it back together because I’m afraid of failing lol. But I’ll take your advice and try again!

    • ima fly my drone at it
      ima fly my drone at it 8 months ago +1

      Jasmin Mendoza just remember that it only came apart when everything was at its max distance from each other. So all pieces need to be barely in their correct spots covering up the pins and then it all goes back together all at once... Just like it came apart!

  • Nicholas Rue
    Nicholas Rue 9 months ago

    Thank you for this. I searched for a solution, because I was so close. I was missing something. However, I couldn't bring myself to watch it and spoil the accomplishment.
    Someone in the comments mentioned "hidden mechanism" and everything clicked into place so to speak. The pins are what make this puzzle particularly difficult. I figured out the algorithm. It was just a matter of gracefully and slowly working the puzzle back together and then letting all sides slide into place.
    Turning the puzzle on its side really helped me too. Woo!

  • oksikodoni
    oksikodoni 9 months ago

    we have had this exact puzzle at home for years and i know because i have seen someone solve it but not in the same way. that's not the point, it's that someone has fucked it and not have reassembled it back in the right way, i believe. there is two silver on the same side and two golds on the same side. maybe it works. i have tried what you did on the camera for every angle upside down backwards but it doesnt seem to work..

  • honeyhotsauce
    honeyhotsauce 10 months ago

    I feel so stupid

  • Guy Gardner
    Guy Gardner 11 months ago +1

    If you have not bought this puzzle yet, and want to give it a shot, go for it, dont read the spoiler comments. I have this, and if you are new to these kind of puzzles by Hanayama it is interesting. And it is well made, it takes a little bit of time ,and patience. I like this one better than the Spiral by Hanayama as my Sprial puzzle, warped on me some how an the dang thing just falls apart now after putting it back together.

  • mac morten
    mac morten 11 months ago

    I found out how you easely can make the SQUARE work just like Mr. Puzzle shows in this video.
    Simply add 2 pieces of tape 7,5x7,5 mm over the pins in the 2 gold-parts - you best use a pair of
    tweezers and then press the tape down with a cigarette-filter.
    Be sure that the tape don't fold or interfere with the cuttings in the parts.

  • TheLiberalMachine
    TheLiberalMachine 11 months ago

    This puzzle in the US is difficulty 6 out of 6. Weird huh?

  • Garrett Williams
    Garrett Williams Year ago

    This video is trash!!!!

  • mac morten
    mac morten Year ago

    I have speculated a lot about that Mr. Puzzle solves the Hanayama SQUARE so elegant and I can't !
    And i must conclude that Mr. Puzzle's SQUARE is an older version than my 7 (!) SQUARES because
    he just lays it horisontal and the he can solve it because all the 4 pins falls downward at the same
    time because they are oriented in the same direction.
    BUT :
    In all my 7 SQUARES 2 pins point in one direction and the 2 others point in the opposite direction !
    Therefore this NEW SQUARE can NOT be solved as Mr. Puzzle demonstrates because 2 of the 4
    pins ALWAYS will prevent separation but only by shaking it vertical holding it in one of the corners.
    But this rattling-sound is VERY VERY disgusting - and just is SO "NOT-AT-ALL-HANAYAMA-LIKE" !!
    ' T H I S 'N E W S Q U A R E I S N O T A T A L L S A T I S F Y I N G T O S O L V E ! *
    I would like to exchange one of mine with Mr. Puzzle's to be able to separate it as it should.
    SO :
    I think that the hanayama-company ought to produce it in the right way -> and send me 7 samples
    of these new "SQUARE-2" in gratitude for my diagnosis - AND my proposal for a new "SQUARE-2" !
    May the Force be with You
    morten - in the middle of wonderful Copenhagen

  • mac morten
    mac morten Year ago

    > Mr. Puzzle AND HANAYAMA.
    PLEASE :
    I do NOT at all understand how it should be possible to separate the SQUARE as Mr. Puzzle shows in
    his video because when the SQUARE is assembled then 2 of the 4 pins will ALWAYS block separation
    no matter in which position you hold it !
    And :
    Dear hanayama.com : What is YOUR intended method to separate the SQUARE ? ? ?

  • Dominykas Zakrys
    Dominykas Zakrys Year ago

    hanayama level 6 - magnet design

  • Lucian Andries
    Lucian Andries Year ago +2

    It's beautiful like a jewel!

  • Pulling the Strings

    Why would you play with it all day long?😂😂

  • Matthew Talbot-Paine

    Mine is rather good at sticking the pins in place a good tap seems to move them though.

  • No Wii
    No Wii Year ago

    Are you german?this accent is very ugly and i know the accent from a german student that visited my friend

  • Endiven
    Endiven Year ago

    I'm not a fan of puzzles. But, this channel very interesting. I cannot stop watches videos! exciting *_*
    And what i very like, it's comments! How you do this, how you put back pieces for get puzzle how in a start. Thanks.

  • KJK YT 76
    KJK YT 76 Year ago

    IT dosent work

  • GBatT
    GBatT Year ago

    I'm naming this one, the 4 penis and 2 pig puzzle.

  • Sammy Gillespie
    Sammy Gillespie Year ago

    Why does yours work so easily like this!?! I have to do some weird tapping to make it work like the video. The gold pieces just seem to favour sliding into their holes a little more than the silvers do, so you make use of that. But mine is nowhere near as slick as yours.
    It's weird enough that I feel like the gold pieces are just made worse somehow and the true answer is you're meant to spin it or something.
    Connecting gold to gold removes the bias of silver vs gold pieces (as silver is now opposite silver, not same side), so you can't use this method alone.
    Instead I have to give it a sharp spin (which sets the silver pieces in place) and then tap it carefully to get the gold pins to drop in (which prefer being in vs out).
    All in all, very weird.

  • MasterMindmars
    MasterMindmars Year ago

    Beautiful

  • Vulpine Eldrich
    Vulpine Eldrich Year ago

    I gave up trying to figure out how to solve this one after some time trying to pull it apart, and was just watching things on the computer while I absent-mindedly pulled on it.... then it suddenly exploded into pieces with no warning and I had to figure out what happened, lol.

  • TheCoasterBoy
    TheCoasterBoy Year ago

    Mine isn’t going back together!

  • Hypnotunez
    Hypnotunez Year ago

    I’d buy that just to put it on a shelf, it’s wonderfully made!

  • Micha Grill
    Micha Grill Year ago +1

    I saw this at Veritasium :D

  • VonKraftMC
    VonKraftMC Year ago

    i cant do it it wont fucking fit

  • Rowan the 13th Dyre Wolf

    So I have this but my lil sister put it together incorrectly how do I fix it?

  • Shadyy
    Shadyy Year ago

    Mine became quite loose after a while is there a way to fix this

  • Da Bois
    Da Bois Year ago

    Go kill ur

  • Joey Kedas
    Joey Kedas Year ago

    Mine doesn't go back to get her even though I did exactly what he said

  • yurdp
    yurdp Year ago +3

    Love this video, I even purchased this puzzle shortly after watching. However the one I purchased, which was the one sold by hanayama, wasn't cleaned up properly after it was cast. Meaning the puzzle was difficult to solve because the rough edges from the casting made the parts stick so the movement wasn't nearly as smooth as what was featured in this video. I ended up taking a small file to the edges so I could get a smoother movement.

  • Tommy Bear
    Tommy Bear Year ago

    All you do is like the news but air spin it in your hand

  • Tommy Bear
    Tommy Bear Year ago

    I don't like this one I did it in litteraly three secs

  • Maximillian Osaben
    Maximillian Osaben Year ago +4

    Saw this video before I bought the puzzle. I tossed it in the air and it fell apart the first time. Putting it back together is the harder part. But the first time I re-assembled it I accidentally put the two gold pieces together and the two silver pieces together (side-by-side), and it was a real pain to take it apart. Not sure why, but it worked in a far less fluid motion.

    • lowkicker1971
      lowkicker1971 3 months ago

      Happened to me too *facepalm
      Was really tricky to disassemble this way

    • lowkicker1971
      lowkicker1971 3 months ago

      Toxic 10 did you? Could not find it.can you give me the link?

    • Toxic 10
      Toxic 10 7 months ago

      I made a video on how to solve it when that happens

    • 47 Buddhists
      47 Buddhists Year ago

      how did you get it apart after putting both golds together???? I can't get it apart Dx

    • Mr.Puzzle
      Mr.Puzzle  Year ago +1

      Happened also to me, but only once! 😆

  • Dillan Damodar
    Dillan Damodar Year ago

    I put the puzzle back together with the two golds and silvers adjacent to each other. Now I can't seem to pull it apart with the same solution. Please help!

    • JasonEltusPiano
      JasonEltusPiano Year ago +1

      Just wiggle and jiggle the thing till it comes apart. Won't take long

  • Can Celik
    Can Celik Year ago

    Spent hours to open this up but then I got angry and throw it to ground and it opened...

  • Sacred Tiger
    Sacred Tiger Year ago

    + 1 sub!

  • Helicard
    Helicard Year ago +5

    The puzzle is putting it together

  • J Fitz
    J Fitz Year ago

    Any way to take it apart when put together wrong? Have golds together and silvers together darn it.

    • J Fitz
      J Fitz Year ago

      JasonEltusPiano thanks you are correct!

    • JasonEltusPiano
      JasonEltusPiano Year ago +1

      Just wiggle and jiggle the thing till it comes apart. Won't take long

  • Chris Bryant
    Chris Bryant Year ago +28

    I really can't get enough of this guy. One time, just once; is love to see him start to show a puzzle. "Hold it like this, lay it down like that..."and SMASH! Giant friggin' hammer from left field. Puzzle shatters into oblivion. "Dats how we solve dis one. Putting it together can be a bit difficult though. Hope you liked..." I'm telling you I would lose my mind dying laughing

  • Gryxll
    Gryxll Year ago +12

    This puzzle would piss me off if I solved it first try on complete accident which is totally possible.

    • LZ Gamer
      LZ Gamer 3 months ago

      Me too I can’t do it anymore:(

    • Seanie
      Seanie 5 months ago

      Gryxll Aa

    • Patterntrick
      Patterntrick Year ago

      That was my experience with this puzzle as well. I don't reccomend it.

  • Kingtut Boss
    Kingtut Boss 2 years ago +1

    It seems like this brand of puzzles is too easy for the rating they give

  • FelixVlogt
    FelixVlogt 2 years ago +1

    hey :) ich bin deutscher aber ich werde in englisch schreiben damit der rest deiner community auch was dazu sagen kann :)
    you do a very great job with the puzzles. and i know that what i'll be critical about isn't your fault, but don't you think too that most of these "puzzles" have nothing to do with real puzzleing? almost every puzzle on your channle has some mechanic sticks inside its self and no one who don't know about them will never solve these puzzles. it would be awsome if you'd focus more on real puzzles like these ring- or wire puzzles from Episode 13.
    pls no more mechanic stick puzzles again. thx alot :)

    • FelixVlogt
      FelixVlogt 2 years ago +1

      mein gott heul halt rum xD führst dich auf wien 12 jähriger alter

  • Nedia Trebe
    Nedia Trebe 2 years ago +10

    my friend had one and I accidentally solved it

  • Joe
    Joe 2 years ago

    I will quickly explain with science, there are 4 pins, when they are falling because of gravity both up and down you need some centripetal force (spinning horizontally) to let them fall out, afterwards they want to fall apart

    • graduator14
      graduator14 Year ago +1

      Or take one corner and shake it! :)

    • Joe
      Joe 2 years ago +1

      So if you spin it round on a table then it will break off

  • LadyTigerLily
    LadyTigerLily 2 years ago +5

    The "puzzle" aspect of this one was not very challenging, but I do think that this is one of their more beautiful puzzles, so I do like it very much. The sounds it makes are quite pleasing, too.

  • Timothy Rodowicz
    Timothy Rodowicz 2 years ago +14

    of course another hidden mechanic puzzle. why do makers think that those are a good idea? it doesn't make a puzzle more difficult it just makes it so instead of thinking and problem solving you end up using trial and error and random chance to figure it out. i hate hidden mechanic "puzzles"

    • Noah Naugler
      Noah Naugler 2 months ago

      +- Raes - I solved this puzzle the same day I got it. But I agree with OP, it's a very dissatisfying solution. It's slightly better than the Hanayama "NEWS", which is basically the same, with a slightly different solution (it took me 2 minutes to solve). Neither of them are really deserving of a 5 or 6 star rating, as far as I'm concerned.

    • - Raes -
      - Raes - 6 months ago

      only becouse you didnt figure it out doesnt make it bad puzzle. its maybe a bit unfair but life is unfair, this is great idea for me :D

    • Tommaso Morandini
      Tommaso Morandini Year ago

      Leonardo Brocchi Buonasera, egregio!

    • Leonardo Brocchi
      Leonardo Brocchi Year ago

      Tommaso Morandini oh, ciao

    • Tommaso Morandini
      Tommaso Morandini Year ago

      Chris Grudzinski Il mondo è bello perché vario, as we say in Italian

  • Richard Liunardi
    Richard Liunardi 2 years ago

    wonderful. keep up your good work 😃

  • This Guy
    This Guy 2 years ago +5

    stand it up on its end and spin it. the centrifugal force undoes the pins

  • Ariadne Chance
    Ariadne Chance 2 years ago +17

    Oh my! The phallic imagery on those pieces is VERY distracting!

    • Michael M
      Michael M 2 years ago +13

      Hahaha. Get your mind out of the gutter. :)

  • Mib
    Mib 2 years ago +2

    This is actually one of my favorite puzzles.

  • Anja C. Appleby
    Anja C. Appleby 2 years ago +11

    Never mind the comment before, I think you are awesome, especially as you go slow and always explain the mechanism, not just how to do it !

  • Christian H
    Christian H 2 years ago +27

    There are two arrangement of the puzzle. One where the colors are in a cross config and one where the colors are next to each other. This is only the solution for the cross config arrangement.

    • Toxic 10
      Toxic 10 7 months ago

      +Mark W I have a video on the glitch

    • Newby Ton
      Newby Ton 8 months ago

      Just shake it enough times and it should come off also how TF did you accidentally set it like that I can't get it to make it in that config

    • Truwarier14
      Truwarier14 Year ago

      I accidently put it back wrong as well. I took it apart but placing the stamped corner up and pulling on the corners.

    • TPRJones
      TPRJones Year ago +1

      If you spin it just so, the pins will be pulled back and it will just fall right apart even in the wrong configuration. But so far I've only gotten it just so about one out of 20 or so tries, so it's not a very reliable solution.

    • Michael M
      Michael M 2 years ago

      +Mark W I just got this puzzle in the mail yesterday. I accidentally put it back together like you said. It took me a while, but I got it apart again. I don't know how I did it, but it can be done.

  • PURITY
    PURITY 2 years ago

    You have gained a sub :)

  • SupermarketSweep777
    SupermarketSweep777 2 years ago

    Couldn't you also stan it vertical and spin it so centrifugal force pulls the pins out?

    • furorierie
      furorierie 2 years ago +2

      MibMab well, I suppose after you've figured out how it works, yeah, common sense. But without the knowledge of how it works, it's a matter of trial and failure I guess

    • Mib
      Mib 2 years ago

      TacoCharmer That's common sense.


      No need to watch VSauce to know. :)

    • furorierie
      furorierie 2 years ago

      SupermarketSweep777 vsauce?

  • Ganue S.C.B
    Ganue S.C.B 2 years ago +3

    yay super early.... 2nd.

  • Akash Ramola
    Akash Ramola 2 years ago +1

    nice work man keep it up!
    i really find your videos entertaining and intresting