Launch of 2017 edition of Tamagotchi toy: 20 years after Aki Maiata created them in 1997


25th October 2017

25 OCTOBER: PARIS, FRANCE – A child shows a ‘Tamagotchi’ electronic pet in Paris, France. Tamagotchi is a virtual electronic animal which means ‘cute little egg’ and simulates the life of an animal. Twenty years after its creation, the Japanese company Bandai reissues the famous limited edition toy that is available today in France. Tamagotchi will be available in the United States in November.

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