The Daily Manila Shimbun


Tamagotchi game

October 24, 2017

TOKYO- This file photo taken on November 27, 2013 shows Japanese toy giant Bandai employee, Tomomi Washizu, displaying the new Tamagotchi virtual pet toy "Tamagotchi Friends", an egg-shaped portable toy featuring cartoonlike characters, at the company's headquarters in Tokyo.

The Tamagotchi, a virtual little creature that takes the form of a brightly colored electronic egg, will be back in the shops twenty years after its appearance. With more than 76 million copies sold worldwide since its release in 1996, the virtual animal will be marketed again from October 25, 2017 in Europe and the United States, after an announcement by the manufacturer, Japanese group Bandai. Jiji Press