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By: Greg Sacidor

Chances are if you grew up during the 90s you either had a Tamagotchi or you desperately wanted one. Well guess what – the Tamagotchi is back!

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After being released in the United States 20 years ago, Japanese toy maker Bandai has re-released the the first edition of Tamagotchi. Even better, the new version of the pocket pet includes its original six characters.

Unfortunately for us here stateside, the re-released version of Tamagotchi is currently only available in Japan. There is no word yet on if they will be re-released here in the U.S.

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Tamagotchis were first released in Japan in 1996. After quickly gaining popularity they were brought to the United States and Europe in 1997, where they were sold  for for $17.99.

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