New Tamagotchi hits U.S. market

Japan Today – News – New Tamagotchi hits U.S. market – Japan’s Leading International News Network: “Tamagotchi Connection, the new generation of the Japanese virtual pet Tamagotchi, went on sale in New York and San Francisco on Tuesday ahead of nationwide release Sunday.

Bandai America Inc said it hopes the new version of Tamagotchi will outstrip sales of the highly successful original Tamagotchi, launched in the U.S. market in 1996. Tamagotchi Connection was launched in Japan in March, selling more than 1 million units in five months.”