There Are Evangelion-Themed Tamagotchi Now

In 1996, the Tamagotchi was first launched in Japan. The pet-sim toys were a smash hit. Now, in 2020, Tamagotchi is back and getting special Evangelion-themed versions.

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There are Rei-, Asuka-, and Eva-01 Test Type-themed Tamagotchis going on sale in Japan this June, with the Tamagotchi featuring special Eva-themed animations.

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So cool, right?

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Screenshot: Bandai

This is an excellent idea for Tamagotchis. No word yet, however, on an international release.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Randy Randerson

Instead of the angels, shouldn't each one just show Shinji, REI, or Asuka curled up in a ball having a crippling existential crisis? And nothing you do can pull them out of it?