Bandai America has just updated the TamagotchiFriends.com website to include the new 2017 Tamagotchi Mini Wave 2 designs! The 6 designs that were released in the United Kingdom earlier this month are finally making their way over to the United States.
The programing and functionality of these devices are identical to the initial wave released back in November, and will be sold at your favorite retail stores of an MSRP of $14.99. In the United States you will find these bad boys at: Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart, GameStop, Best Buy, Barnes and Noble, Kohl’s and many more retail stores.
There are a total of 8 shells to choose from, thats right, not 6, but 8! The first 6 shells are the ones we’ve seen released in the United Kingdom, some of which match the original US shells back in 1997. Bandai America has created 2 exclusive shell designs that we are so excited about! Flocked Light Pink and Flocked Light Blue are joining the 6 wave 2 designs for a total of 8 shells to choose from. These exclusive shells are pastel based colors and are SUPER CUTE! Both Flocked shells feature bright pink buttons to accent their gorgeous pastel shells.
These wave 2 designs should be available at your favorite retail stores by mid February, preorders are available starting yesterday. As always be sure to stay tuned as we deliver the latest news. Which wave 2 shell is your favorite?“Since the 20th anniversary of Tamagotchi, we received an overwhelming demand from fans to bring the devices back,” says Tara Badie, Bandai America Marketing Director. "By releasing the mini Tamagotchi in these cool colors and new textures, we’re able to reach new fans that come to love nurturing play of Tamagotchi, while also giving existing fans what they’ve been clamoring for – more to add to their collection.“