Stop what you're doing, the original Tamagotchi is back

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If you didn’t manage to get your hands on an original Tamagotchi 20 years ago — now’s your chance. 

Japanese toy maker Bandai has re-released the first edition of the electronic pocket pet, complete with the original six characters we used to know and love. 

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Any of these look familiar?

Any of these look familiar?

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Bandai’s also stayed faithful to the six hardware designs it first released, though there is one noticeable difference — the new Tamagotchi is half the size of the original.

Image: BANDAI/YOUTUBE

The original (on the left) and the re-released version (on the right)

The original (on the left) and the re-released version (on the right)

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