First Year Seminar
East Asian Studies
The Tamagotchi is a popular Japanese toy by Bandai Co that pioneered virtual pets and led other companies to develop virtual toys and games that changed how children and consumers interacted with toys.
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Bona, Gianna V., "How Did the Tamagotchi Become a Worldwide Phenomenon" (2023). CAFE Symposium 2023. 29.