BTS Set To Release TinyTAN Line Of Tamagotchis

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“BTS’ Jin, SUGA, RM, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook’s TinyTAN are turning into Tamagotchis! On 4th March Bandai announced that BTS’ character TinyTan will be appearing as Tagamotchi. And now the release date has been set. The Tamagotchi (Egg Watch) is a handheld digital pet that was created in Japan by Akihiro Yokoi of WiZ and Aki Maita of Bandai. It was released by Bandai on November 23, 1996 in Japan and on May 1, 1997 in the rest of the world, quickly becoming one of the biggest toy fads of the late 1990s and the early 2000s.

In an ad from Bandai, TinyTan are shown in the miniature, egg-shaped games, that has both red and purple versions. In the game players can change BTS’ outfits pajamas, dance practice, and mic drop leading up to a performance of “Dynamite.” the BTS Tamagotchis will be available for purchase Saturday, Sept. 17, via the BANDAI website.

As of March 2021, over 83 million units have been sold worldwide. Most Tamagotchi are housed in a small egg-shaped handheld video game with an interface consisting of three buttons, with the Tamagotchi Pix adding a shutter on the top to activate the camera.

TinyTAN (formerly known as BTS Character) are animated characters based on BTS and created by Big Hit Entertainment. The brand was launched on October 13, 2019 via Big Hit Official Merchon Twitter as part of the exclusive merch of the BTS Pop-Up: House of BTS. The characters outfits and hairstyle was originally based on the “IDOL” music video, but in 2020 the characters were launched with the looks from the “MIC Drop” music video

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