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The Tamagotchi craze at the turn of the millennium crossed international borders and made inroads amongst many age groups. But what made Tamagotchi the incredible hit that it was?

In this episode of Throwback, Erin jumps into the history of the Tamagotchi, from initial idea to international success. Where did the idea for the Tamagotchi come from? Why was it so addictive for kids (and some adults)? And why did Bandai introduce gendered Tamagotchi that could digitally procreate?

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