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Tamagotchi ID Could it be Comming to the USA?!


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Emmelyn

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Posted 03 December 2009 - 04:45 PM ( #18 )

Yeah there's no way the Tamagotchi color would be 10$ especially since the music star ones are more than 10$ XD

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Posted 03 December 2009 - 10:22 PM ( #19 )

I definitely don't think it immediately means we'll be getting a color Tamagotchi in the US (Plus Color, Hexagon, or iD). I think this is mostly Bandai trying to learn more about their target audience, and to see if investing in a color Tamagotchi is a good investment.

Remember, the Color toys were expensive to produce in Japan, and it was only successful because it was backed up with ridiculously huge amounts of marketing, including a new store, new fashion and toy line, and a new motion picture in theaters. Imagine trying to bring the same toy to the USA, but with much less marketing, and having the additional cost of reprogramming the toy into the English language, and then having to sell the toy at a typical $15 that the other toys usually cost. The "negative profit" margin there is far too great of a risk for ANY company to go for.

If Bandai really wanted to produce a color Tamagotchi here, they'd not only need to market it extremely well, but also find a way to produce it cheaper than the Japanese counterpart.

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Posted 04 December 2009 - 10:52 AM ( #20 )

Sorry... I said I could be wrong...

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Posted 05 December 2009 - 01:18 AM ( #21 )

OsuMesu21--Well said!

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Posted 05 December 2009 - 11:04 AM ( #22 )

Although I do not believe Bandai would take such an action, because of reasons stated above, You are definitely on to something I think something may be coming to us, possibly not the ID but some other Tamagotchi colour.

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 06:13 PM ( #23 )

HERES THE THING I EMAILED BANDAI ASIA AND THEY TOLD ME THAT THEY HAVE NO INTENTION ON BRINGIN THE TAMA ID IN ENGLISH BUT THEY ARE BRINGING THE NEW TAMAGOTCHI WHICH ISNT GONNA BE OUT IN AUSTRALIA TIL 2011 :angry: BUT ITL BE IN THE USA SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS YEAR ITHINK ITS CALLED THE TAMAGO TAMATOWN ITS PRETTY COOL AND THEY WILL NOT CHANGE TAMAGOTCHI TO TAMAGO TTAMAGO IS A NAME FOR ITS VERSON LIKE TAMAGOTCHI MUSIC STAR AND TAMAGOTCHI FAMILITCHI KK :D

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 07:21 PM ( #24 )

That's awesome news! I already have the color, which is awesome. Thanks for the good news! :lol: :D :mametchi: :angry:

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 12:11 PM ( #25 )

I don't think Tamagotchi ID could come to the US, it's probably just an ad to get money :)

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 02:38 PM ( #26 )

I don't think Tamagotchi ID could come to the US, it's probably just an ad to get money :)

Why would there be such a thing on Music city (unless it was a message from a user, but you can only use preset messages)? After all, Tama-Palace did some polls on the iD for Bandai (Which is why we got what will probably be an inferior product, because the voters didn't feel like having to pay up. No offense by my comments, though, and maybe I shouldn't look for an opportunity to express my opinion)

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 08:51 AM ( #27 )

This topic was started in November 2009. Within the past few months (February-March 2010), Bandai America (responsible for Tamagotchi products in the USA) have said they will release a new Tamagotchi in the USA in summer 2010. It will be called the "TamaTown Tama-Go by Tamagotchi." This product will be completely different from the Tamagotchi-iD, and will not have a full-color screen.