Below is a list of references to Tamagotchi in other video games, television shows, films, and general media, as well as such references being made within Tamagotchi.

References to Tamagotchi in other media

Aikatsu!

Type of Media: Arcade Card Game/Anime

Owner(s): Bandai Namco Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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3/25/2013 A couple of animated advertisements from Bandai Japan featured Ichigo Hoshimiya and Aoi Kiriya meeting Yumemitchi and Kiraritchi.
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9/10/2013-12/31/2013 A stage themed after Tamagotchi! Miracle Friends, which featured Miracle☆Travel, appeared in the Data Carddass game.

The Amazing World of Gumball

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): WarnerMedia (AT&T)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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10/6/2017 In the episode The Puppets (S5E40), one of the toys Darwin finds as he and Gumball are looking for old toys in the attic to sell at a garage sale is a "digi-pet" that looks exactly like a Tamagotchi device except with two buttons on the front instead of three. Darwin tries to get it to work, but then assumes it ran out of batteries and throws it back into the box, where the words "CLEAN ME" appear on its screen.
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6/24/2019 In the episode The BFFs (S6E43), central antagonist Fuzzy, who resembles the Furby toys from Hasbro, mentions that he has a friend named Hank. Toward the end of the episode, as Fuzzy prepares to attack Gumball and Darwin, Hank, whose appearance is fashioned after Kuchipatchi, finally appears and takes Fuzzy away.

Animaniacs

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): WarnerMedia (AT&T)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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In a series of comic books starring the characters Pinky & the Brain, the Brain uses a Tamagotchi as his helmsman in the story "Braintech".
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November 20th, 2020 In the 2020 Animaniacs reboot episode "Suspended Animation Pt 1." (S1E1b), a Tamagotchi device is briefly seen.

Asari-chan

Type of Media: Manga

Owner(s): Shogagukan (Written by Mayumi Muroyama)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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12/24/2005 In volume 79, chapter 1358, features a parody of Tamagotchi known as "Tagametchi" (たがめっち), which resembles a Tamagotchi, except it has a pair of bug eyes at the top and six bug legs.

The Big Bang Theory

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): WarnerMedia (AT&T)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2/9/2012 In the episode The Vacation Solution (S5E16), in response to Amy questioning his experience in biology, Sheldon pulls out a Tamagotchi that he's been raising since 1998 and claiming it to still be alive.

Call of Duty

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Activision Blizzard

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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3/3/2020 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) features an in-game item called the "Tomogunchi", available in the in-game Item Shop after a post-release update. Basing its name and function off of Tamagotchi, its evolution and lifespan are determined by how often the played feeds it and monitors its mood in addition to how well the player performs in game. An updated version, "Tomogunchi Turbo", was released in August 2020, featuring a colored screen and 14 unlockable gun charms.

Chibi-Robo

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Nintendo/Skip Ltd.

Images(s) Date(s) Description
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6/23/2005 One of the items that Chibi-Robo can find in the first Chibi-Robo game is a Keitai Kaitsuu Tamagotchi Plus. It is found in the basement after the game's main story is completed, and after giving it to Mr. Sanderson, it can be interacted with on the living room table. The screen will show either Young Mametchi or Young Oyajitchi, and depending on the character's behavior, the player can either scold, pet, or turn off the lights. Interacting with the Tamagotchi will reward the player with the Tamagotchi sticker. The shell of the Tamagotchi is red in the Japanese version of the game, and light blue in the international versions.

Code Lyoko

Type of Media: Television Series

Owners: Splash Entertainment/Les Éditions Dargaud

Images(s) Date(s) Description
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2006 In the episode "False Lead" (S3E4), Odd owns and is obsessed with a virtual pet called a "Tamaguchi", featuring a pet named "Jean-Pierre" who looks similar to Tarakotchi. At the end of the episode, Odd discovers that Yumi swiped the pet from him so that she and her friends could help him to get over his addiction, and Yumi gives the toy to her younger brother Hiroki; when the pet dies, Hiroki throws the handheld into the street and lets it be run over by a car.

Digimon

Type of Media: Virtual Pet

Owner(s): Bandai Namco Holdings [franchise]/Toei Animation [anime]

Images(s) Date(s) Description
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1997 Digimon was initially a spin-off for Tamagotchi, designed by Bandai to increase the brand's appeal to boys. As such, Digimon has made a handful of references to its distaff counterpart:
  • Nanimon is a Digimon counterpart of Oyajitchi, having a similar albeit more masculine appearance and a similar personality.
  • Wizardmon's staff is modeled after a Tamagotchi virtual pet.
  • The alarm clock attached to Belphemon's Sleep Mode is also modeled after a Tamagotchi virtual pet.

Fanboy & Chum Chum

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): ViacomCBS

Image(s) Date(s) Description
11/7/2009 The episode Digital Pet Cemetery (S1E4) revolves around Fanboy and Chum Chum taking care of a "Yamaguchi" digital pet owned by Yo, their Japanese-American friend. When Fanboy overfeeds it to the point of it not working anymore, he and Chum Chum accidentally make it turn into a zombie when they bury it in a sacred grave in a graveyard.

FoxTrot

Type of Media: Comic Strip

Owner(s): Andrews McMeel Syndicate (Written by Bill Amend)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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8/18/1997 The first of six strips of Bill Amend's FoxTrot comics feature Paige receiving what she thinks is a Tamagotchi from her father, before realizing that it's a "Tamagrouchy" instead. Upon realization, the Tamagrouchy demands to be fed.
8/19/1997 The second of these strips depicts Paige comparing Tamagotchis to her Tamagrouchy. Her father tells her to give it a chance, which the Tamagrouchy echoes, and Paige frustratingly tells her device to be napping.
8/20/1997 The third of these strips depict the Tamagrouchy still demanding to be fed, and then telling Paige to guess what happens when it isn't fed, to which Paige responds with death. However, the Tamagrouchy soon retaliates and says that its immortal.
8/21/1997 The fourth of these strips shows the Tamagrouchy giving Paige complicated instructions for one glass of water, desiring six dozen. Paige responds by putting the Tamagrouchy in a real glass of water.
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8/22/1997 The fifth of these strips depicts the Tamagrouchy refusing to go to sleep, much to the utter annoyance of Paige. The Tamagrouchy then states that it runs on Moscow time as a result of a button error and demands breakfast from Paige. She then prepares to slam the Tamagrouchy with a baseball bat, but it goes right to sleep as a result.
8/23/1997 The sixth and final strip depicts Paige's older brother Peter asking her if she threw the Tamagrouchy away. She denies, but complains about the difficulty of managing it. Her younger brother Jason reprograms the Tamagrouchy, which tells Paige to give Jason money on top of its ill-mannered care demands.

Garbage Pail Kids

Type of Media: Trading Cards

Owner(s): The Topps Company

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2019 One of the stickers produced for the "We Hate the '90s" lineup depicts a boy named Tommy Gotchi with a Tamagotchi Connection Version 3 for a head defecating on the floor, a reference to the common feature in the virtual pets, complete with the excrement being pixelated.

Gravity Falls

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): The Walt Disney Company

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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8/1/2014 In the episode Scary-Oke (S2E1), one of the items shown in Grunkle Stan's Contraband box is a Tamagotchi virtual pet.

Jeopardy

Type of Media: Game Show

Owner(s): Sony Corporation/ViacomCBS

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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6/15/2019 In a game that took place in Summer 2019, Eric, one of the contestants, selected "Remember the 1990s" for $1000. "In the late 90's, this toy from Bandai helped you attempt adulting by raising a digital pet," late host Alex Trebek described. Becky, another contestant, mispronounced it as Tomatogotchi, subtracting $1000 from her $1200. E.J., the third contestant, answered with the correct pronunciation, bringing his total score to $2800.

Magical Witches

Type of Media: Virtual Pet

Owner(s): Bandai Namco Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
1998 Magical Witches was another series of virtual pets released by Bandai in 1998, focusing on connectivity much like Digimon. One of the stage two Balaluna Witches, the Earthlin Saint, the Eneruge Satan and the Aquary Wiseman are based off Zuccitchi, Kuchipatchi, Oyajitchi and Mametchi respectively.

Mia's Reading Adventure: The Bugaboo Bugs

Type of Media: Computer Game

Owner(s): Kutoka Interactive, Inc.

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2007 When the player starts a new save file, the game prompts the player to choose how difficult the in-game activities will be. Four Tamagotchis are used to display and select difficulties. Afterward, three more Tamagotchis are used to display different game options.

Nana Moon

Type of Media: Toy Series/Television Series

Owner(s): M&D [Toys]/Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company (Alpha Group Co., Ltd.) [TV series]

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2013 This Chinese animated series is a cartoon adaptation of a series of virtual pet toys that look and function very much like Tamagotchis. A few of these toys can be seen in the show's end credits sequence. The toys' manufacturer, M&D, have also produced counterfeit Tamagotchi toys with both Tamagotchi branding and the QPet branding from the Nana Moon toys on them.

Pugad Baboy

Type of Media: Comic Strip

Owner(s): The Philippine Star (Written by Pol Medina, Jr.)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
1998 In the "Matrona" arc of Pugad Baboy X, Girlie complains about having to sleep alone. Bab tells her that he will send his friend Dongski to sleep with her, who just so happens to be Bab's Tamagotchi.

Robopon

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Konami Digital Entertainment

Image(s) Date(s) Description
12/4/1998 The design of Crowle bears a strong resemblance to Oyajitchi.

Robot Chicken

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): Sony Corporation/WarnerMedia (AT&T)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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9/29/2019 A segment in the episode Ginger Hill in: Bursting Pipes (S10E1) depicts two children briefly caring for their Tamagotchis, then quickly tossing them out in favor of Moon Shoes. The Tamagotchis, revealed to be Hashizoutchi and Maskutchi, take note of the children's short attention spans but pass away from too much fecal matter left unattended shortly after.

Schooled

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): Sony Corporation

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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1/23/2019 In the episode Tamagotchis and Bells (S1E3), Tom Scott was playing with his Tamagotchi in the middle of a P.E. Dodgeball session, much to the annoyance of the coach, Rick Mellor. Scott is soon followed by his peers, and by extension the whole school, leading to Mellor confiscating them. He decides to try one for himself, and soon has a change of heart, becoming motivated to being a real parent.

Secret Little Haven

Type of Media: Visual Novel

Owner(s): Victoria Dominowski

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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The main character Alex plays a game called "Egg Friend" that features a pet in an egg-shaped interface. The game having "egg" in its title is a pun, as "egg" is a slang term for a person who is obviously transgender but does not yet realize that, a description which fits Alex.

Stinkoman 20x6

Type of Media: Flash Game

Owner(s): The Brothers Chaps

Image(s) Date(s) Description
2005 The character My Benj somewhat resembles a cross between Babytchi, but is yellow and with a bump on its head similar to Tonmarutchi.

Super Mario

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Nintendo

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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3/14/2007 Mario Kart Arcade GP 2, the second arcade entry in the Mario Kart spin-off series, features Mametchi as a playable driver and Bagubagutchi as one of his special items. The Stadium Arena and Waluigi Stadium courses also contain several Tamagotchi advertisements and cameos.

Taiko no Tatsujin

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Bandai Namco Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2011 Several songs from the anime, such as GO-GO! Tamagotchi!, I★my★me★mine!, Doremi Fasorairo, Rock 'N' Heart!, and Miracle☆Travel, appear as playable songs in various versions of the game from 2011 onward. Depending on the version, costumes for Don-Chan can also be obtained, such as those based on Mametchi and Yumemitchi.

Tamago.doc

Type of Media: Virus

Owner(s): Costin RAIU

Image(s) Date(s) Description
1997 This virus is based off the Tamagotchi toys, seeing how they were popular internationally in 1997. When starting the computer, it shows an ASCII picture of Babytchi with the text "eXPecT nO MeRcY FRoM HiM".

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Type of Media: Talk Show

Onwer(s): NBCUniversal (Comcast)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
6/18/2020 In Summer 2020, a skit on the talk show showed a parody commercial of the return of Tamagotchi, primarily showing commercial footage from the Tamagotchi On (and strangely, the On's predecessor, Tamagotchi Friends, as well), while a pixelated voiceover representing the Tamagotchi, believing it should remain in the 1990's, requests to be put out of its misery.

Yo-Kai Watch

Type of Media: Video Game/Anime

Owner(s): Level-5 Inc.

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2020 In an episode of Yo-kai Watch Jam - Yo-kai Academy Y: Close Encounters of the N Kind, a character is seen playing a mobile game that has a striking resemblance to LINE de Hakken!! Tamagotchi.

Yu-Gi-Oh!

Type of Media: Manga/Anime

Owner(s): Shueisha [manga] (written by Kazuki Takahashi)/ Toei Animation [first anime]/Studio Gallop [second anime]

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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1997 In Chapter 21 of the manga, the main characters and other school students become hooked on virtual pets, which are modelled after Tamagotchi. One of their classmates, Kujirada, has grown his character into a monster which eats the other pets. Yugi's pet, U2, is able to defeat Kujirada' monster.
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5/16/1998 The aforementioned manga chapter was adapted into episode seven of the first series anime (informally known as Season 0 to distinguish it from the second series anime).
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2/26/2002 In episode 96 of the second series anime, Yugi enters his soul room which has toys and games scattered all over the floor. One of these is a Tamagotchi.

Zombie Land Saga

Type of Media: Anime

Owner(s): MAPPA

Image(s) Date(s) Description
10/4/2018-12/20/2018 Throughout the course of the anime, the character Saki Nikaido is shown to have a fondness for Tamagotchi virtual pets and owns a P1. Despite her fondness with the device, her Tamagotchi repeatedly evolves into Oyajitchi.

References to other media made within Tamagotchi

Aikatsu!

Type of Media: Arcade Card Game/Anime

Owner(s): Bandai Namco Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2013 Two Aikatsu-themed Tama Deco Pierces were released for the Tamagotchi P's. The first, themed after Starlight Academy, features Tamagotchi counterparts of Ichigo Hoshimiya, Aoi Kiriya, and Ran Shibuki.
12/7/2013 The second Aikatsu-themed Tama Deco Pierce, themed after Dream Academy, features Tamagotchi counterparts of Seira Otoshiro, Kī Saegusa, and Sora Kazesawa.

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Sega Sammy Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
1/29/1998 Alextchi, appearing in Sega Saturn de Hakken!! Tamagotchi Park, is named and modeled after the protagonist, Alex Kidd.

Alice in Wonderland

Type of Media: Novel

Owner(s): Public Domain (Written by Lewis Caroll)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
Yumemi Alice.png Kirari Hatter.png 6/13/2019 One of the exclusive areas in the Fantasy version of Tamagotchi Meets, as well as the sole exclusive area for its On counterpart Wonder Garden, is Wonderland, named and themed after the novel's main setting. Also exclusive to these versions are new forms for Yumemitchi and Kiraritchi respectively fashioned after Alice and Mad Hatter.
Twistedtchi Heartslabyul.jpg June 2021 One of the Twistedtchi shells is themed after the Heartslabyul location in Twisted Wonderland, which in turn is themed after Disney's 1951 film adaptation of the novel. The shell itself is also themed after the Queen of Hearts, the main antagonist of the film.

Cocotama

Type of Media: Anime

Owner(s): Bandai Namco Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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4/16/2017 Luckytama, Melory, Tama-Sennin and Teppuru could appear on Tamagotchi M!X in a time-limited promotional event at TOHO Cinemas for the 2017 Himitsu no Cocotama film (which the short film Eiga Tamagotchi: Himitsu no Otodoke Dai Sakusen! accompanies).

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Type of Media: Manga/Anime

Owner(s): Shueisha [Manga] (written by Koyoharu Gotōge)/Ufotable [Anime]

Image(s) Date(s) Description
October 2020 Kimetsu Tamagotchi, a Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after Demon Slayer, is set to release in Japan on October 2020, coinciding with the release of the film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train.

El Chavo del Ocho

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): Televisa

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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In the episodes Was it a Ghost? Summoning Courage and Fearful Kikitchi's Big Training!, Kikitchi stands still in place with an expression of fear when he gets scared by certain things. This is similar to what El Chavo does when he gets scared, although Kikitchi does not make a specific pose.

It is also worth noting that while El Chavo goes back to normal by having water thrown at his face, there are multiple other ways to make Kikitchi do the same, none of which has involved water so far.

Fantasy Zone

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Sega Sammy Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
1/29/1998 Opaopatchi, appearing in Sega Saturn de Hakken!! Tamagotchi Park, is named and modeled after the character Opa-Opa.

Fate

Type of Media: Visual Novel/Video Game

Owner(s): Type-Moon/Marvelous Inc.

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2/11/2021 A Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after Fate/Extella is currently in development, coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Fate/Extra.

Flicky

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Sega Sammy Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
1/29/1998 Flickytchi, appearing in Sega Saturn de Hakken!! Tamagotchi Park, is named and modeled after the eponymous character.

Ghostbusters

Type of Media: Film

Owner(s): Sony Corporation

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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9/11/2014 The 2nd part of GO-GO Tamagotchi!'s 23rd episode, Assemble! Ghost Busters, references Ghostbusters in both name and basic premise. Upon claims that DoriTama School may be haunted, Mametchi, complete with a uniform resembling the one worn by the protagonists and a device somewhat resembling a proton pack, investigates the situation alongside the rest of the student council.

Godzilla

Type of Media: Film

Owner(s): Toho Co. Ltd.

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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July 1997 The Mothra Tamagotchi is themed after the character Mothra, and was released to coincide with the film Rebirth of Mothra II.

Haneru no Tobira

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): Fuji Television

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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February 2005 Two Tamagotchis based on the Japanese variety show were made available in Japan in the mid-2000s. The first, Hanerutchi 1, was released in early 2005.
6/26/2006 A follow-up, Hanerutchi 2, was released in summer 2006.

Heracles/Hercules

Type of Media: Greek Mythology

Owner(s): Public Domain

Image(s) Date(s) Description
Twistedtchi Ignihyde.jpg June 2021 One of the Twistedtchi shells is themed after the Ignihyde location in Twisted Wonderland, which in turn is themed after Disney's 1997 film adaptation of the story of Heracles/Hercules. The shell itself is also themed after Hades, the main antagonist of the film and the general God of death & king of the underworld in Greek mythology.

Inazuma Eleven

Type of Media: Video Game/Anime

Owner(s): Level-5 Inc./TV Tokyo

Image(s) Date(s) Description
6/19/2014 In the episode Fierce Fight! World Tama Cup, hissastsu techniques are parodied by both teams through special kick animations.

Indiana Jones

Type of Media: Film

Owner(s): Lucasfilm (The Walt Disney Company)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2012 In the episode Pinch! Gotchi King is Boiling?!, one of the traps Adobentchi unintentionally sets off in the temple is a large boulder that chases after him and the others, in reference to the iconic scene from the first film, Raiders of the Lost Ark.

The Lion King

Type of Media: Film

Owner(s): The Walt Disney Company

Image(s) Date(s) Description
Twistedtchi Savanaclaw.jpg June 2021 One of the Twistedtchi shells is themed after the Savanaclaw location in Twisted Wonderland, which in turn is themed after the film. The shell itself is also themed after Scar, the film's main antagonist.

The Little Mermaid

Type of Media: Fairy Tale

Owner(s): Public Domain (written by Hans Christian Andersen)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
Twistedtchi Octavinelle.jpg June 2021 One of the Twistedtchi shells is themed after the Octavinelle location in Twisted Wonderland, which in turn is themed after Disney's 1989 film adaptation of the fairy tale. The shell itself is also themed after Ursula, the main antagonist of the film.

Mickey Mouse

Type of Media: Cartoon Mascot

Owner(s): The Walt Disney Company

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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November 2013 A Disney-themed Tama Deco Pierce was released for the Tamagotchi P's in late 2013, granting costumes based on Mickey Mouse and co for several Tamagotchis:

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Type of Media: Anime

Owner(s): Gainax/Tatsunoko Production

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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6/13/2020 Evatchi, a Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after Neon Genesis Evangelion, is set to be released in Japan on June 2020. It was originally going to coincide with the film Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon A Time, but the film was postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Oden-Kun

Type of Media: Anime

Owner(s):TV Asahi

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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3/31/2007 The Oden-Kun Tamagotchi, released in early 2007, is based off of this anime.

1001 Nights/Arabian Nights

Type of Media: Folk Tale

Owner(s): Public Domain

Image(s) Date(s) Description
Meloarabian.png 6/13/2019 One of the exclusive areas in the Fantasy version of Tamagotchi Meets is named Arabian Night, named and themed after the main setting of most arabian folk tales. Also exclusive to this version are new forms for Melodytchi and Kuchipatchi respectively fashioned after a typical arabian princess and the genie from Aladdin & the Wonderful Lamp.
Twistedtchi Scarabia.jpg June 2021 One of the Twistedtchi shells is themed after the Scarabia location in Twisted Wonderland, which in turn is themed after Disney's 1992 film adaptation of Aladdin & the Wonderful Lamp. The shell itself is also themed after Jafar, the main antagonist of the film.

Pac-Man

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Bandai Namco Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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3/15/2020 Pac-Man Tamagotchi, a Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after Pac-Man, was released in North America in early 2020 in honor of the 40th anniversary of the arcade game.

Pengo

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Sega Sammy Holdings

Image(s) Date(s) Description
1/29/1998 Pengotchi, appearing in Sega Saturn de Hakken!! Tamagotchi Park, is named and modeled after the titular protagonist.

Pokémon

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): The Pokemon Company (Nintendo/Creatures/Game Freak)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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1/26/2019 Eevee x Tamagotchi, a Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after the Pokemon Eevee, was released in early 2019.

Pororo the Little Penguin

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): Ocon Animation Studios/Iconix Entertainment

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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3/14/2011 The character Sunopotchi bears a striking resemblance to the titular character, given that both look like penguins (Pororo himself is a penguin, but Sunopotchi is a Tamagotchi), wear hats and goggles, and like snow sports.

Power Rangers/Super Sentai

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): Hasbro [Power Rangers]/Toei Company [Super Sentai]

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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6/12/2014 One of the outfits Miraitchi wears for Madamtchi and Watchlin to review in the beginning of the 1st part of GO-GO Tamagotchi!'s 11th episode Dokidoki! Audition Soon resembles a uniform typically worn by the Rangers, with with the top of the helmet displaying a bird's face.

Pretty Cure

Type of Media: Anime

Owner(s): Toei Animation

Date(s) Description
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12/1/2008 In the Let's Go! Tamagotchi episode "Super Heroine Chamametchi", Chamagirl's outfit resembles the one worn by Cure Dream, the main protagonist of Yes! Pretty Cure 5.

Ren & Stimpy

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): ViacomCBS

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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1997 In Tamagotchi Video Adventures, when Mimitchi and Pochitchi present a television set from The Earth to Cosmotchi, they respectively play the parts of Ren and Stimpy, even saying their respective catchphrases ("Happy happy, joy joy!" "You eeeeediot!"). Cosmotchi replies to their acting by saying, "Fascinating, yet disturbing somehow."

Sanrio

Type of Media: Miscellaneous Mascots

Owner(s): Sanrio Co. Ltd.

Image(s) Date(s) Description
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2013 A Sanrio-themed Tama Deco Pierce was made available for the Tamagotchi P's, granting costumes based on Sanrio characters for several Tamagotchis listed below.


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April 15, 2017 A Sanrio-themed Tamagotchi M!X was released in 2017, featuring Hello Kitty, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, Pompompurin, Gudetama, Kiki, and Lala.
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12/27/2017 Gudetama Tamagotchi, a Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after Gudetama, was released in Japan in late 2017 and internationally starting December 15th, 2018.
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6/15/2019 Like its predecessor, Tamagotchi Meets also has a Sanrio-themed variant, featuring the 7 aforementioned characters as well as Kuromi, Badtz-Maru, Keroppi, and Tuxedo Sam.
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12/1/2020 Hello Kitty Tamagotchi, a Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after Hello Kitty, will be available exclusively internationally starting December 2020.

Sleeping Beauty

Type of Media: Fairy Tale

Owner(s): Public Domain (written by Charles Perrault)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
Twistedtchi Diasomnia.jpg June 2021 One of the Twistedtchi shells is themed after the Diasomnia location in Twisted Wonderland, which in turn is themed after Disney's 1959 film adaptation of the fairy tale. The shell itself is also themed after Maleficent, the main antagonist of the film.

Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

Type of Media: Fairy Tale

Owner(s): Public Domain (written by The Brothers Grimm)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
Twistedtchi Pomefiore.jpg June 2021 One of the Twistedtchi shells is themed after the Pomefiore location in Twisted Wonderland, which in turn is themed after Disney's 1937 film adaptation of the fairy tale. The shell itself is also themed after The Evil Queen, the main antagonist of the film.

Sonic the Hedgehog

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Sega Sammy Holdings

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1/29/1998 Sonictchi, appearing in Sega Saturn de Hakken!! Tamagotchi Park, is named and modeled after the eponymous protagonist.

SpongeBob SquarePants

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): ViacomCBS

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12/15/2007 In Tamagotchi: The Movie, in the scene where Mametchi and Tanpopo are chasing after Chamametchi's egg, Shingotchi dances in a reminiscent fashion to how SpongeBob dances in Help Wanted (S1E1).

Star Trek

Type of Media: Television Series

Owner(s): ViacomCBS

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1997 In Tamagotchi Video Adventures, Mametchi's artifact for the Tamagotchi Museum is a hand from a planet named Vulcan making the trademark Vulcan salute.

Super Mario

Type of Media: Video Game

Owner(s): Nintendo

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1997 Mariotchi and Waruotokotchi, Tamagotchis respectively designed after Mario and Wario, appear as "Rare Special" adult unlockables in 64 de Hakken! Tamagotchi Minna de Tamagotchi World.

Titanic

Type of Media: Film

Owner(s): ViacomCBS [North America]/20th Century Studios (The Walt Disney Company) [International]

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11/12/2012 In the Tamagotchi! Yume Kira Dream episode Queen of Tears vs. Yume Kira Comedians, Himespetchi fantasizes herself outside a cruise ship with her arms outstretched and Ikemen Mametchi holding her in an identical fashion to Rose and Jack in the iconic "I'm Flying" scene. Later in the fantasy, in a subversion of the film's events, Ikemen Mametchi prevents the cruise from colliding with an incoming iceberg by steering the ship away from it.

Tokyo Disneyland

Type of Media: Theme Park

Owner(s): The Walt Disney Company

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4/2/2019

4/22/2019

Pocket Usatama, a Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after Usatama, one of Tokyo Disneyland's Easter Mascots, was released in April 2017. It was re-issued in April 2019.
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4/22/2019 Pocket Usapiyo, a Tamagotchi Nano variant themed after Usapiyo, another Easter Mascot for Tokyo Disneyland, ws released at the same time that the Pocket Usatama was re-issued.

Toy Story

Type of Media: Film

Owner(s): Pixar (The Walt Disney Company)

Image(s) Date(s) Description
Toy Story reference.jpg 1/14/2020 In My Tamagotchi Forever, the caption of Mimitchi's Rocket picture on the fourth page of her photo album says, "To Infinity and Beyond", Buzz Lightyear's catchphrase from throughout the Toy Story series.
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