Three new shells are availble for preorder now! | Source: Bandai Namco Toys & Collectibles America/The Toy Insider

What do you get for the Tamagotchi lover who has everything? New Original Tamagotchi designs! Bandai Namco Toys & Collectibles America is giving the virtual pet egg some new looks with three new outer shells in Tama Universe, Memphis Style, and Garden Poppies themes.

Tama Universe Shell | Source: Bandai Namco Toys & Collectibles America

Recommended for kids ages 8 and up, the Original Tamagotchi is a digital pet that lives inside an egg-like device meant to take on the go. It features the same Generation 2 programming from the 1997 device, including ​​a numbers game. Kids can feed, nurture, discipline, and play games with their virtual pet to help it grow from a baby to an adult. How players raise their Tamagotchi character will determine which of the seven adults it will grow into.

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The Tama Universe design features a purple shell with planets and outer space icons on it, the Memphis Style design features a white shell with colorful abstract graphics, and the Garden Poppies design boasts a blue shell with pink and white flowers.

The three designs are available to preorder on Amazon for $19.99 each with an official release date of March 12. There are also more than 50 other Original Tamagotchi designs to choose from on Amazon.

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Jackie Cucco

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Jackie Cucco was a Senior Editor of The Toy Book, The Toy Insider, and The Pop Insider. She covered toy trends, pop culture, and entertainment news, and made appearances on national and regional outlets, including CBS, WPIX, News 12, and more. Jackie spends her time watching horror movies and working her way through every Stephen King novel out there.