The Tamagotchi(たまごっち,Tamagotchi?) is a handheld digital pet created in Japan by Akihiro Yokoi of WiZ Co. Ltd., and Aki Maita of Bandai Co. Ltd. It was first sold by Bandai in 1996 in Japan. Over 70,000,000 Tamagotchis have been sold world-wide up to 2010.
I saw a japanese guy rockin one of theses off his bike chain on his jeans... looked soooo cool... i remember these being the Big craze!!! and it looks like there comming back.... !