Should you’ve ever wished you could possibly spend all day serving meals to BTS… nicely, you in all probability can’t. However you’ll quickly be capable of do the subsequent smartest thing: Tamagotchi can be solely chargeable for retaining their miniature variations alive on the machine. Bandai America has opened the preorders for Tinytan Tamagotchi, a model of the hand-held recreation that includes the South Korean band. (The complete title of BTS is romanized as Bangtan Sonyeondan.)
“We’re extremely excited to supply a brand new interactive expertise with beloved TinyTen characters, who’re cute mini variations of members of the world phenomenon BTS,” Bandai America’s model strategist Trish Garrett mentioned in a press release. “The characters in Tinytan add a extremely enjoyable spin on the Tamagotchi play patterns followers know and love.”
The sport will function the titular characters, a gaggle of small animated people based mostly on the seven members of BTS. The TinyTan Crew has been round for just a few years — it stars in merchandise, beloved music movies, and has 3.7 million followers on Twitter.
There’s a purple one, a blue one, and a restricted version black one.
Picture: Bandai & Huge Hit Music
A few of the belongings you’ll do with the members of TinyTen embody dancing (through a mini-game known as) dance! Dynamite!), baking (through a mini-game known as .) Make a Custard Tart!), and serving your favourite meals. Hairstyles and costumes will change relying on the video games you play.
Now I do know what you’re pondering: Does this imply you could possibly be chargeable for a BTS member’s demise? I don’t assume so, however there’s a thinly veiled menace within the press launch: “Hold your character’s stress barometer low or they’ll return to the Magic Door.” That is in all probability a reference to the TinyTen video, magic door, wherein the animated group arrives at a restaurant by means of a mysterious portal and performs to please a gaudy barista. Maybe the concept is that your assigned member will use this door to depart your pocket and return to conventional BTS actions, like enjoying sold-out stadium exhibits in Vegas and hanging out with John Batiste, when you don’t hold them occupied. Which, truthful sufficient.
If that feels like your factor, you may preorder the TinyTan Tamagotchi now for $19.99. Then you definitely’ll have to occupy your self another manner for the subsequent a number of months as a result of the models aren’t truly hitting cabinets till October. I’m completely going to get one and can report again if I’m able to get my BTS bandmember’s consideration.