Tamagotchi! (たまごっち!) is a 2009 Japanese Fantasy Slice of life Anime series produced by OLM's Team Kamei division, officially based on the Tamagotchi digital pet jointly created by Bandai and WiZ. It is directed by Jōji Shimura of Pokémon and written by Aya Matsui of Boys Over Flowers, with character designs done by Sayuri Ichiishi, Shouji Yasukazu and Miwa Sakai. It officially aired on TV Tokyo and other affiliate stations in Japan from 12 October 2009 to 3 September 2012, lasting for four seasons.
The series is the third Tamagotchi anime produced since Saa Ikou! Tamagotchi and a follow-up to the movie Tamagotchi: Happiest Story in the Universe!. After the series's airing, it gained 3 anime sequels, two manga adaptations and 10 Light Novel adaptations by Kadokawa Shoten. The first series has been translated in a few countries, however there are currently no plans for a full English release in the United States.