Pocket Pikachu

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Pokémon Pikachu, known as Pocket Pikachu in Japan, was a series of portable Pokémon digital pets (similar to Tamagotchi) featuring the yellow electric Pokémon, Pikachu. This product was intended as an exercise toy and mentioned by Guinness World Records as the most popular exercise toy of its time. The first release of the device was simply called "Pokémon Pikachu." A yellow unit resembling a Game Boy, it features a black and white LCD screen used to display animations of Pikachu's activities.

Manufacturer: Nintendo
Date: 1998

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH43439. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Pocket Pikachu

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