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 (Pokémon) and written by Aya Matsui (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 seven 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' airing, it has gained three anime sequels, two manga adaptations and ten light novel adaptations by Kadokawa Shoten. Although several episodes of the first Tamagotchi anime have been dubbed in select countries, the full anime has never aired outside of Japan. The series ended in March 2015 and was replaced by Kamisama Minarai: Himitsu no Cocotama on it's initial timeslot.The anime is divided into three official arcs, the Tamagotchi Town Chapter for the first series, the Dream Town Chapter for the 2nd and 3rd series and the Tamagottsun Chapter for the 4th series. Alongside the main story, several mini-segments were officially shown throughout the anime, with each segment differs from season to season.
Tamagotchi Town Chapter (たまごっちタウン編 Tamagotchi taun-hen) (Eps 1–143)
The first chapter of the series which consists of three official arcs, the Lovely Tama-Friends Arc (ラブリーたまとも編 Raburī tama-tomo-hen), focusing on Lovelitchi and her double life as Lovelin, the Happy Harmony Arc (ハッピーハーモニー編 Happī hāmonī-hen), which focuses on the friendship between Lovelitchi and Meloditchi and the Collecting Tama Hearts Arc (コレクトたまハート編 Korekuto tama hāto-hen) which focuses on the legend of the Tama Hearts.
Dream Town Chapter (ドリームタウン編 Dorīmu taun-hen) (Eps 144–221)
The second chapter of the series consisting of the Yume Kira Arc (Tamagotchi! Yume Kira