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Sing a song furby

Furby 2012
Furby picture
Series 1 Purple of Furby 2012

Toy Type

Electronic toy

Inventor Hasbro
Company Hasbro


Voice Actor  


Gavin Hammon

Availability September 14th 2012 - present
Slogan A mind of its own
Official website (2012-Present)

Furby 2012 is the long awaited revival of the Furby series. 

The Furby 2012 model was released on September 16th, 2012 in USA. Reception has been very positive, with many critics stating it's the best Furby yet. 

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Generation 1 introduced the first launch Furbies. Originally launched in September 2012, only the top row and the teal-colored Furby on the bottom row were originally available. They are divided into hot and cool sub-categories. Although there is no green, there are some drawings of a green Furby on the official website. October saw the release of the final 4 colors (Pink Puff, Green Man, Plum Fairy and Twilight) of Generation 1. In Japan, most of the Furbies of this generation are named after fruits and other foods.

In Japan these are the name of each Furby:

  • White Furby: マシュマロホワイト (White Marshmallow)
  • Purple Furby: プラムマーブル (Purple Marble)

    A promo flyer for Furby 2012 in Japan.

  • Red Furby: アップルレッド (Red Apple)
  • Black Furby: ビターブラック (Bitter Black)
  • Yellow Furby: ビタミンイエロー (Vitamin Yellow)
  • Blue Furby: ソーダブルー (Blue Soda)
  • Pink Puff Furby: キャンディピンク (Pink Candy)
  • Aqua Green Furby: キウィグリーン (Green Kiwi)
  • Plum Fairy Furby: フレッシュグレープ (Fresh Grape)
  • Twilight Furby: ブルーベリーブルー (Blueberry)



These originally launched in December 2012 (Punky Pink and Black Cherry released February 2013). The main difference of this generation is the fact that these Furbies have styleable tufts of hair on their heads. They also have a sticker inside the battery compartmant showing where and how to use the reset button. These colors have also proven to be very popular, most noteably the Cotton Candy variation. Like the above generation, these Furbies are divided into hot and cool categories.

Generation 2: Lagoona

Official Furby Merchandise

Like the 1998 Furbys, the 2012 Furbies now have their own non-electronic accessories. These acesssories were available in a handful of countries.


Furby glasses (Officially known as Furby Frames) launched in September 2012. They are designed to only fit the 2012 furby. They are available in shades, hearts, stars and regular frames. They come in yellow, black, green, blue, orange, purple and pink. they also come with stickers to personalize them.



The Furby chair (Officially known as the Furby Comfort Seat) is a chair in which Furbies can sit in. They launched in October 2012. They have ears and tails and the Furby Logo on them. They come in teal and hot pink.



Also known as the Furby bowling bag. The Furby carry bags are the answer to the 1998 Furby Carry Pack. They allow you to put Furby inside, and walk with it, while it can look right out of the transparent eye window. They also come with stuffed headphones for furby to wear, And a pouch for holding a mobile device. They are available in 4 different variations, one variation being a different shape altogether. They launched in November 2012.



See Furby Buddies for info on all Furby Buddies including Buddies 2012. 


The 2012 furby currently has 6 personalities.

  • Viking Personality - Male personality. Furby will be easily irritable. This can be unlocked by overfeeding or rough play (shaking)
  • Pop Star Personality - Female personality. Furby may turn into this personality if it listens to music for an extended period of time. Matches the Funky Furby personality.
  • Chatterbox Personality - Female personality, somewhat resembles a stereotypical teenage girl. Get this by talking for a long time. 
  • Princess Personality - Female personality. Furby will act friendly and sing a lot. This personality resembles the Furby Baby from 2005. Get this by repeatedly petting it or tickling it.
  • Crazy Personality - Comedic funny and male personality. Furby will often have laughing fits over almost anything. Get by shaking and pulling it's tail. It will laugh like crazy.
  • Default Personality - Ambiguous personality. Loosely resembles 1998 Furby personality, calm and friendly. Only can get it when you put the batteries in for the VERY first time. To get it back, hold it upside down, hold the tongue, then hold the tail for a few seconds. Instead of flashing eyes, it will reboot.

To get a more in depth view of the Furby's personalities, click here.


The official Furby app allows you to feed and play with furby with your tablet or phone. It requires Android or IOS. It can be downloaded free from Google Play or Apple App Store. You can give your Furby a wide range of  food using the app and it also comes with a built-in Furbish translator.

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