Melon-chan's Growth Diary is a life simulation game that can be compared to Tamagotchi and other virtual life simulations. In Melon-chan's Growth Diary, the player raises and raises Melon-chan's little girl. The game was only released in Japan and was one of the earliest games to come out for the Neo Geo Pocket.
The game was released for the Neo Geo Pocket and features monochrome graphics; however, Neo Geo Pocket color is backwards compatible with the game.
A sequel called Melon-chan's Growth Diary 2 was planned but cancelled.