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L.A. based Hello Kitty exhibit extends its run another month


Hello Hello Kitty! Hello dear friend
Mar 26
The Japanese American National Museum in downtown Los Angeles has announced that their popular museum exhibit, Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty, will be extended for another month, letting people enjoy... read
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She's a Kitty, but not a kitty
Hello Kitty and Sanrio recently made headlines with the "revelation" that Kitty White (the eponymous Hello Kitty) was not, in fact, a cat. The news predictably evoked some pretty extreme reactions ("Hello Kitty is not a cat, ... read feature

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Hello Kitty

Japan sends a Kitty into space


Specially made Hello Kitty hitches a ride on a satellite
Aug 16
There's a long tradition of space agencies around the world sending animals into space, for better or worse. But this might be a first. Reuters is reporting that a tiny, 4 cm tall Hello Kitty figure is riding along on the rec... read
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Sanrio's newest character will be a salmon fillet


This is your friendly reminder to get enough omega-3
Jan 17
Aren’t you tired of the same types of characters? Bears, puppies, kitties…they’ve all been done! Sanrio obviously thought the same thing because their new character is going to be a salmon filet. It’... read
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Hello Kitty

Licca-chan gets a Hello Kitty makeover in new doll series


You know there's a Hello Kitty fan out there with a room just like this
Dec 17
Hello Kitty continues her crusade to dominate the market with her face. Sanrio has especially been collaborating with many more companies to celebrate Hello Kitty’s 40th anniversary. The latest Hello Kitty collaboratio... read
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My Melody as Ultimate Madoka joins plushies released in 2012
In the summer of 2012 exclusive Japanese retailers carried a special line of products featuring My Melody and Kuromi crossed-over with Puella Magi Madoka Magica. At the time they promised there could be more if the serie... read feature

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Hello Kitty+Simpsons come together for the first time


Sanrio announces the first collaboration between Hello Kitty and The Simpsons
Oct 15
The Simpsons and Hello Kitty have been around for quite some time now. Still, in all this time these two have never crossed paths. Well, now that's about to change! Yesterday, Sanrio announced that Hello Kitty and The Simps... read
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SDCC 2013: Toynami


Street Fighter Sanrio, Skelanimals, Futurama and more
Jul 25
Toynami's booth at SDCC had merchandise from Sanrio, Skelanimals, Futurama, and more. Skelanimals had their usual lineup of plushes and figures that included the Day of the Dead line and their DC line. They had a lot of thei... read
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SDCC 2013: Sanrio


Kitty-chan had a secret booth! I found it!
Jul 25
Hello Kitty had a presence all over SDCC this year, but the main focus here will be on Sanrio's booths themselves. A lot of you might have heard that they were having a pop-up shop in Petco Park outside of the convention. Thi... read
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Toynami brings two new Sanrio Street Fighters to SDCC


You gotta love Badtz-Maru
Jul 16
The Sanrio Street Fighter cross-over has brought us Hello Kitty dressed up as many Street Fighter characters. Hello Kitty has been made into characters like Chun Li, M. Bison and Ryu. Now for SDCC, this Sanrio Street Fighter... read
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Hello Kitty...Hello Kitty everywhere
Sanrio will be making their big debut at SDCC with an interactive Hello Kitty experience called Hello Kitty Fashion Music Wonderland. This interactive experience will be open to the public at Petco Park and inspired by the s... read feature

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Ride off into the sunset on a vacuum tube
Though not my favorite Hello Kitty to Issho! figure out there, Mikan certainly is very cute in her own right (previously seen in magazine scans). Kaitendoh has posted up their sample images, along with the information that sh... read feature

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Blue Blur hits Sanrio: Incoming Sonic Hello Kitty plush!


Jul 11
This is the cutest thing I have seen in my life. I can't even.. I don't have the words for this. You don't understand. I have been a life-long fan of both Sonic the Hedgehog and Hello Kitty, and my brain can't handle the awes... read
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Airou and My Melody mix it up in these festival goods


Jul 06
Monster Hunter's Airou and Sanrio's My Melody are both prone to a little cosplay now and again, so it should come as no big surprise when the inevitable time came for them to pair up and exchange costumes (fur?) with each oth... read
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Go to Yogurtland, grab some froyo, get a Sanrio plushie


Jun 15
Starting July 10 all through Labor Day weekend, if you happen to have a Yogurtland in town you might be lucky enough to have access to some Sanrio-themed goodies! It looks like the little spoons and cups will all be branded w... read
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My Melody to make the contract with Kyubey this July


May 21
Yes, you read that right. Sanrio's adorable character My Melody (and Kuromi, too) will become a magical girl in the new merchandise line, "My Melody x Puella Magi Madoka Magica". This is not the first time a Sanrio character ... read
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Mike 'NEMO' Mendez's Hello Gummi is too sweet


Apr 23
NEMO sent over an image of this 9" custom Hello Kitty piece done Tiki style on Saturday for the Candy-Coated Custom Show, currently displaying cool art toys at New York thanks to The London Candy Company and Tenacio... read
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Dodgers and Hello Kitty team up for bobble-headed glory


Mar 22
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Sanrio's Hello Kitty must go together like peanut butter and jelly (or was it Dodger Dogs and peanuts?) because, for a second year, Hello Kitty will help ring the anniversary of Dodger Stadium in L... read
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Hello Kitty to Issho! has spawned all kinds of different products including figures, games, and numerous pieces of miscellaneous merchandise. Of course, out of all of the artists who participated in this project, I clearly fe... read feature

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Latest Sanrio plushes are flat and fabulous


Mar 01
The latest style of Sanrio plushes featuring Kitty-chan and her friends was revealed on Sanrio's FaceBook page earlier this week. Made of a fleece-like fabric with a flat body, the line closely resembles Disney's Po... read
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It's time for SEGA Prizes for February 2012


Feb 28
Woohoo! It's time to check out the SEGA Standard and Core prizes that could have been won in UFO Catcher games during February 2012. There's actually a couple I might try to find somehow or another! Besides the usual Hello Ki... read
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Hello Kitty and FriendsWithYou collaborate to make wishes come true


Oct 20
The Miami-based artist collective FriendsWithYou has found a new friend in Sanrio's lovable feline, Hello Kitty, and from their partnership, an adorable new line of Sanrio items entitled Wish Come True was born... read
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Mecha Hello Kitty freaks me out


Sep 12
I'm definitely not a big fan of Sanrio characters, but I do like custom work and unique takes on commonly seen designs. So when I saw Matt Anderson's Mecha Hello Kitty, I was simultaneously impressed and somewhat creeped out.... read
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Monster Hunter Airou x Hello Kitty plushes now available outside Japan


Sep 12
Many moons back, the Capcom-Unity blog  made a post about the wildest mashup since chocolate and peanut butter: Monster Hunter and Hello Kitty. Who would have thought that the dragon-slaying adventure game would len... read
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24th Annual Prize Fair: Hello Kitty to Issho! Rio figure


May 26
Can I even begin to describe the amount of girly joy that came over me when I saw this come out of the photos for the 24th Annual Prize Fair? No! I cannot! I can however share that those fellow fans of the Hello Kitty to Issh... read
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Together With Kitty series Minase Shizuku is up for pre-order


Mar 01
A while back Sanrio commissioned a series of awesomely cute images from some pretty big names in illustration that came to be known as Together With Kitty. Those images were eventually used in a game called Hello Kitty to Iss... read
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Re-ment Sanrio Hello Kitty Rotation Sushi Restaurant scheduled for April


Feb 28
Coming this April Hello Kitty will once again lend her celebrated visage to a set of Re-Ment by the name of Hello Kitty Rotation Sushi Restaurant! It is as it sounds, rotation sushi restaurant themed miniatures with Hello Kit... read
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Custom set of three one-of-a-kind Sanrio figures, cute but expensive


Feb 25
These are adorable and I really wish there were a big print run of them, but unfortunately MAD created this cute set for a show and the MAD*L figures will probably stay that way (one-of-a-kind). The price tag on the set is US... read
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Hinamatsuri or Girl's Day is celebrated on March 3rd in Japan and what better way to celebrate the so-called Doll Festival than with a traditional Hinamatsuri set for your dolls! It's so meta that I can't contain myself! R... read feature







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