Two of Japan's largest pop culture properties, Sanrio's Hello Kitty and Fujio Fujiko's Doraemon, are collaborating to create new lines of cross-over character goods. Hit the jump to learn more.
Last December,through Christmas, Shibuya's Parco in Tokyo hosted a limited Hello Kitty promotion with a special menu of drinks. Then, Hello Kitty shared her cafe with Monogatari for a collaboration leading into the New Year's Eve broadcast of a four-episode adaptation of Tsukimonogatari. Now, with a Owarimonogatari anime coming this fall, it's time for Kitty to meet Black Hanekawa. More after the jump.
The results of the 2015 "Sanrio Character Awards" general election are in, and unfortunately the pretty boys of Shingan Crimsonz from Show by Rock!! will not be taking home the gold this year. Hit the jump to see the results.
From June 12th through the 25th, Shaun the Sheep sets up shop at the Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku for a Japanese stop on its charity exhibit/auction tour. Hideaki Anno designed an Evangelion take on the character, along with wife Moyocco Anno offering her Sugar Sugar Rune interpretation. Sanrio, calligrapher Tomomi Kunishige and sweets artist Osamu Watanabe also joining in for 130cm statues. Check out the newly unvealed results after the jump.
Hello Kitty shows off her spooky side while Chupacabra (a creepy-cute character created by musician HYDE) gets dolled up a bit in a new T-shirt collaboration. Hit the jump to check it out.
It's a meeting of the mascots as Sanrio's Hello Kitty character teams up with Pear Fairy Funassyi, the unofficial mascot of Funabashi, Chiba, Japan. Hit the jump to learn the details.
The official music video for "Munasawagi no Himitsu", the collaboration song between Dempagumi.inc and Sanrio's Hello Kitty character, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
Love Live! The School Idol Movie has announced the launch of a line of Hello Kitty collaboration goods, to be sold at theaters with the movie's June 13th launch. Hello Kitty as μ's in their "KiRa-KiRa Sensation" outfits will be featured on clearfiles, pens, mini towels, stuffed mascots and stuffed pouches with mirrors. Get a look after the jump.
From June 12th through the 25th, Shaun the Sheep, the British stop-motion spin-off of the Wallace and Gromit sets up shop at the Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku for a Japanese stop on its charity exhibit/auction tour. Hideaki Anno designed an Evangelion take on the character, along with wife Moyocco Anno offering her Sugar Sugar Rune interpretation. More after the jump.