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.
Reito Hatoyama, chief operating office of Sanrio, has revealed that Sanrio is going to be opening up an American brand in June. Hit the jump for more!
A new smart phone app featuring Sanrio's Hello Kitty character aims to help people stick to their diet regimen by offering rewards both in-game and in the real world. Hit the jump to learn more.
American reality competition show RuPaul's Drag Race welcomed Hello Kitty as a special guest for the 11th episode of its 7th season, and that three-apple-tall character goods queen threw down the gauntlet, challenging the drag performers construct a couture runway look using Hello Kitty supplies and get in on the kigurumi. Check out the climax after the jump.