Artist Sebastian Masuda's TIME AFTER TIME CAPSULE installation arrives in New York City in the form of a giant, hollow sculpture of Sanrio's Hello Kitty. Hit the jump to learn more.
For three days only, Patisserie Mon Cher is offering a line of special baked goods to celebrate the Japanese Doll Festival, including cakes featuring Sanrio's Hello Kitty and My Melody. Hit the jump to learn more.
Out of all the Hello Kitty items I have in my life, I've never stopped to consider picking up a Hello Kitty toilet seat cover and bidet. Sure, I've got a toaster, alarm clock, and lamp, but I've never thought about Hello Kitty's face being present when I've got to go to the bathroom. Hit the jump to see what I mean!
Hello Kitty has always been aimed toward female buyers, whether it's a toaster, pencil case, T-shirt, and more. But Sanrio is looking to change that with the launch of the Hello Kitty Men Project, which seeks to introduce aspects of Hello Kitty's trademark style into traditional mens' attire. Hit the jump to see more!
The chogokin line of mecha figures and Hello Kitty both turned 40 in 2014 and the anniversaries with celebrated together with a special Hello Kitty die-cast robot figure. First released last June, the 10.5 centimeters tall figure is returning this May, joined by a new, alternate striped version.
After presenting the character goods at events like Dengeki Fall Festival, the Hello Kitty x Durarara!! merchandise from Kawashima Industries and Asunaro-sya is now available at your favorite anime paraphernalia retailer. Check them out after the jump.
Hot springs sound like an incredibly fun and relaxing idea for a vacation, but what if you add Hello Kitty into the mix? Hit the jump to see what we mean!
As Time magazine recounts 2014 and moves towards its famous Person of the Year, it's published a list of The 15 Most Influential Fictional Characters of 2014. While Hello Kitty gets in on the caboose, Hatsune Miku takes a very respectable 8th ranking, beating the likes of Mr Poo, the mother in How I Met Your... and American Yandere Amy Dunne. Check out the list after the jump.
has posted a look inside the Hello Kitty x Monogatari collaboration cafe, hosted at THE GUEST cafe&diner in Shibuya's Parco in Tokyo through December 25th in anticipation of the New Year's Eve broadcast of a four-episode adaptation of Tsukimonogatari. Get a look after the jump.