Voting has begun for the 32nd "Sanrio Character Ranking", an annual contest that pits 100 Sanrio mascot characters (such as Hello Kitty, My Melody, Pompompurin, etc.) against each other in a popular vote to determine which character reigns supreme. Hit the jump to learn more.
Something cute is currently brewing in the world of mobile RPG Tales of Link. A new collaboration went live this week, introducing Sanrio's beloved Hello Kitty into the mix in a limited time collaboration. Limited edition outfits and special scenarios are on the menu from now until February 14 at 7:59am PST. Read on for more.
Mr. Osomatsu is teaming up with several of Sanrio's popular mascot characters for a line of mixed-up, mashed-up merchandise that is coming in January of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ever wanted to have your favorite Sanrio character sing "Happy Birthday" to you on your special day? You can do that with these special Sanrio cards, featuring Gudetama, Hello Kitty, My Melody and various other popular characters. Hit the jump to check them out!
Osamu Akimoto's police comedy manga Kochikame is continuing the celebrations of its 40th anniversary of continuous publication in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, and the latest plans involve a series of crazy collaborations with other pop culture properties. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hello Kitty and Mario joining forces? Not exactly, but Hello Kitty and the adorable My Melody are making an appearance in the Nintendo Wii U's Super Mario Maker. Hit the jump for more!
The release of Sadako vs. Kayako is just around the corner, and the monster mash-up horror movie is teaming up with Sanrio's Hello Kitty characters for a creepy-cute promotional campaign. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sanrio has announced the entrants for the "Sanrio Character Ranking 2016", a contest in which fans vote for their favorite Sanrio characters from a pool of 100 popular mascots. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sanrio's Hello Kitty character transforms into a costume-wearing, giant robot-piloting super hero in Ichigoman, a new web comic published on the Comip! website. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese telecommunications company OLA Inc. is teaming up with Sanrio to release a line of standard cell phones shaped like Hello Kitty. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sanrio's perennially popular character, Hello Kitty, is teaming up with the upcoming high-school-girl-turned-gangster-boss film, Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation, in a special promotion that features Kitty cosplaying as the movie's main character, Izumi Hoshi. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sanrio's Hello Kitty character, Go Nagai's super robot Mazinger Z, and Bandai's Tamashi Nations brand are joining forces in a zany mash-up that celebrates the 42nd anniversary of the Chōgōkin ("Super Alloy") toy line. Hit the jump to learn more.