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.
Sanrio and Bit are teaming up to produce a limited edition run of winter-themed chocolates designed to serve as souvenirs for foreign tourists visiting Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for Hetalia The World Twinkle, the ongoing 6th anime adaptation of Hidekaz Himaruya's comedy manga series Hetalia: Axis Powers, today posted a main visual for its upcoming collaboration project with Sanrio's Hello Kitty franchise featuring Hello Kitty version's Italy, Germany and Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
DJ Hello Kitty and other musicians are head-lining a Halloween party aimed at grown-ups at the Sanrio Puroland amusement park, and the dress code is pink. Hit the jump to learn more.