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.
Nintendo and Sanrio are teaming up to publish a Hello Kitty-themed variant of the New Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console that will be available in Japan beginning in November of 2015. Hit the jump to check it out.
While it probably didn't take long for the first domesticated wolf to get dressed in a silly costume, it might now be time for trend watchers to keep an eye on pet cosplay. On September 9th, Japan time, Sanrio is launching a character pet goods series with chihuahua and toy poodle as Hello Kitty, My Melody and Pompompurin mascot key chains, leads, collars, bowls, doggy backpacks and cosplay outfits!
Design Loveratory for Marriage Paperworks, a Japanese company that specializes in custom printed marriage certificate applications, has partnered with Sanrio to create a line of ultra-cute forms featuring Sanrio characters such as Hello Kitty, My Melody, and the Little Twin Stars. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.